Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail Recipe

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Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail Recipe

Among the many mixed drinks that are available, Long Island iced tea is one of the most popular. You will need five white distilled spirits (including triple sec), a shot of sour mix, and cola to make this cocktail. While the Long Island is devoid of tea, it is pleasing to the palate just as much as an It tastes remarkably similar to me too, but it can really pack a punch, and that heavy alcohol will sneak up on you pretty quickly.

As one of the most famous cocktails, the Long Island iced tea is on everyone’s list. Bartenders know how to make it, making it an easy one to order at most bars, and it’s also relatively easy to make at home if you have all The least expensive gin, rum, tequila, and vodka as well as the least expensive rum, tequila, and vodka are used most often, making it budget-friendly. People get drunk after drinking Long Island iced tea, which has a notorious reputation for intoxicating them. There is a problem with making it too strong for an easy drinker like this. Overfilling liquors is a common action by bartenders (both professional and amateur). By doing so, not only does the drink become stronger, but it also makes the taste unbalanced. Make sure that your Long Island iced tea tastes great rather than has a high concentration of caffeine. A total of 2 1/2 oz. of liquor is included in this recipe. It’s on the lighter end of the Long Island drinking spectrum, but it’s still the same as drinking three or four brews.

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

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



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail Recipe is 418 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

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

Tools needed

  • Stirrer


  • Collins Glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 1/2 ounce gin
  • 1/2 ounce light rum
  • 1/2 ounce vodka
  • 1/2 ounce blanco tequila
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec
  • 1 ounce sour mix
  • 1 to 2 ounces cola, to taste
  • Lemon wedge, for garnish

Steps to Make It

  • Collect the required ingredients.
  • Pour the gin, rum, vodka, tequila, triple sec, and sour mix into a collins glass filled with ice.
  • Stir all together thoroughly.
  • Cola should be added to the glass at the end.
  • Serve with a slice of lemon as a garnish. Serve and have fun.

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