How To Make A Singapore Sling Cocktail

How To Make A Singapore Sling Cocktail

Singapore Sling Cocktail. Diego Garcia, Head Bartender at the Oxo Tower Bar and Brasserie shows us how to make a Raffles Singapore Sling to its original recipe. Sample our Singapore Sling Cocktail.

Step 1: You will need

  • cocktail shaker
  • long glass
  • 25ml (1 fl oz) measure
  • 50ml (2 fl oz) measure
  • measuring jug
  • measuring spoons
  • bar spoon

Step 2: Lime juice

Add 7.5 ml or one and a half teaspoons of lime juice to a mixing glass.

Step 3: Pineapple juice

Then 75 ml or 2.5 fl oz of pineapple juice

Step 4: Angostura bitters

a dash of angostura bitters

Step 5: Benedictine

7.5 ml or one and a half teaspoons of Benedictine

Step 6: Cherry brandy

Next add 15 ml or three teaspoons of cherry brandy

Step 7: Cointreau

7.5 ml or a teaspoon and a half of Cointreau

Step 8: Gin

Add 25 ml, or 1 fl oz of gin

Step 9: Grenadine

and 7.5 ml or a teaspoon and a half of Grenadine

Step 10: Ice cubes

Fill the mixing glass with ice cubes

Step 11: Shake

Put the top half of the cocktail shaker on. Slap it down firmly to seal. Hold the top and bottom, and shake vigorously over your shoulder for about 20 seconds.

Step 12: Handy Hint

When you see condensation on the outside of the shaker and it feels very cold, the Singapore Sling is mixed.

Step 13: Release

Tap the side of the shaker to loosen the two halves. You may need to rock the glass back and forth to release it.

Step 14: Strain

Now place the strainer over the shaker and strain into the long glass.

Step 15: Crushed Ice

Top up the drink with crushed ice.

Step 16: Garnish

Add two straws, a slice of pineapple, and a glacier cherry, and serve.