James E. Pepper 1776 Straight Bourbon
James E. Pepper // Indiana (bottled in Kentucky), USA
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.
BourbonProduced anywhere in USA; Mash bill of at least 51% corn; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
Cask Typenew, charred American oak
"The nose beckons sweet toffee and chocolate with barrel and vanilla. On the palate, spicy rye with more vanilla, barrel and toffee. In the end, a spiced finish of cinammon, nutmeg and oak."