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Old Pepper Rye Whiskey

Vendor Old Pepper Distillery
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Experience the bold and distinctive character of Old Pepper Rye Whiskey, a testament to the legacy of the Pepper family and their contribution to American whiskey heritage. This exceptional rye whiskey, crafted with precision and reverence, pays homage to the roots of the historic James E. Pepper Distillery.

As you pour Old Pepper Rye, the deep amber hue hints at the rich complexity within. The aroma is robust, featuring notes of spicy rye, oak, and a subtle sweetness. This captivating fragrance sets the stage for a whiskey experience that resonates with tradition and craftsmanship.

On the palate, Old Pepper Rye Whiskey unfolds with a bold and spicy character, showcasing the essence of high-quality rye grains. The interplay of peppery notes, balanced with hints of vanilla and caramel, creates a harmonious and flavorful profile. The higher proof contributes to the whiskey's intensity, delivering a robust and satisfying taste that lingers on the palate.

The finish is long-lasting and memorable, leaving a lasting impression of the whiskey's depth and authenticity. Whether enjoyed neat to savor its intricate nuances or used as the foundation for classic cocktails, Old Pepper Rye invites enthusiasts to relish the essence of a bygone era in American whiskey.

For those who appreciate the craftsmanship of historical distillation, Old Pepper Rye Whiskey is a tribute to tradition and a flavorful journey through time. Elevate your moments with this exceptional expression – where heritage meets taste, and the spirit of the Pepper family lives on. Cheers to the rich history found in every sip.

ABV

53.5%

Tasting Notes

Appearance:
Old Pepper Rye Whiskey pours with a deep and inviting amber hue, setting the stage for a rich and complex tasting experience.

Nose:
The aroma is robust, featuring prominent notes of spicy rye that intertwine with the oak's influence and a subtle underlying sweetness. This captivating fragrance pays homage to the whiskey's heritage and craftsmanship.

Palate:
On the palate, Old Pepper Rye unfolds with a bold and spicy character, showcasing the essence of high-quality rye grains. The interplay of peppery notes is complemented by hints of vanilla and caramel, creating a harmonious and flavorful profile. The higher proof contributes to the whiskey's intensity, delivering a robust and satisfying taste that lingers on the palate.

Finish:
The finish is long-lasting and memorable, leaving a lasting impression of the whiskey's depth and authenticity. Whether enjoyed neat to savor its intricate nuances or used as the foundation for classic cocktails, Old Pepper Rye invites enthusiasts to relish the essence of a bygone era in American whiskey.

Distillery Information

The Pepper family brand of whiskey is an iconic Kentucky whiskey brand initially produced during the American Revolution and continued through 1958. The family built and operated two main distilleries: first founding the site that today hosts the Woodford Reserve Distillery, and later the James E.
The James E. Pepper Distilling Co. crafts this spirit by mashing locally grown rye grains with limestone water from the historic distillery's original well. Proprietary yeast strains and a low-temperature cooking method impart a singular and enticing spice.In the United States, rye whiskey is, by law, made from a mash of at least 51 percent rye. (The other ingredients in the mash are usually corn and malted barley.) It is distilled to no more than 160 U.S. proof (80% abv) and aged in charred, new oak barrels.
Owner/Operator, Amir Peay spent over a decade working to relaunch the iconic Pepper whiskey brand and rebuild the historic distillery.
Old Overholt is America's oldest continually maintained brand of whiskey, was founded in West Overton, Pennsylvania, in 1810. Old Overholt is a rye whiskey distilled by A. Overholt & Co., currently a subsidiary of Beam Suntory, which is a subsidiary of Suntory Holdings of Osaka, Japan.
Distilled and bottled at the historic James E. Pepper Distillery (DSP-KY-5) in Lexington, Kentucky.
rye whiskey. It's a hardy crop first introduced in the more barren parts of the United States and Canada by Dutch and German settlers, unintentionally sowing the seeds for the current rye-volution. The ancestors of these pioneers had been growing rye in Europe for thousands of years.Rye is naturally spicier than other grains such as corn and wheat, resulting in a spicy kick to the whiskey, often described as having a black pepper or clove-like taste. Some of the earliest rye whiskeys in America were created from a mash of 100% rye. This whiskey was extremely spicy and dry.

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