Long Island Iced Tea

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Long Island Iced Tea

long island iced teaLong island iced tea or L.I.I.T is a strong drink made up by mixing five alcoholic drink in a single glass with lemon juice and cola. This is one of the common drinks to be ordered in bar or club in India. The reason behind this can be it contain good amount of alcohol -more than four ounces of alcohol against less than half that amount in mixers.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3/4 oz Vodka
  • 3/4 oz White Rum
  • 3/4 oz Triple Sec
  • 3/4 oz Tequila
  • 3/4 oz Gin
  • 3/4 oz sweet and sour
  • 3/4 oz cola, lemon juice
  • To Garnish: Lemon wedge, Mint sprig

EQUIPMENT: Collins glass, Swizzle stick, Cocktail Shaker

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Add all the ingredients except cola in a glass with ice.
  • Top up with cola and stir briefly.
  • Garnish with a lemon wedge and mint sprig.

Pro Tips:

Always top up the cola and do not mix in starting while adding other alcohol.

Twisted Long Island Iced Tea

  • Grateful Dead:  In this Long Island, Triple Sec is replaced with a shot of Chambord and the cola replaced with lemon soda.
  • Adios Motherfucker:  Just add Blue Curacao in Long Island Ice Tea instead of the Triple Sec, which has a distinctive blue color.
  • Long Beach Iced Tea: Cranberry juice is substituted for cola, the result is red colored L.I.I.T.

Can’t find ingredients or equipment in the local market?? You can order all the products mentioned above from Amazon from their given link. For alcohol, you need to get it yourself.

**Drink responsibly. A person should be of legal age to consume alcohol. Do not drink and drive.

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