Singapore Sling – Original 1915 Ngiam Tong Boon Recipe

This cocktail is actually more tiki like than a sling in the traditional manner. The Singapore sling was invented in 1915 by Ngiam Tong Boon while working at the Long Bar in the Raffles Hotel in Singapore. Slings started out originally as more of a boozy citrus shooter, and over time they got lengthened and sweeter. This one most likely a tropical variation of the Straits Sling.

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Singapore Sling – Original 1915 Ngiam Tong Boon Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Course: DrinksCuisine: Singapore
Servings

1

servings
Calories

259

kcal
ABV

11%

Total time

3

minutes

Learn how to make a classic Singapore Sling.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 oz Lime Juice

  • 4 oz Pineapple Juice

  • 1/3 oz Grenadine

  • 1/3 oz Orange Liqueur

  • 1/2 oz Cherry Liqueur

  • 1/3 oz Benedictine

  • 3 dashes Angostura Bitters

  • 1 oz Dry Gin

Directions

  • Combine all ingredients in the shaker. Add ice to the shaker.
  • Vigorously shake till the shaker is ice cold and frosted.
  • Strain into glass to remove ice shards.

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