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Foursquare 2008 12-Year rum

Foursquare 2008 12-Year

Barbados | Aged | 60.0% ABV

9.1/10
61 ratings
Truly a fantastic choice

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Posted 1 year ago by filipec from Czech Republic with 177 ratings

taste - 10/10
smell - 10/10
sweetness - 7.5/10
price/value rating - 8.5/10

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Posted over 1 year ago by Jimmy Cliff (PREMIUM) from United States with 321 ratings

This is really good and really strong. I’m doing re-tasting my ratings with last four Foursquare’s. 2008 smooth really packs you early with its strength, and wow does it linger. Bourbon lovers should like this, I’m keeping it at a 9.5 so 10.

I think the last few offerings of Foursquare are as good as it gets. Rich full bodied complex similar to other full bourbon cask releases but very smooth little afterburn like Nobiliary. If you can find it buy it.

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Posted 9 months ago by Jan from Netherlands with 16 ratings

As i open the bottle expecting this to be somewhat the same as the 2007 i am suprised. This 2008 is a bit smoother than the 2007, tasting them side by side. I actualy have only one word for this. Excelent.

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Posted 1 year ago by poly.pop from United States with 32 ratings

Smell: Salted caramel, coconut, a hint of cocoa butter and sweet oak.
Taste: Rich, velvety, and mouth coating. Coconut, oak, chocolate, and tropical fruit with a hint of spice (rye, cinnamon and clove). A long, lingering finish that transitions from caramel to dark cherry. It's everything aged rum should be. Rich, indescribably deep and complex - a true symphony of flavors all playing in perfect harmony.
Buy it when you see it, this will be the benchmark for aged rum for years to come.

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Posted 10 days ago by thebrowndram from Philippines with 8 ratings

Nose: The arrival has rich notes of peanut brittle, caramel, then citrus oil. Afterward, it seamlessly transitions into cherries, pears, and ripe saba bananas. Buried under everything is a touch of Japanese soy sauce. With time, notes of Ethiopian coffee beans and toasted coconut show up. It's generally balanced and intriguingly soft yet rich.

Palate: Slightly oily mouthfeel. Despite the ABV, the flavors build up quite nicely, beginning with subtle new wood, toasted nutmeg, and dark chocolate. There's some minerality, too, but is quickly overtaken by the familiar cherries, bananas, and tangerine skins. The development begins with darker flavors that gradually lighten and become more crisp and juicy. Near the end, there's warmed marshmallows smeared onto leather.

Finish: Long, dry, and warming with prominent orange pith, leather, and menthol.

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Posted 1 month ago by Steffmaus (TASTING CLUB) from Denmark with 59 ratings

Despite it being 60 %ABV it doesn't need to air for that long, to be able to enjoy it.
Taste notes of fudge, caramel and dried fruits

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Posted 1 year ago by Adrian Adame (PREMIUM) from Czech Republic with 455 ratings

Další skvělý kousek 👏👏, až vcelku dost nasládlý, jemný a gradace 60%

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Posted 3 months ago by PbRx from United States with 1 rating

My favorite of the Foursquare I tried. Complex, no flaws

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Posted 4 months ago by Tomduck from United Kingdom with 4 ratings

I was lucky enough to grab 5 bottles of this release but have only got one left which will now stay unopen for some time to come. It is so drinkable, and belies it’s 60% ABV, just a stunning rum, perhaps only beaten yet by the 2006 Velier release, which was and is much more expensive. Richard Seale is a legend

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Posted 4 months ago by Cultov from Czech Republic with 40 ratings

The power/strength of this rum is excellent. Beautiful long finnish.

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Posted 4 months ago by XeniePie from Belgium with 10 ratings

Goes down very smooth despite the high ABV, definitely worth the money.