Does Singapore Sling contain gin?

Why is it called a Singapore Sling?

Where did the Singapore Sling come from? Raffles Hotel is home to the Long Bar, which is where the hotel claims that Ngiam Tong Boon, a talented Hainanese bartender, created the Singapore Sling in 1915. At the time it was considered a socially acceptable ‘punch’ for ladies to drink in public.

What can you use instead of Benedictine?

Bénédictine is a unique herbal liqueur and there is no perfect substitute for it. The best option is B&B, which is a blend of Bénédictine and brandy, though it’s not as sweet. Yellow Chartreuse is probably the closest in terms of the herbal bouquet and some amaro and pastis may work, too.

Which gin is best for Singapore Sling?

Best Gin For a Singapore Sling

An inexpensive option such as a Gordon’s is perfectly fine (it is a common well gin that’s great for mixed drinks). Beefeater is another option that’s a step up in taste and yet not much more expensive.

What alcohol is in a Singapore Sling?

Where can I drink a Singapore Sling?

Where to Find the Best Singapore Slings in Singapore

  • Nutmeg & Clove. Bar, Cocktail Bar, Asian, Pub Grub. …
  • Smoke & Mirrors. Bar, Cocktail Bar, Contemporary, $$$ …
  • Flagship. Bar, Contemporary, $$$ …
  • The Spiffy Dapper. Bar, Cocktail Bar, Contemporary, $$$ …
  • Post Bar. Bar, Contemporary. …
  • Bitters & Love. …
  • Bar & Billiard Room.

What can I substitute for Benedictine in a Singapore Sling?

Substitutes for Benedictine

  • Drambuie. When you think of replacing Benedictine, the first thing that comes to mind is the golden-colored liqueur Drambuie. …
  • Yellow Chartreuse. …
  • Chartreuse Liqueur. …
  • Glayva. …
  • Amaro. …
  • Regular Brandy. …
  • Jagermeister. …
  • Grand Marnier.
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