Showing posts from December, 2017

Scorpions Turned Into Pets

Scorpions aren’t just popular in the wild or in shots or cocktails. Scorpions are also very popular pet options around the world. While there are hundreds and hundreds of types of scorpions, Savage Scorpions took a look at a few of the more popular scorpions that are kept as pets. Thanks to these are some of the scorpions that we found. Desert Hairy Scorpion – The Largest Scorpion Species in the United States Family: Caraboctonidae These scorpions are popular arachnids that are kept at pets due to their size and beauty. There are approximately eight Hadrurus species but there are three Giant Hairy Scorpions that are most familiar. These scorpions are notable because they are the largest species of scorpions in the United States, reaching up to about 6 inches in length. These scorpions only live 7 to 10 years in the wild, but they are known to live in excess of 20 years in captivity. They are not considered dangerous but they are defensive. They

Where Do We Get Our Scorpions?

Savage Scorpions get their scorpions from China and Thailand. Scorpions in other countries are often times enjoyed by both locals and tourists alike. While we use Scorpions more in shots and craft cocktails, in China and Thailand, they are commonly eaten and are a staple in some diets. Tourists that are brave enough to eat them find out that they aren’t so bad after all. If you thought taking a scorpion shot was savage, they eat their scorpions on a stick, similar to a kabob.   Thailand Many people eat scorpions off a kabob-like stick. When tourists, or anyone for that matter, eats scorpions from a street vendor, it’s important to make sure whatever vendor you buy from has removed the stinger from the tail. Scorpions are often times deep fried and they have a bitter aftertaste that quickly follows. Some people say they are delicious and can resemble potato chips because they are crunchy and taste salty. China Scorpions are known as a delicacy in China. Scorpions can be co

The "Worm" Vs. The Scorpion

The “worm” vs. the scorpion. Quite frankly, we’re a fan of the scorpion, but we might be a little biased. Both are big trends right now when it comes to unique and one of a kind drinks and shots. In this week’s blog, we wanted to dig a little deeper and find out more about the “worm”. If you’re looking to spice up your drink, Savage Scorpions is the way to go. They can turn an ordinary drink or shot into something extraordinary. The Worm in Tequila The worm in the tequila bottle is actually a common misconception. This worm we speak of is never found in any bottle of tequila. If you do see a worm a bottle, it’s a product called mezcal. Mezcal is often times confused for tequila. Both tequila and mezcal are made by distilling the agave plant. Mezcal can be made from a blend of over one of 250 types of the cactus-like succulents. But in order to be classified as tequila, it must be at least 51% blue agave. Better yet, the higher the percentage of blue agave, the finer the bottl

Fun Facts About Scorpions

We know that Savage Scorpions make a great addition to any shot or specialty drink, but how much do you really know about Scorpions? We thought it would be fun to share some fun facts with you about these fascinating creatures. Check them out below, and don't forget to order Savage Scorpions . Spice up your holiday party or any event this year with some Savage Scorpion shots.  Scorpions Have Long Lifespans Most arthropods have relatively short lives compared to other animals. Many insects only live for a few short months, or even weeks. Scorpions, on the other hand, have the longest lifespan among arthropods. Scorpions can live about 2-10 years when out in the wild. When they are held in captivity, they can live for as long as 25 years. Scorpions Give Birth to Live Young Insects usually deposit eggs outside their bodies. Scorpions, on the other hand, give birth to live babies. This is known as viviparity. Depending on the species, the gestational stage can be as shor

Savage Scorpion Restaurant Feature

If you’re a bar or restaurant owner, and you’re looking to increase your bar revenue , then Savage Scorpions is for you! Savage Scorpions can be added to shots, signature drinks, and even menu items. Your creativity is the limit. Check out a few of restaurants across the country that carry Savage Scorpions. Nacho Daddy – Las Vegas Picture courtesy of Nacho Daddy Las Vegas born and raised since 2010, Nacho Daddy is a locally owned modern Mexican restaurant setting the industry standard for fighting children’s hunger in the community. Don’t let our name fool you, we don’t serve nachos…we serve the MOST INSANE GOURMET NACHOS smothered in queso and salsa made fresh daily, and we guarantee you’ll  never find a dry chip ! Nachos nach’yo thing? No worries – we have something for everyone, including all-day breakfast, Mexican-American collisions, and a full vegan menu all of which can be paired with our fresh, housemade specialty drinks. Make sure to try our  Best of Las Vegas  “Da