How to make a Long Island iced tea

The Long Island iced tea is a refreshing cocktail with high percentage of alcohol and easy to make, basically perfect for hot days.

Its origin goes back to 1971 Long Island, New York, where Robert "Rosebud" claimed that he had invented this drink as in a contest to create a new mixed drink with triple sec in 1972 while he worked at the Oak Beach Inn.

Some bartenders dislike this cocktails because of the large numbers of ingredients making it difficult to prepare on busy bars. Asides that, it's one of the favorites of a lot of people, specially amongst the university students.


3/4 oz

3/4 oz vodka

3/4 oz t
riple sec

3/4 oz w
hite rum

3/4 oz
lemon juice

3/4 oz
simple syrup


1. Add to a Tom Collins glass 3/4 oz of vodka, 3/4 oz white rum, 3/4 oz of gin, 3/4 oz of tequila, 3/4 oz of simple syrup and 3/4 oz of lemon juice.

2. Fill it with ice.

3. Add cola until the glass is full and stir.

4. Serve with a lemon wedge.

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