WATCH: Two of Dayton’s top bartenders show you how to make mint juleps

Planning a Kentucky Derby celebration at home?

We turned to two of Dayton’s best drink creators for tips on how to make the perfect Mint Julep at home.

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Mint Juleps are often served in steel cups like this one containing a watermelon mint julep made at the Century Bar. (Staff photo by Amelia Robinson)

Mint Juleps are often served in steel cups like this one containing a watermelon mint julep made at the Century Bar. (Staff photo by Amelia Robinson)

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Mint Juleps are often served in steel cups like this one containing a watermelon mint julep made at the Century Bar. (Staff photo by Amelia Robinson)

Watch a step-by-step video of Lily’s Bistro manager Emily Mendenhall making a traditional mint julep you can create at home.

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The Kentucky Derby is Saturday, May 3. Lily's Bistro is among the Dayton area bars throwing bashes. Manager Emily Mendenhall demonstrates how to make an easy Mint Julep.

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Joe Head of the Century Bar demonstrates how to make a watermelon mint julep.

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