How do you make Tokyo Long Island Iced Tea?

How do you make Tokyo Long Island Iced Tea?


  1. 1 ounce vodka.
  2. 1 ounce gin.
  3. 1 ounce rum.
  4. 1 ounce tequila.
  5. 2 ounces Midori.
  6. Juice of 1/4 lime.
  7. 7-Up.

Why is it called Tokyo Tea?

The Tokyo Tea is a twist on the famous (some would say notorious) Long Island Iced Tea. The Tokyo version isn’t named for where it was invented; rather, the drink is distinguished from its American cousin by its signature green color, which is delivered courtesy of melon liqueur.

What is inside Tokyo Tea?


  1. ½ ounce* vodka.
  2. ½ ounce tequila.
  3. ½ ounce white rum.
  4. ½ ounce gin.
  5. ½ ounce Cointreau (or Triple Sec or other orange liqueur)
  6. ½ ounce fresh lemon juice.
  7. ½ ounce simple syrup.
  8. 1 ounce Midori.

Can you drink Midori by itself?

For most people’s taste, Midori is too sweet to drink straight from the bottle. It is best when slightly diluted and ice-cold; a few ice cubes makes a pleasantly sweet sipper. Better yet, add soda (nothing too sweet) and serve it over ice as tall or short as you like.

What does a 7 and 7 taste like?

The blended whiskey has a sweet taste and creamy vanilla finish, and while it can be consumed any way you like, it is most commonly mixed into simple highballs. In the 7 & 7, it merges seamlessly with 7UP’s sweet lemon-lime effervescence.

What do you call a Long Island iced tea without tequila?

The classic Long Island Iced Tea comes in several variants, but the Aqua Velva and Tokyo Iced Tea are the most alike. There is no tequila in the Aqua Velva, nor is there gin. Instead, only vodka and gin are used.

Who invented the Long Island Iced Tea?

Robert “Rosebud” Butt
Maggie Lacasse, director of communications at New York’s Discover Long Island, told ABC News that Robert “Rosebud” Butt invented the Long Island iced tea on Long Island, New York in the ’70s. Lacasse said he created the cocktail as part of a contest while working at the Oak Beach Inn on Long Island.

What is a Tokyo sour?

This cocktail is a beautiful and elegant twist on the classic Gin Sour, allowing the culinary botanicals in the Japanese Gin to shine with notes of yuzu, toasted sesame, cucumber, sansho pepper and shiso, and it is made using a Grant Sous Vide.

What type of alcohol is Midori?

Midori is an electric green, honeydew melon-flavored Japanese liqueur. It was first released in 1964 with the name Hermes Melon Liqueur.

Is Midori sour a girly drink?

Admittedly, it’s a “girly” drink (think of a green apple Jolly Rancher), but that’s only if you subscribe to outmoded notions of gender roles. If you don’t subscribe to the rigid prescriptions of antiquity, then it’s a damn good drink.

Why do bartenders hate lemon drops?

People love Lemon Drops because they’re fruity, sweet and often come in a glass rimmed with sugar. However, this drink is time-consuming to make and leaves the bartender with sticky hands. Paschal Smith, bartender at the Bitter End in San Francisco, says he hates making them “because of the damn sugar.”

What should you not order at a bar?

Bartenders reveal the drinks you should never order at a bar

  • A Long Island iced tea. A Long Island Iced Tea.
  • A mojito. A mojito.
  • A margarita. A margarita.
  • A strawberry daiquiri. A strawberry daiquiri.
  • A “surprise”
  • A Guinness… if you order it last.
  • A Manhattan.