Long Island Iced Tea

The Long Island Iced Tea is a strong cocktail that's very popular among college & uni students - probably because of how strong it is.
Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail


Serve in a Hurricane glass

  • 1/2 shot vodka
  • 1/2 shot white rum
  • 1/2 shot blanco tequila
  • 1/2 shot gin
  • 1/2 shot triple sec
  • 1/2 shot fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 shot simple syrup
  • Top with cola

Garnish1 lemon wedge

Tools & Equipment

How to Make

  1. Add all the ingredients to your Boston shaker.
  2. Shake & strain into an ice-filled hurricane glass.
  3. Top with cola.
  4. Add the garnish.


This drink packs a powerful punch. That’s probably why it’s so popular among college and university students. If you’re working in a nightclub or a bar near a college/university, expect to make a lot of these.

Despite this drink going against many ‘mixing’ conventions, it actually tastes pretty good.

An easy way to remember the Long Island Iced Tea recipe is that it’s made with equal proportions of 5 white spirits, simple syrup, and lemon juice. Then topped with cola.

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