how to make long island iced teas

how to make long island iced teas

Making the Perfect Long Island Iced Tea

The Long Island Iced Tea is a classic cocktail that has been around since the 1970s. The drink is a combination of several spirits, namely vodka, gin, rum, tequila, and triple sec. This unique mix of ingredients creates a complex and flavorful beverage that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Here’s how you can make the perfect Long Island Iced Tea:


  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz gin
  • 1 oz tequila
  • 1 oz white rum
  • 1 oz triple sec
  • 2 oz lemonade
  • 2 oz colas
  • Ice


  1. Fill a shaker or a tall glass with ice.
  2. Add all of the spirits in the following order: vodka, gin, tequila, white rum, triple sec.
  3. Top up with lemonade and cola.
  4. Cover and shake well for 10 seconds.
  5. Strain the mixture into a tall glass over fresh ice.
  6. Garnish with a squeeze of fresh lemon and a few orange slices.

And there you have it, your very own perfect Long Island Iced Tea. Enjoy!


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