For the drink:
- 1 oz tequila
- 1 oz rum
- 1 oz vodka
- 1 oz triple sec or Grand Marnier
- 2 oz orange juice
- 1 oz lime juice or prepare sweet-and-sour-mix
- 1 oz simple syrup
- 1 tsp grenadine
- 1 lime wheel
The Long Island Iced Tea is a very sneaky one. It is a popular mixed drink that, despite its name might suggest, it contains no tea. It is one of those mixed drinks that tastes good going down but can quickly sneak up on you. So you better take it easy on this one!
Long Island Iced Tea is what happens when four different spirits collide to create one powerful drink. It’s not clear who thought this was a good idea and if this tastes at all like iced tea, but one can agree that the Long Island Iced Tea is responsible for a few stories of irresponsibility, at least a dozen memories of good times and even more hangovers than we can count.
The story of the Long Island Iced Tea is shrouded in mystery. But rest assured this drink is easy to master, if only one can say the same for the morning after.
How to Make Long Island Iced Tea