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High Roller Ferris Wheel Happy Hour

Discussion in 'Shows & Entertainment' started by jercheer22, Dec 15, 2015.

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  1. jercheer22

    jercheer22 Low-Roller

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    I recently bought the Groupon for the Happy Half Hour on the High Roller. Anyone been on the Happy Hour ride that can tell me what types of drinks (beer) they have on board? I'm guessing it will be the standard beer selection of domestics.... but would be pleasantly surprised if they have some decent choices.
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  2. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    I am not a beer drinker so I may not have paid close enough attention, but I think it was just mixed drinks when I went on the ride
     
  3. StephGrahamKC

    StephGrahamKC Low-Roller

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    They had your normal spirits and mixers as well as Bud Light and Miller Light. It think those were the only 2, maybe Mich Ultra as well, but I can't remember. My hubby said it was not as cold as he would like, so he chugged it and then went mixed drinks.
     
  4. sergi0wned

    sergi0wned Low-Roller

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    When I did it (back in January 2015), it was predominantly mixed drinks, although I do remember getting one of those metal Coors Light cans. It's just domestics, but it's still pretty cool to drink a beer 565 feet above the city!
     
  5. irishdave

    irishdave VIP Whale

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    Yeah, just a couple of domestics. They use a roll-in beverage cart. Defintiely do mixed drinks to max out the alcohol per time/dollar spent!
     
  6. Publius

    Publius Low-Roller

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    If you tip well they will make them strong. I had several screwdrivers that were strong and I got a good buzz
     
  7. CalifLovesVegas

    CalifLovesVegas Low-Roller

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    Seemed to us the Happy hour HRoller tour was always crowded. Waiting line......
    And I can't drink that fast to make it worth my while.

    So weve ridden Hroller a few times, but always in the uncrowded pods, so we can get right on.

    I was going to suggest SKIP the Happy hour pod. Theres only One, every 30 mins.

    Besides, there are so many other places to get drinks.....like Free at the machines. lol
     
  8. irishdave

    irishdave VIP Whale

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    We did it thus past Monday. We waited about 10 mins and 10 folks in the pod. Got my money's worth...4 whisky sours!
     
  9. UTE

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    That's been my experience - and that's after 5 rides on the wheel. I've never seen a pod, even the bar cars, with more than 15 people in them. They'll hold 40 people - so there's plenty of room.

    Bill
     
  10. thenuke1

    thenuke1 High-Roller

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    people i know that have done it say they have to chug the drinks in order to take advantage of the price... they didn't even enjoy the scenery ... maybe i just know alcoholics haha
     
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    There's some truth to that. 30 minutes sounds like a long time to spend in a pod - until you do it. The time goes by surprisingly fast.

    Bill
     
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    irishdave VIP Whale

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    True degens can take advantage of the drinks AND enjoy the view! Trust me on this one.,.
     
  13. BayouBengal

    BayouBengal VIP Whale

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    This and try to stick to the same thing. We tipped first round and the bartender had us set up for our 2nd one quickly. Also, group shots! Our pod did a shot together too. My personal record....8. Go for 9 in April!?
     
  14. oaktownjc

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    Yes...Degen unite!
     
  15. Publius

    Publius Low-Roller

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    Ok I will try to match this in May. Will report back
     
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    irishdave VIP Whale

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    Anyone who breaks 10 will be my hero!
     
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    LOL - Good thing they've got those nets under the pod entry/exit zone.

    Bill
     
  18. mkcoroner

    mkcoroner Low-Roller

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    ...going to give this a try in April for my sister's 50th. For $10 more you get an open bar for 30 minutes vs. just a regular "dry" pod...even if you only have 2-4 drinks it seems that's a good deal. Cheers!
     
  19. h0und10

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    I got 10!!! but my 9th and 10th were both to go drinks lol so 8 on the ride and 2 while walking away.. I went again and tried to do better but did much worse.. I am almost embarrassed to say I only had like 3 maybe lol
     
  20. h0und10

    h0und10 Low-Roller

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    buy that deal ahead on travelzoo or livingsocial.. I think I paid 29 dollars for the all you can drink at night pod.. versus like 52 dollars for the same thing buying at the door
     
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