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New England Iced Tea Recipe


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While growing up in Massachusetts, my family spent summers at our cottage. These cocktails for the adults were a regional variation on Long Island iced tea, and they always showed up at clambakes on the beach. —Ann Liebergen, Brookfield, Wisconsin


Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1 ounce light rum
  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1 ounce Triple Sec
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce tequila
  • 1 to 1-1/2 cups ice cubes
  • 2 ounces cranberry juice
  • Lemon slice, optional

Directions

  • In a mixing glass or tumbler, combine the sugar, vodka, rum, gin, Triple Sec, lime juice and tequila; stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Place ice in a highball glass; pour in the sugar mixture. Top with cranberry juice. Garnish with lemon if desired. 
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