Edited to add – Unfortunately Bourbon Haus 1841 closed on Dec. 1, 2022
Stepping into Bourbon Haus 1841 you immediately feel at home. From the lounge area with cozy leather furniture to the flickering candles on the bar, it is a welcoming space begging to entertain. Bourbon Haus 1841 on Main Street in Covington, Kentucky is home to over 200 bourbons and whiskeys with something for everyone to enjoy. However, the charming atmosphere and extensive bourbon list are not the only attributes beckoning guests to this establishment. Meet Camielle.
Camielle prides her place of work on the inclusive environment they have created. When asked if she’s faced any struggles being a woman behind a bar selling a product that has historically been sold to a male-dominated demographic, she felt none. Her guests come in with an open mind and an eagerness to learn, a project she thoroughly delights in fulfilling.
This Old Forester fan is eager to broaden her community and loves the connections being behind the pine has helped her make. When asked about her favorite part of her job, she said meeting people from all different backgrounds who can come into a place where they feel welcome.
When she isn’t enjoying a Manhattan, Camielle is busy making her guests feel welcome in this intimate B-Line establishment and educating newcomers and regulars alike. This Executive Bourbon Steward is also the General Manager and one of the curators of their delicious cocktail menu. Her goal for the industry is for everyone to feel the way they do when they walk into Bourbon Haus. A night here with her is one to check off your bucket list.