How Do You Make a Scorpion Bowl?


Quick Answer

A Scorpion Bowl is made by mixing light and dark rum, gin, orange juice, lemon juice, pineapple juice, and grenadine in a large bowl and adding pineapple and maraschino cherries for garnish. It is typically served in Chinese or Polynesian restaurants, and is often served flaming. The Scorpion Bowl enhances the flavors of Asian and Polynesian food.

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  1. Gather your ingredients

    To make a Scorpion Bowl, you need four large decorative cocktail glasses or bowls and decorative cocktail sticks or skewers and umbrellas to serve with. For the drink itself, you need a few different types of alcohol: 2 ounces each gin, 151 proof rum, light rum and vodka and 1 ounce dark rum. For mixers, you need 8 ounces orange juice (preferably fresh), 10 ounces pineapple juice, 3 ounces lemon juice (preferably fresh) and 2 ounces grenadine. You also need 3 cups crushed ice. For garnish, use four pineapple chunks and eight maraschino cherries

  2. Create your cocktail

    Place ice into a large pitcher. Pour all spirits and liquid ingredients over the ice in the pitcher, and stir well.

  3. Finish your cocktail and enjoy

    Pour cocktails into four decorative cocktail glasses or bowls. The use of ceramic cocktail bowls for this drink is very effective. You may strain out the ice if desired. Skewer pineapple chunks and maraschino cherries on decorative cocktail sticks, and rest the garnish in your cocktails at the edge of the glass. Use decorative items such as umbrellas, if desired.

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