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How To Make a Singapore Sling

Enjoy a taste of the Orient with a Singapore sling.


  • Step 1: Pour gin, brandy, and Cointreau Pour an ounce and a half of gin, half an ounce of cherry-flavored brandy, and a quarter of an ounce of Cointreau into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  • Step 2: Add Benedictine and juice Add a quarter of an ounce of Benedictine, four ounces of pineapple juice, and half an ounce of lime juice.
  • TIP: The drier liqueur B&B can be substituted for Benedictine.
  • Step 3: Add grenadine and bitters Add a third of an ounce of grenadine and a dash of bitters. Shake vigorously.
  • Step 4: Strain into a glass Strain the contents of the shaker into an ice-filled Collins glass.
  • Step 5: Garnish with cherry and pineapple Garnish with a maraschino cherry and a slice of pineapple. Cheers!
  • FACT: The Singapore sling was created in 1915 by a bartender at the world-famous Long Bar in Singapore’s Raffles Hotel.

You Will Need

  • 1.5 oz gin
  • 0.5 oz cherry-flavored brandy
  • 0.25 oz Cointreau
  • 0.25 oz Benedictine
  • 4.0 oz pineapple juice
  • 0.5 oz lime juice
  • 0.333333 oz grenadine
  • A dash of bitters
  • Ice
  • A cocktail shaker
  • A Collins glass
  • A maraschino cherry
  • A pineapple slice

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