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Dr H Special Long Island Tea

Dr H long island teas
Makes 20 drinks – One gal
60 oz sweet n sour mixer
10 oz Russian polar bear vodka
10 oz triple sec Dekuyper
10 oz tequila Caballo Estrelka
10 oz rum Donq Cristal
10 oz gin Crystal Palace
10 oz whiskey Jack Daniels
4.5 oz sugar
Mix well in 1 gal container (example: Milk Jug)
Pour over 8 oz glass full of ice to 1 inch of top of glass fill to top with coke stir enjoy

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Applebee’s Long Island Tea

1/2 oz Smirnoff
1/2 oz Bacardi Rum
1/2 oz Tanqueray
1/2 oz Triple Sec
2 oz Sweet-n-Sour
1 oz coke a cola
1 lemon wedge


1 part vodka
1 part 1800® Tequila
1 part rum
1 part gin
1 part triple sec
1 1/2 parts sweet and sour mix
1 splash Coca-Cola®

Mix ingredients together over ice in a glass. Pour into a shaker and give one brisk shake. Pour back into the glass and make sure there is a touch of fizz at the top. Garnish with lemon.


Long Island Iced Tea
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Long Island Iced Tea IBA Official Cocktail

The Long Island iced tea was named for its resemblance to non-alcoholic Iced tea.
Type Mixed drink
Primary alcohol by volume Gin
Tequila
Vodka
Rum

Served On the rocks; poured over ice
Standard garnish lemon slice
Standard drink ware Highball glass
IBA specified ingredients† 1.5 cl (three parts) Vodka
1.5 cl (three parts) Tequila
1.5 cl (three parts) White Rum
1.5 cl (three parts) Triple Sec
1.5 cl (three parts) Gin
2.5 cl (five parts) Lemon juice
3.0 cl (six parts) Gomme Syrup
Splash of Coke

Preparation Mix ingredients in glass over ice, stir, garnish and serve.
A Long Island Iced Tea is a highball made with, among other ingredients, vodka, gin, tequila, and rum. A popular version mixes equal parts vodka, gin, tequila, rum and triple sec with 1 1/2 parts sour mix and a splash of cola. Most variants use equal parts of the main liquors but include a smaller amount of triple sec (or other orange-flavored liquor). Close variants often replace the sour mix with sweet and sour mix or with lemon juice, the cola with actual iced tea, or add white creme de menthe; however, most variants do not include any tea, despite the name of the drink. Some restaurants substitute brandy for the tequila. A true long island as it was originally made did not have tequila.

The drink has a much higher alcohol concentration (˜28%) than most highballs because of the proportionally small amount of mixer. Long islands can be ordered “extra long” which signals the bartender to even further increase the alcohol to mixer ratio.

Outside the United States, this highball is often altered, due to the unpopularity of sour mix [citation needed]. Long Island Iced Tea served outside the States is often made of liquors and cola alone (without sour mix), with lemon or lime juice, orange juice or with lime cordial.

In the UK, Angostura bitters replaces sour mix in the cocktail.

The Peach Long Island is a popular variation of the traditional long island with the tequila omitted for peach schnapps.

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