Boone County Distillery

10601 Toebben Drive (Independence)


Reminiscent of the days when bourbon was celebrated as the life-blood of the region, the Boone County Distillery includes a 500-gallon combination pot still, four fermenters, and a small bottling line with a capacity of hundreds of barrels of small-batch bourbon a year. Visit the website for event and tour dates and times.


Braxton Barrel House

5 Orphanage Rd. (Fort Mitchell)


In September 2019, the Braxton Barrel House opened its new facility in Fort Mitchell. It includes a taproom with 20 beers and a large outdoor patio. It also features a 20,000-square-foot storage facility for housing bourbon and other types of barrels.


Braxton Brewing Company

27 W. Seventh St. (Covington)


Born in a garage, Evan Rouse’s passion for brewing has become an entrepreneurial obsession. The Braxton Taproom is the hub where he and his family showcase their passion for brewing beer.


Brianza Gardens and Winery

14611 Salem Creek Rd. (Verona)


Nestled in the hills of Northern Kentucky, they offer a little of piece of Italy as a place of beauty and relaxation. The winery offers wine tastings and three vacation lodging options.


Darkness Brewing

224 Fairfield Ave. (Bellevue)


A neighborhood brewery with a passion for anything that sounds interesting– Pineapple and Chipotle Pepper, Vanilla Maple Brown Ale, even Super Stout. They keep the taps rotating, so there is always something new to try.


Elk Creek Vineyard

150 Hwy. 330 (Owenton)


Elk Creek Vineyard’s tasting room presents more than 20 varieties of wine. Located on a beautiful farm in Owenton, you can enjoy winery tours, special events and overnight stays.


Neeley Family Distillery

4360 KY Hwy. 1130 (Sparta)


Neeley Family Distillery is a small, family-owned-and-operated venue that includes eleven generations of distilling history. Two 53 gallon barrels of Triple Pot Distilled Kentucky Bourbon and Rye Whiskey are made on-site each day, as well as other spirits.


New Riff Distilling

24 Distillery Way (Newport)


New Riff crafts a range of whiskeys including Bourbon, Rye, and Malted Rye and a host of specialty recipes like Kentucky Wild Gin. Take a tour or enjoy a Swag Night at the distillery.


Old Kentucky Bourbon Bar

629 Main St. (Covington)


With an ever-expanding selection of Kentucky’s native spirit, there are over 600 bottles of bourbon and whiskey to choose from. The bar also offers classic and handcrafted original cocktails, flights, local beers, and wine for those yet unacquainted.


Second Sight

301-B Elm St. (Ludlow)


Artisan distilling focusing on premium, local products presented in an innovative way. Believing everything should be good for the spirit, this propels their use of the best ingredients and techniques to create a premium spirit for a distillery that excites, engages, and entertains.


Wooden Cask Brewery

629 York St. (Newport)


Enjoy a well-balanced menu of beers in a spacious taproom. You’ll find small-batch beers and unique, barrel-aged beers on a seasonal rotation.

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