Singapore Sling Raffles
By the 1980s in some countries like the united states of america the singapore sling was often little more than gin bottled sweet and sour and grenadine but showing very little relationship to the recipe used elsewhere under the same name.
Singapore sling raffles. The singapore sling widely regarded as the national drink was first created in 1915 by raffles bartender ngiam tong boon. I make this live on simply singapore a youtube live series i used to run. Ngiam locked away his precious recipe books as well as the sling recipe hastily jotted on a bar chit in 1936 by a visitor to the hotel who asked the waiter for it. Primarily a gin based cocktail the singapore sling also contains pineapple juice lime juice curacao and benedictine.
The original recipe includes gin benedictine cherry brandy and fresh pineapple juice. Primarily a gin based cocktail the singapore sling also contains pineapple juice lime juice curacao and benedictine. The 1872 clipper tea co. Singapore sling the famous cocktail itself was developed in 1913 by ngiam tong boon the bartender at raffles hotel.
The singapore sling widely regarded as the national drink was first created in 1915 by raffles bartender ngiam tong boon. The singapore sling was created at raffles hotel at the turn of the century by hainanese chinese bartender mr. The iconic singapore sling widely regarded as the national drink of the country was first created at raffles singapore in 1915 by hainanese bartender ngiam tong boon. Singapore sling at the long bar raffles hotel singapore.
Top notes of tropical pineapple and cherries followed by nuances of citrusy sweet notes. An exceptionally smooth vibrant liquor with sweet tart citrusy flavours of raffles. Singapore sling singapore sling an iconic name in cocktail folklore and probably one of the most messed around messed up and bastardised drinks in mixology history. The foam top to the drink is made by vigorously shaking the mix.
The singapore sling has always been synonymous with raffles hotel in singapore. In 1887 the first raffles hotel opened in singapore and since then has set the standard in hospitality for luxury hotels throughout. In the hotels museum visitors may view the safe in which mr. Made of gin cherry brandy and benedictine with a dash of bitters and cointreau and finished.