How To Make a Whole Pitcher of Mint Juleps — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

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Do you love a mint julep as much as I do? This classic cocktail always seems to have the right amount of minty sweetness, just enough fizz, and a strong bourbon flavor. It’s a near-perfect sip on a hot porch in summertime.

The only trouble is, mixing individual juleps is cumbersome when you’re hosting more than four guests. That’s where mint juleps by the pitcher comes in.

Pitcher cocktails are a host’s BFF, allowing guests to help themselves after the first welcoming pour. We’ve included a mint simple syrup here too, which, while not traditional for julep purists, adds a helpful make-ahead element for the busy home cook.

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