Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea
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Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea
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3.53 / 5
Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea is a tropical twist on the classic Long Island Ice Tea, melding the quintessential mix of spirits with a sunny infusion of flavors. This ... more Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea is a tropical twist on the classic Long Island Ice Tea, melding the quintessential mix of spirits with a sunny infusion of flavors. This cocktail harmoniously blends coconut rum's sweet creaminess with the crispness of vodka and the botanical notes of gin and tequila, while triple sec adds a touch of citrus complexity. The inclusion of pineapple and cranberry juices provides a fruity contrast, introducing a refreshing and tangy sweetness that evokes the laid-back vibe of the Caribbean. Served in a cocktail glass, this beverage offers an inviting escape to an island paradise with each sip.
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Base ingredient
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Coconut rum
Alcohol content
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24.79% | 3 units *

Method
How to make a Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well for 10-15 seconds
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea shaken and not stirred?

Shaking is preferred for Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea to thoroughly mix the diverse range of ingredients, including juices and spirits, creating a uniform flavor and temperature. Stirring might not achieve the same level of integration or cooling effect needed for this cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal way to serve Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea?

Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea is best served in a cocktail glass, ideally chilled. You can garnish it with a slice of pineapple or a lime wheel to enhance its tropical aesthetic and add a fresh aroma, complementing its Caribbean vibe.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea compare to a standard Long Island Ice Tea?

Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea has an alcohol content of 24.79%, which is slightly lower than the standard Long Island Ice Tea that generally ranges around 22% to 28% alcohol by volume. This may vary due to the proportion of mixers and type of spirits used in different recipes.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Can I substitute any ingredient in Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea for a different flavor profile?

Yes, Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea is quite versatile. For a sweeter taste, you might replace cranberry juice with grenadine. If you prefer a less sweet version, consider using light rum instead of coconut rum for a more traditional rum flavor without the coconut essence.

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What kind of coconut rum is best used in Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea?

A quality light or silver coconut rum that's not overly sweet is ideal for Mack's Caribbean Long Island Ice Tea to maintain the balance between the tropical and tart components of the cocktail. Brands like Malibu or Bacardi Coconut offer a good blend of light rum with a fresh coconut flavor that complements the other ingredients without overpowering them.

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