We’re back in Liberty Square for a visit to one of our readers’ favorite quick service spots — Columbia Harbour House!
In fact, we’re actually here for something you can find pretty much everywhere in Disney World: fountain beverages. Oh, and tea and Slushes.
But Columbia Harbour House is the first counter service location in a park we’ve seen to introduce the chance to spruce up your regular ol’ soda pop with an extra flavor boost. You can add a Monin Premium Flavored Syrup to your drink or slush of choice to the tune of 50 pennies.
The six flavor choices include Blackberry, Mango, Passion Fruit, Peach, Watermelon, and Wildberry for your Slush, iced or hot tea, or fountain drink.
My customized combos were a Watermelon Sprite and a Wildberry Lemonade Slush.
Your 50 cents will buy you three “pumps” of syrup for your beverage. The Watermelon Sprite was, as expected, a simple melon boost to the regular lemon-lime soda, which worked well.
And thanks to the generous amount of syrup, there wasn’t just a hint of watermelon — the flavor was really pronounced.
But I especially enjoyed changing up my Lemonade Slush with the Wildberry.
You can find a variety of ice cold frozen Slushes around Disney World. In fact, Columbia harbor House has its very own Iced Tea Lemonade Slush (which, come to think of it, might be really nice with some Passion Fruit…). But the opportunity to come up with your very own “signature” combo is kind of — pardon the pun — extra cool.
Life-changing? Nope. But a fun little twist for the heck of it? Sure! Essentially it’s like a little build-your-own Coke Freestyle Machine at the Harbour House 😉 . I wonder if this trend will be hitting other Counter Service spots? If you see it around, please give us a shout here!
Will you be sprucing up your soda with an added syrup? Please let us know with a comment!