An easy cocktail recipe for a
The famous gin cocktail from Asia with Cherry Brandy
- 4 parts Gin
- 2 parts Cherry Brandy
- 2 parts lemon juice
- 1 part Grenadine
- a dash of Angostura
- a dash of Bénédictine
- soda water
- ice cubes
- fancy glass (substitute: highball glass)
How to mix a Singapore Sling
For a Singapore Sling cocktail mix all ingredients, except the Bénédectine, along with some ice cubes in a shaker. Fill the glass almost entirely with ice cubes and strain the drink from the shaker into the glass (the ice cubes stay in the shaker). Fill with soda water. Put a few drops of Bénédectine on top of the drink and garnish with a slice of lemon and some cocktail cherries.
Bartender’s tips and advice
- The Singapore Sling is a true classic cocktail and has first been served in 1915 in the Raffles Hotel Singapore.
- Whenever possible use fresh squeezed lemon juice. There´s at least 1 oz. (3 cl) in every lemon.
- Find more tips and interesting facts in the bartenders guide.