Disney World’s next big souvenir sipper just dropped! …Or did it?
For a brief moment, the My Disney Experience app showed a new sipper available to add onto mobile orders at a popular EPCOT quick service restaurant, but as fans on social media were quick to point out, the sipper is already no longer available.
Earlier today, the mobile order screen for the Regal Eagle Smokehouse in EPCOT was briefly updated to show a Sam the Eagle souvenir sipper. The sipper was listed at $16.29 (not including the cost of a beverage) and could be ordered to the quick-service dining location in the American Adventure pavilion.
As of this writing at approximately 12:30 p.m. on January 2, 2023, the sipper is no longer listed on the app. In case you missed it, however, several Disney fans were able to capture a screenshot before the item was removed:
Regal Eagle Smokehouse is starting 2023 with a bang. ?
This new Sam Eagle sipper is $16.29.
— Alex Farnworth (@AlexFarnworth) January 2, 2023
There have been several instances in the past where we have seen Disney introduce a new souvenir (or snack, merchandise, or anything else) only to remove it quickly. Typically this means that it was added to the app too soon in error, but it now serves as a preview of an item that we will likely be able to order soon.
The Muppets are incredibly popular characters, who despite some presence at Walt Disney World are often missed by fans who wish there were more ways to see them in the Parks. (Or, like us, many fans would at least love to see The Muppets Present…Great Moments in American History return to the Magic Kingdom.)
For now, we’ll be keeping a close eye on the app, and will be sure to share an update when the Sam Eagle sipper actually does become available to purchase in EPCOT. In the meantime, you can always catch some light Muppet theming in the restaurant, or take in Disney World’s only full Muppet attraction at Muppet*Vision 3D at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
Disney’s official description of Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue reads:
A Salute to Barbecue
Step inside a smokehouse celebrating the regions of American backyard barbecue and craft beers. Join us for a delicious meal as our pit master uses techniques from classic barbecue regions to smoke our selections over oak wood.