Showing posts from January, 2019

A Year's Worth of Savage Scorpion Promo Ideas For Your Bar (July-December)

We hope that last week's blog featuring A Year's Worth of Savage Scorpion Promo Ideas for January-June inspired you and got those creative juices flowing. Today we've got some more fun ideas for the second half of the year. Put them all together and you've got a year's worth of ways to get more customers into your bar or restaurant

You can't pass up celebrating the 4th of July and your party should include a Savage Scorpion cocktail that is red, white, & blue. Possibly a frozen drink with Strawberry Daiquiri, Pina Colada, and a floater of Blue Curacao. We don't know if you can fit a tiny little American flag in a Savage Scorpion's claw and perch it on top of the drink, but if you manage it, we would LOVE to see a photo!    

The month of July is also National Blueberry Month and National Picnic Month, so come up with a blueberry cocktail or shot and plan an outdoor party complete with blankets on the ground and possibly a cookout. That cookout co…

A Year's Worth of Savage Scorpion Promo Ideas For Your Bar (January-June)

Creating unique signature drinks and hosting special events is an excellent way to get more customers into your bar or restaurant. An easy way to come up with a specialty cocktail recipe or irresistible shot is to simply add Savage Scorpions to the recipe. Need a little more inspiration than that? Here is the first half of an entire year's worth of ideas by month for promotions your customers might enjoy.  

Super Bowl Sunday falls on February 3 this year so you might want to begin your big game specials in January during the playoffs so you can run them for a few weeks. If you're feeling especially creative, you could even come up with a signature shot for each team to feature during their game. 

Of course, beer and football go hand-in-hand, so a signature drink could be as simple as a "Savage Brew" consisting of a Savage Scorpion and any beer that's ordered. If you're doing bucket specials, include 1 Savage Scorpion with each bucket and see which person…

All About Gin

So far in Savage Scorpions' "All About" series we've covered rum, tequila, vodka, and whiskey. Today it's gin's turn to hit the spotlight. Each of these lovely liquids is made and taste differently, but they all have one thing in common. They each pair perfectly with our creative cocktail garnish!   
What is Gin
Gin gets its predominant flavor from juniper berries. The drink we enjoy today evolved from an herbal medicine in the Middle Ages to an object of commerce in the spirits industry. Gin was based on an old Dutch liquor, jenever, which is the juniper-flavored national and traditional liquor of the Netherlands and Belgium. During the Eighty Years' War, English soldiers drank genever before a battle for its calming effects, which is where the term "Dutch Courage" probably originated from. 

To be classified as gin in the United States, the alcoholic beverage must have no less than 40% ABV (80 proof) and possess the characteristic flavor of junipe…