The French 75’s Caribbean cousin, this potent spritz is made with honey syrup, gold rum and Champagne. While the identity of its inventor was lost to the sands of time, we do know the cocktail made its print debut in Esquire’s 1949 edition of Handbook for Hosts. Whip up a big batch for your next luau or for any beach party in need of a little extra class.
- Combine the water and honey in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
- Reduce to a simmer and stir until honey dissolves, about 2 minutes. Immediately take the saucepan off the heat.
- Let cool, then pour into a container and store in the refrigerator for up to one month.
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 in one—so proceed with caution. Although there are infinite varia...