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Happening a Royal Caribbean cruise and curious in regards to the Schooner Bar drink menu? Final fall Royal Caribbean up to date the nautical themed bar’s menu, changing the whole lot besides the Lavender Daquiri.

These are the Schooner Bar’s finest and worst drinks. Be taught what you need to and shouldn’t order in your cruise.

Professional-tip: Lemon and lime juice function closely in all however two of the brand new drinks. When you have any points with citric acid or are involved that it could put on away or take away the enamel in your tooth and trigger abdomen points, you might wish to skip the brand new menu.

Or solely order the Toasted Marshmallow Outdated Usual or the Rum Outdated Usual. 

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How A lot Do Drinks Value

Schooner Bar drinks value $14 every plus an computerized 18% gratuity. Costs for beer and wine fluctuate relying on what you order.

Beers

  • Amstel Mild $7.99
  • Blue Moon Belgian White $7.99
  • Bud Mild $7.49
  • Budweiser $7.49
  • Coors Mild $7.49
  • Corona Further $7.99
  • Daura Damm (Gluten-Free) $7.99
  • Dos Equis $7.99
  • Fosters Oil Can 750mL $9.50
  • Heineken $7.99
  • Miller Lite $7.49
  • Paulaner Weiss $7.99
  • Pink Stripe 473mL $8.25
  • Stella Artois $7.99 

Different  (Cider and Seltzer)

  • Strongbow Onerous Cider $7.99
  • Actually Onerous Seltzer (Wild Berry, Pineapple, Strawberry Lemonade) $7.49
  • White Claw Onerous Seltzer (Mango) $7.49

Non-Alcoholic

Pink Wines

  • Citadel Rock, Pinot Noir $11 glass, $42 bottle
  • Estancia, Pinot Noir $12 glass, $47 bottle
  • Terrazas De Los Andes, Malbec $14 glass, $56 bottle
  • Robert Mondavi, Merlot $11 glass, $42 bottle
  • Citadel, Rock, Cabernet Sauvignon $9 glass, $35 bottle
  • Chateau D’Aussitres, Cabernet Sauvignon $9 glass, $33 bottle
  • Kendall-Jackson, Cabernet Sauvignon $11 glass, $42 bottle
  • Torres, Crianza $11 glass, $42 bottle

Glowing 

  • Chandon Brut $12 glass, $58 bottle
  • Ruffino Prosecco $11 glass, $55 bottle

White/Rosé

  • Beringer White Zinfadel $8 glass, $29 bottle
  • Chateau D’esclans Rosé $14 glass, $55 bottle
  • Conundrum $16 glass, $61 bottle
  • Danzante $10 glass, $40 bottle
  • Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc $12 glass, $54 bottle
  • Robert Mondavi Sauvignon Blanc $11 glass, $43 bottle
  • Penfords Chardonnay $9 glass, $35 bottle
  • Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay $11 glass, $42 bottle
  • Chateau D’ Aussieres Chardonnay $9 glass, $33 bottle
  • Robert Mondavi Chardonnay $11 glass, $42 bottle

Whiskey & Bourbon

  • Balcones Rye $13.99
  • Balcones Straight $13.99
  • Buffalo Race $10.99
  • Bulleit $11.99
  • Canadian Membership $9.99
  • Crown Royal $9.99 
  • Fireball Cinnamon $9.99
  • Gentleman Jack $12.99
  • Jack Daniel’s $10.99
  • Jack Daniel’s Rye $10.99
  • Jameson $10.99
  • Makers Mark $11.99
  • Rittenhouse Rye $10.99
  • Skrewball Peanut Butter $10.99
  • Seagram’s 7 $9.99
  • Templeton Rye $10.99
  • Tincup $10.99
  • Uncle Nearest 1884 Small Batch $10.99
  • Woodford Reserve $10.99
  • Yellow Rose $10.99 

Cognac

  • Hennessy V.S $10.99
  • Remy Martin VSOP $12.99 

Scotch 

  • Chivas Regal 12 $10.99
  • Dewar’s White $9.99
  • Glenfiddich $11.99
  • The Glenlivet $12.99
  • Johnnie Walker Black Label $10.99
  • Johnnie Walker Double Black $11.99
  • The Macallan Quest $12.99
  • The Macallan Lumina $17.99
  • The Macallan Terra $20.99
  • The Macallan Enigma $39.99 

Aperitif 

  • Aperol $10.99
  • B&B $10.99
  • Campari $10.99
  • Fernet-Branca $10.99
  • Jagermeister $10.99
  • Pernod $10.99
  • Pimm’s $10.99 

