Sipping Points

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The Beehive Augusta Tavern

No B-Line is truly complete without making the scenic drive down Route 8 to Augusta. The Beehive Augusta tavern features farm-to-table dining, live entertainment, and a large bourbon selection overlooking the Ohio River and Augusta Ferry.

Three Spirits Tavern

Three Spirits Tavern

Only a mile from Downtown Cincinnati and blocks from New Riff Distilling, Three Spirits Tavern in Bellevue, Ky. is located in a historic 1880s brick three-story home and features outdoor seating & games in a dog-friendly yard with picnic tables and green space.

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Libby’s Southern Comfort

Libby’s Southern Comfort is home to award-winning Fried Chicken, some of the best shrimp and grits in the South, and an unforgettable Bourbon experience that welcomes you to one of the most vibrant cities in the region – Covington.

Smoke Justis

Smoke Justis

We’re named after a legendary fast pitcher, but we prefer slow pours of Kentucky bourbon.
Just a few short steps from the Ohio River, a most unusual venue welcomes visitors with what they like
to call a “Kentucky hug” – a remarkable selection of fine bourbon and savory smoked meats in an
historic location.

Row of bourbon, including Weller and EH Taylor, on a patio table at Rich's with downtown Covington in the background

Rich’s Proper Food & Drink

Rich’s Proper Food & Drink is a bar and eatery specializing in Creole-influenced pub fare and approachable cocktails in downtown Covington.

Second Sight Spirits

Second Sight Spirits

Second Sight Spirits is an artisan distillery located in Ludlow, Ky., focused on bringing the art of hand-crafted distilling back to Northern Kentucky. In addition to bourbon, Second Sight produces a variety of premium spirits including rum, moonshine, and whiskey.

Coppin's at Hotel Covington

Coppin’s at Hotel Covington

Food and Beverage menus at Coppin’s Restaurant & Bar are designed to encourage sharing and camaraderie, while offering an inclusive atmosphere for the transient and single diner. Coppin’s unique culinary position represents influences from Covington’s Northern and Southern neighbors highlighting local craft beers, cider and sodas along with wine and cocktails on draft. Seating options are ideal for social gatherings and intimate experiences.

Neeley Family Distillery

Neeley Family Distillery

A family-owned and operated distillery, Neeley Family Distillery makes Moonshine, Bourbon and Whiskey and offers tours and tastings.

Wiseguy Lounge

Wiseguy Lounge

A tip of the hat to the days of secret speakeasies and passwords, Wiseguys, above Goodfellas Pizza is a perfect place to enjoy a carefully crafted cocktail or Bourbon flight.

Tousey House Tavern

Tousey House Tavern

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city to this one-of-a-kind setting in the heart of historic Burlington, Kentucky. Operated by generations of the Burlington, Wainwright family, this tavern offers Southern cuisine done fine and many Bourbon pairings and Bourbon events.

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The Globe

The Globe’s location in the core of the downtown Covington business district and its new twist on cocktail culture has made it a popular addition to the community. This charming neighborhood bar has some serious bartender credibility and whiskey knowledge to share.

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The Purple Poulet

Charming Southern bourbon bistro inspired by the cuisines of Charleston and New Orleans with an infusion of Kentucky comfort. Owner/chef, Rick Zumwalde, boasts a dedication to hospitality and fine Bourbon offerings.

prohibition bourbon bar

Prohibition Bourbon Bar

Located at the Newberry Bros. Coffee, the Prohibition Bourbon Bar proudly offers the most robust collection of whiskies in the world all served up in a relaxing and friendly environment full of true Southern hospitality.

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The Old Pogue Distillery

Family history is strong at this Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour distillery. The Pogue family has been making Bourbon in Mason Co, KY for more than 150 years. The newest generation of Pogues have perfected the craft in their experience at the distillery and the joy in the taste of their product.

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Old Kentucky Bourbon Bar

This charming bar in Covington’s Mainstrasse boasts more than 600 Whiskeys including 450 Bourbons, a plethora more Ryes and a dedicated staff crafting your perfect cocktail. Wonderful outdoor patio in the heart of Covington.

new riff distilling

New Riff Distilling

Meet the anchor of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour, New Riff. This gem in Newport, KY has been distilling and creating a new riff on bourbon since 2014. Their design inspired distillery will lift your spirits and give you new insight to the art and science of bourbon making.

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Bourbon Haus 1841

A new addition to a thriving Bourbon scene in NKY, the Bourbon Haus 1841 boasts some of the most robust Bourbon flight offerings in town and a perfect patio to enjoy them and the sights of Mainstrasse in Covington, KY.


Bouquet Restaurant

Bouquet Restaurant is an upscale farm-to-table bistro opened in 2007 by Stephen Williams, one of the top chef owners in NKY. Bouquet’s menu is constantly evolving to utilize the best products from over fifty farmers and purveyors and has a strong offering of Bourbon.

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Boone County Distilling Company

Boone County Distilling has been making fine Kentucky Bourbon since 2015 but their legacy roots trace back hundreds of years when Boone County, KY was the king of the Bourbon industry. They honor their history and proudly declare their Bourbon is “Made By Ghosts.”