How to Make the Best Long Island Iced Tea

Written by erin__l  |  22. June 2019

The Long Island iced tea is a popular drink among Long Islanders as well as non-Long Islanders, but very few know how to make it correctly. Here is the recipe for the best Long Island iced tea you’ve ever tasted in your life. Be sure to try it out and share it with a friend!



  • 1 fluid ounce vodka

  • 1 fluid ounce gin

  • 1 fluid ounce rum

  • 1 fluid ounce triple sec

  • 1 fluid ounce tequila

  • 1 fluid ounce sweet and sour mix

  • A splash of coke

  • Lemon wedges


Yield: 2 Servings




  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with all the ingredients minus the coke and lemon. Add ice and shake.

  2. Pour the drink from the cocktail shaker into two cups. Add splashes of coke for color or to taste and garnish with lemon wedges on the edge of the glass.

  3. Serve and enjoy!

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