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Savagely Delicious Easter-Themed Cocktail Recipes

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Easter weekend is upon us. If you'll be serving a special holiday meal on Sunday, you'll want some delicious drink recipes to incorporate into the menu. 

Savage Scorpions found a few creative Easter-themed cocktail ideas for you to try out. Use the following recipes to add some colorful flavor to the table and if you add our unique drink ingredient to the list of ingredients, well, your celebration will be elevated to a whole new "savage" level! 


Carrot Mimosas
from KitchenTreaty.com
The word "mimosa" grabbed our attention immediately because that's a perfect cocktail to serve at a brunch. Then we saw the photo and simply could not resist sharing this perfectly Easter-themed drink! Bunnies love carrots, so we have to assume this is a snack choice of the Easter bunny. What's good enough for the Easter bunny is good enough for us... with a bit of a boozy kick, of course! 

This drink really does contain carrot juice plus your choice of Prosecco, champagne, …

Bartending Basics for Mixing Savage Drinks at Home

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Right now everyone is encouraged to stay at home and only leave the house for necessities like groceries and doctor visits. We're willing to bet that alcohol is on your grocery list (it definitely is on ours!) 
Since you're on your own mixing drinks now and can't have the bartender at your favorite watering hole mix cocktails for you, Savage Scorpions wants to help make sure those drinks you're mixing are as savagely delicious as possible. In addition to popping one of our unique drink ingredients into each recipe, here are some bartending basics that will up your mixology game. 



Cocktail Terms
These will be helpful to know if a recipe you discover uses them plus, the next time you do order a drink at the bar, you'll sound like a pro!
Neat - Liquor poured out of the bottle into a glass without ice and served at room temperature.Up - aka Straight Up, A drink that is chilled with ice but poured into the glass without the ice. Dirty - A drink, usually a martini, with oli…

How to Make Simple Syrup & the Simple Drink Recipes to Use It In

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The world is spending a lot of time at home right now without the luxury of the bar up the street being open for business. These are strange times, but eventually, they will pass and things can get back to normal. 

Until that day, we here at Savage Scorpions thought you might enjoy learning a few "tricks of the trade" so you can mix up your favorite cocktails at home. These classic drinks are fairly simple to make and each shares a common ingredient - simple syrup. 


Believe it or not, you already have simple syrup in your kitchen. It's just not "put together" yet but it is true to its name - simple! We're sure you can handle it and if you add our unique drink ingredient to the recipes below too, then that will be a drink you could brag to your bartender about! 

Simple Syrup Recipe
All you need is 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water. (That amount will vary depending on how much syrup you want to make at a time. A batch will keep fresh in the refrigerator for about…

11 Awesome Facts You Should Know About Scorpions

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Since the majority of people are staying at home right now, we figure they are also spending a lot more time online than usual trying to entertain themselves. Savage Scorpions figured that, as long as you're looking, we might as well try to teach you something new! 

Here are a few fun facts about scorpions that we're willing to bet you don't already know. They are very intriguing creatures plus, they make for a very creative cocktail ingredient


DID YOU KNOW...

#1 - They Are NOT Insects
Even though we have heard many refer to our scorpion shots as an "insect cocktail," scorpions are not insects. They are actually classified as Arachnida, making them distant cousins to spiders. They have 8 legs and 2 body segments, unlike insects that have 6 legs and 3 body segments.

#2 - They Are Ancient
Scorpions are the oldest arachnids for which fossils are known! They were the first arachnid fossils to be found in the Paleozoic strata.

#3 - They Get Around
Currently, scorpions ca…

St. Patrick's Day Toasts & the Drinks to Go With Them!

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Are you gearing up to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? Since it falls on a Tuesday this year, you may want to start the celebration the weekend before. (Now that sounds savage!) 

Need a little help preparing? Savage Scorpions found a few fun St. Patrick's Day toasts for you to use plus some delicious drink recipes that our creative cocktail ingredient will be right at home inside. 


St. Patrick's Day Toasts 

- If you're lucky enough to be Irish, your'e lucky enough!

- May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live!

- Here's to a long life and a merry one,
A quick death and an easy one,
A pretty girl and an honest one, 
A cold beer... and another one!

- May you always have a clean shirt, a clear conscience, and enough coins in your pocket to buy a pint!

- May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, 
And may trouble avoid you wherever you to.

- May misfortune follow you the rest of your life...
And never catch up!

- May the winds of fortune sail you,
M…

Creative Ways to Make This Spring Break Exciting & Savage!

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Although it's not yet technically spring (which arrives on March 19, 2020) many colleges are already going on Spring Break. Savage Scorpions didn't want to miss those early birds by waiting to talk about how much fun and excitement our unique drink ingredient can bring to the party. That means today's blog is filled with savage ways to enjoy your time off. 


If your school won't be taking Spring Break until later, that just gives you more time to order your Savage Scorpions online before it gets here. Not in college? Perfect! That just means you can hand-pick the dates you want to celebrate this glorious new season! 

Spring Break Games
Whether you're spending your Spring Break by the water or someplace less "beachy," these fun drinking games can be set up just about anywhere with little to no prep needed. 

Mr. Freeze
This game can easily be played throughout an entire party. It can be played with any size group but goes a lot faster with fewer people. 

Designate…

Excitement Happens When You Add Savage Scorpions to the Menu at a Bar or Restaurant!

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Finding new and unique ways to bring more customers into a bar or restaurant is constantly on a venue owner's mind. One of the most creative and incredibly unique ways to do this is to add Savage Scorpions to the drink menu. As a matter of fact, they can even be added to the food menu too. 



Keeping customers intrigued by the foods and drinks you have to offer is an excellent way to get them coming back again and again to see what new excitement you have in store. Scorpion shots are just the beginning of what you can do with our unique drink ingredient. The only limit to how they can be used is your own imagination! 

Just what makes these Savage Scorpions special enough to get your customers excited? Lots of things! Let us tell you about a few. 



They Are Unique
More than likely your customers won't get the chance to "shoot the scorpion" anyplace else in town. Once other venues hear how excited people are about your new menu item, they may want to jump on board too but ser…