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Savagely Fun & Festive 4th of July Drink Ideas

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When you are looking for creative and fun drink ideas for the 4th of July to serve to your party guests, Savage Scorpions adds exactly that, creativity and fun, no matter what the cocktail! We've searched the internet for you to gather a few drink & shot recipes that will be perfect for any Independence Day celebration. 
Perfect, of course, once you add a Savage Scorpion to the ingredients list! We'll begin with a scrumptiously patriotic recipe that can easily be turned into a scorpion shot, followed by some delicious drink recipes your guests won't be able to resist! 

4th of July Shooters from BHG.com 1/2 ounce of grenadine1/2 ounce peach schnapps1/2 ounce blue curacao1) Pour grenadine into a shot glass. Carefully* layer the peach schnapps onto the grenadine layer, then carefully* layer the blue curacao onto the schnapps layer.  
*To ensure that the layers remain separate, hold a spoon above the grenadine layer and pour the peach schnapps over the back of the spoon. Repeat…

DID YOU KNOW... 11 Cool Facts About the Savage Scorpion!

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The scorpions we are most familiar with (as we hope you are as well) are the Savage Scorpions we offer as a creative drink idea to drop into your cocktails and scorpion shots. This fantastic creature is pretty savage already before we got our hands on it. Scorpions may be a bit of a mystery to you, but the awesome facts in today's blog will change that and give you a new appreciation for them. 


DID YOU KNOW...

#1 - They Are NOT Insects
Even though we have heard many refer to our scorpion shots as an "insect cocktail," scorpions are not insects. They are actually classified as Arachnida, making them distant cousins to spiders. They have 8 legs and 2 body segments, unlike insects which have 6 legs and 3 body segments. 

#2 - They Are Ancient
Scorpions are the oldest arachnids for which fossils are known! They were the first arachnid fossils to be found in the Paleozoic strata.  

#3 - They Get Around
Currently, scorpions can be found on every continent in the world except for Antar…

Savage Summer Cocktail Recipes You'll Want To Try

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The season of summer officially arrives next week! (Friday, June 21) In honor of the beginning of this bright, sunny, and hot season, Savage Scorpions has scoured the internet for a few new delicious drink recipes you can try. 


You can easily switch these cocktails from ordinary to savage simply by adding our creative cocktail garnish to the ingredient list of each one! Stock up your bar and get ready to quench your savage summertime thirst with these incredible drinks. 

Watermelon Coconut Cooler
from FoodNetwork.com

8 cups frozen, cubed watermelon8 ounces lemon vodka7 ounces simple syrup17.5-ounce can of coconut juice1) To make the simple syrup, dissolve 1 cup sugar in 1 cup water in a saucepan over low heat, then let cool before using.
2) Blend all ingredients and serve with watermelon wedges. 

Mango-Peach Sangria
from FoodAndWine.com

1/4 cup mint1 cup Grand Marnier2 peaches, cut into thin wedges1 bottle Viognier1/3 cup water1 mango, chopped1/3 cup sugarIn a saucepan, cook the sugar and wat…

Tips For Stocking Your Bar For Savage Summer Parties

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Summertime is a great time to invite the gang over for a fun, warm-weather get together. Cold, refreshing beverages are a must on a hot day. Savage Scorpions has a few tips for you on how to stock a bar for a savage summer party. 



Decide on a Drink Menu
Personal preference will figure into this because you definitely want to serve drinks that both you and your guests enjoy. Another factor will be your budget. If money's no object or you already have a large collection of different types of alcohol stocked up, it may be no problem to offer any and all drink combinations. 

If you're trying to stick to a tighter budget, you may want to limit your guests' choices. A nice selection of beers and wines is usually enough to satisfy most party-goers. For a summertime party, be sure to offer chilled wines or maybe a nice fruity sangria. Picking a few signature cocktails is another way to limit choices but offer more variety than just beer and wine. You can even have them already mixed …