Braxton Announces $5 Million Expansion and Big-Ass Rooftop Bar

The rooftop is currently under construction and is expected to open in summer 2019.

click to enlarge A rendering of the rooftop deck - PHOTO: PROVIDED BY BRAXTON
Photo: Provided by Braxton
A rendering of the rooftop deck

Starting this summer, Braxton Brewing Co. is giving people another reason to love the Cov: a 5,000-square-foot rooftop bar.

The deck comes as part of an announced $5 million expansion plan, which will allow the brewery to increase annual production up to 30,000 barrels aka allow them to better serve craft beer-drinkers in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. The rooftop is currently under construction and is expected to open in summer 2019.

“Braxton’s new rooftop taproom will be an exciting addition to Covington, and it’s a great way to further stimulate the community, both culturally and economically,” said Covington’s Mayor, Joe Meyer, according to a press release. “We’re proud to have Braxton as a mainstay. This expansion is yet another example of the company’s responsibility and love for its home, right here in Covington.”

Braxton CEO Jake Rouse agreed in the same release, saying that the investment and addition celebrates Braxton and the city of Covington while establishing them as a stronger presence in the regional craft brewing scene.

Braxton Brewing Co. is located at 27 W. Seventh St., Covington. For more info, visit

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