Liqueurs

  • Baileys Irish cream $10.99
  • Chambord Black Raspberry $10.99
  • Cointreau $10.99 
  • Disaronno Amaretto $10.99
  • Drambuie $10.99
  • Frangelico $10.99
  • Grand Marnier $10.99
  • Kahlua $10.99
  • Midori Melon $10.99
  • Sambuca $10.99
  • Southern Consolation $10.99 

Vodka

  • Absolut $10.99
  • Absolut Citron $10.99
  • Absolut Vanilia $10.99
  • Belvedere $12.99
  • Gray Goose $13.99
  • New Amsterdam $9.99
  • Stoli $10.99
  • Stoli ElIt $12.99
  • Tito’s Handmade $10.99 

Rum 

  • Bacardi 10.99
  • Bacardi Reserva Ocho $12.99
  • Captain Morgan Unique Spiced $11.99
  • Goslings $11.99
  • Kraken $9.99
  • Leblon Cachaca $10.99 
  • Malibu $9.99
  • Myers’s Unique Darkish $9.99
  • Pusser’s Navy $12.99
  • Pyrat XO $13.99
  • Ron Zacapa $12.99 

Gin 

  • Aviation $10.99
  • Beefeater $10.99
  • Beefeater Pink $10.99
  • Bombay Sapphire $11.99
  • The Botanist $11.99
  • Hendrick’s $12.99
  • Tanqueray $10.99 

Tequila & Mezcal

  • 1800 Resposado $10.99
  • Avion Silver $11.99
  • Ilegal Joven $10.99
  • Jose Cuervo Gold $9.99
  • Jose Cuervo Silver $9.99
  • Patron Anejo $13.99
  • Patron Resposado $12.99
  • Patron Silver $11.99
  • Zignum Silver $11.99

Find out how to Get Free Drinks

Regardless of adjustments to the Crown and Anchor Society program, you may get these drinks without cost when you should use your Diamond, Diamond Plus, and Pinnacle vouchers for these drinks.

These and different drinks all through the ship’s bars, eating places, and different venues are included within the Royal Caribbean drink bundle.

Toasted Marshmallow Outdated Usual

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As a result of I can’t resist something with marshmallows, I began with the Toasted Marshmallow Outdated Usual.

The drink is made with Buffalo Hint Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, toasted marshmallow syrup, and cocoa bitters, and served with 4 mini toasted marshmallows.

My first drink, sure, I attempted this one a number of occasions 😉, didn’t have Buffalo Hint Bourbon. They had been out of it together with the mini marshmallows on the primary night time of the cruise. 😢 Provisioning (IFYKYK).

When a Royal Caribbean ship is out of Buffalo Hint Bourbon, the substitution is Jack Daniel’s Tennesse Whiskey. I wasn’t a fan. The mix of flavors didn’t work. 4 Roses would have been a greater substitution.

Fortunately, the ship received some Buffalo Hint the following day.

However as an alternative of toasting the marshmallows, the bartender drizzled chocolate sauce over them. Disappointing. It lacked the extra punch of the marshmallow garnish.

Whenever you toast or roast a marshmallow it caramelizes the sugar and provides it a nutty, virtually buttery taste. This helps to carry out and improve the flavors within the whiskey.

Regardless of the dearth of the roasted marshmallows, the drink was tasty and the flavors labored effectively collectively.

Toasted Outdated Usual is one in all my favorites.

Tropical Sidecar

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The Tropical Sidecar options Hennessy V.S cognac, Grand Marnier, ardour fruit syrup, lemon juice, with a half sugar rim. 

Including the fervour fruit syrup provides this a tropical twist on a traditional sidecar. It additionally provides a bitter factor. I would like a full sugar rim vs a half rim.

Irish Peach

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Schooner Bar’s Irish Peach blends Jameson Irish whiskey, peach, lemon juice, bitters, with a touch of black pepper 

That is extra of an Irish Peach Bitter because the lemon juice is a bit overpowering. The sweetness of the peach counteracts the bittersweet style of the Jameson.

I loved the Irish Peach however felt the lemon juice was a bit overpowering.

Peanut Butter Tropic

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Mix Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey, pineapple juice, bitters, and lemon juice and you’ve got a Peanut Butter Tropic.

I’m an enormous fan of Skrewball Whiskey. The tartness of the pineapple didn’t work with the peanut butter for me.

Supposedly the peanut butter and the pineapple style like a Butterfingers however I didn’t decide up on these notes.

