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Regional Favorites: Classic Cocktails

Have a really happy hour at home with these low-cal boozy beverages. 

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Long Island Iced Tea
Photo: Oxmoor House

East: Long Island Iced Tea

Fill cocktail shaker with crushed ice. Add 4 tablespoons sweet-and-sour mix, 2 tablespoons vodka, 2 tablespoons gin, 2 tablespoons orange liqueur, 2 tablespoons light rum, and 2 tablespoons tequila. Cover with lid, and shake until thoroughly chilled. Strain into 4 chilled small martini glasses. Pour 2 tablespoons sugar-free cola into each glass. Garnish with lemon slices, if desired.

SERVES 4 (serving size: 1 cocktail)

CALORIES 105; FAT 0g (sat 0g); SODIUM 9mg

 

 

 

 

 

 

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