To help launch new cocktail website bible Gin & Tales, Dre Masso, the site’s editor and one of the capital’s leading mixologists, offers us his quick and easy take on the classic Long Island Iced Tea, a highball cocktail traditionally made with vodka, gin, tequila and rum.

Almond Iced Tea


60ml Beefeater 24 gin

90ml chilled Sencha tea (brew Sencha tea in hot water then put in fridge until chilled)

20ml Orgeat Syrup

10ml Sugar Syrup

10ml Lemon Juice


Mix all the ingredients in a tall glass with ice, garnish with a lemon wheel.

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