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Rebecca Ruth Candy Factory

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Address: 116 East Second Street, Frankfort, KY 40602-0064
Phone Number: +1 502-223-7475
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Try the Bourbon Ball Boo Boos

They claim to be the originator of the Bourbon Ball; theirs are very good and come in three bourbon flavors. A pound of perfect bourbon balls is about $27. The Boo Boos have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2016
OldBoyScoutFox
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Fairborn, Ohio

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Coming to visit from Mexico city... they have already a schedule tour.. 2 more couples arrived asking for the tour..they say the same thing... curious that they don't have a time for the tour.. and supposedly they made it depending on people coming in asking for it... by the way they have like 10 people in the front store... and... More 

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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Did not know how the candy would taste with bourbon involved. I like bourbon but most alcohol-infused candies tend to taste artificial or overpowering. These do Not. The bourbon balls were delicious and and mint julep balls were very good too. They do not make candy on Saturdays and usually take lunch between 12-1 so plan your visit accordingly. Worth... More 

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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Rebecca Ruth Candy is delicious and her story is amazing and inspiring. The shoppe is quite small, so the tour is very much like visiting a family member's kitchen. If you are looking for the big assembly line operation, you will be disappointed. If you love history and a walk back in time, you will love this tour.

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Fairborn, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

They claim to be the originator of the Bourbon Ball; theirs are very good and come in three bourbon flavors. A pound of perfect bourbon balls is about $27. The Boo Boos have defects like cracked pecans or missing chocolate coating and are about $19 a pound but the taste is still 100%.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Be sure to ask to see the 12-foot curved marble table the founders first made candy on. Rebecca Ruth is the pride of Frankfort. Founded by two women in 1919, the business has gradually expanded, and now offers tours along with delicious chocolates. Try the bourbon balls, and the cherries soaked in bourbon, then dipped in chocolate. Meet Charles Booe.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Nice staff. They weren't producing candy when we went so that was disappointing. For $20.00 for a family of four tour I need more than an i pad with videos. Candy is fabulous! It is expensive. We laid down a $50.00 bill at this place. It is so so

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Ok seriously...I have to control myself to visit only so often. If I visited as much as I wanted to I would be in a sugar comma. I love the bourbon candies but there is so much more. The salted caramels are amazing. I especially love the bourbon balls with pecans. Just writing this I am ready for my next... More 

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Cincinnati
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Rebecca Ruth has been here a long time offering a variety of chocolates and specializing in bourbon chocolates. The shop has a lot of historical items and is a good place to stop for some fresh sweets. There is a small parking lot adjacent, and a lot of street parking. And, the people working there are very nice.

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Shepherdsville, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great time our daughters are 10 and 14 they had a great time. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They have the best bourbon balls I don't drink at all and I loved them not to much just right ☺👍👍👍👍👍

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Brandy Station, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

I was with two fellow travelers and we all truly enjoyed the tour... Jordan was kind and knowledgeable. Great samples after the tour! Loved the fact everything is small and homemade!

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