Derby Treats (sponsored)
Want to up your entertainment game or find a delightful Derby gift? Here are four winners:
Gethsemani Farms Chocolate Mint Julep Fudge
This fudge combines the spring — fresh taste of mint with aged Kentucky bourbon and rich chocolate to create an instant evocative of the Old South. 12oz – $14.95.
3642 Monks Rd., Trappist, KY 40051
Bourbon Barrel Foods Mint Julep Sugar
Named for the official drink of the Kentucky Derby, their Mint Julep Sugar displays the rich, caramel flavors of raw sugar combined with the refreshing flavors of natural mint. Perfect for cocktails, sprinkling on cookies or cupcakes, fresh berries and more. $11 for 10 oz. tin; $20 for 24 oz. bag.
2710 Frankfort Avenue
in Crescent Hill, Louisville.
Mon-Sat 10-6; Sundays 10-4.
Clay & Cotton
Just what you need for your Derby party , a beautiful Ranchero oversize tray that is perfect for any Derby celebration. $112.
1341 Bardstown Rd., Louisville. 502.456.5536.
Ruth Hunt Candies
A Mint Julep scented candle in a signature julep cup, accompanied by a 4.5 ounce box of Woodford Reserve Mint Julep Bourbon Balls makes the perfect gift for Derby visitors. Made in Kentucky. Available at Ruth Hunt Candy Company. $39.75.
213 Walton Avenue, Lexington, KY;
550 N. Maysville Road, Mt. Sterling;
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