James E. Pepper – Lexington, Kentucky

Reviving Legends, One Drop at a Time


In Lexington, the heart of bourbon country, James E. Pepper resurrects a legacy that defined whiskey history.

Historic Heartbeat:

With roots tracing back to the Revolutionary War, James E. Pepper is a tribute to centuries of American whiskey craftsmanship.

Crafted in Tradition:

Adhering to time-tested methods, the distillery is committed to recreating the legendary taste that once captivated a nation.

The Iconic 1776:

Inspired by historic recipes, the ‘1776’ range pays homage to the year that started it all, capturing the spirit of a bygone era.

Legacy Reimagined:

While staying true to its heritage, the distillery incorporates modern practices to refine and perfect each bottle.

Historic Barrels, Modern Marvel:

Visitors to the distillery can not only taste the iconic spirits but also immerse themselves in a rich tapestry of history and innovation.

From Grain to Glory:

Every step at James E. Pepper, from mashing to maturation, reflects a dedication to preserving a legendary whiskey tradition.

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