Monday, December 29, 2008


Type:Mixed drink
Served:"On the rocks"; poured over ice
Commonly used ingredients:Whiskey, Soda Water, Ice.
Preparation:Build over ice; stir.

A Stengah is a drink made from a half measure of Whiskey and Soda Water, served over ice.[1] It was a popular drink with British subjects in the early 20th century, in areas of the British Empire in Asia.[2] The term derives from the Malay word for 'half'.[3]

[edit] Bibliography

Allen, Charles. Plain Tales from the British Empire, Abacus, 2008.

[edit] References

  1. ^ Allen, p. 785

  2. ^ Allen, p. 619

  3. ^ King of Cocktail Website, Accessed 13-10-08.

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