Java Good Night

Java Good Night
  • Yield:makes 1 cocktail
  • Active time:5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes
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[Photo: Lizz Schumer]

This smooth rum-laced take on Thai iced coffee from Jeff Bell of PDT in Manhattan is made with Blue Bottle's New Orleans-style cold brew coffee. You can buy the chicory-flavored cold brew from Blue Bottle or make your own with their instructions.

About the Author: Lizz Schumer is the author of Buffalo Steel and the editor of The Springville Journal, located near Buffalo, N.Y. She can be found at lizzschumer.com or followed @eschumer.

Ingredients

  • 2 mint leaves
  • 2 ounces Blue Bottle New Orleans-style cold brew coffee
  • 1 1/2 ounces Banks Golden Age Rum
  • 1/2 ounce Longevity sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 ounce Carnation evaporated milk
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • Garnish: mint sprig

Directions

  1. 1.

    Lightly muddle mint leaves in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add cold brew coffee, rum, sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk, and bitters and fill with ice. Stir until well chilled, about 20 seconds.

  2. 2.

    Strain into a tall glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with mint sprig and serve.

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