Signature

Rum • Sweet
Long Island Ice Teapot

This refined take on the college classic is all grown up and ready for afternoon tea. In place of the cola, which typically gives the Long Island Iced Tea its signature tea color, we added actual cold-brewed black tea for depth and a touch of bitterness. We also used a delicate tea syrup and ramped up the rum for a rounder, fruitier flavor. A word of warning: Though it is served in a dainty teapot, the cocktail retains the boozy wallop of its somewhat less sophisticated progenitor. Sip slowly.

The Essentials

All Clear Spirits
Lemon Juice
Cold-Brewed Black Tea
Bar Spoon
The Details
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Ingredients

2.5 oz All Clear Spirits
0.5 oz Blanco Tequila
0.5 oz Gin
0.5 oz Vodka
0.25 oz Curacao
0.75 oz Lemon Juice
0.75 oz Tea Syrup
5 oz Cold-Brewed Black Tea
Orange Slice, for garnish

Method

  • Pour all ingredients except for the garnish into a shaker tin. Add ice and shake.
  • Using a Hawthorne strainer, strain into a teapot. Add fresh ice to the teapot.
  • To serve, pour into a teacup and garnish with an orange slice.
intermediate
Strength:
Tea Syrup
Custom Ingredient

Ingredients

1 Cup White Sugar
1 Cup Water
3 Tea Bags Black Tea

Method

  • Add all ingredients to a saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  • Take the saucepan off the heat and let the syrup steep with the tea bags for 5 minutes.
  • Strain and refrigerate before using.
  • Makes approx. 2 cups
Cold-Brewed Ice Tea
Custom Ingredient

Ingredients

1 Gallon Water
10 Tea Bags Black Tea

Method

  • In a large pitcher, add the water and submerge the tea bags. Refrigerate for at least 48 hours, periodically mixing the tea bags with a large wooden spoon.
  • Remove the tea bags before serving.
  • Makes approx. 1 gallon of tea