Here's How to Make a Perfectly Balanced Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail


This classic cocktail contains five types of alcohol—gin, tequila, rum, vodka, and triple sec—alongside a splash of lemon juice, simple syrup, and Cola. (And not a drop of iced tea.)

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Hands On Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 cocktail


  • ½ ounce gin

  • ½ ounce tequila

  • ½ ounce light rum

  • ½ ounce vodka

  • ½ ounce triple sec

  • ½ ounce simple syrup

  • ½ ounce fresh-squeezed lemon juice

  • 2 ounces cola

  • Lemon wedge, for garnish


  1. Add the gin, tequila, rum, vodka, triple sec, simple syrup, and lemon juice to a collins glass filled with ice. Stir well.

  2. Add cola to the top of the glass and garnish with the lemon wedge.

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