Decanter Barrel Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon

The Story

Re-released in 2023, the Decanter bottle is a recreation of a historic bottle produced at our distillery in 1945. Its design highlights the rich color of the whiskies we produce due to our lower barrel entry proof and use of the finest cooperage.


Unique blends of our older stocks & distinct mash bills, consisting of Corn, Rye, Malted Barley & Malted Rye; Aged in new toasted & charred barrels made from Kentucky Oak, air seasoned a minimum of 18-24 months; Water source from the historic distillery well. Distilled & bottled at the historic James E. Pepper Distillery (DSP-KY-5) in Lexington, Kentucky. Average age of whiskies is 5.5 years; bottled straight from the barrel, uncut & unfiltered.

Nose: Toasted oak, walnuts
Palate: Oak, dried dark fruits, marzipan
Finish: Medium-long with notes of creamy vanilla, citrus peel and nutmeg

Awards / Accolades

- "One of the best Bourbons of 2023", "Absolutely delicious... Delicate hazelnut and toffee", 94 Points - Fred Minnick (Top 25 American Whiskey Releases in 2023 Top 100 Ranking)
- "the whiskies coming of age now are some of the finest from any American Whiskey producer... this Bourbon is arguably the most impressive you will find at this age." Astor Wines, NY, 2023