Mojito Iced Coffee

Summer never ends at 1378 Coffee Co.  Add this minty, breezy iced coffee drink with a twist from Havana, Cuba.  Inspired by the dreamy summer haze to kick-up a notch for your morning routine.

The essentials:

• Fifteen (15) large fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish
• Zest of one (1) lime
• 1 or 1.5 tablespoon turbinado sugar (depending on your sweet tooth)
• Ice
• 1.5 cups cold brew coffee OR iced coffee (We recommend these Buy Here)
• Cream (optional)
• 1.5 ounces dark rum

Let's get started:

Combine mint leaves, lime zest and sugar in the base of a large cocktail shaker and use a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon to mash together.
Fill shaker with ice and add coffee. Close and shake vigorously for 20 seconds or until outside of the shaker is completely frosted. Strain into a glass filled with ice. Serve black or add a splash of cream, if desired. Garnish with additional fresh mint and serve immediately.