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Savage Summer Cocktail Recipes You'll Want To Try

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The season of summer officially arrives next week! (Friday, June 21) In honor of the beginning of this bright, sunny, and hot season, Savage Scorpions has scoured the internet for a few new delicious drink recipes you can try. 


You can easily switch these cocktails from ordinary to savage simply by adding our creative cocktail garnish to the ingredient list of each one! Stock up your bar and get ready to quench your savage summertime thirst with these incredible drinks. 

Watermelon Coconut Cooler
from FoodNetwork.com

8 cups frozen, cubed watermelon8 ounces lemon vodka7 ounces simple syrup17.5-ounce can of coconut juice1) To make the simple syrup, dissolve 1 cup sugar in 1 cup water in a saucepan over low heat, then let cool before using.
2) Blend all ingredients and serve with watermelon wedges. 

Mango-Peach Sangria
from FoodAndWine.com

1/4 cup mint1 cup Grand Marnier2 peaches, cut into thin wedges1 bottle Viognier1/3 cup water1 mango, chopped1/3 cup sugarIn a saucepan, cook the sugar and wat…

Tips For Stocking Your Bar For Savage Summer Parties

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Summertime is a great time to invite the gang over for a fun, warm-weather get together. Cold, refreshing beverages are a must on a hot day. Savage Scorpions has a few tips for you on how to stock a bar for a savage summer party. 



Decide on a Drink Menu
Personal preference will figure into this because you definitely want to serve drinks that both you and your guests enjoy. Another factor will be your budget. If money's no object or you already have a large collection of different types of alcohol stocked up, it may be no problem to offer any and all drink combinations. 

If you're trying to stick to a tighter budget, you may want to limit your guests' choices. A nice selection of beers and wines is usually enough to satisfy most party-goers. For a summertime party, be sure to offer chilled wines or maybe a nice fruity sangria. Picking a few signature cocktails is another way to limit choices but offer more variety than just beer and wine. You can even have them already mixed …

Savage Iced Tea Ideas of the "Long Island" Variety

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June holds the title of National Iced Tea Month. A freshly brewed, tall glass of that sounds delicious and refreshing to all of us at Savage Scorpions, but there's another version that we think sounds even better. A tastier version that shares a similar name but has a much better kick. We're talking about Long Island Iced Teas!

To "one up" that idea even more, make that drink savage by dropping in one of our fantastically creative cocktail garnishes. Now that sounds like the perfect drink to serve everyone at your next spring or summertime gathering. 

You are probably already familiar with the classic version of this drink, but there are a lot of tasty recipes out there and each offers a slightly different take on the original. If you're looking for creative cocktail ideas for summer parties, then these recipes may be exactly what you need.

Classic Long Island Iced Tea
In reality, a Long Island Iced Tea doesn't actually contain any iced tea at all. It does, howev…

The Many Different Ways to Enjoy Savage Scorpions

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Do you know what the very best liquor or mixed drink is to pair with one of our Savage Scorpions? No? We don't either! That's because our unique cocktail garnish is great with so many different ones, as well as a wide variety of foods, that it's just too difficult to decide on the best. You can do a LOT more with Savage Scorpions that just simply dropping them into a shot (although that's a great idea too!) 

Shots with a Surprise
Okay, we'll start our list of fantastic ways to enjoy Savage Scorpions with the most obvious - in a shot. It really doesn't matter what type of shot it is or what kind of alcohol is in it, because these tasty little treats are awesome paired with all of them! This way, the scorpion can go down quickly for anyone that is a little apprehensive about trying one (savage people chew!) and it makes the simple and quick action of shooting a shot a lot more interesting. 
In a Signature Cocktail
Any type of cocktail that includes a scorpion in the …

Memorial Day Weekend Drink Recipes

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Memorial Day Weekend is nearly here and we're looking forward to the long holiday weekend. If you are planning on celebrating Memorial Day weekend and need some delicious recipes, Savage Scorpions has a few for you! We have put together a few of our favorite Memorial Day Weekend inspired drink recipes from Delish.com for your enjoyment. Don’t forget to include Savage Scorpions. Whether you use them in one of these delicious drink recipes or you use them in simple tequila shots, they are sure to bring the fun.


Spiked Pink Lemonade Who doesn’t love giving their favorite childhood drink a grown-up twist?
Ingredients: 750 mL bottle of dry sparkling rosé 1 cup of vodka 1 can of frozen lemonade ½ cup club soda 2 cups sliced strawberries 3 lemons thinly sliced
Directions: In a large pitcher, combine rosé, vodka, lemonade, club soda, strawberries, and lemons. Stir and refrigerate until chilled, then serve. Watermelon Sangria Everyone loves sangria and everyone loves watermelon. Sounds like the ultimat…

Prepare Your Bar For Memorial Day Weekend

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Memorial Day weekend is fast-approaching, and since it's a 3-day weekend, people are a lot more likely to let loose and plan to party. If you manage a bar or restaurant in a big tourist area, these types of weekends require a bit more preparation than the regular ones. 




Even if your town doesn't get a lot of extra visitors, you will still most likely see an increase in business due to the extra day in the weekend. Our team at Savage Scorpions has a few tips for your team to prepare your bar or restaurant for a big holiday weekend so they can provide your customers with the best experience possible. 

Gather Your Tools First and foremost, it is extremely important to make sure that you have enough supplies to last for the entire extended holiday weekend. Make sure that you have ordered enough so that you do not run out of popular items, as well as any specialty items you will be offering for the holiday. 

Ingredients for popular items will eventually be used, so as long as they won&…

Fun Facts About the Tequila for Your Cinco de Mayo Scorpion Shot

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In honor of Cinco de Mayo coming up this Sunday, last week's blog featured Savage Cocktail Inspiration for Cinco de Mayo and this week we're highlighting an excellent liquor to use for your scorpion shots - tequila! First, a few very interesting facts about this awesome drink followed by the different types you can use to shoot a Savage Scorpion.  


Bet You Didn't Know That...

Tequila or Mezcal?
Tequila is mezcal but mezcal is not tequila. Sounds confusing, but it's really not. Mezcal is a liquor that is made from the maguey plant, which is a form of agave. It can be made using a variety of different agave plants, but tequila can only be made with blue agave. 

It's Only Tequila If...
Not only must tequila be made with only blue agave, but it must contain at least 51% blue agave to be classified as tequila. If it is made with 100% blue agave, then it is a true tequila. When it is made up fo 51%-99% blue agave, it is technically called a mixto tequila.  

Made in Mexico
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