Foursquare 2009 Barbados Exceptional Cask Selection Mark XVII – 60%

Foursquare 2009 Barbados Exceptional Cask Selection Mark XVII – 60% Stats: Blend of pot and column distillates aged a minimum of 12 years in ex-Bourbon casks. This is the 17th release in the ECS and the sixth “vintage” release, indicated by its distillation year. It was bottled at 60% ABV without chill filtration or additives. Conditions: EnjoyedContinue reading “Foursquare 2009 Barbados Exceptional Cask Selection Mark XVII – 60%”

Foursquare Dominus Single Blended Rum – Exceptional Cask Selection Mark VII – 56%

Foursquare Dominus Single Blended Rum – Exceptional Cask Selection Mark VII – 56% Stats: The 7th release in the Exceptional Cask Selection series from Foursquare Distillery in Barbados, featuring a blend of pot and column distillates that aged 3 years in ex-Bourbon casks followed by 7 years in Cognac casks and released at 56% ABV. 12,000Continue reading “Foursquare Dominus Single Blended Rum – Exceptional Cask Selection Mark VII – 56%”

Gregarious Grump 2001 Non-Disclosed Barbados (Mt Gay) 20 Year – 53.8%

Gregarious Grump 2001 Non-Disclosed Barbados (Mt Gay) 20 Year – 53.8% Stats: Independent bottling of rum from Barbados distilled in 2001 and aged 20 years in ex-Bourbon American oak, bottled at 53.8% with no filtration or additives. It is labeled “ND” (Non-Disclosed) distillery, but presumed to be from Mount Gay and 100% pot distillate. All GGContinue reading “Gregarious Grump 2001 Non-Disclosed Barbados (Mt Gay) 20 Year – 53.8%”

Black Tot “Last Consignment” British Royal Navy Rum – 54.3%

Black Tot “Last Consignment” British Royal Navy Rum – 54.3% Background: July 31st, 1970 is known as Black Tot Day, marking the abolishment of the British Royal Navy’s several hundred year tradition of a daily rum ration. While the sailors daily allowance had been radically reduced over time before it was finally outlawed, it’s worth notingContinue reading “Black Tot “Last Consignment” British Royal Navy Rum – 54.3%”

Foursquare 2021 High Ester White Rum – 62%

Foursquare 2021 High Ester White Rum – 62% Stats: This rum is a blend of unaged, pure pot distillates made from 100% local cane by Foursquare in Barbados. One of the distillates is the product of a several week long natural fermentation of fresh cane juice, while the other is a 72 hour ferment ofContinue reading “Foursquare 2021 High Ester White Rum – 62%”

Foursquare Master Series, Edition No. 1 – Total Wine Concierge – 62%

Foursquare Master Series, Edition No. 1 – Total Wine Concierge – 62% Stats: Limited Edition release sold exclusively through Total Wine stores of a pot and column blend of 12 year old rums aged in ex-Bourbon and ex-Sherry casks. Bottled at 62% ABV with no additives. Conditions: Drank neat in a Glencairn over the courseContinue reading “Foursquare Master Series, Edition No. 1 – Total Wine Concierge – 62%”

Bristol Classic 1986 “Rockley Still” Barbados Rum 26 Year Sherry Finish – 46%

Bristol Classic 1986 “Rockley Still” Barbados Rum 26 Year Sherry Finish – 46% Stats: From what I’ve gathered on the internets… This was a 2012 release from Bristol Classic Rum of a 1986 Rockley-style distillate that was made at the West Indies Rum Distillery in Barbados. While the original Rockley pot still resided at WIRD duringContinue reading Bristol Classic 1986 “Rockley Still” Barbados Rum 26 Year Sherry Finish – 46%

Holmes Cay Single Cask Rum Barbados (Foursquare) 2006 – 58.5%

Holmes Cay Single Cask Rum Barbados (Foursquare) 2006 – 58.5% Stats: Independent bottling of a 14 year old blend of pot and column distillate from Foursquare. It was tropically aged in Barbados in ex-bourbon casks for 3 years before spending 11 more years in the UK. It is bottled at 58.5% ABV with no additives. Source: SampleContinue reading “Holmes Cay Single Cask Rum Barbados (Foursquare) 2006 – 58.5%”

Foursquare Sassafras – Single Blended Rum – 61%

Foursquare Sassafras – Single Blended Rum – 61% Stats: This is a single blended rum, meaning it came from one distillery (Foursquare) and is a blend of pot and column distillate. It was aged a total of 14 years (3 in ex-bourbon barrels followed by 11 in ex-cognac casks) and bottled at “Barrel Proof” (61%)Continue reading “Foursquare Sassafras – Single Blended Rum – 61%”

Foursquare Criterion Single Blended Rum – Exceptional Cask Selection Mark V – 56%

Foursquare Criterion Single Blended Rum – Exceptional Cask Selection Mark V – 56% Stats: This was the fifth release from the Foursquare Exceptional Cask Series. It was distilled, blended, and aged in Barbados for 10 years in both ex-bourbon and ex-madeira casks before being blended and bottled without sugar or flavor additives at 56% ABV.Continue reading “Foursquare Criterion Single Blended Rum – Exceptional Cask Selection Mark V – 56%”