Long Island Iced Tea Recipe
Iced tea is a long-time favorite drink of many people, and this Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail recipe is one that will indeed be enjoyed by all. With the addition of vodka, gin, rum, and tequila to sweet iced tea, it's easy to see why this concoction has been such a long-time favorite. The best part about this recipe is how simple it is!
3/4 oz. Vodka
3/4 oz. White rum
3/4 oz. Silver tequila
3/4 oz. Gin
3/4 oz. Triple sec
3/4 oz. Simple syrup
3/4 oz. Lemon juice
Cola, to top
Garnish: lemon wedge
In a shaker with ice, add all the ingredients except the cola.
Shake until chilled and double strain into a highball glass filled with ice cubes.
Top off with cola and garnish to taste!
The Long Island Iced Tea is a cherished drink that’s been around since the 1970s. It could have come from Prohibition, when people wanted to mix their own alcohol with something sweet and refreshing. This is in order not to get caught by authorities during this time.