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Long Island Iced Tea

Long Island Iced Tea
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 1
Break the ice at your next cocktail party with this iconic summertime classic. For a fruitier variation, use cranberry juice instead of cola, and serve Long Beach Iced Teas.
Updated September 1, 2017

Ingredients

  • Ice cubes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vodka (3/4 oz)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons tequila (3/4 oz)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons gin (3/4 oz)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons light rum (3/4 oz)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur (3/4 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon simple syrup (1/2 oz)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (1/2 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons cola carbonated beverage (1 oz)
  • 1 lime or lemon slice

Steps

  • 1
    In highball or tall glass over ice, mix vodka, tequila, gin, rum, liqueur, simple syrup and lemon juice. Stir in cola. Garnish with lime slice.

Expert Tips

  • To make Long Beach Iced Tea, substitute cranberry juice for the cola.
  • Serve this cocktail in a hurricane glass or other unique-shaped glass you have in your cupboard.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
328.6
Total Fat
0.1g
0%
Saturated Fat
0.0g
0%
Sodium
12.4mg
0%
Potassium
38.7mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
24.7g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
21.5g
Protein
0.1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
12.50%
12%
Calcium
0.60%
1%
Iron
3.50%
4%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • What’s in a Long Island Iced Tea? Well, it’s definitely not tea, but this classic cocktail IS a pretty potent brew. Vodka, tequila, gin, rum and tequila do the heavy lifting, and a splash of cola at the end adds just enough color to look like regular iced tea. This drink has a reputation for being dangerously/hilariously strong—somehow all those different kinds of alcohol kind of cancel each other out, flavor-wise, and the resulting cocktail is supremely drinkable. Perfect for any of the after-5 p.m. "tea parties" on your calendar.
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