The Cubin, is an esspresso shot with an ice cube dropped in, for cooling purposes, this way the drinker can "shoot" the espresso shot without burning his/her mouth. There are flavored varieties of the Cubin, using flavored syrup. Reportedly flavored ice crubes have been used in substitue of flavored syrup. The Cubin was created on May 4th 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee by photographer David Swanson.
STANDARD CUBIN, One Ice Cube, One Espresso-
DOUBLE CUBIN, Two Ice Cube, Two Espresso-
WHITE CUBIN, One Ice Cube, One Espresso, 1/2 Teaspoon of Vanilla Syrup-
BLACK CUBIN, One Chocolate Cube, One Espresso