Singapore Sling

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Singapore Sling Cocktail: The Classic Recipe

Invented in Raffles Hotel, Singapore, in 1915, the Singapore Sling is a classic cocktail that is always popular. Here are all the steps to prepare it.

22 February, 2021
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Cherry Liqueur
0.5 oz
Triple Sec
0.25 oz
DOM Benedictine
0.25 oz
Pineapple Juice
4 oz
Lime Juice
0.5 oz
Angostura Bitters
1 splash

Created in 1915 at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel, Singapore, by the barman Ngiam Tong Boon, the Singapore Sling is a gin-based cocktail that can definitely be called a classic. A splash of Angostura bitters is the final touch of the Singapore Sling, a drink that's fresh and light on the palate.

Step 01

In the glass, add 3 cl of gin, 1.5 cl of Heering Cherry Liqueur, 0.25 oz of triple sec, 0.25oz of benedictine, 0.33 oz of grenadine, 0.5 oz of lime juice, 4 oz of pineapple juice and a splash of Angostura.

Step 02

Pour the contents into a shaker full of ice and shake vigorously.

Step 03

Strain the drink into a glass with ice.

Step 04

Garnish the Singapore Sling with a slice of pineapple and a maraschino cherry or a sprig of mint.

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Claudia Concas

Born in Milan on a hot summer’s night in July 1983, Claudia Concas developed a keen interest in good food from childhood: the kitchen has always been her fav

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