Showing posts from March, 2020

How to Make Simple Syrup & the Simple Drink Recipes to Use It In

The world is spending a lot of time at home right now without the luxury of the bar up the street being open for business. These are strange times, but eventually, they will pass and things can get back to normal.  Until that day, we here at Savage Scorpions thought you might enjoy learning a few "tricks of the trade" so you can mix up your favorite cocktails at home. These classic drinks are fairly simple to make and each shares a common ingredient - simple syrup.  Believe it or not, you already have simple syrup in your kitchen. It's just not "put together" yet but it is true to its name - simple!  We're sure you can handle it and if you add our unique drink ingredient to the recipes below too, then that will be a drink you could brag to your bartender about!  Simple Syrup Recipe All you need is 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water. (That amount will vary depending on how much syrup you want to make at a time. A batch will keep fresh in the refrig

11 Awesome Facts You Should Know About Scorpions

Since the majority of people are staying at home right now, we figure they are also spending a lot more time online than usual trying to entertain themselves.  Savage Scorpions  figured that, as long as you're looking, we might as well try to teach you something new!  Here are a few  fun facts about scorpions  that we're willing to bet you don't already know. They are very intriguing creatures plus, they make for a very  creative cocktail ingredient !  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 that 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 Curr

St. Patrick's Day Toasts & the Drinks to Go With Them!

Are you gearing up to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? Since it falls on a Tuesday this year, you may want to start the celebration the weekend before. (Now that sounds savage!)  Need a little help preparing? Savage Scorpions found a few fun St. Patrick's Day toasts for you to use plus some delicious drink recipes that our creative cocktail ingredient will be right at home inside.  St. Patrick's Day Toasts  - If you're lucky enough to be Irish, your'e lucky enough! - May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live! - Here's to a long life and a merry one, A quick death and an easy one, A pretty girl and an honest one,  A cold beer... and another one! - May you always have a clean shirt, a clear conscience, and enough coins in your pocket to buy a pint! - May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow,  And may trouble avoid you wherever you to. - May misfortune follow you the rest of your life... And never catch up

Creative Ways to Make This Spring Break Exciting & Savage!

Although it's not yet technically spring (which arrives on March 19, 2020) many colleges are already going on Spring Break. Savage Scorpions didn't want to miss those early birds by waiting to talk about how much fun and excitement our unique drink ingredient can bring to the party. That means today's blog is filled with savage ways to enjoy your time off.  If your school won't be taking Spring Break until later, that just gives you more time to order your Savage Scorpions online before it gets here. Not in college? Perfect! That just means you can hand-pick the dates you want to celebrate this glorious new season!  Spring Break Games Whether you're spending your Spring Break by the water or someplace less "beachy," these fun drinking games can be set up just about anywhere with little to no prep needed.  Mr. Freeze This game can easily be played throughout an entire party. It can be played with any size group but goes a lot faster with fewer