James Pepper Distilling Co. hired Aaron Schorsch as its master distiller.

Schorsch worked at Jim Beam, the Lawrenceburg, Indiana, distillery, and Samuel Adams in production and supervisor roles.


From left to right: new master distiller Aaron Schorsch; consultant Dave Scheurich , and Amir Peay, owner of James Pepper

The Lexington distillery continues renovations. James Pepper said production is set for October and will have an initial annual production of over 42,000 proof gallons. More details on the distillery can be found at JamesEpepper.com.