Long Island Iced Tea is a popular summer drink and consists of many different spirits and is strong compared to similarly sized highball drinks as the alcohol to mixer ratio is higher. It gets its similar in both colour and taste to iced tea.

What you need to make the Long Island Iced Tea

For the drink
  • 15 ml tequila
  • 15 ml vodka
  • 15 ml white rum
  • 15 ml triple sec
  • 15 ml gin
  • 25 ml lemon juice
  • 30 ml gomme syrup
  • 1 dash cola
  • Ice cubes
For the garnish
  • Lemon spiral

How to make

  1. Fill the highball glass with ice and pour in all the spirits, lemon juice and gomme syrup.
  2. Top up the drink with cola.
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist and serve with a straw.

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