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Blishen’s Fire Cinnamon Flavoured Whiskey Now Available at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Universal Studios Orlando

This week, Universal Studios added another Wizarding World beverage option to their range of themed libations: “The King of Whiskies” Blishen’s Fire Cinnamon Flavoured Whiskey is now available as single or double shots, and as a mix-in to certain existing themed beverages.

Currently, Blishen’s Fire Cinnamon Flavoured Whiskey is only available at The Hopping Pot in Diagon Alley, and The Hog’s Head Pub in Hogsmeade. Full-size 750ml bottles featuring a beautiful full-color with gold foil embossed label are on display at each location to promote the addition of the whiskey, but the bottles themselves are not for sale.

Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. filed a trademark for “The King of Whiskies” Blishen’s Fire Cinnamon Flavoured Whiskey in April 2014, and it was approved by February 2015. The trademark includes the label design in various formats which we can assume will start appearing on souvenirs, apparel and other items in the near future.

Universal Studios partnered with TerraPURE Spirits in North Charleston, SC to develop this private label handcrafted 35% Alc. By Vol. (70 Proof) cinnamon flavoured whiskey.

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Ollivander’s Wand Selection Ceremony Videos – Hogsmeade & Diagon Alley – at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (Universal Orlando)

A special experience for young wizards or witches is that of being chosen for the special wand selection ceremony. This is a show for all in attendance, and the experience is available at both Ollivander’s Wand Shops (in Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley) at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando. A very popular attraction, both shows take place in a separate, private area from the main retail shop and feature dialogue, interaction, music and special effects that recreate a similar experience to that of Harry Potter finding his first wand.

Below, are our own videos and photos of the wand selection ceremony at each location:

Hogsmeade:

 
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Diagon Alley:

 
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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hogsmeade – Hogwarts Castle (Exterior – at night)

Below, are some additional images of Hogwarts Castle at dusk and at night.

Visit our full Hogwarts Castle daytime photo gallery!

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hogsmeade – Hogwarts Castle (Exterior)

Below is our collection of photos that capture the exterior of Hogwarts Castle which houses the Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando, FL.

Visit our separate photo gallery featuring Hogwarts Castle at night!

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Universal Orlando

We visited the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter on January 20-21, 2014 and September 5-6, 2014.  Below is our collection of photos that captured all aspects of our visits.  Universal Studios contains Diagon Alley, the London Embankment and the rides Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts and the Hogwarts Express (from King’s Cross to Hogsmeade).  Islands of Adventure contains Hogsmeade village, Hogwarts Castle and the rides Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Flight of the Hippogriff, Dragon Challenge and the Hogwarts Express (from Hogsmeade to King’s Cross).  During our January trip, we captured some photos of the London Embankment and Diagon Alley which were still under construction.  Be sure to click though each photo to see our unique and detailed descriptions.

We have created several themed galleries which can be accessed directly by using the links below:

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hogsmeade

Below is our collection of photos that capture the environment of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando, FL including shop facades, windows, interiors, products and views of Hogwarts Castle from the village.  Be sure to click though each photo to see our unique and detailed descriptions:

Exteriors & Environment

Shops & Restaurants

Zonko’s Joke Shop

Honeydukes Sweet Shop

Dervish & Banges

Owl Post

Ollivanders Wand Shop

Filch’s Emporium of Confiscated Goods

The Three Broomsticks

Hog’s Head Pub

Shop Facades

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Express

Universal Studios contains Diagon Alley, the London Embankment and the rides Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts and the Hogwarts Express (from King’s Cross to Hogsmeade).  Islands of Adventure contains Hogsmeade village, Hogwarts Castle and the rides Harry Potter and the Forbidden JourneyFlight of the Hippogriff, Dragon Challenge and the Hogwarts Express (from Hogsmeade to King’s Cross).

VIDEO: Hogwarts Express Arriving at Hogsmeade Station

VIDEO: Hogwarts Express Arriving at King’s Cross Station (Behind The Scenes)

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Dragon Challenge Ride at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Universal Orlando

We visited the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter on January 20, 2014 and January 24, 2014.  Below is our collection of photos that capture the Dragon Challenge ride queue and sets.  Be sure to click though each photo to see our unique and detailed descriptions:

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Flight of the Hippogriff Ride at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Universal Orlando

We visited the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter on January 20, 2014 and January 24, 2014.  Below is our collection of photos that capture the Flight of the Hippogriff ride queue, sets and on-ride POV.  Be sure to click though each photo to see our unique and detailed descriptions:

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