Celebrate National Bourbon Day June 14 on The B-Line®

June is here – Happy Summertime Sipping, y’all! You may or may not know that June also brings you National Bourbon Day on June 14. We’ve got lots of ways for you to celebrate. And since this year National Bourbon Day falls on the Friday of Father’s Day weekend, here’s a great idea for that gift to Dad – take him on The B-Line!

This is the current list of bourbon fun planned on The B-Line for June 14. Keep an eye on our B-Line Calendar as more Bourbon Day events get added.

Celebrate National Bourbon Day with Events at these stops on The B-Line

OKBB inside facing bar and window

Old Kentucky Bourbon Bar, aka OKBB – the OG NKY bourbon bar in Mainstrasse Village:

Two OKBB Single Barrel Select whiskeys at discount prices- $14-OKBB Single Barrel Select Russell Reserve; and $10-OKBB Single Barrel Select Wilderness Trail Rye.  And for bourbon enthusiasts who think they have tasted everything, we are pulling three rare bourbons from the OKBB bourbon vault to make the “OKBB Legendary Flight” –  Rabbit Hole Amburana;  Cask 78 Legends, and a Pappy Van Winkle 23yr. These three bourbons cannot be found together anywhere in Kentucky, except OKBB – $299 limit one per customer.

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Smoke Justis – a BBQ and wings restaurant with a huge bourbon bar, located at the foot of the Roebling Bridge in Covington, Ky.:

All Day Bourbon Happy Hour with $6 Elijah Craig, $6 Buffalo Trace, $6 Michter’s Small Batch, $6 Old Forester, $7 Buffalo Trace Old Fashioneds

Plus, Roebling Rare Batch 4 Release, and a “Bottle Shop Blowout” with Club Member Pricing on Barrel Picks.

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Tousey House Tavern – Southern cuisine and a classic bourbon bar in a historic 1822 building in Burlington, Ky.:

Bourbon cocktails on their new verandah and a Gift Basket raffle

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The Old Pogue Experience – Bourbon artifacts and a tasting from Old Pogue at the Kentucky Gateway Museum in Maysville, Ky.:

Half off admission, with food trucks and live music

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Augusta Distillery – One of the newest distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® and The B-Line, in Augusta, Ky.:

A new product release – The release date for Buckner 17 is June 15th, that Saturday.


Three Spirits Tavern – A cozy neighborhood bourbon bar that’s rumored to be haunted, located in Bellevue, Ky.:

Elijah Craig tasting flight at 25% off all day

Richs Bar

Rich’s Proper Food and Drink – Creole inspired cuisine in this downtown Covington restaurant served with award-winning cocktails:

25% off barrel pick pours and 15% off barrel pick bottles

Pompilios outside looking at the building from the side.

Pompilio’s Restaurant – Local gem! 90-year-old Italian restaurant featured in several films, located in Newport, Ky.:

B-Line bourbon flight that comes with a box of chocolates from nearby shop, the Sweet Tooth

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The Globe – A favorite neighborhood bourbon bar located in downtown Covington, Ky.:

Live music and Manhattans for $8.50


Lisse Steakhuis – Dutch-inspired restaurant in historic Mainstrasse Village in Covington, Ky.:

Five course meal and bourbon pairing featuring bourbon from New Riff Distilling and menu created by Executive Chef Stephen Williams. June 14 at 5:30 pm.

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New Riff Distilling – Multiple award-winning distillery located in Newport, Ky. in the same parking lot as The Party Source:

15% off all regular priced retail items in the gift shop

$10 New Riff Single Barrel Bourbon Flights
$8 1 oz Pours of 8-Year-Old New Riff Bourbon
$8 Old Fashioned Cocktails

They will have members of the distilling team signing bottles that day and will also have a food partner in The Aquifer.

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Revival Vintage Spirits and Bottle Shop – A unique shop offering a wide selection of rare and vintage bottles and tastings in Covington, Ky.:

They will offer a 1970s or 80s Jim Beam Vintage Bourbon for $1 for a 1/3 of an oz taste (per person)


Beehive Augusta Tavern – Charming farm-to-table restaurant with river views in Augusta, Ky.:  

Enjoy a bourbon-centric experience with the Augusta Beehive Tavern with a special feature appetizer, menu and cocktail drink throughout the entire weekend

Mmmm, can’t wait for June 14th! Remember you can pick up The B-Line’s passport, aka our Line Guide, at any B-Line stop. Or if you prefer to go digital, get a Line Guide on your phone here. If you’re interested in learning about all the stops on The B-Line, take a gander at this B-Line Lineup page. Cheers, y’all!

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