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All About Vodka

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Next week on Thursday, October 4, 2018, it is National Vodka Day. This popular liquor has had it's very own day since at least 2009, and today we're dedicating our Savage Scorpions' blog topic to it in honor of the holiday. Get ready to learn all about vodka and how it can be even better when our unique cocktail garnish is paired with it! 


What is Vodka
Vodka is a distilled beverage made primarily of water and ethanol. Sometimes it will have traces of impurities or flavorings. Its name is a diminutive form of the Slavic word "voda" which means water, and adding the "k" causes the word to translate to "little water."   

Traditionally this liquor is created through the distillation of cereal grains or potatoes that have been fermented. Today some modern brands use fruits or sugars as an added ingredient. Often it is drunk "neat" without any type of mixer, water, or ice, but shots are usually served chilled by keeping the bottle in the fre…

Savage Cocktails to Put You in the Mood for Fall

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Fall 2018 officially arrives at 8:54 pm on Saturday, September 22. Some people get excited about the new season, while others are sad to see summer come to an end. Regardless of which of those two people you are, the delicious fall cocktail ideas that Savage Scorpions has found for you today are sure to put you all in the mood for fall. 

These drinks bring you the flavors of apples, cranberries, cinnamon, and of course, we couldn't leave out pumpkin! Add our creative cocktail garnish to these recipes and make your new season absolutely savage! 


Long Island Apple Iced Tea
from JenniferMeyering.com

1 oz. triple sec1 oz. light rum1 oz. gin1 oz. apple vodka4 oz. apple cider2 oz. lemon-lime soda
1) Add triple sec, white rum, gin, vodka, and apple cider to shaker. Shake for 20-30 seconds to combine.

2) Strain equally into 2 glasses filled with ice. Top each with 1 oz. lemon-lime soda.

3) Garnish with apple slices, if desired, and a straw. Enjoy responsibly! 


Cranberry Margaritas
from GimmeSomeOv…

All About Tequila

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There a  LOT of different liquors available to use when you shoot a Savage Scorpion, and an infinite number of cocktails to make with them. We are dedicating some of our blogs to taking a closer look at these different spirits, and this week is all about tequila! 


Many people are unaware that there is more than one type of tequila offering a variety of different flavors. They can be used in more than just margaritas too. Get ready to learn all about this fantastic alcohol that our unique drink garnish is perfectly at home in. 

What is Tequila?
Tequila is a type of alcoholic drink that is made from the blue agave plant. Mezcal is another spirit that some think is tequila, but in reality, while tequila is a type of mezcal, mezcal is not a type of tequila. 

Confused? Let us clear that up. Mezcal can be made from a variety of agave plants, but it is only considered tequila when at least 51% of it is made from blue agave in particular. Mezcal is the bottle that may contain a worm. Tequila does…

The Coolest Cocktail Trend: Savage Scorpions!

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Most people have a specific "go-to" drink that they order every time they go out. This can get boring after a while, leaving you craving something new and exciting. We've got the perfect way for you to spice up any drink - add a Savage Scorpion to it! You heard right… a scorpion! 

Adding a scorpion to the mix as a creative cocktail garnish or addition to any shot is a great way to give your regular drink a fun new twist. No need to worry, because the stingers have been removed during the preparation process. Check out a few different ways that you might want to use our incredible Savage Scorpions.
Shots!
Using a scorpion in any type of shot is a great way to make the evening a lot more interesting and challenge your friends to find out just how savage they can be. It doesn't matter what you're shooting, because these Savage Scorpions are a delicious addition to any type of alcohol. You may be tempted to swallow it whole along with the rest of the shot, but it's …