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Highball Glass

Glass Guide- Highball Glass

The Scorpion is one of those popular tropical rum drinks that taste great and pack an intoxicating punch. This potent cocktail is made of both light and dark rums, brandy and triple sec, with the bonus flavoring of orange juice (freshly squeezed is best). This drink will make a splash at any summer celebration or anytime you feel like escaping to the tropics.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail



  1. Squeeze the lime juice into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Add all of the other ingredients.
  3. Shake well.
  4. Strain into a highball glass with ice cubes.
  5. Garnish with the lime wedge.

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 4 out of 5
kon tiki in tucson, Member dimndcuttr

busy atmosphere with coma induced scorpions... be cautious... take it from an avid consumer

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