Long Island Ice Tea Cocktail

Long Island Iced Tea

The Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail originated in the 1920’s during prohibition and was called the Old Man Bishop, created by Charles “Old Man” Bishop in Long Island, Kingsport, Tennessee. His son refined it in the 1940s, making it closer to the well-known Long Island Iced Tea recipe that we know today. This recipe was featured in Betty Crocker’s cookbook in 1961. However, ten years later, Bob “Rosebud” Butt claims to have created it for a cocktail competition for Triple Sec at the Oak Beach Inn on Long Island. This is an equal parts cocktail based on The Last Word and the Final Ward. It is well balanced and so easy to drink. Try the Long Island Iced Tea Cocktail out, and let me know what you think.

Long Island Ice Tea Cocktail

Long Island Iced Tea


  • .75 oz Silver Tequila
  • .75 oz White Rum
  • .75 oz Vodka
  • .75 oz Dry Gin
  • .75 oz Triple Sec
  • .75 oz Simple Syrup
  • .75 oz Lemon Juice
  • .75 oz Cola


  • Add all the ingredients to the shaker glass.
  • Shake with ice for 10-15 seconds.
  • Fine strain into a coupe.
  • Garnish with a Lemon Twist.


Serving: 6oz | Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.03g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.02g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg


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