James E Pepper 1776 Bourbon Whiskey 100 Proof
James E Pepper 1776 Straight Rye Whiskey comes from the James E. Pepper brand, a name that has long been known in the American whiskey world, though not as much recently as it was in the early 1900s. Happily, the 1776 brand has been relaunched and the James E. Pepper legend lives on! This straight rye is made with a mash-bill featuring 90% rye and has been bottled at 50% ABV.
This bourbon whiskey has 38% rye in its mash bill. Aged in new, charred American oak, it is non-chill filtered and bottled at 100 proof. James E. Pepper is an American whiskey brand which was relaunched in 2008. The whiskey is currently contract distilled by MGP in Indiana and aged and bottled in Kentucky. As of December 2017, the former James E. Pepper Distillery in Lexington, Kentucky has been renovated with distillation currently in progress. Expect the distillery to be open to the public by summer 2018.
James E. Pepper 1776 Straight Bourbon Whiskey is made from a mash of approximately 62% corn and malted barley, and 38% rye. After distillation, the bourbon is aged for a minimum of five years in new, American oak casks.
James E Pepper Bourbon carries 1776 on the label, to highlight the date James’ grandfather Elijah began distilling. The 100 Proof has a high-rye percentage of 38% and shows great balance between sweetness and spice.
Aged for a minimum of six years, this bourbon is made in homage to a whiskey that has been produced since the dawn of the American Revolution.
Big, spicy wafts of rye, with hints of clove and cinnamon underneath.
Orange zest, heavy rye bread and subtle oak influence.
Long and very spicy.