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Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail

Long Island Iced Tea is a cocktail that looks similar to a regular ice tea but is alcoholic. Long Island Iced Tea is a cocktail of Vodka, White Rum, Gin, Triple Sec, Tequila, Lime Juice and Coke
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Long Island Iced Tea is a cocktail that looks similar to a regular ice tea but is alcoholic.

Long Island Iced Tea is a cocktail of Vodka, White Rum, Gin, Triple Sec, Tequila, Lime Juice and Coke.

Coke gives it the required texture and you can use regular brands like Coca Cola, Pepsi or any other brand to make this drink.

Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail

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Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail – How To Mix

Long Island Iced Tea is a great Cocktail especially if you need a good boost of alcohol. The Cocktail is a mix of following spirits – Vodka, White Rum, Gin, Tequila and Triple Sec.

Some people often keep Tequila as an optional spirit but since we like it we prefer to keep it as part of the Long Island Iced Tea Recipe.

We used Orange Cointreau instead of standard Triple Sec.

It adds that Orange flavour to the Lemon and Coke flavour of the Cocktail and it is so good.

Now to make the Cocktail, you need a shaker so as to mix the spirits properly.

If you do not have a Cocktail shaker you can use a bottle or a similar container so you can shake it properly and don’t spill it.

Ok, coming back to making the Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail. First, if you are not using ready made lemon juice then get some freshly squeezed lemon juice.

Now, fill the Cocktail shaker with lots of ice and add Absolut Vodka, Bacardi Carta Blanca, Sierra Tequila, Bombay Sapphire Gin and Cointreau and lemon Juice to it.

Now close the shaker and shake it for 30 seconds or so as to mix the spirits properly.

Take a Cocktail highball glass and fill it with lots of ice.

You can use standard ice pieces used for Cocktails.

Now add a splash of cola to it.

You can use any brand of Cola such as Coca Cola, Pepsi or your favourite local brand.

Now, use the Cocktail mixing spoon to make way through the ice and gently pour spirits from the Cocktail mixer using a strainer on it.


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This is mainly required to give the cocktail its texture as the spirits will now float on top and slowly mix with the Coke at the bottom of the glass.

Your Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail is now ready, but before serving put a straw to drink and garnish the cocktail with a wedge of Lemon.

Enough of the efforts, it is time to enjoy your very own – Long Island Iced Tea.

Recommendation

  • You can use any good quality spirits as per your personal preference.
  • If you do not have a Cocktail mixing spoon, you can use a standard spoon or some people just don’t use a spoon at all. Just gently pour spirits to get a similar texture for Cocktail.
  • You can experiment with the quantity of spirits to match your taste.
  • You can use any brand of Cola such as Coca Cola, Pepsi or similar local brands as per your preference
  • Better to use a freshly squeezed lemon juice but you can also you ready made brands available in market.

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Long Island Iced Tea is a party power house made using Vodka, Gin, White Rum, Triple Sec and Tequila

Long Island Iced Tea

Long Island Iced Tea is a cocktail that looks similar to a regular ice tea but is alcoholic. Long Island Iced Tea is a cocktail of Vodka, White Rum, Gin, Triple Sec, Tequila, Lime Juice and Coke
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Course: Beverages, Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 165kcal
Author: Dhruv

Equipment

  • Highball Glass
  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Cocktail Mixing Spoon

Ingredients

Main Ingredients for Long Island Iced Tea

  • 15 ml Absolut Vodka
  • 15 ml Tequila
  • 15 ml Bacardi Carta Blanca
  • 15 ml Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • 15 ml Cointreau
  • 50 ml Coca Cola Zero Splash of Cola
  • 25 ml Lemon Juice
  • Lots of Ice
  • Lemon Wedge for garnishing

Instructions

How to mix Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail

  • Fill the Cocktail shaker with lots of ice and add Absolut Vodka, Bacardi Carta Blanca, Sierra Tequila, Bombay Sapphire Gin and Cointreau. Add freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice to it.
    15 ml Absolut Vodka, 15 ml Tequila, 15 ml Bacardi Carta Blanca, 15 ml Bombay Sapphire Gin, 15 ml Cointreau, Lots of Ice, 25 ml Lemon Juice
  • Now shake it for 30 seconds or so to mix the spirits properly.
  • Take a Cocktail highball glass and fill it with lots of ice. You can use standard ice pieces used for Cocktails. Now add a splash of cola to it.
    Lots of Ice, 50 ml Coca Cola Zero
  • Use the Cocktail mixing spoon to make way through the ice and gently pour spirits from the Cocktail mixer using a strainer. This is mainly required to give a the cocktail its texture as the spirits will float on top and slowly mix with the Coke at the bottom of the glass.
  • Your Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail is ready but before serving put a straw to drink and garnish the cocktail with a wedge of Lemon.
    Lemon Wedge for garnishing

Notes

Few considerations while preparing and serving the cocktail –
  • You can use any good quality spirits as per your personal preference.
  • If you do not have a Cocktail mixing spoon, you can use a standard spoon or some people just don’t use a spoon at all. Just gently pour spirits to get a similar texture for Cocktail.
  • You can experiment with the quantity of spirits to match your taste.
  • You can use any brand of Cola such as Coca Cola, Pepsi or similar local brands as per your preference
  • Better to use a freshly squeezed lemon juice but you can also you ready made brands available in market.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 165kcal (8%) | Carbohydrates: 5g (2%) | Sodium: 7mg | Sugar: 4g (4%)
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