Long Island Ice Tea

By • April 18, 2010 • 4 Comments

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Author Notes: Long ago I met my husband while I was out with my friends floating down the Clackamas River on a hot Sunday afternoon. We pulled ashore for lunch and then as we were getting in our boats to continue our float trip, he jumped into my boat. So...later that evening we went to dinner and this was the popular drink of the time. I can hardly imagine drinking such a kitchen sink kind of drink, so I am always surprised at how refreshing it tastes...and how quickly it puts you under an alcoholic spell. dymnyno

Serves 2

  • 1 oz gin
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz light rum
  • 1 oz tequila
  • 1 oz cointreau
  • squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • big splash of sweet and sour mix or Tom Collins (2 oz)
  • splash of coke for color (this will make it look like ice tea)
  • lemon slice for garnish
  • ice
  1. Mix all the ingredients and pour into two tall glasses of ice. Garnish with slice of lemon and a sprig of mint . This drink contains a LOT of alcohol. Drink responsibly! Enjoy!
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Tags: alcoholic, Drinks, gin, rum, sweet and sour, vodka

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almost 5 years ago WinnieAb

I have always liked these and you are so right- how is it that you barely taste the alcohol in these when there is so much!


almost 5 years ago Lizthechef

Adding crying over all the Mom stories in the other contest, I am definitely ready for one of these...Thumbs up!


almost 5 years ago Karin Lavater-Frazier

The worst hangover ever, they taste great, but paralyzing....


almost 5 years ago testkitchenette

Oy, this will kick you in the pants really fast! It's a drink of my youth but I may have to re-visit it (sparingly!) Thanks!