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Singapore Sling

greenidentity Jul 26, 2009 04:52 PM

I had a fantastic Singapore Sling at the 501 Club in Minneapolis last week. It consisted of:

Gin
Cherry Heering
Cointreau
grapefruit joice
pineapple juice
lemon sour

It was awesome! Though I have heard there are different recipes for this drink. Care to share any additional SS recipes I can make at home?

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    craigasaurus RE: greenidentity Jul 26, 2009 09:05 PM

    Get this book:
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    1. JK Grence the Cosmic Jester RE: greenidentity Jul 27, 2009 04:49 AM

      Here's one from the 1950s from the Raffles Hotel in Singapore, originator of the Singapore Sling:

      1 oz lime juice
      1 oz Cherry Heering (the only cherry liqueur worth buying. Everything else is cough syrup)
      1/4 oz Bénédictine
      1/4 oz brandy
      2 oz gin
      1-1/2 oz club soda

      Shake everything *except soda* like hell with ice cubes. Strain into a tall glass (something fancy looking, preferably), and gently stir in the club soda. Fill the glass with ice cubes, and garnish with a sprig of mint.

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