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Old 10-04-2017, 07:01 AM   #21
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Not a particularly great beer selection, and I wonder if that's a priority.
This place is billed as a cocktail bar. So it’s aboht manhattan’s, old fashioned’s, negroni’s and the like so it doesn’t surprise me that this is the case. Just like I wouldn’t expect a great bourbon selection at my local micro-brewery.
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Old 10-04-2017, 09:35 AM   #22
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This place is billed as a cocktail bar. So it’s aboht manhattan’s, old fashioned’s, negroni’s and the like so it doesn’t surprise me that this is the case. Just like I wouldn’t expect a great bourbon selection at my local micro-brewery.
My local microbrewery doesn't sell bourbon. I'd expect that they do it right or not at all.
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Old 10-04-2017, 11:24 AM   #23
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My local microbrewery doesn't sell bourbon. I'd expect that they do it right or not at all.
Agreed. Ill start the online petition to get beer off the menu at the AbracadaBar

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Old 10-04-2017, 01:37 PM   #24
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Agreed. Ill start the online petition to get beer off the menu at the AbracadaBar

Online petitions are by far the most effective form of direct democracy, but I'm torn because I like to make my complaining exclusive to here. OK, let's do it
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Old 10-04-2017, 04:29 PM   #25
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This place is billed as a cocktail bar. So it’s aboht manhattan’s, old fashioned’s, negroni’s and the like so it doesn’t surprise me that this is the case. Just like I wouldn’t expect a great bourbon selection at my local micro-brewery.
While it is a cocktail bar, you can get off the menu/regular cocktails too (vodka/club soda, jack and coke). The prices are less than their specialty cocktails. I believe when they opened they had a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle.
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I haven't, and not really on my list.

Here's the menu -

https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/di...cadabar/menus/

Not a particularly great beer selection, and I wonder if that's a priority. For instance, Sea Dog Brewing is definitely not from South Burlington, VT. It's actually from South Portland, ME, and likely brewed in Orlando or Clearwater.

Wines, at least those of which I'm familiar with, aren't anything special. And for whatever reason, the pricing by the glass is better than the bottle price, unless they're pouring really light glasses.

I know I'm nit-picking, but this place is probably more about the theme than the content. Disney does have some better bars nearby. The lounge at Bluezoo is a great option.
It's a cocktail bar. Beer and wine aren't cocktails. Turns out there's a reason so many people used to enjoy a cocktail back in the day. When done well, they're quite nice. I think people are now rediscovering the lost art of the cocktail. Anybody can open a beer or a bottle of wine.

It's kind of like going to a terrific seafood restaurant and complaining about the burgers on the menu.
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It's a cocktail bar. Beer and wine aren't cocktails. Turns out there's a reason so many people used to enjoy a cocktail back in the day. When done well, they're quite nice. I think people are now rediscovering the lost art of the cocktail. Anybody can open a beer or a bottle of wine.

It's kind of like going to a terrific seafood restaurant and complaining about the burgers on the menu.
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Yesssss....... Cocktails for the win!
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Yesssss....... Cocktails for the win!
We have a cooking contest at our block party every year. One of the hottest categories every time is the cocktail contest. Just celebrated our 18th year.
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We have a cooking contest at our block party every year. One of the hottest categories every time is the cocktail contest. Just celebrated our 18th year.
Your neighborhood sounds wonderful!
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