Add the mint leaves and muddle with the end of a barspoon or a wooden muddler.
muddler minnow, greased it up and skated it across the surface.
While you can use the back of a spoon to gently crush the mint leaves, it's worth it to invest in a muddler, especially if you plan to make juleps often.
I changed the tail fly for a large muddler minnow, greased it up and skated it across the surface.
Made of wood or metal, a muddler is ball-shaped on the end with a handle long enough to reach to the bottom of a highball glass.