The Real Cost of Attending the Kentucky Derby

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2012-05-03T16:31:25Z

Photograph by Randy Harris/Redux

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For those who want to drink in more than just local color, one option is a shot of bourbon whiskey, Kentucky's signature spirit. More than 50 varieties of local bourbon are available at the bars and restaurants on Louisville's Urban Bourbon Trail. A free application for iPhone or Android can lead visitors to the best spots, where bourbon is priced anywhere from $5 to $25 or even more per glass.