National Beer Day is right around the corner and Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort have some unique brews to offer. The Disney Parks Food and Beverage team has selected some of their favorites to highlight ahead of the upcoming holiday.
Enjoy one (or two) of the brews found below to make this special day even more magical:
Sakura Kolsch, served at Morimoto Asia, Disney Springs
A true collaboration between Morimoto Asia and Crooked Can brewing, the Sakura Kolsch or Cherry Blossom Kolsch is dry hopped with Cherry Blossom tea. It is a unique and one of a kind beer that complements so many of Chef Morimoto’s dishes including sushi.
Cantillion served at The Edison, Disney Springs
One of the most highly regarded and coveted beers in the world, this Belgium-based brew specializes in the (almost) lost style of Lambics. Lambics are particularly interesting as they really are the “terroir” of beer. Brewed only 5 months a year, this beer is cooled off and inoculated with wild yeast that floats in from the open windows, settling in the Koelschip, which uses the cool fall and spring air to cool the wort and to give the yeast it’s local flavor and terroir – a true adventure for the nose and the palate. The Edison’s current selection special is the rare version Fou’ Foune or a Lambic aged on apricots.
Birra Frangante, Birrificio Del Ducato, served at Maria & Enzo’s, Disney Springs
Translated as “fragrant beer” in Italian, this brew from Parma, Italy borders on a Belgian pale ale style, but is much more fragrant and aromatic. The brew pairs beautifully with 24 month-aged prosciutto di Parma.
Mo’ara High Country Ale served at Satu’li Canteen, Disney’s Animal Kingdom
The Mo’ara High Country Ale features an herbal spice hop aroma and notes of caramel, toffee and nuts. A perfect refreshment after riding a banshee on Pandora’s Flight of Passage.
Goose Island Bourbon County Stout served at Enzo’s Hideaway, Disney Springs
The original bourbon barrel aged stout with rich, luscious notes of chocolate, vanilla and a nice roasted barley note. This brew is a perfect fit to this speakeasy bar that rotates its “smuggled selections” regularly.
HANGAR 24 ORANGE WHEAT, served at UVA Bar & Cafe, Downtown Disney
Described as crisp, tangy, and refreshing. Whole locally grown oranges added to the brewing process enhance the citrus aroma, light airy mouth-feel, and tangy finish which are the trademarks of this slightly hazy unfiltered beer.
Angel City IPA served at Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria, Downtown Disney
A spirited, medium-bodied, copper-hued beer brewed with enough hops to satisfy. The big and bold brew is the perfect treat for the hop inclined that captures the character and true spirit of Los Angeles, like no other.
Monarch Milk Stout served at Florida Fresh, Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Festival
This brew from First Magnitude brewing Co. in Gainesville Florida is smooth with a hint of sweetness. Rich and dark in color, this milk stout is like cream added to your morning coffee…with a little kick.
Violet Lemonade Ale served at Pineapple Promenade, Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Festival
This Playalinda Brewing Company beer from Titusville Florida is refreshingly sweet and sour, a perfect complement to bright Florida sun.
National Beer Day is this Saturday, April 7. Will you be celebrating with one of these brews at the Disney Parks?