If you’re in need of serious refreshment pre- or post-Maharajah Jungle Trek, then I have the perfect adult beverage for you!
It’s one of our Top 10 Frozen Drinks in Disney World, so you know it’s gotta be good!
Hang a right at Anandapur Local Food Cafes (Yak and Yeti’s counter service spot), and you’ll find Quality Beverages.
Through the little walk-up window, you see walls that are “antiqued” to give them character. Since this is basically a beverage stop, most of the counter space inside is taken up with frozen drink machines and beer taps. There are a few chips and snacks that are displayed, too.
I can’t resist pictures of beer taps, guys. I know there’s nothing super special here, but the Safari Amber giraffe always makes me smile, as does the Kirin Ichiban samurai guy.
The menu is decidedly drink-heavy. But, after all, this is Quality Beverages, right?
There are a couple of entrees and chips available if you’re hungry and you don’t want to visit a separate window for dining. You can see our review of the Asian Chicken sandwich here.
Once you receive your selections, you can have a seat under this adjacent covered pavilion. I was visiting at lunch time, so it was a little busy.
But I was here for the drinks, kids! And I planned to sip and stroll. I’ve had some pretty good margaritas in Animal Kingdom, like the Triple Yeti Blast and the Maharaja Margarita, so I was definitely ready to try the Yak Attack! (You can also find the Yak Attack at the Yak and Yeti table service restaurant. But it’s nice to know that you can get it to go when the mood strikes.)
The first thing that I must say about this drink is that it’s completely gorgeous. No, seriously. People were stopping me to ask where it came from.
You can see that it’s mostly a mango daiquiri, with a bit of wildberry floated on top for contrast.
And don’t forget the cherry! Ah, how I love garnishes.
As for the taste — it was incredible. It’s a little on the sweet side, but it was so good I couldn’t stop drinking. Mango always reminds me of an exotic peach, and that’s exactly how I’d describe this drink — like a peach frozen drink on steroids.
Interestingly, I didn’t taste much rum, and mistakenly thought there wasn’t much alcohol in the drink. That is, until I stood up! It packed a bit of a wallop, so I would recommend that you enjoy your Yak Attack with a bite to eat!
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