Old Pepper 10yr Single Barrel Bourbon

Old Pepper 10yr Single Barrel Bourbon

(0.75l, 57.85%)


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A pure, high rye Bourbon aged ten years and delivered in very limited quantity.
We imagine Whiskey-makers to have names like “Angus McSolid” and look like “The Most Interesting Man in the World.” The founder of Georgetown Trading Co.Amir Peay — looks like a Bond villain from the Sean Connery era. That means we have a craft-distilling company making a range of full-flavored, high-quality Spirits owned by someone who just might be an agent of SECTRE. Their range of quality brands includes John H. Sullivan Irish Whiskies, the historic James E. Pepper 1776 Bourbons and Ryes, Pow Wow Botanical Rye, and 1776 Napa Valley Wines.
Old Pepper 10YO Single Barrel Bourbon from the James E. Pepper nameplate is definitely hard to get a hold of. All of their “Old Pepper” products are strictly limited editions pulled from hand selected barrels. But this Old Pepper Bourbon — distilled in 2008 — is so limited that you won’t even find it on the James E. Pepper website, even though it won a double gold medal at the San Francisco Spirits Competition. It says “small batch” on the label and they mean it.
It has a spot-on, high rye mash bill (36%) with the rest corn and bit of barley. It’s aged ten full years, bottle at 43% ABV, and you should try a bottle for yourself.
Smartass corner:
Amir Peay’s dream came to fruition in 2018 with the opening of a new James E. Pepper Distillery in Lexington, Kentucky — in one of the same buildings as the original distiller that closed in the 1960s. It’s the first time that a historic Bourbon distillery has reopened at its original address.
  • Category
  • Style
    Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey
  • Region
  • Country
    United States
  • Alcohol
  • Distillery
    James E. Pepper
  • Age
    10 Year Old

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What does Old Pepper 10yr Single Barrel Bourbon taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Old Pepper 10yr Single Barrel Bourbon and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
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Bourbons have very prominent notes of vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Warm Amber
Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aromas lean toward classic Bourbon notes with warm vanilla, caramel, and fresh oak with a hint of Black pepper.
Flavor / Taste / Palate
One the tongue you’ll find more warm caramel notes and toasted wood with the addition of bing cherries, a hit of cinnamon, and a bit of espresso.
The finish is crisp and lightly dry with lingering Cracker Jacks.
Ratings & Reviews
Tasted the G18P Barrel. What a flavor and finish. Very tasty for special occasions, straight up.
Fantastic bourbon for the price. Double digit aged, barrel proof MGP at a price that is half of the current going rates for other aged, barrel proof MGP products. Old Pepper SiB Bourbon is every bit as good as the other aged MGP products that are highly sought after.
One of my favorite bourbons! Smooth, but still complex and bold. Sophisticated, but not pretentious.
Fine Bourbon
Starts out smokey then settles with caramel and a slight taste of cherry and finishes with more sweet vanilla, some oak and has a peppery after taste. My bottle is from barrel L18H.
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