Cookbook:Long Island Iced Tea

Long Island Iced Tea
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A Long Island iced tea is a mixed cocktail originating in the prohibition era and made popular in New York speakeasies. Despite its name, the drink does not contain any tea whatsoever.

Ingredients edit

Procedure edit

Shaken method edit

  1. Shake all the ingredients except the cola with ice in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Strain into a highball glass.
  3. Float the cola on the top and serve with a lemon slice.

Stirred method edit

  1. Fill a highball glass until it's almost full with ice.
  2. Add vodka, gin, rum, and tequila.
  3. Add sweet and sour mix, leaving some room on top.
  4. Splash in the cola and enjoy.

Notes, tips, and variations edit

  • Don't forget—it has to look like an iced tea, so don't add too much cola.
  • To make a Long Beach Tea, use cranberry juice instead of cola.