Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Drink recipe for the day

Trader Vic's Scorpion:

Serves 1:

- 2 ounces silver rum

- 1 ounce brandy

- 2 ounces orange juice

- 1 ½ ounces lemon juice

- ½ ounce orgeat syrup

- 1 cup crushed ice, plus additional ice cubes

- 1 gardenia, for garnish

Combine rum, brandy, orange juice, lemon juice, orgeat syrup and crushed ice in an electric blender and pulse for a few seconds, just until uniformly combined. Pour into a double old-fashioned glass and add ice cubes to fill. Garnish with the gardenia.


Albatross said...

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B.D. said...

I haven't seen that. Thanks for the tip! I'll look it over today.

FWIW, Trader Vic's is opening a new restaurant in Bellevue, WA on March 6th. Hence the tribute drinky-poo.