Let’s learn how to make a long island iced tea. The Long Island Iced Tea is a cocktail often associated with summer fun and silly indiscretion. Let’s learn how to make a long island iced tea so we too can have some fun, right?
The long island ice tea is one of the bartending 101 recipes one must learn when working the bar. The Long Island Iced Tea is one of the most highly requested cocktails and usually offers a large amount of intimidation when making them at home because people seem to fear the recipe design.
But, you don’t have to be a bartender to make a long island, it’s pretty simple from a ratio standpoint because all your white (clear) spirits are equal parts. The difficult part is having all the white spirits to make the long island iced tea to begin with!
It really starts with tequila, gin, rum and vodka along side some triple sec and then fills it out with a bit of sour mix and cola.
Here is how you make sour mix: https://youtu.be/War9oG57xks
Everyone wants to know how to make a long island iced tea because it seems intimidating, and it can hit you pretty hard so remember to drink responsible with the long island!
The Long Island Iced Tea
– 1/2 oz. Gin
– 1/2 oz. Tequila
– 1/2 oz. Vodka
– 1/2 oz. White Rum
– 1/2 oz. Triple Sec
– 1½ parts sour mix
– 1 dash of Cola
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