From Kentucky, a mingling of whiskey and mint flavors enrobed with rich, dark chocolate that recall the “mint julep” drink and others of its type: bourbon balls, rum cordials, bourbon caramels, Irish Cream cordials and many more. During Prohibition, restaurant owners compensated for revenues they lost because of the ban on alcohol by selling after-dinner candy. Many were flavored like alcohol or named for a specific drink. Regardless, the candy/alcohol link has been unbroken for decades. Contains six candies in an elegant truffle box with the story on a keepsake tag. Sending a gift? Let us know, and we’ll send a gift card from you. Want to send six candies of any type? We’ll send it in a gold box with a ribbon and card, no charge.