Sunday, December 11, 2022

Foursquare Rum Ex Bourbon 12 Year Old

2010 Foursquare Rum Ex Bourbon 12 Year Old...$89.99
Limited release single blended aged rum produced by Foursquare Distillery in Barbados
Blend of double retort pot still and twin column Coffey still rums
Distilled from molasses by Master Distiller & Master Blender, Richard Seale
Molasses close-top fermented between 44–48 hours
Aged 12 years in ex-bourbon barrels
No added sugar, coloring, or other additives
A lively nose of star anise, spiced orange, vanilla, and licorice root with undertones of Black Forest cake; a lengthy, elegant palate opens with cinnamon and clove before progressing into bananas foster, fresh plum, and salted caramel with notes of pineapple and toasted pine nut
Non-chill filtered; 60% ABV

Amongst the most coveted rums in the world, each release of the Exceptional Cask Series aims to achieve balance relative to a desired profile, resulting in distinct vintages. This release, Mark XXI, is exceptionally elegant despite the high proof, with a refinement that once again makes an argument for Barbados rum as one of the greatest sipping spirits on the planet.

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