Welcome to The B-Line®! Northern Kentucky's self-guided bourbon tour.
The B-Line® is comprised of 7 Craft Distilleries - all of which are also on The Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® - 9 Bourbon Bars, all of which must have at least 100 bourbons in stock - and 9 Bourbon-centric Restaurants. All 25 stops are located throughout Covington, Newport, Independence, Burlington, Sparta, Augusta, and Maysville, Kentucky.
Check in on your B-Line Line Guide at any two of the distilleries on The B-Line®, two of the bars, and two of the restaurants and we'll send you a free gift of your choosing. Like a B-Line hat, t-shirt, engraved Glencairn glass, and more!
Choose which of the seven Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® Distilleries – New Riff Distilling, Boone County Distilling Co., Neeley Family Distillery, The Old Pogue Distillery, Second Sight Spirits, Augusta Distillery, and Pensive Distilling Co. – you’d like to visit. Or go to all 7 for a wealth of unique bourbon experiences!
Visit some of the nine bourbon-centric bars, all with a culture of their own: The Globe Covington, Rich’s Proper Food and Drink, Wiseguy Lounge, Old Kentucky Bourbon Bar aka OKBB, Smoke Justis, Knowledge Bar, and Revival Vintage Bottle Shop – all in Covington, Ky. – Prohibition Bourbon Bar in Newport, Ky. and Three Spirits Tavern in Bellevue, Ky.
Finally, try the nine amazing restaurants cultivating the freshest tastes in bourbon culinary delights – Bouquet Restaurant, Libby’s Southern Comfort, Coppin’s at the Hotel Covington, Lisse Steakhuis – all in Covington, Ky. – The Purple Poulet and Pompilio’s in Newport, Ky., the Beehive Augusta Tavern in Augusta, Ky, Caproni’s Restaurant in Maysville, Ky., and Tousey House Tavern in Burlington, Ky.
We welcome you to the edge and beginning of the “Bourbon State” — Kentucky. Our state is the epicenter of Bourbon Culture & History. You enter it after crossing the original Bourbon Line, the Ohio River, which transported the first bourbon throughout the U.S.
We’re also a short B-Line away from the heart of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®. Create your own unique bourbon experience, starting on The B-Line®. Let us help you “find your sipping point.