A simplified take on a Trader Vic staple.
2 oz Light rum, Cruzan Aged Light
1 oz Brandy
12 oz Overproof rum (Optional)
2 oz Orange juice
12 oz Orgeat
1 12 oz Lemon juice (Increase 1 oz for a tarter taste.)
1 wdg Orange
Blend ingredients with a scoop of shaved ice at high speed for five seconds. Pour into cocktail glass. Add more ice to fill. Garnish with a gardenia or umbrella.
According to Vic Bergeron (Trader Vic) the Scorpion was created in a small bar named The Hut in Honolulu, HI
From other users
  • Pleasantly sour and refreshing. — ☆☆☆☆
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