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Singapore Sling Recipe


Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling

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The Singapore Sling was developed by Ngiam Tong Boon for the Raffles Hotel in Singapore in the early 1900's. It is a smooth, slow, sweet cocktail with a complex flavor.

The original recipe was almost forgotten by the hotel bartenders and when they wanted to revive the cocktail, the hotel needed to adapt the recipe from the memories of those bartenders. This is just one of the newer variations, the original did not use club soda.

View Video: How to Make a Singapore Sling

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail



  1. Pour the gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and powdered sugar into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a highball glass with ice cubes.
  4. Pour in the club soda.
  5. Float the cherry brandy on top by pouring it over the back of a bar spoon.
  6. Garnish with the lemon slice and cherry.

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