EDITOR’S NOTE: This blog was originally published April 25, 2017 and then underwent extensive updates and editing in the fall of 2020 to remain current and relevant.
By now, you’re probably familiar with the creamy, butterscotch concoction called Butterbeer. You may have even tossed back a glass or 10, and we don’t blame you – it’s life changing!
Be sure to check out our 15 Treats Unique to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley for even more!)
Pumpkin Juice – Three Broomsticks, Hog’s Head pub and Honeydukes
Pumpkin. Spice. Everything. Straight from the stories and perfect for winter (and really any season), this drink is also available exclusively at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Let the sweet, sweet pumpkin flavor wash over you as you stare happily at the collectible bottle you’ll be taking home.
Hog’s Head Brew – Hog’s Head Pub, Three Broomsticks
Fun Fact: There are three different beers created especially for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and they’re bloody brilliant! Kick back at the Hog’s Head Pub with Hog’s Head Brew, an Irish red. You can also take the Hogwarts Express to Diagon Alley and taste a few other beers, Wizard’s Brew or Dragon Scale. You can find both of these at Leaky Cauldron, Fountain of Fair Fortune or The Hopping Pot.
Something Sweet – Honeydukes
All of the glorious delicacies you fell in love with on paper now exist at Honeydukes for your taste buds’ pleasure!
Encounter the enchanting chocolates from Harry’s first trip to the trolley cart here at Hogsmeade, and start your own card collection. Dibs on Gilderoy Lockhart!
Bertie Bott’s Every-Flavour Beans
For the most adventurous of us, these candies ranging from delicious flavors to disgusting tastes, provide quite the thrill. You may get lucky with tutti-frutti or marshmallow, you may experience the oddity of grass, or you could end up with – Alas! Earwax.
Next, devour some Exploding Bonbons: white chocolates with crunchy orange and pineapple-flavored centers.
Fizzing Whizzbees are milk chocolates with carbonated centers that erupt into a chorus of popping in your mouth.
Dumbledore’s favorite is also here for you to sample. These lemons are covered in sugar that dissolves to leave a tart, sour candy.
A scrumptious combination of cupcake, chocolate mousse and white chocolate, Cauldron Cakes will satisfy your sweet tooth.
For cinnamon lovers, these small and spicy red candies pack a punch!
You might balk at the name, but these fruity, chewy gummies are the perfect addition to your growing armful of goodies.
Strawberry and Peanut-Butter Ice Cream – Three Broomsticks
Cool off with a cup of Strawberry and Peanut-Butter ice cream, just like Harry and his friends did in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. And if you’re really craving some Butterbeer, this hard packed ice cream comes in Butterbeer flavor, too!
There you have it! Tell us which non-Butterbeer treats you recommend at Hogsmeade in the comments below.
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