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Scorpion Bowl


6 ounces silver rum

6 ounces orange juice

4 ounces lemon juice

1½ ounces orgeat syrup

1 ounce brandy

3 cups crushed ice, plus additional ice cubes

1 gardenia, for garnish

Trader Vic’s Scorpion Bowl or other decorative bowl


Combine the rum, orange juice, lemon juice, orgeat syrup, brandy and crushed ice in an electric blender and pulse for a few seconds, just until combined. Pour into the bowl and add ice cubes to fill. Garnish with the gardenia and serve with four long straws.