Long Island iced tea


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Long Island iced tea

or Long Island ice tea
n.
A strong cocktail typically made with gin, rum, tequila, vodka, cola, an orange-flavored liqueur, lemon juice, lime juice, and sugar and having the appearance of tea.

[After Long Island, where it was perhaps invented in the 1970s by bartender Robert "Rosebud" Butt.]

Long Island Iced Tea

or

Long Island Ice Tea

n
a potent cocktail consisting of equal parts of, typically, five different distilled alcoholic liquors, usually vodka, gin, rum, tequila, and triple sec, with a small amount of mixer, usually cola
[C20: of uncertain origin; the drink resembles iced tea in colour and was likely invented in Long Island]

Long` Is′land iced′ tea′


n.
a mixed drink of tequila, rum, vodka, gin, curaçao, cola, lemon juice, and sugar.
[1980–85]
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With four measures of spirits, a Long Island iced tea is one of the highest calorie cocktails.
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