In the days of British Empire, the privileged would rather at their clubs in the relative cool of the evening and sip a Singapore sling. Times may change, but it is still the ideal thirst-quencher on a hot summer’s evening.
2 measures gin
1 measure cherry brandy
1 measure lemon juice
1 tsp grenadine
4-6 cracked ice cubes
Lime peel and cocktails cherries, to decorate.
- Shake the gin, cherry brandy, lemon juice and grenadine vigorously over ice until well frosted.
- Half fill a chilled highball glass with cracked ice cubes and strain in the cocktail.
- Top up with soda water and dress with lime peel and cocktail cherries.