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Make This Spring Savage With Delicious Drink Recipes

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Spring has sprung which means it's time to celebrate! Warmer weather means that you'll want to start spending more time outdoors and Savage Scorpions found a few refreshing spring cocktail ideas to sip on while you're out there. Even if "April showers" pop up, these drinks will be just as enjoyable if you're sitting inside and watching the rain fall! 


Keep in mind, the one creative cocktail ingredient that you should add to the ingredients list of each of these drinks is one of our exciting Savage Scorpions. These recipes are delicious, but our savage addition takes every drink from ordinary to extraordinary! 

With the Kentucky Derby coming up on May 2, it's a good time to learn how to make this fresh bourbon cocktail which is a favorite at that event. (Don't worry, our Savage Scorpions don't mind the cold from that crushed ice one bit!)

Mint Julep
from TownAndCountryMag.com

2 oz. Bourbon1/2-oz. Simple SyrupFresh MintCrushed IceInstructions:  In a julep…

Check Out Savage Scorpions at the 2019 NIghtclub & Bar Show in Las Vegas

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If you are a bar or restaurant owner that has been considering bringing our Savage Scorpions into your establishment, the 2019 Nightclub & Bar Show is the perfect place to check us out. It's an excellent event to get a look at everything new and exciting in the industry, including our creative cocktail garnish which can be used in drinks, on food, and in scorpion shots to increase revenue in your bar


Nightclub & Bar Show Details
This amazing convention is a tradeshow for industry professionals as well as those looking to enter the industry. It is taking place on March 25-27, 2019, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 

The nation's most influential bar and nightlife professionals will be on hand and people from across the country will be there to learn, network, and grow this exciting industry. It doesn't matter if you own a smalltown bar, a national chain, run a large hospitality group, or are just getting started in the business, this tradeshow has something for you…

10 Interesting Facts You Probably Don't Know About Scorpions

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Most of the blogs about our unique cocktail ingredient focus on drinks and how you can incorporate Savage Scorpions into them. Today we have instead decided to focus on that intriguing creature inside your scorpion shot - the scorpion itself!  


Scorpions are very interesting creatures, but unless you have a reason to learn about them, probably a bit mysterious to the average person. Keep reading below to learn some fun facts about this intriguing animal and the way you can get a few Savage Scorpions in your own life.

SCORPION FUN FACTS

Insects or spiders? - Scorpions are not insects but rather classified as Arachnida, making them a distant cousin to spiders. They have 8 legs and 2 body segments, while insects have 6 legs and 3 body segments.

They've been around a while. - Scorpions are the oldest arachnids for which fossils are known. They were the first arachnid fossils to be found in the Paleozoic strata.

They're nearly everywhere. - They can currently be found on every contin…

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day in Ireland Versus the United States

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Here in the United States, St. Patrick's Day is a holiday set aside for partying "like an Irishman," but in Ireland, the actual Irish people don't see it quite in the same way that we do. Savage Scorpions did a little research and found a few differences in the ways each country chooses to celebrate. 


The Reason to Celebrate
In Ireland, St. Patrick's Day is a religious holiday in honor of the country's patron saint. In reality, St. Patrick wasn't even Irish but instead, British. He was kidnapped at the age of 16 and brought to Ireland as a slave. He later escaped back to his home but returned to Ireland after becoming a priest to bring the Catholic religion to the country that enslaved him.

In the United States, we observe St. Patrick's Day as a time to celebrate Irish heritage. Long ago when Irish immigrants made their way to mostly Protestant America, they observed March 17 as a way to remember and honor their homeland and its patron saint. As their nu…

Make These Classic Mardi Gras Cocktails Even More Savage!

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A couple of weeks ago we told you how to Get Ready for a Savage Mardi Gras Celebration. Fat Tuesday falls on March 5 this year. Now that you've had time to get ready, today Savage Scorpions has a few drink ideas to top off your party plans. 

Delicious and colorful cocktails are a great addition to any party, and our unique and creative cocktail garnish is a great addition to any drink or shot, taking it from regular to savage! Here are a few of the most popular drinks you simply have to try when you're in New Orleans. If you can't make the trip there, mix these up wherever you happen to be, topped with a Savage Scorpion, or course!  


Hurricane
This sweet rum drink is probably the French Quarter's most popular cocktail. New Orleans tavern owner Pat O'Brien allegedly opened a speakeasy. The password to enter was "storm's brewin'." In the 1940s he needed to get rid of the less popular rums cluttering his shelves. The recipe he came up with eventually be…