Long Island Iced Tea

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cocktail


Invented in 1972 by Robert "Rosebud" Butt, then bartender at the Oak Beach Inn in Suffolk County, Long Island, this multiliquor drink's reputation for potency quickly made it a classic.


  • 12 oz. vodka
  • 12 oz. gin
  • 12 oz. rum
  • 12 oz. tequila
  • 12 oz. triple sec
  • 12 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 12 oz. simple syrup
  • 3 oz. cola
  • 1 lemon slice, to garnish


Step 1

Combine the vodka, gin, rum, tequila, triple sec, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Stir until well chilled and strain into a chilled cocktail glass filled with ice. Add the cola and garnish with lemon slice to serve.

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