Long Island Iced Tea shot
Long Island Iced Tea bar recipe
There is a popular legend about long island iced tea shots, which says that the ice tea shot was invented during the Dry Law in the United States. In bars it served bartenders iced tea under the guise of non-alcoholic chilled tea. In color it is like tea, and poured into tea mugs and decorated with a slice of lemon, so do not distinguish … Unless to taste; but there are those who claim that the taste is similar .
In fact, the cocktail was coined by Robert Butt, bartender of the Oak Beach Inn, in Town of Babylon, Long Island, New York, in 1970.
Everything (except cola) is mixed in a shaker, then poured into a glass and Coca-Cola is added. It is decorated with a sprig of mint and a slice of lemon or lime.
Options / Modifications:
Instead of Cointreau, they sometimes use other liquors: White Creme de Menthe or Triple Sec.
Also sometimes pour 1 part of sugar syrup.
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