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Bourbon Balls

A sweet finish to bourbon, Mrs. Ruth and now her grandson have created what is a Kentucky... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Eli S
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Personalized tour makes for a delightful travel stop

We had some time to burn on the way to Louisville, so we pulled off the interstate and wound our... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2016
Gregory P
,
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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11 May 2018
“Bourbon Balls”
11 May 2016
“Sweet Symbol of Ky”
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

A sweet finish to bourbon, Mrs. Ruth and now her grandson have created what is a Kentucky tradition, the bourbon ball. The store has other chocolate treats and Kentucky themed souvenirs.

Thank Eli S
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I am 69 hubby 78 we have been married 55 years. I w as born in Winchester and grandparents in Mt Sterling. Ruth Hunt Candy has been spoken around our table for years. I love the cream Candy and the Blue Mondays. I wish we...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2016

We had some time to burn on the way to Louisville, so we pulled off the interstate and wound our way around to Ruth Hunt Candy Company down by the river in downtown Lexington. It is a step back in time to tour through this...More

1  Thank Gregory P
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Short stop and fascinating process. This is the best candy in the world for me. The historic tour clues you into the hand-made process. Kentucky is so beautiful and Ruth Hunt Candies is centrally located. Don't mis it!

1  Thank Ooh-la-liz
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Took the tour here. Unique candy made by hand with time tested recipes. We went home with several selections and a catalog for future orders. The store front is a combination gift store and candy shop so plan a little time and make a reservation...More

2  Thank cphubbell
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We stopped at the small candy shop/stand next to Prodigy Wine shop along the road. It was easy access and she had samples of bourbon balls to try before purchase. We did make a purchase of a box to take home and share with family....More

2  Thank LaBeryl
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I didn't know if I was in the right place because this candy company shares space with the US Post Office. That's right, a candy store and post office all in one! I sampled their cheese mixes and bourbon balls. I bought some great gifts...More

2  Thank Bekalah
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Lots of places around have bourbon chocolates. And most are made here, and cost about the same. However, at the retail store here, we found 2nds or "rejects", with perhaps nuts not being whole, etc. Very reasonably priced. And I think tasted better than the...More

1  Thank K3309AFmartink
Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

We stopped here while on a road trip because we saw a sign and were intrigued . I think there are multiple locations but we went to the Maysfield location . This place is a dump . I almost didn't go in but my friend...More

3  Thank Ivanatinkle1
Reviewed 4 July 2014

I always thought the world of this place. So much, that I made the mistake of trusting them to get a package shipped out to a dear friend. I was skeptical of their Authorized Mailing center status, but I decided that I would take a...More

2  Thank Justin H
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