Long Island Iced Tea

Long Island Iced Tea Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Long Island iced tea isn't for the faint of heart (or liver).  Serve this stiff drink in a martini glass to encourage slow sipping.


Makes 2 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes


6 tablespoons sweet-and-sour mix
3 tablespoons vodka
3 tablespoons gin
3 tablespoons orange liqueur
3 tablespoons light rum
3 tablespoons tequila
Crushed ice
6 tablespoons cola soft drink
Garnish: lemon slices


1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a cocktail shaker or martini shaker. Cover with lid, and shake 30 seconds or until thoroughly chilled. Remove lid, and strain into 2 chilled martini glasses. Pour 3 Tbsp. cola into each glass. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.


Sweet-and-sour mix is sold in bottles similar to Bloody Mary mix.