Singapore Sling (original)

Initially intended as a woman’s drink, the original was created by Ngiam Tong Boon, a bartender at Raffles Hotel, Singapore (1915). Now very popular and enjoyed by all, it was a favorite of the actor Douglas Fairbanks. One sip and you will know why.


  • ⅔ oz gin
  • ⅔ oz cherry brandy
  • ⅓ oz Cointreau
  • ⅓ oz Benedictine
  • ⅓ oz fresh lime juice
  • 2 ½ oz fresh orange juice
  • 2 ½ oz pineapple juice
  • Maraschino cherries
  • Pineapple slices for garnish


  • Highball glass
  • Shaker


  1. Place all ingredients in shaker.
  2. Shake and strain into glass.
  3. Garnish with pineapple slice, cherry and straw.
Re: Singapore Sling (original)