Our James E Pepper Distilling Range

The James E Pepper Distilling Co is based in the city of Lexington, Kentucky. From the era of the American Revolution until 1967, the family-owned business was involved in the production of whiskey. Read more

    During this period, the family also established two distilleries: the Woodford Reserve Distillery and the James E. Pepper Distillery. Between 1967 and 2008, the production facility was inactive, reflecting challenging times in the entire industry. It wasn't until 2008, under the leadership of Amir Peay, that the production of high-quality bourbon whiskey resumed. With the reintroduction, the old 'Pepper' whiskey varieties experienced a renaissance and are used, among other things, as components for new creations.