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Savage Cocktail Inspiration for Cinco de Mayo

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Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner. That's an excellent celebration to bring out the Savage Scorpions. Our creative and unique cocktail garnish always takes your party from ordinary to extraordinary! As a matter of fact, you might even want to add them to your nachos or tacos too! 

As for the drinks, tequila is usually the star of the show on this holiday. Here are a few tequila drink recipes that everyone will love. For the beer drinkers, we've also added some Mexcian beer suggestions at the end of the blog too.  


MARGARITA
The most obvious choice for a Cinco de Mayo cocktail is the marvelous margarita! They can be enjoyed either frozen or on the rocks and adding salt around the rim of the glass enhances the delicious flavors. 

Classic Margarita 
from Liquor.com

2 oz Blanco tequila1 oz Fresh lime juice1/2-oz Orange liqueur1/2- oz Agave syrupLime wheelKosher saltAdd all the ingredients into a  shaker with ice and shake until chilled. Strain into the prepared rocks glass over fr…

Where in the World Do Our Savage Scorpions Come From?

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Unless you happen to be a scorpion fanatic, you probably didn't know that this intriguing creature can be found living on every continent in the world except for Antarctica. The specific scorpions that we use to provide you with scorpion shots and a fun and unique cocktail garnish come from just two of those places - China and Thailand. 

In other countries, locals and tourists alike enjoy scorpions more commonly than we are used to. Here in the United States, our Savage Scorpions are the best way for you to get a taste of this delicacy. (Of course, once you try them, you'll want to have them again and share them with all of your friends!) 


Savage Scorpions can be used in shots, cocktails, and even on gourmet foods. Here's a closer look at how they are enjoyed in other parts of the world. 

Thailand
If you thought taking a scorpion shot was savage, people in Thailand eat their scorpions on a stick, similar to a kabob. When tourists, or anyone for that matter, eat scorpions from …

Bartending Basics Everyone Should Know

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There are a few bartending basics that you definitely should know if you are working in the trade and even if you are just a customer placing an order. There are also some terms and facts that the average person doesn't really need to know to order and enjoy a good drink, but they are still interesting to learn about. 


Today, Savage Scorpions has gathered this knowledge for you. The next time you place an order, you'll sound like an expert! 

Savage - The absolute best way to order any drink, in our humble opinion! Simply add a Savage Scorpion to your cocktail or enjoy a shooter as a scorpion shotNeat - Liquor poured out of the bottle into a glass without ice and served at room temperature. Up - aka Straight Up, A drink that is chilled with ice but poured into the glass without the ice. Dirty - A drink, usually a martini, with olive juice added. Frosted - A glass that has been dipped in water and chilled. It makes the drink cold without watering it down. On the Rocks - A drink …

Offer Savage Scorpions at Your Bar and They Will Come!

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There is a lot of competition out there for restaurant and bar owners. To get ahead, you are most likely always on the lookout for a new and creative way to get more customers into your bar or restaurant. Well, that's exactly what Savage Scorpions can do for you! 


This unique drink idea adds fun and excitement for your guests with a novelty item they very likely cannot be found anywhere else in your area. Order Savage Scorpions to incorporate into cocktail and food menus before your competition has the chance! Here are just a few ways that you can use them to entice more people to give your place a try.   


Scorpion Shots Add Excitement
The simplest way to offer our unique drink ingredient is one of the most popular - as a scorpion shot! If you live in an area with a lot of college students, shots are most likely ordered nightly in your bar, and everyplace for else, your weekends at least see an increase in shots ordered. 

All bars can provide a plain old shot, but simply drop in a Sav…