Sing “Singapore Sling”

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singapore sling (www.streetdirectory.com)
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A bartender, Ngiam Tong Boon who worked in Raffles Hotel in 1915, created the Singapore Sling.  Since then, the recipe was so valuable to the extent that it has to be locked up in the safe of the hotel for many years.

By courtesy of www.hurgrygowhere.com
By courtesy of http://www.hurgrygowhere.com

The frothy gin and juice based cocktail were combined with ingredients including gin, cherry liqueur, pineapple juice, lime juice, Cointreau, Dom Benedictine and Grenadine.  It’s shake up and end with a garnish of sliced pineapple topping with a cherry.

singapore sling (blog.asiahotel.com)
BY courtesy of blog.asiahotel.com

Singapore Sling has gained international fame over the years.

 Actor, Johnny Depp acted in the movie ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’, mentioned Singapore Sling while meeting the attorney.

 The drink is pretty high in spirits content.  So, if you drink, don’t drive.  If you don’t drive, you can drive yourself to sing out Singapore Sling aloud!

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18 thoughts on “Sing “Singapore Sling”

    Gretchen Del Rio said:
    July 2, 2013 at 3:45 am

    Interesting information as well as beautiful photos.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      July 3, 2013 at 1:40 am

      You are welcome! You art piece is always my inspiration! 🙂

    E A M Harris said:
    July 2, 2013 at 4:38 am

    It sounds a great drink. I agree that driving afterwards would be a bad idea. I’d love to try one some day.

      Sydney Fong responded:
      July 3, 2013 at 1:40 am

      Thank you! Please put that in your list! Have a nice day! 🙂

    utesmile said:
    July 3, 2013 at 1:42 am

    Hmmmm Yummy!

      Sydney Fong responded:
      July 3, 2013 at 1:52 am

      If I know how to make one, I ‘ll surly serve you! 🙂

        utesmile said:
        July 3, 2013 at 2:17 am

        What a delicious offer! Thank you! 🙂

    tchistorygal said:
    July 3, 2013 at 2:50 am

    Yummy! Sydney, I love the music in your sidebar. I just had to order it. I hope you don’t mind listening to it on my blog sometime. 🙂

      Sydney Fong responded:
      July 5, 2013 at 7:13 pm

      Sure, Sydney will find time!
      I’m so glad you like the music too, looks like we are quite close in character! 🙂

        tchistorygal said:
        July 7, 2013 at 1:56 am

        I believe we are, Sydney. I recommended you to another friend whom I think you’ll love, too. She’s from Sweden. She visited your site, and already thinks you are wonderful. who wouldn’t, though, right? 🙂 Marsha 🙂

        Sydney Fong responded:
        July 8, 2013 at 11:10 pm

        Who is she? What is her wordpress name?
        Sydney like to zoom it in and greet her, hey! You Marsha’s friend, so am I! 🙂

        tchistorygal said:
        July 9, 2013 at 1:57 am

        Her name is Viveka http://mygulitypleasures.wordpress.com/. You’ll love her! 🙂 M

        Sydney Fong responded:
        July 10, 2013 at 10:17 pm

        Thank you, Marsha! I’ll keep a look out! 🙂

        tchistorygal said:
        July 12, 2013 at 3:37 am

        🙂

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    adinparadise said:
    July 6, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    I would love to sip one of these at Raffles ‘Long Bar’. 🙂

      Sydney Fong responded:
      July 8, 2013 at 11:03 pm

      Why not go for the whole glass? Don’t worry about driving home, let the cop handle it! 🙂

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