Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail Recipe
How to make Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail
About Long Island Iced Tea
A Long Island Iced Tea is a type of mixed drink made with, among other ingredients, vodka, gin, tequila, and rum. A popular version mixes equal parts vodka, gin, tequila, rum, and triple sec with 1½ parts sour mix and a splash of cola. Most variants use equal parts of the main liquors but include a smaller amount of triple sec. Close variants often replace the sour mix with lemon juice, replace the cola with actual iced tea, or add white crème de menthe; however, most variants do not include any tea, despite the name of the drink. Some restaurants substitute brandy for the tequila. The drink has a much higher alcohol concentration than most highball drinks due to the relatively small amount of mixer. Long islands can be ordered "extra long", which further increases the alcohol to mixer ratio. Outside the United States, this highball is often altered, due to the unpopularity of sour mix. Long Island Iced Tea served outside the US is often made of liquors and cola alone, with lemon or lime juice, orange juice or with lime cordial.
Everything you need to know about Long Island Iced Tea cocktail, and how to make one. It belongs to the longdrink drink category, has sour taste, strong alcohol and fruity texture. You can find the recipe of Long Island Iced Tea above.
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