Mint Julep Cups
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Mint + bourbon + sugar.
It's hard to say which we love more: Sweet mint juleps, or their pretty namesake pewter cups. These shiny cups are traditionally used for the chilled cocktail because the pewter allows frost to form on the outside of the cup. You can fill them with anything you like (our tip -- they work beautifully as a vase in a pinch).
Photography by James Ransom
Details & Materials -
9 ounce cup measures 3 3/4" H x 3" W; 12 ounce cup measures 4 3/4" H x 3 1/4" W
Care & Notes -
Wash your pewter by hand (never in a dishwasher) in warm, soapy water. Dry with a soft towel. Should your pewter ever need polishing, use a good quality pewter polisher. When storing your pewter, always wrap it in the original wrapping foam to avoid scratching. Never wrap pewter in tissue paper. Store your pewter cups standing upright to prevent warping. Do not cook or store food in your pewter, as damage will occur.
Meet the Maker
This family-owned metal company has been producing hand-crafted silver and pewter products since 1979. Located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, they use ancient spinning techniques to form their shapes. Each piece is made with attention to detail, and helps preserve an art that is fading in modern times.View Full Profile
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