9 Harry Potter Drinks and Candies You Can Enjoy in Real Life

When Universal Studios decided to bring the world of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series to life, they scoured the books for foods with which to populate their new Wizarding World. In particular, many of the beverages and candies described in the books, which had captured the imaginations of millions of readers, also inspired the magical fare at the theme park. Here are a few of Harry Potter’s favorite treats that you can find at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!


1. Butterbeer



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“Harry drank deeply. It was the most delicious thing he’d ever tasted and seemed to heat every bit of him from the inside.” (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, p. 137)



2. Pumpkin Juice


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“What would you like to drink?”


“What?” said Harry, quite sure he had misheard her.


“To drink, Mr. Potter,” she said, smiling still more widely. “Tea? Coffee? Pumpkin juice?” (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, p. 475)


3. Gillywater



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Next he saw another pair of feet, wearing sparkly turquoise high heels, and heard a woman’s voice.


“A small gillywater-“


“Mine,” said Professor McGonagall’s voice. (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, p. 138)


4. Firewhisky



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The firewhisky seared Harry’s throat. It seemed to burn feeling back into him, dispelling the numbness and sense of unreality, firing him with something that was like courage. (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, p. 65)



5. Florean Fortescue’s Ice Cream


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Now he could sit in the bright sunshine outside Florean Fortescue’s Ice Cream Parlor, finishing all his essays with occasional help from Florean Fortescue himself, who, apart from knowing a great deal about medieval witch burnings, gave Harry free sundaes every half an hour. (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, p. 40)



6. Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans


Bertie Bott's Every Flavour Beans

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“You want to be careful with those,” Ron warned Harry. “When they say every flavor, they mean every flavor – you know, you get all the ordinary ones like chocolate and peppermint and marmalade, but then you can get spinach and liver and tripe. George reckons he got a booger-flavored one once.”


Ron picked up a green bean, looked at it carefully, and bit into a corner.


“Bleaaargh – see? Sprouts.” (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, p. 79)


7. Chocolate Frogs


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“What are these?” Harry asked Ron, holding up a pack of Chocolate Frogs. “They’re not really frogs, are they?” He was starting to feel that nothing would surprise him.


“No,” said Ron. “But see what the card is. I’m missing Agrippa.” (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, p. 77)



8. Fudge Flies


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Ron chose that moment to say loudly, “If Scabbers hadn’t just been eaten, he could have had some of those Fudge Flies. He used to really like them—” (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, p. 181)


9. Fizzing Whizzbees


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“—and massive sherbet balls that make you levitate a few inches off the ground while you’re sucking them,” said Ron […] (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, p. 58)




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