Either way, I thought the taller glass was a better presentation and would suggest getting a few Collins glasses while you’re out getting your muddler.
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.
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.
I found that although the spoon works adequately, it is considerably easier to use the proper muddler.
In order to make an authentic Mojito, you will need to muddle the mint with a tool called a muddler.
You can use a long handled spoon if you can’t find a muddler.
A muddler is a stick that looks like a tiny club.