24 Feb '16, 11am

The History of the Singapore Sling #Infographic

Often referred to as ‘Singapore’s national drink’, the Singapore Sling cocktail is consumed by thousands of people in the Long Bar of Raffles Singapore Hotel each year. Although often featured on bucket lists of keen travelers and foodies alike, few people know the fascinating story behind the drink. In their recently published infographic, Raffles Hotel Singapore reveals the untold story of the Singapore Sling. It all started in 1915 when Singapore was still a British Colony. Around this time, the British community used to gather at the Raffles Hotel and naturally, the Long Bar was the place to go for drinks. Back then, it was against British customs to consume alcohol if you were a lady. So whilst the gentlemen savored whisky, the ladies were confined to fruit juices or tea. The Long Bar’s bartender, Ngiam Tong Boon, spotted a gap in the market and decided to create a dr...

Full article: http://www.visualistan.com/2016/02/the-history-of-singapo...

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