Heering on Goodspiritsnews.com

….For a better Singapore Sling, the answer is clear (not red) Consider the laundry list of ingredients in the contemporary Singapore Sling: gin, Cherry Heering, Benedictine, Cointreau, pineapple juice, lime juice, grenadine, bitters, soda water. Just buying the liqueurs to make it would cost you close to $100. And what you’d end up with is a toothachingly sweet concoction you’d have to serve in the biggest glass you have on hand. It’s the kind of drink you’d accessorize with a tiny umbrella and a tiny sword, and probably also a big hunk of pineapple. Haigh insists that the Singapore Sling is now a “tropical-styled punch, and it is really the prototype of the future Tiki genre.” So what, then, was the original Singapore Sling?

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