How to make a Long Island Iced Tea

Ahhh, the Long Island Iced Tea. Sipping on a jug of this was the last memory many of us had before waking up in bed the next morning wondering what happened at the club. A deceptively stiff drink, easy to make and actually really tasty, this tamely-named drink can sneak up on you hard and fast. Follow along the recipe below to make a glass, or just tripe the dosage to make a jug (perfect for pre-gaming and parties) of Long Island Iced Tea.


  • 20ml vodka
  • 20ml gin
  • 20ml white rum
  • 20ml tequila
  • 20ml Cointreau
  • 20ml simple syrup
  • 20ml fresh lemon juice
  • 150ml cola
  • Garnish: Lemon wedge


  1. Fill tall Collins glass with ice and add everything in expect cola and garnish
  2. Top glass with cola until full
  3. Garnish with lemon wedge and serve

Yields 1 glass (triple quantity for 1 jug)

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