Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes


A Sling is essentially a strong toddy with equal parts spirit and water with a little sugar. Some believe nutmeg must be included to differentiate a sling from a toddy. Quickly became an iconic American drink and, back in the day, was often consumed first thing in the morning.

In England, Slings were more similar to an individual serving of Punch, which eventual led to the Singapore Sling.