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5 Creative Ways to Make Signature Drinks Customers Can't Resist

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A great way to get more customers into your bar or restaurant is to offer unique menu items that they cannot get anyplace else. An easy menu item to play around with and switch out often is a signature cocktail or shot. 

Today Savage Scorpions has a few ideas on how to make those special drinks so enticing, customers will have a very hard time turning them down. These ideas for signature cocktails will make them look and sound so irresistible, they just may be drinks that earn a permanent spot on your regular menu.  


Add Creative Garnishes
We've all seen some of those outrageous Bloody Marys that have more food on the top of them than liquid in the glass. Even though it might seem ridiculous, customers are usually so excited to see something that crazy, they simply have to have one! 

You don't have to overdo a drink's garnish to make it intriguing. Sometimes less is more as long as the creative cocktail garnish you come up with is made from colorful, delicious, and unique item…

Savagely Awesome Ideas for an Unforgettable 4th of July Party

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Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year. That means it is timed perfectly in 2020 for a weekend celebration! Savage Scorpions has gathered a few awesome 4th of July party ideas in today's blog so you can throw a bash that you and your friends will be talking about for years to come. If you happen to be a bar owner and will be working over the 4th of July weekend, you may want to bring a few of these ideas into your venue.


Backyard Bash
4th of July and backyard BBQs go hand in hand. Some burgers and brats, a few coolers of ice-cold beverages, and a few sparklers are a great start. For a memorable event, though, you'll want to add a couple of signature drinks to really "wow" your guests. Serving Savage Scorpion cocktails and shots always creates a one-of-a-kind night! Here are a couple of drink ideas that pair nicely with BBQ that you can easily drop our creative drink garnish into. 

White Wine Berry Sangria
from Tasty-Trials.com
This festive sangria is refreshing on…

Savagely Refreshing Drink Ideas to Celebrate the Arrival of Summer

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Summer 2020 begins on Saturday, June 20, and Savage Scorpions wants to help you prepare for this wonderful season by sharing a few summer cocktail ideas that will keep you cool and refreshed. If you really want to impress people with your mixology skills, turn these creative cocktails into your very own signature drink recipes by simply adding one bonus ingredient - a Savage Scorpion! 


Savage Scorpions pair perfectly with any type of drink or shot and can even be used very impressively as a creative cocktail garnish, masterfully perched atop an array of fruity bits. Here are a few yummy ideas for drinks to pop your Savage Scorpions into.

Watermelon-Tequila Cocktails
from FoodAndWine.com

A great big, cold bite of watermelon is always welcome on a summer day and margaritas are a perfect cocktail to sip poolside, soaking up some of that summertime sun. Here we have a recipe that brings these two things together beautifully and even adds fresh blueberries to the mix for both color and extra f…

5 Tips for Creating a Bar Menu Customers Will LOVE!

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Customers have lots of choices when it comes to picking a bar or restaurant. One excellent way to set yourself apart from the rest and grab the attention of possible patrons is to build a creative and unique drink menu. Instead of offering just the same drinks that everyone else does, add some excitement with signature drinks and shots that no other place can offer. 


Savage Scorpions can help with that in a couple of different ways. First, as a gourmet ingredient for some of those menu items! Secondly, with the following tips for building a bar menu that will get some well-deserved customer attention. 

Be Original
A fully stocked bar can easily offer "the usuals," but the best bars also come up with signature cocktails of their very own. "Secret" recipes are one way to make sure your competition won't have the same drink on their menu too.

Another way to create a unique beverage is to have ingredients on-hand that the other bars don't. For instance, our creati…

Celebrate National Candy Month With Candy-Inspired Cocktails!

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The month of June is labeled as many things, one of which includes National Candy Month. Savage Scorpions decided this was an excellent time to enjoy a few cocktails inspired by, infused with, and containing candy! 

When you add our unique drink ingredient or turn one of these shooters into scorpion shots, then you get the best of both flavorful worlds! The rich sweetness of the candy ingredients plus the crunchy pop of the Savage Scorpion! Sort of like sugar and "spice,"... isn't that nice? 


Cotton Candy Cocktail
from Tablespoon.com

This cocktail is incredibly easy to make and the presentation is every bit as impressive as the drink itself! All it takes is some beautifully colored cotton candy, a shot of marshmallow-flavored vodka, and some sparkling water. (Plain vodka might work just as well or a vanilla-flavored vodka. Experiment with it!) 

The cotton candy is placed in the glass first and it dissolves in the most fantastic way when the liquid is poured over the top. Try …

Marvelous Mint - A Refreshing Summer Cocktail Ingredient

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Warm weather is here most days already and with summer just a few weeks away, you'll be wanting some cool and refreshing cocktail ideas to enjoy as the days keep getting hotter. While Savage Scorpions are an excellent unique drink ingredient to add excitement to a beverage at any time of the year, mint is a perfect ingredient for an amazing summer cocktail.


Fun Facts About Mint
Mint is a beautiful, bold spring green color, it smells amazing, and it tastes great, but there's even more to this popular herb than what you already know. For example, it comes in over 30 varieties, including spearmint, peppermint, orange mint, and more. (Spearmint is usually the type used in cocktails.) 

The name "mint" comes from a mythical Greek character, Minthe. She was a Naiad-nymph that fell in love with Hades, the god of the underworld, and tried to seduce him. This angered his wife, Persephone, and the goddess turned Minthe into a mint plant.  

From stories to reality, eating mint actua…

Scorpions as a Delicacy Around the World

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Unless you happen to be a scorpion fanatic, you probably didn't know that this intriguing creature can be found living on every continent in the world except for Antarctica. The specific scorpions that we use to provide you with scorpion shots and a fun and unique cocktail garnish come from just two places - China and Thailand.

In other countries, locals and tourists alike enjoy scorpions more commonly than we are used to. Here in the United States, our Savage Scorpions are the best way for you to get a taste of this delicacy. Our gourmet ingredient can be used in shots, cocktails, and even food. Here's a closer look at how they are enjoyed in other parts of the world. 

Thailand
If you thought taking a scorpion shot was savage, people in Thailand eat their scorpions on a stick, similar to a kabob. When tourists, or anyone for that matter, eat scorpions from a street vendor, it’s important to make sure whatever vendor you buy from has removed the stinger from the tail. (Our Savag…