The Long Island Iced Tea is the basis of many mixed-drinks. It dates to the 70’s and is named after the USA’s largest island Long Island. Though the cocktail doesn’t contain tea, it has a taste similar to tea. This cocktail is in the top 5 of most popular cocktails.
For 1 portion of Long Island you’ll need:
- 1 part vodka
- 1 part tequila
- 1 part rum
- 1 part gin
- 1 part triple sec (strong, sweet and colorless orange flavored liqueur)
- 1 ½ parts sweet and sour mix (a blend of lemon juice and syrup and is available at most liqueur stores)1 splash Coca-Cola
Mix ingredients together over ice in a glass, pour into a shaker and give a brisk shake. Pour back into the glass and garnish with lemon.