James E. Pepper 1776 Straight Rye Whiskey

Overall rating
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
100 Proof
50.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Added on
10 Dec 2012 9:37 pm

Average value

€ 46.99

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Whisky Reviews for James E. Pepper 1776 Straight Rye Whiskey

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.35 points

  1. Christian Wagner scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. FritzeKrautman scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Well, he has at least strength and character. In this respect, acceptable, drinkable whiskey.
    • Nose
      Cereals, vanilla, pungent alcohol. Then floral and later quite spicy and cinnamon.
    • Taste
      Orange. Burns fast on the tongue. Rye. Peppery.
    • Finish
      Finish quickly with spices and wood and after-burning alcohol.

  3. Calmar scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    My first rye whiskey is young, simple, but interesting, the most pleasant impression is produced by the fragrance - sour-salted, then very primitive, but does not cause rejection, it is suitable for pure consumption, drink, not spirtuzen.
    • Nose
      Clear, juicy, various pickles - cucumbers, grape leaves, mushrooms; needles of larch, raw grain, weak lacquer notes, raw rust, sour-milk tones - something like ayran, very fresh and saturated.
    • Taste
      Watery, woody-lacquered, soft enough, salted with a mixture of mint and eucalyptus, sorrel, a little oak.
    • Finish
      Varnish-coniferous with notes of resin, young shoots of pine, sour-salty notes in the continuation of the aroma, long enough and pleasant.

  4. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 74 points Connoisseur

    Rye as I do not like him exactly. Do not misunderstand, like to mix and exactly that can be ideal for drinks to "deluden", but absolutely absolutely disgusting.
    • Nose
      Balsamico en masse, exactly the note I hate at Rye's, aromatic-strong almost unpleasant, cloves, spices (for a better definition too strong), cocoa
    • Taste
      Wort! Black pepper, clove, lavender, rye, juniper, alcohol, oak
    • Finish
      Medium long, here vinegar again plus rye and alcohol

  5. Peter(TTMC) scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. p4blo scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    A very simple but rather enjoyable dram.
    • Nose
      Wood, a hint of varnish, some spiciness of pepper and ginger, tons of sugar, slight fruity note and alcohol shining through.
    • Taste
      Wood strikes first, then the sweetness of white sugar takes over. This is gently counteracted by the wood spices, more ginger, pepper and some cinnamon.
    • Finish
      Quite short, on spices and sugar.

  7. pelle86 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      78 78

  8. bongo scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Its spiciness reminded me of the gin's guminess.

  9. Dalm did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Aroma: spicy, floral, vanilla crisp, peach, apricot
    Taste: spicy, spicy, black pepper, chili, dry, rye, sweet, vanilla, caramel
    Finish: medium in length, first fruity-sweet, then spicy and spicy, ginger

  10. bennythemonster scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    1776 Straight Rye Whiskey, 50% alc. original bottling
    Region: USA

    Nose: Fruity, sweet and slightly spicy. With rye, hay and citrus flavors, looks very floral. Behind it mix peach, dried apricots in the muesli and cloves, also a hint of lemon. Palate: Significantly spicy than in the nose. Nutmeg, cloves, pepper and soft chili. In addition, sweet honey tones, an unspecified fruitiness and some caramel, maybe even milk chocolate. The seasoning dominates significantly.

    Finish: Long, sparkling and spicy. With hot pepper and a little chili.

    Conclusion: Rye - as he must be. Not just for cocktails but also a pure pleasure.

    83/100 points (tasted 2015, approx. 38 €)

    I thank the importer for the sample! Contribution published on: www.notesofmalt.de


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