While a Scorpion Bowl may not contain any actual scorpions, the large format cocktail is still seriously dangerous. Easy to drink and served in massive proportions, it purportedly gets its name from the “sting” you feel the morning after indulging one—so proceed with caution. Although there are infinite variations, the core ingredients of this tiki staple are rum, orange juice, orgeat, gin and, of course, a flaming shot of 151 roaring like an active volcano out of the center of the typically ornate ceramic bowl. We recommended drinking it with long straws and lots of friends.
- Add all ingredients except for the garnishes to a large bowl and whisk together to incorporate.
- Fill a punch bowl or a traditional Scorpion bowl halfway with crushed ice. Pour the cocktail over the crushed ice.
- Float the flowers and orange slices on top of the drink.
- If you are using a Scorpion bowl, pour the 151 into the center and light it using a long lighter. If you are using a standard punch bowl, omit the 151.
The Fog Cutter is a classic tiki cocktail popularized by the legendary Trader Vic—though it is occasionally credited to the other father of tiki, Don the Beachcomber. A heavy-set cocktail with a base of rum, gin and brandy, it is surprisingly sippable. Orange and lemon juices lend the drink a citrusy vibrancy, while orgeat and a sherry f...