Norwegian Epic offers a wide range of specialty drinks as well as beer, wine and traditional cocktails.
Every day, Epic’s bars offer a new drink of the day, mostly cocktails. All wines, beers, mixed drinks, spirits and liqueurs, and soft drinks can be ordered at almost every bar. Soft drinks cost about $2.50, beers from $4.95 to $6.
Different martinis, rums, vodkas, whiskeys and other spirits are available from $7.05 per glass. There are also some super premium and ultra premium spirits for $6.75 to $17.50, as well as different shots for $6.25. Special whiskeys from Scotland, USA, and Canada as well as beers from all over the world are available at Maltings. Prices for whiskeys range from $6.25 to $16.25 (for a blue label Johnny Walker), beers are available from $4.25, Shaker’s offers special Martinis from $5.25.
Except for some Whiskeys and Martinis, drinks are available at every bar and restaurant on the Epic.
There are a lot of wines aboard the Norwegian Epic and almost all restaurants have their own little wine “cellar.” Most wines come from the Americas though, just a few from France or Italy. There are no wines from Spain or Greece at all.
The beer menu is not quite as extensive, though large enough: there are a bunch of mainstream American beers, such as Budweiser, Coors Light, and Miller, as well as some imported beers like Becks, Guinness, Newcastle, Stella, and Heineken, and even one brand from the Caribbean. We’d like to see more craft beers from smaller breweries on the menu.
All bars have mixed drinks and daily changing featured cocktails, like the Mangopolitan or the Rebellious Fish, for $5.95. Frozen Cocktails like pina colada and mudslide, as well as tropical cocktails like margaritas and mojitos are also available. Prices for these drinks range from $6 to $9. Shakers is the ship’s martini bar and offers an extensive list of special drinks like the Pear Pleasure or the Forbidden Fruittini.
Other than five-for-the-price-of-six bucket of beer, there are no drink packages on the Norwegian Epic.
Being a family-oriented cruise line, Norwegian offers a soft drink package for about $50 a week. When you buy it you get a mug and can get it refilled as often as you like – great for families, but a little too expensive for a single traveler. Other than that, most bars also serve smoothies and all the cocktails can also be ordered without alcohol.
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