Long Island Iced Tea

Bright, crisp and boozy lemonade smacks the lips, then grassy notes from tequila and rum take over the palate and develop with hints of gin botanicals, while sweet orange and caramel are left on the lips. It’s quite the flavour journey as we taste a Long Island Iced Tea for the first time in years! 

There’s a temptation to just use cheap ingredients because this recipe isn’t focused on a single base spirit, but falling into that trap is to guarantee a subpar drink. Just remember, ‘better in’ equals ‘better out’, and we spent time getting the balance of this version just right, so trust the process, we reckon you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Read More




  • 15 ml VODKA (1/2 part)
  • 15 ml GIN (1/2 part)
  • 15 ml LIGHT RUM (1/2 part)
  • 15 ml BLANCO TEQUILA (1/2 part)
  • 15 ml TRIPLE SEC (1/2 part)
  • 22.5 ml LEMON JUICE (3/4 part)
  • 7.5 ml SUGAR (1/4 part)
  • 75 ml COLA (2 1/2 parts)
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How to make it

  • 1 – Add all ingredients, except for cola, to a shaker and fill with ice.
  • 2 – Shake hard, then strain into a tall glass.
  • 3 – Add cola then fill glass with ice.
  • 4 – Garnish and serve!
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