Braxton Brewing Company and The B-Line® Partner to Bring New 7-Course Dinner Event to Dark Charge Event Lineup

Tickets now on sale for new immersive bourbon, beer and culinary experience, “STAVE: A Night in the Dark”


WHAT: On Friday, December 1, Braxton Brewing Co. and The B-Line® will host “STAVE: A Night in the Dark” during the weekend of the brewery's annual Dark Charge Winter Block Party. This 7-course, ticketed event celebrates the intersection of beer and bourbon by marrying the mastery of Braxton Brewing Company’s Dark Charge Barrel Aged Imperial Stout and New Riff Distillery hand-crafted bourbon.

WHEN: Friday, December 1, 2023 | Begins at 6 p.m.

WHERE: Braxton Brewing Co. | 27 W. 7th St. | Covington, KY 41011

DETAILS: STAVE is a celebration of the oak barrels that breathe life into the exceptional bourbon spirit. Attendees will indulge in seven courses from restaurants along The B-Line®: Bouquet, Coppin’s, Lisse, Pompilio’s, Rich’s Proper, and Smoke Justis. Each carefully crafted course will be paired with one of Braxton Brewing Company’s 2023 Dark Charge Barrel Aged Imperial Stout variants and a signature New Riff Cocktail to elevate flavor profiles.

Hosted by Q102’s Natalie Jones, those who attend the event will also gain exclusive access to a private show from contemporary orchestral sensations, StringSource, and enjoy a discussion on the convergence of beer and bourbon from Braxton Brewing Company Co-Founder, Evan Rouse, and New Riff Distillery Co-Founder, Jay Erisman. Attendees will also receive a commemorative glass, the opportunity to purchase the Dark Charge variants before the general public and more. Tickets are on sale now for $195 at

For the past eight years, Braxton Brewing Co. has hosted this annual winter block party to celebrate the release of the brewery’s barrel-aged imperial stout, Dark Charge. This year the block party takes place on Saturday, December 2. The brewery also will launch several limited-edition Dark Charge variants created in partnership with iconic regional brands. To learn more about the event visit:


About Braxton Brewing Company

Born in a garage, Braxton Brewing Co. has become an entrepreneurial obsession. Melding the age-old tradition of brewing beer and innovative new-age technology, dreams are born and fermented at Braxton Brewing Company. It is the hub where Jake and Evan Rouse showcase their passion for brewing beer. It’s here, where the expert team holds every single pint of Braxton beer to the highest standard of excellence. And, like the garage of their past, the brewery is deeply rooted in the community of Covington, Kentucky. Braxton Brewing Company was also recently honored with Brewbound’s prestigious Rising Star Award, and Braxton’s own Evan Rouse was featured on Forbes 30 Under 30 Food & Drink list. Further amplifying Braxton’s accomplishments, the brewery was highlighted on the 2020 Inc. 5000 list.

About The B-Line®

First introduced in early 2018, The B-Line® was created to help capture the millions of bourbon-curious people who travel along I-75 or fly into CVG Airport annually to visit Kentucky’s famed Bourbon Trail™. As of 2023, the line is comprised of 5 craft distilleries, 9 bourbon bars, and 9 bourbon-centric restaurants. For more information on The B-Line® visit

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