Long Beach Tea Cocktail Recipe

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Long Beach Tea Cocktail Recipe

A variant of Long Island tea, the Long Beach tea is another iconic drink from the Long Island region. Long Beach tea is known for its use of Cranberry juice, which is what makes this drink so special from all of the other “iced teas.” The ingredients are incredibly simple, despite the longer ingredient list than you might expect. From there, it is just a matter of stirring and finally sitting back to take it all in. There are five partial shots of liquor, a few shots of sour mix, and cranberry juice.

Tea drinkers may find this to be one of the tastiest in the tea family. Juice adds a nice sweet note that combines nicely with all those spirits to make a pretty refreshing drink. In addition to being a perfect candidate to be mixed ahead of time, it can also taste great as a tasty pitcher for open-air barbeques or poured into a thermos to enjoy while tailgating or by the ocean. Regardless of where you enjoy it, it’s a fun drink and it’s not as strong as your mind may lead you to believe.

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The strength of Long Beach Tea Cocktail Recipe is 4 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Long Beach Tea Cocktail Recipe is 226 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Long Beach Tea Cocktail Recipe is 3 minutes.

Tools needed

  • Jigger
  • Stirrer


  • Collins Glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 1/2 ounce gin
  • 1/2 ounce light rum
  • 1/2 ounce tequila
  • 1/2 ounce vodka
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec
  • 1 ounce sour mix
  • 2 ounces cranberry juice
  • Lemon slice, for optional garnish

Steps to Make It

  • Collect the necessary ingredients.
  • In a collins glass filled with ice, layer the ingredients in the order listed.
  • Stir everything together thoroughly.
  • If desired, garnish with a lemon slice. Serve and have fun.

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4.9 (1013 votes)