• The Elusive Singapore Sling

    7 monthes ago - By Perceptive Travel

    A suave Hainanese barman at Raffles Hotel named Ngiam Tong Boon once had a penchant for creating sugar-sweet gin cocktails. In 1915, he concocted a mixture that shortly after became known as the Singapore Sling. Today, you can order Ngiam Tong Boon's supposed creation at Raffles Hotel for a pretty ~$37 SGD. The price ensure that only the incredibly wealthy can drink enough to feel drunk. According to Raffles-sponsored historians, Ngiam Tong Boon created the drink to be purposely pink so that women could consume alcohol under the guise of drinking punch while the men sipped gin
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