Welcome to this week’s edition of Now Omaha’s “Drink of the Week” feature!
This week, we’re featuring a classic cocktail that packs a punch – the Long Island Iced Tea. This iconic drink is made with a combination of spirits, including vodka, gin, rum, tequila, and triple sec, along with lemon juice, cola, and a splash of simple syrup. It’s a delicious and potent choice that is sure to satisfy.
To make a Long Island Iced Tea, you’ll need:
- 1/2 ounce of vodka
- 1/2 ounce of gin
- 1/2 ounce of rum
- 1/2 ounce of tequila
- 1/2 ounce of triple sec
- 1 ounce of lemon juice
Splash of simple syrup In a mixing glass or shaker, combine the vodka, gin, rum, tequila, triple sec, lemon juice, and simple syrup with ice. Shake well, then strain the mixture into a tall glass filled with ice. Top the drink off with cola, and you’re ready to enjoy this classic cocktail. Be careful, though – the Long Island Iced Tea packs a punch, so enjoy responsibly!
Cheers to a fun and flavorful week with the Long Island Iced Tea as our “Drink of the Week!”