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We Need To Talk About How People Are Putting Mint Leaves In Their Coffee

Move over, pumpkin spice.

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On a recent trip out to San Francisco, I fell in love with a coffeehouse chain named Philz. It was there I discovered something I've never seen before and didn't realize was such a popular item for coffee lovers...

...Californians put MINT in their coffee!

When they put mint in your coffee you know you're in California

I'm sure a lot of coffee drinkers outside of California also use mint leaves, but this seems like an especially commonplace, popular menu item on the West Coast.

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And I don't mean mint-flavored coffee, syrup, or creamer. (It's no secret people love their peppermint mochas.)

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I'm talking about real, green mint leaves gloriously floating on top of freshly poured coffee.

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Hot coffee. Iced coffee. It doesn't make a difference, you can put fresh mint in it!

So much mint, so delicious. @KrystieLYandoli 🍃 #PhilzDeHaro #MintManiac

I accidentally ended up with a mint leaf in my coffee one morning when I ordered a large cup of "Soooo Good."

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This blend apparently comes with mint unless you say otherwise, but what did I know? I was new to this!

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One of the more popular mint coffees at Philz is the Mint Mojito Iced Coffee.

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Of course Philz isn't the only place where you can order mint leaves in your coffee. There's also Roast Coach...

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...Bliss Coffee, and boutique cafes among so many others.

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Not to mention, there are also recipes that tell you how to make on your own without the help of a barista.

View this video on YouTube

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  1. So, what do you think: Are you going to start putting fresh mint in your coffee?

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    Absolutely not, that sounds disgusting.
    Maybe I'll try it and see if I like it.
    YES that looks amazing!
    I'm ahead of the game and already put mint leaves in my coffee.

We Need To Talk About How People Are Putting Mint Leaves In Their Coffee

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So, what do you think: Are you going to start putting fresh mint in your coffee?
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    Absolutely not, that sounds disgusting.
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    Maybe I'll try it and see if I like it.
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    YES that looks amazing!
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    I'm ahead of the game and already put mint leaves in my coffee.

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