Sipping on Summer: Blue Long Island Iced Tea!

Blue Long Island Iced Tea is a delicious and refreshing alcoholic drink that has become a popular favorite among cocktail and party lovers alike. This flavorful is made with five spirits, blue curacao, simple syrup, lemon and topped off with a splash of lemon-lime . Not only does this delicious combination of flavors make for an enjoyable drinking experience, but the ABV ( by volume) of 22% means that it packs quite a punch.

The Blue Long Island Iced Tea is relatively easy to make at home. All you need to do is combine all the ingredients in an ice-filled shaker or blender and shake or blend until the mixture is well combined. Once mixed, pour the concoction into a highball glass filled with ice cubes and garnish with a lemon wedge and a cocktail cherry. If you're feeling adventurous, you can also add other mixers such as pineapple juice or cranberry juice to give it an extra kick.

Whether you're hosting a party or just looking for something special to sip on wile relaxing after work, the Blue Long Island Iced Tea is sure to be a hit! Its unique combination of flavors makes it perfect for any occasion and its high ABV ensures that each glass will go down smooth while still providing that much needed buzz. So why not give it a try? Your taste buds won't regret it!

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What Ingredients Are Used to Make a Blue Long Island?

A Blue Long Island is a classic cocktail made of , rum, , , blue , simple syrup, lemon juice and lemon-lime soda. It's a refreshing drink with a sweet and tart flavor. To create this cocktail, combine all the ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously until chilled. Strain into an ice-filled glass and garnish with a lemon wedge and cocktail cherry before serving. Enjoy!

Mixes for a Long Island Iced Tea

A Long Island Iced Tea is a classic cocktail that combines several different types of alcohol with sweet and sour mix and cola. To make a Long Island Iced Tea, mix together ½ fluid ounce of vodka, ½ fluid ounce of rum, ½ fluid ounce of gin, ½ fluid ounce of tequila, and ½ fluid ounce of triple sec (an orange-flavored ). Next, add 1 fluid ounce of sweet and sour mix and 1 fluid ounce of cola. Feel free to adjust the amount of cola to your preference. Finally, garnish the drink with a slice of lemon for additional flavor. Enjoy!

Alcohol Content of a Long Island Iced Tea

A Long Island Iced Tea typically contains around 22% alcohol by volume (ABV). This makes it one of the strongest drinks you can order and is equivalent to drinking 4-5 beers in just one glass. The exact amount of alcohol in a single Long Island Iced Tea may vary depending on the recipe used and any mixers that are added. It is important to always keep track of how much alcohol you are consuming, as drinking too much can be dangerous.

The Most Challenging Drink for a Bartender to Make

The Commonwealth is widely considered to be the hardest drink for a bartender to make due to its high complexity. With 71 ingredients, it requires an extensive knowledge of mixology to craft. In order to make this drink, the bartender must first create several syrups with varying ingredients including orgeat, maraschino liqueur, rose syrup, and ginger . They then must mix these syrups with brandy, gin, rum, tequila, lime juice and pineapple juice before adding a dash of Angostura bitters. To complete the drink, a sugar cube soaked in absinthe is placed on top of the mixture and lit on fire. The final step requires the bartender to strain the drink into a coupe glass and garnish it with an orange twist and a cherry. Making The Commonwealth is definitly not for the faint of heart!


The Blue Long Island Iced Tea is an alcoholic beverage that packs a serious punch. It combines vodka, rum, tequila, gin, blue Curaçao, simple syrup, lemon juice, and lemon-lime soda to create a bright and citrusy flavor. On average it contains 22% alcohol by volume (ABV), making it one of the strongest drinks you can order. A Blue Long Island Iced Tea is sure to provide a memorable experience for any occasion.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.