Recipe courtesy of John Green

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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1 1/2 limes, quartered

1 ounce rum 

1 ounce Simple Syrup, recipe follows

1 ounce vodka 

1 scorpion lollipop 

Simple Syrup:

1 cup sugar

1 cup water


  1. Muddle the limes in a shaker. Add the rum, Simple Syrup and vodka. Fill the shaker halfway with ice and shake for 8 to 10 seconds. Strain into a 14-ounce Collins glass. Garnish with the scorpion lollipop.

Simple Syrup:

  1. Put the sugar and water in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. (Alternatively, heat in the microwave.) Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator.