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Three ice-cold Long Island Iced Tea on a large metal serving tray.
4.74 from 19 votes

Long Island Iced Tea Recipe

Packing a serious punch, this classic Long Island Iced Tea Recipe is made with five types of alcohol including tequila, rum, vodka, gin, and Cointreau. Surprisingly delicious, serve this simple cocktail in a highball glass for one, or mix together a pitcher and make it a party!
Please drink responsibly.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 1 drink
Calories: 178kcal


  • ½ fluid ounce Vodka
  • ½ fluid ounce Tequila Blanco - (silver, blanco, or white)
  • ½ fluid ounce Gin
  • ½ fluid ounce White Rum
  • ½ fluid ounce Cointreau or Triple Sec Liqueur
  • ½ fluid ounce Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Cola
  • Lemon wedge - to serve


  • Fill an ice shaker with ice. Add everything except for the cola and lemon wedge. Shake until chilled, approximately 5-10 seconds.
  • Pour contents into a highball glass filled with ice and top with a splash of cola.
  • Give it a quick stir, garnish with a wedge of lemon, and enjoy!


Make it a pitcher!
  • 1/2 ounce is equal to 1 tabespoon
  • 6 ounces is equal to 3/4 cup
Servings - 12 cocktails
Add the follow amounts to a large pitcher and refrigerate until chilled. Just before serving, fill with ice and top with cola and lemon wedges.
  • 6 ounces Vodka
  • 6 ounces Rum
  • 6 ounces Tequila 
  • 6 ounces Gin
  • 6 ounces Triple Sec
  • 6 ounces Lemon Juice
  • 2 cups Cola, plus for to taste
  • Lemon wedges, for serving
  • Ice


Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin C: 5mg
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