: a sling in which cherry brandy and sometimes Benedictine are added to the usual gin base.
What is Singapore Sling Slang?
noun. A cocktail made from gin and cherry brandy.
Where do Singapore Slings come from?
The Singapore Sling is a gin-based sling cocktail from Singapore. This long drink was developed sometime before 1915 by bartender Ngiam Tong Boon (traditional Chinese: 嚴崇文; simplified Chinese: 严崇文; pinyin: Yán Chóngwén; Wade–Giles: Yen Ch’ung-wen), who was working at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel, Singapore.
Who invented the Singapore Sling?
The Singapore Sling as it is known today, was created by Mr Ngiam Tong Boon in the Raffles Hotel at the start of the 20th Century. (One of the earliest references to a sling is from 1897, almost 20 years before the Raffles created their famous version).
How much is a Singapore Sling in Singapore?
The Singapore slings at Raffles Hotel costs $30 Singapore Dollars which is around £16 or $20 USD!
What is in a Tom Collins?
The elaborate cocktail combines gin, Grand Marnier, cherry liqueur, herbal liqueur (often Bénédictine), pineapple, lime, bitters and club soda. The earliest published version of the recipe appeared in “The Savoy Cocktail Book,” a 1930 classic written by Harry Craddock.
Why is it called a gin sling?
In its modern form, it is made with gin, sweet vermouth, lemon juice, simple syrup, Angostura bitters, and soda water. The word sling comes from the German schlingen, meaning “to swallow”.
Where is Singapore?
Singapore is a sunny, tropical island in Southeast Asia, off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. Singapore is a city, a nation and a state.