Singapore Sling

  • Units: 3
  • Served in: Highball glass
  • Total time: 5 minutes


  • 50 ml/ 1.7 fl. oz (2 measures) Gin
  • 25 ml/ 0.85 fl. oz (1 measure) Cherry brandy
  • 50 ml/ 1.7 fl. oz (2 measures) Soda water
  • 25 ml/ 0.85 fl. oz (1 measure) Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Grenadine
  • Ice cubes
  • Optional
  • 1 Cherry to garnish
  • 1 Slice of lime/orange to garnish
Singapore Sling

The Singapore Sling is a refreshing zesty alcoholic cocktail great for lovers of gin, and was originally called the Gin Sling. which has origins from the late 18th Century. A Singapore Sling is made from gin, cherry brandy, grenadine and soda water.


  1. Put the gin, brandy, lemon juice and grenadine into a cocktail shaker.
  2. With the lid on, shake vigorously until well combined.
  3. Fill the glass with ice cubes.
  4. Strain the liquid into the glass and then top up the glass with soda water.
  5. Garnish with a slice of lime/orange and a cherry.
The Singapore Sling cocktail was developed sometime before 1915 by Ngiam Tong Boon, a Hainanese bartender working at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel, Singapore.

Please note that the units field is an estimation, and will vary depending on the type and quantity of alcohol used. Please drink responsibly and legally.

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