Butterbeer Recipe

Butterbeer Recipe

Hi lovelies, and welcome back to my blog! In the middle of autumn I decided I wanted to get into the Harry Potter spirit and make some Butterbeer. This recipe was heavily inspired by The Roaming Kitchen, and turned out pretty great. I think the only problem I had with this recipe was that it was very sweet, and you definitely only want to have a small mug of this at any one time. I tried to combine what would be “two” cups from this recipe, and it was very sickly towards the end. However, it was amazing!

I’ve been planning on writing this up for awhile now, but other opportunities came up and this post took a back seat. So, I thought, why not wait until December? Maybe it’s just me, but I love watching Harry Potter around Christmas. Especially the first two movies – I think it’s partly the nostalgia and warmth the earlier movies give, and partly just the magical Christmas scenes in the Great Hall. I’d happily make Butterbeer any time for the year, but I think autumn and winter are the better months to cuddle up with this drink.

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Harry Potter and the Cocktail Bar | Pop-Up Geeks

Harry Potter and the Cocktail Bar | Pop-Up Geeks

This last week I went to a themed cocktail bar in Edinburgh, run by the Pop-Up Geeks. Every couple of months they change the theme of the bar, and this time round it was a Harry Potter cocktail bar!

I took so many photos (and had quite a few cocktails) but it was very dark, and I was using my phone rather than my camera, so you’ll have to excuse the quality.┬áThe cocktails we’re delicious, and they had so many different flavours and drinks to offer, and at points they would play songs from the soundtrack, which just added to the amazing experience.

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First off, as you walk in, the bar is decorated with letters hanging from the ceiling and framed declarations (like Umbridge’s) on the walls. The space itself is very small, but cosy.

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