Racing with thoroughbreds, a private railroad car and the "Old Fashioned" cocktail were part of the life of Colonel James E. Pepper. He proudly produced his whiskey according to his grandfather's original recipe. Today, after years of research and a found letter from 1887, which contains the production methods and the exact mash composition, the Georgetown Trading Co. produces the 1776 The distillery is now trying to produce more James E. Pepper whiskies, which correspond to the "Old Style" of the original. The 1776s are bottled with 92 proof. This 1776 matured for 4-5 years.Tasting notes:Colour: Amber. Nose: Strong, spicy, eucalyptus, wood, dill. Taste: Full-bodied, strong, creamy, notes of chocolate. Finish: Long lasting, hints of caramel.