Singapore Sling

singapore sling

Why is it called the Singapore Sling?

The Singapore Sling is believed to have been created in the early 20th century at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore by bartender Ngiam Tong Boon. The cocktail’s name is a reference to its origin in Singapore and “sling,” a type of cocktail typically made with gin.

Singapore Sling

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Recipe by Julian Solorzano Cuisine: Classic CocktailDifficulty: Easy 🔨




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  • 1.50 Ounces Fords Gin

  • .50 Ounces Herring Cherry Liqueur

  • .25 Ounces Benedictine

  • .25 Ounces Cointreau

  • 2 Ounces Pineapple Juice

  • .50 Ounces Lime Juice

  • 1 Dash of Angostura Bitters

  • 2 Ounces Club Soda

  • Orange Slice for Garnish

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    Bordeaux Cherry for Garnish


  • Shake all of the ingredients (except the club soda and garnishes) with ice and strain into a highball glass.
  • Top with the soda. Garnish with the orange slice and cherry.

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Written by Julian Solorzano

Hailing from Queens, New York, Julian Solorzano served four years in the United States Air Force, traveling throughout Europe and experiencing the best of the local cultures, including their passion for good food and wine. He has since grown an appreciation for all things wine and mixology. Julian fuses that passion with his skills in writing, photography, and video production to share his passion with the world.

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