It’s kind of everyone’s go-to cocktail and now it’s your speciality to whip up at home too

Ah, Long Island Iced Tea, the cocktail everyone panic orders when the bartender comes to you too quickly because it’s reliable. You’ve never had a bad Long Island Iced Tea and that’s because it is always a good choice and now you can make your own!

Here’s the best Long Island Iced Tea recipe in the business:

EQUIPMENT

Boston tin

LONG ISLAND ICED TEA INGREDIENTS

12.5ml Ketel One vodka
12.5ml Cointreau
12.5ml Beefeater gin
12.5ml Bacardi rum
12.5ml Olmeca tequila
12.5ml Lemon purée
Coca-Cola to top

Garnish with a lemon slice

HOW TO MAKE A LONG ISLAND ICED TEA

  1. Firstly, fill a Boston tin with cubed ice and add the lemon purée, then pour in all the alcoholic ingredients
  2. Give everything a really good shake (ideally for around ten seconds)
  3. Then pour the mixture over ice into a decent sized glass and top with Coca-Cola.
  4. Garnish with the lemon slice and, BANG, you’re done.

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Or, while you’re at it, check out some of our other cocktail recipes:

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Cocktail recipe: How to make a Strawberry Daiquiri

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