Foursquare “2008” is Mark XIII of the Exceptional Cask Selection releases from Foursquare Rum Distillery. A single blended rum, consisting of both artisanal pot and traditional twin column Coffey distilled molasses rums. 2008 has been aged for 12-years, entirely in Ex-Bourbon casks, bottled at Cask Strength at 60% ABV. No color, no sugar, no additives. Exceptional Cask Selections represent the unique, and rare offerings of Foursquare Rum Distillery that Richard has hand selected – his personal projects only released when he feels they are of exceptional quality. These are one of a kind expressions, available only for a limited time, and showcasing truly unique approaches to both Rum blending and maturation.
Foursquare 2008 Cask Strength Rum Tasting Notes
Nose: Dark fruits, berries – both fresh and dried.
Palate: A rich character of fresh leather, pipe tobacco, and a touch of vanilla. Notes of toffee and dark chocolate.
Finish: With hints of coconut and hazelnut.
Foursquare Rum Distillery is located on a former sugar plantation that dates back to approximately 1720, within the tiny Caribbean island of Barbados. The distillery was re-opened by the Seale family in 1996, distilling operations and blending are currently directed by Richard Seale, 4th Generation Trader/Distiller of R.L. Seale & Co.