Saturday, April 27, 2013

Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling
Image Credit: Paul Fenton

Singapore Sling  

This long drink was developed sometime before 1915 by Ngiam Tong Boon, a Hainanese bartender working at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel Singapore. It was initially called the gin sling, a sling was originally an American drink composed of spirit and water, sweetened and 


40 ml  Gin

20 ml Heering Cherry Liqueur (cherry brandy)

5 ml Cointreau

5 ml DOM Bénédictine

10 ml Grenadine

80 ml  Pineapple juice

30 ml Fresh lemon juice

Standard garnish: pineapple and maraschino cherry

1 dash Angostura bitters


Pour all ingredients into cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes.

Shake well.

Strain into Poco Grande glass.

Served  straight up; without ice

Garnish with pineapple and maraschino cherry.

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