My desire can be to substitute the Blueberry Puree from the Southern Belle for the pineapple juice. This is able to give it a sweeter taste with out the citric acid.

It might be just like the PB&J Outdated Usual you could get on the Mason Jar on the Surprise of the Seas. However with blueberry as an alternative of raspberry.

Professional-tip: In the event you simply need the peanut butter whiskey, it’s cheaper to order a glass of Skrewball for $10.99 vs the Peanut Butter Tropic for $14.

Southern Belle

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The Southern Belle is crafted from Buffalo Hint Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, blueberry puree, mint leaves, lemon juice, and a splash of soda water.

This can be a Blueberry Bourbon Whiskey Smash.

Candy and refreshing, the Southern Belle is the right cocktail for a cruise. Or a sizzling day in Las Vegas. Whereas in Vegas, make sure to match your Royal Caribbean Crown and Anchor standing to MGM.

Kentucky Summer season

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The Kentucky Summer season additionally options Buffalo Hint Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Nevertheless it combines Buffalo Hint with St-Germain elderflower liqueur, mint leaves, mango, and lime juice.

You might be accustomed to this drink as a result of it was accessible on the Rising Tide bar menu on Oasis Class ships. That is Royal Caribbean’s tropical tackle a mint julep.

The spicy candy caramel floral flavors of the Buffalo Hint bourbon combine effectively with the citrus notes. However the Kentucky Summer season had an excessive amount of citrus for my liking.

That is Royal Caribbean’s model of a prickly pear margarita.

Desert Pear Margarita

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Do you want tequila? The one new drink to function tequila is the Desert Pear Margarita.

Crafted from Patron Silver Tequila, desert pear syrup, and lime juice this drink can have you rethinking whether or not or not you want margaritas.

The black lava rimming salt with activated charcoal provides it an added punch of contrasting coloration. Regardless of the wealthy coloration, this isn’t a candy drink.

The gentle taste is deceiving. It’s mild with out loads of candy syrup. So you might find yourself consuming greater than you deliberate.

Sea & T

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On the lookout for the right poolside cocktail? Contemplate the Sea & T.

The Sea & T is a Tom Collins with a nautical twist. Made with Beefeater Gin, Lagoon Bay Liqueur, easy syrup, lemon juice, and a splash of tonic water.

This was refreshing and engaging and in contrast to many of the new Schooner Bar drink menu, not too candy. It’s one in all my prime favourite new drinks on the Schooner Bar drink menu.

Rum Outdated Usual

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The Rum Outdated Usual made with Bacardi Reserve Ocho Rum, coconut syrup, and bitters is fairly tasty. All of the sweetness of a standard Outdated Usual however with out the bitterness.

Parrot Punch

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People like punch drinks for a few causes: they have a tendency to have extra alcohol, therefore the punch. The primary taste profiles are the fruit vs the bottom alcohol.

The Parrot Punch from the Schooner Bar drink menu is not any totally different. Made with Captain Morgan Unique Spiced Rum, Campari, pineapple juice, lemon juice, and easy syrup that is certain to be a punch lover’s favourite.

Though fairly and colourful, I wasn’t a fan of the flavors. I’m not an enormous spiced drink fan. The cinnamon from Campari and Captain Morgan’s Spiced Rum was a bit a lot for me. However if you happen to like cinnamon, this could possibly be the drink for you.

Tropic Rye

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The Tropic Rye is made with Jack Daniel’s Tennesse Rye Whiskey, ardour fruit and guava syrups, pineapple juice, with lemon and lime juice 

In the event you’re searching for a Rye Tai or a Tropical Candy and Bitter that is the drink you’re searching for.

There’s one thing on this drink that I’m allergic to so I didn’t attempt it. Jeff did and thought it was okay.

Rol & Rye

In the event you get pleasure from an Aperol Spritz however need one thing that blends into the woodwork whereas watching the sport on the bar, attempt the Rol & Rye.

This conventional drink is made out of Templeton Rye Whiskey, easy syrup, Aperol, and lemon juice.

Lavender Daquiri

The Lavender Daquiri is the one “outdated” drink on the Schooner Bar menu. Made with Bacardi Superior Rum, lavender syrup, and lemon juice it’s good-tasting however a little bit candy.

Conclusion

These are the very best and worst drinks on Royal Caribbean’s new Schooner Bar drink menu. What you need to and shouldn’t order in your subsequent cruise.

Of the 14 drinks, solely two aren’t citrus based mostly.

Which drink are you going to attempt in your Royal Caribbean cruise?

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