Mint Julep Balls – Prohibition Beware


From Kentucky, a mingling of whiskey and mint flavors enrobed with rich, dark chocolate. Contains six candies in an elegant truffle box with the history on the tag.

A Bit of History

The mint julep drink originated in Virginia then found a home in Kentucky where it became the official drink of the Kentucky Derby. During Prohibition, restaurant owners compensated for revenues lost because of the ban on alcohol by selling after-dinner candy. Many candies were flavored like alcohol or named with specific drinks.

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