Scorpion

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (50 ratings)

Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Orange slice & mint sprig

How to make:

BLEND all ingredients with 6oz scoop of crushed ice and serve with sustainable straws.

1 1/2 fl oz Gold rum (1-3 years old mellow light)
3/4 fl oz Cognac (brandy)
2 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
1 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Giffard Orgeat Syrup
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Hazardous ingredients

Giffard Orgeat Syrup is potentially hazardous to those with allergy or intolerance.

Review:

Well-balanced, refreshing spirit and orange. Not sweet.

Variant:

With pisco in the place of cognac.

History:

Created by Victor Bergeron, this recipe is adapted from his Trader Vic's Bartender's Guide (1972 revised edition).

Nutrition:

One serving of Scorpion contains 227 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 11.42% alc./vol. (22.84° proof)
  • 19.7 grams of pure alcohol
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