Recipe By Tara G.
Published May 4th
Prep 5m Cook - Additional - Ready In 5m
Servings 1 serving Calories 506.6

This is the classic Long Island Iced Tea, containing just a hint of citrus. It is best made with top shelf liquors. Watch out, it is very strong, but tastes very good, so you may not realize all the alcohol you’re consuming.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger vodka
  • 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger gin
  • 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger rum
  • 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger triple sec liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon tequila
  • 2 teaspoons orange juice
  • 2 fluid ounces cola-flavored carbonated beverage
  • 1 wedge lemon

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a cocktail mixer full of ice, combine vodka, gin, rum, triple sec and tequila. Add orange juice and cola. Shake vigorously until frothy. Strain into a Collins glass filled with ice, and garnish with wedge of lemon.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 506.6
  • Carbohydrate 28.9 g
  • Fat 0.2 g
  • Fiber 0.7 g
  • Protein 0.3 g
  • Sodium 7.6 mg
  • Sugar 25.5 g
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  1. The real way to make one is equal parts of all the liquors most times it's 1/2 oz. I say most times because if you are mixing them in big mason jars then you would use more! NEVER use orange juice or sweet and sour. Just make fresh sweet and sour with lemon juice and - Read more ...
  2. CD 4 has the right idea - I've tended for 7yrs now and the perfect way to do it (IMHO) is equal pts vodka rum tequila gin (1z per) 1.5z triple sec 3.5z sour splash of cola transfer from pint to tumbler back to pint. garnish with a lemon. The cola/sour ratio is key in - Read more ...
  3. I was a bartender for many years, and the review "Chef daddy of 4" added is the only way I have ever made them.
  4. For a real Long Island like at the bar, reduce amounts to 1oz. And increase Tequilla to 1oz. Mix with 5oz of sweet and sour mix and shake well. NEVER,NEVER shake carbonated ingredients. Strain into tall glass and top with cola. My neighbors love it when I make these.
  5. These were grrrrrrrr8. I did mix equal parts of all four liquors to make it easier to make a big batch. I also added a splash of sour mix in too for more froth when shaking. I multipled the whole recipe by 4 and made a pitcher leaving the cola out. Then as my guests - Read more ...
  6. This is a very good drink although I prefer not to use tequilla and instead of orange juice I use a homemade sweet and sour which is half simple syrup and half fresh squeezed lemons.
  7. Oh yea....! One does me in now! I cannot believe that at one time I could drink 5 of these in one night! So glad my parents sent me to university and I joined that sorority!
  8. WOWWW! This tastes exactly like what I used to get in college! Make sure you use a tall glass for this one! A very potent mixer! I used 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) of tequila to match the other liquors. This is such fun - one serving can cover two people nicely! Thanks for the post! - Read more ...
  9. I love long islands and this one was no exception. It was great and you have alot of fun.

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