Long Island iced tea in a tumbler with lime wedge

Long Island iced tea

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Prep: 5 mins


Serves 4

Mix a jug of this classic cocktail for a summer party. It's made with equal parts of vodka, gin, tequila, rum and triple sec, plus lime, cola and plenty of ice

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan


  • kcal212
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs16g
  • sugars16g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0.02g
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  • 50ml vanilla vodka (we used Absolut Vanilia)



    Originally associated with Russia, Slavonic, Baltic and Scandinavian countries, vodka has become…

  • 50ml London dry gin



    Gin has enjoyed a huge revival recently. It's usually served alongside tonic water (a…

  • 50ml reposado tequila (we used El Jimador)
  • 50ml rum (we used Bacardi)
    Dark rum cocktail with a lime slice



    Rum is a type of spirit based on sugar cane. First produced in the 1600s on slave plantations in…

  • 50ml triple sec (we used Cointreau)
  • 50-100ml fresh lime juice
  • ice
  • 500ml cola
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges



    The same shape, but smaller than…


  1. Pour the vodka, gin, tequila, rum and triple sec into a large (1.5l) jug, and add lime juice to taste. Half fill the jug with ice, then stir until the outside feels cold.

  2. Add the cola then stir to combine. Drop in the lime wedges.  

  3. Fill 4 tall glasses with more ice cubes and pour in the iced tea. 

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Audrey Keating's picture
Audrey Keating
26th Jun, 2020
This is an excellent drink, but I did change it slightly my husband prefers it with half lemon juice and half lime, v nice.
Jr. Waddy's picture
Jr. Waddy
15th Jun, 2019
Oh for goodness sake, that's delicious. Of course you cannot taste the spirit, it's just an amalgamation of gorgeousness. It is cold, it has lime in it & it tastes nice !
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