September 18, 2022

If Orlando had its own signature cocktails, what would they be?

Orlando has more than its fair share of places to get a drink, but little in the way of a signature drink. A group of clever Redditors set out to found inspiration in the bottom of an overpriced glass and came up with their own signature drinks for various parts of the City Beautiful. Check out a few of our favorites below:
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The MCOld Fashioned: a double pour old fashioned, served in a travel Yeti; bartender deadpans Buddy Dyer tram speech while stirring - u/slow_drain
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The MCOld Fashioned:

a double pour old fashioned, served in a travel Yeti; bartender deadpans Buddy Dyer tram speech while stirring - u/slow_drain
The I-4: Basically a long island tea, served in the right-hand mirror housing from a Nissan Altima - u/BuckClydesdale
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The I-4:

Basically a long island tea, served in the right-hand mirror housing from a Nissan Altima - u/BuckClydesdale
The Eyesore: Blue Curaçao poured down the sides of the glass, a bit of white rum, filled with a bit of some kind of citrus juice that runs out halfway through pouring and the bartender disappears into the back to get more and never comes back - u/akrasia85
In a souvenir glass too tall for a cabinet so you have to display it out in the open - u/APuckerLipsNow
Betsy Garcia

The Eyesore:

Blue Curaçao poured down the sides of the glass, a bit of white rum, filled with a bit of some kind of citrus juice that runs out halfway through pouring and the bartender disappears into the back to get more and never comes back - u/akrasia85

In a souvenir glass too tall for a cabinet so you have to display it out in the open - u/APuckerLipsNow
I-4 Ultimate: it’s the same drink [as the I-4] but costs more - u/LogsGetBuiltToo

I-4 Ultimate:

it’s the same drink [as the I-4] but costs more - u/LogsGetBuiltToo
Lost Tourist: Bartender reaches for the nearest liquor but then swerves to a random bottle at the other end of the bar, knocking over everything else in the process.
Capped off by the bartender giving you a dirty look and acting like you’re the reason they messed up - u/FibroMyAlgae
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Lost Tourist:

Bartender reaches for the nearest liquor but then swerves to a random bottle at the other end of the bar, knocking over everything else in the process.

Capped off by the bartender giving you a dirty look and acting like you’re the reason they messed up - u/FibroMyAlgae
The Eola: Grey goose and pond water on the rocks - u/ClassActionFart
City of Orlando

The Eola:

Grey goose and pond water on the rocks - u/ClassActionFart
The UCF (You Can’t Finish):  Any of those giant cocktails that you get in South beach with two bottles of Corona flipped inside - u/Friendly_Vacation680
UCF

The UCF (You Can’t Finish):

Any of those giant cocktails that you get in South beach with two bottles of Corona flipped inside - u/Friendly_Vacation680
The I-Driver:The cheapest vodka available with Publix orange juice from concentrate with some confetti thrown in there -u/Bagz402

The I-Driver:

The cheapest vodka available with Publix orange juice from concentrate with some confetti thrown in there -u/Bagz402
The Winter Park Iced Tea: the three most expensive liquors at the bar, served in the drink holder of a car that costs more than your house - u/TotalInstruction
Ken Storey

The Winter Park Iced Tea:

the three most expensive liquors at the bar, served in the drink holder of a car that costs more than your house - u/TotalInstruction
Dr. Phillips: Dr. Pepper & milk of magnesia - u/APuckerLipsNow
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Dr. Phillips:

Dr. Pepper & milk of magnesia - u/APuckerLipsNow