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There Are SO MANY WAYS To Use Savage Scorpions!

Our unique drink ingredient is usually served just one at a time, but there is definitely more than just one way to enjoy Savage Scorpions . When it comes to how many different ways they can be served, the only limit is your imagination! Scorpions shots  are only the beginning... The Most Savage Shot Ever! Since scorpion shots are "only the beginning," we might as well begin with them. Even though this is one of the most obvious ways to use Savage Scorpions , it simply cannot be left out of the list. It's quick, it's easy, and frankly, kind of irresistible. Preface the presentation with #HowSavageAreYou and it will be even harder to turn down!  A Savage Signature Cocktail Most people immediately assume that Savage Scorpions are simply used to drop into a shot glass with some tequila or whiskey. Well, that's definitely one way to do it but you can do so much more than that! For example, add one to the list of ingredients of your favorite cocktail for a

6 Drinks Many Consider Modern-Day Classics

Last week our blog covered 6 Classic Cocktails Everyone Should Know . These were created quite a long time ago but have stood the test of time. Today Savage Scorpions is featuring 6 drinks from the bar that have a reputation for being modern-day classics.  The following drinks made the list by not only being popular in the bar where they were created but also making their way onto cocktail menus at many other locations outside the original venue in various cities. Most of these even earned permanent places on menus throughout the world. Also, they are each regarded highly in the bartending community, which is not always an easy audience to win over.    Scorpion Shot We simply could not resist beginning the list with our very own favorite, the Scorpion Shot ! It's simple, exciting, and always gets the entire room's attention anytime it is served.  The recipe is incredibly easy. All you need to do is drop our unique cocktail ingredient into your favorite shot of choi

6 Classic Cocktails Everyone Should Know

The definition of a "classic" is something that has been "judged over a period of time to be of the highest quality and outstanding of its kind." When it comes to classic cocktails , these are the drinks that have stood the test of time and are still ordered often today.  Savage Scorpions is featuring 6 classic cocktails in today's blog that are worth knowing about. Once you master these, you'll have the knowledge needed to easily handle variations on these basic drinks.  According to "The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks" by David A. Embury, cocktails can be categorized into 2 main types: aromatic and sour; and the ingredients into 3 categories: the base, modifying agents, and special flavorings and coloring agents. While there are more than 6 classic cocktails that could have made this list, the following drinks are a good sampling of the most popular.      Martini While most well-known as a vodka drink, the martini was originally most often m

Savagely Delicious Easter-Themed Cocktail Recipes

Easter weekend is upon us. If you'll be serving a special holiday meal on Sunday, you'll want some delicious drink recipes to incorporate into the menu.  Savage Scorpions found a few creative Easter-themed cocktail ideas for you to try out. Use the following recipes to add some colorful flavor to the table and if you add our unique drink ingredient  to the list of ingredients, well, your celebration will be elevated to a whole new "savage" level!  Carrot Mimosas from The word "mimosa" grabbed our attention immediately because that's a perfect cocktail to serve at a brunch. Then we saw the photo and simply could not resist sharing this perfectly Easter-themed drink! Bunnies love carrots, so we have to assume this is a snack choice of the Easter bunny. What's good enough for the Easter bunny is good enough for us... with a bit of a boozy kick, of course!  This drink really does contain carrot juice plus your choice of Pro

Bartending Basics for Mixing Savage Drinks at Home

Right now everyone is encouraged to stay at home and only leave the house for necessities like groceries and doctor visits. We're willing to bet that alcohol is on your grocery list (it definitely is on ours!)  Since you're on your own mixing drinks now and can't have the bartender at your favorite watering hole mix cocktails for you,  Savage Scorpions  wants to help make sure those drinks you're mixing are as savagely delicious as possible. In addition to popping one of our  unique drink ingredients  into each recipe, here are some bartending basics that will up your mixology game.  Cocktail Terms These will be helpful to know if a recipe you discover uses them plus, the next time you do order a drink at the bar, you'll sound like a pro! Neat - 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