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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
Average: 3.3 (6 votes)

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total time

0 HR 5 MIN


3 cl
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

mix all ingredients

In the glass, add  0.5 oz of lime juice, 4 oz of pineapple juice, 0.33 oz of grenadine and 3 cl of gin.


Step 02

add ingredients

Add 1.5 cl of Heering Cherry Liqueur, 0.25 oz of triple sec, 0.25oz of benedictine and a splash of Angostura.


Step 03

strain drink

Pour the contents into a shaker full of ice and shake vigorously. Strain the drink into a glass with ice. 

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


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