Singapore Sling, 1930s
The most common fruit juice used in cocktails. This citrus juice is about 6% acid; pure citric acid. Lemon juice should be used the day it is squeezed, some like it freshly squeezed and others like it a few hours old.
Also refered to as Peter heering, this cherry liqueur brand is commonly used in cocktails like the Singapore Sling and Blood & Sand.
A spirit whose flavor profile revolves around juniper berries. Originally from the Middles Ages, modern gin is a derivative of the Dutch drink jenever (genever). You can make a home-made gin by simply infusing vodka. There are a large number of recipes online.
Water into which carbon dioxide gas under pressure has been dissolved, creating a fizzy texture. We treat soda water, club soda, seltzer and sparkling water the same.
Aromatic plants used in cocktails as a garnish or muddled into the liquor to add a light fresh taste. Common in the Mint Julep.
Shake everything, except soda, with ice. Strain into an ice-filled tall glass. Top with soda (stir in). Garnish with a mint sprig. #shake #ontherocks
Don Beach’s version from 1937 after visiting the Raffles Hotel in the late 1920s.