Old Fashioned Slush (Long Island Slush)

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Total Time
8hrs 15mins
15 mins
8 hrs

For a crowd, but can be frozen in ziplock bags for smaller consumption or simply halved. Cook time is freeze time.

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  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 4 tea bags, regular size
  • 1 12 cups sugar
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cups Bourbon
  • 12 ounces frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed and undiluted
  • 12 ounces frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed and undiluted
  • 8 (12 ounce) bottles carbonated lemon-lime beverage, chilled
  • lemon rind, curls (for garnish) or maraschino cherry (for garnish)


  1. Pour boiling water over tea bags; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing gently.
  2. Add sugar, stirring until dissolves.
  3. Stir in 6 cups water, bourbon, lemonade and orange juice concentrates.
  4. Cover and freeze at least 8 hours.
  5. To serve, spoon 1/2 cup mixture into each glass, add 1/2 cup soda then garnish.