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Foursquare 2005 12-Year rum

Foursquare 2005 12-Year

Barbados | Aged | 59% ABV | Pot and Column Still

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Jason 🇺🇸 | 60 ratings
Posted over 5 years ago

...This bottle definitely would have gone home with me. High ABV meant it certainly packed a punch, but had a really smooth finish with a complex flavor profile. Definitely a nice sipper especially as the weather starts to cool down.

IBO 🇸🇰 | 193 ratings
Posted over 3 years ago

Zatiaľ sa mi páči v sérii FQ najviac. Krásne uhladený na to,že je v sudovej sile. Užíval som si tu plnosť,každý kúsok. Plný drevitych tov a zaroven cítiť čokoládu a mal som pocit,že slivky. Príjemná zadymenost, perfekt.

vomi1011 🇩🇪 | 402 ratings
Posted 3 years ago

Foursquare 2005 Review
Number VI in the ECS series 2005 with 59% and a quantity of 12,000. A blend of pot and traditional column distillation. The rum is tropical matured in bourbon barrels for 12 years. The release was published in October 2017.

Smell: Very aromatic smell of caramel sweetness, dried fruits and herbs. Clearly one of the better bottlings. The flavors are beautifully balanced. There are also barrel aromas, tannins and vanilla.
Bourbon flavors are also easily noticeable. A nice, if not a very complex smell.

Taste: The rum starts with tannins, wood varnish and caramel sweetness. It is slightly bitter at the beginning, which gets better after several sips. I still notice dried fruit before it gets dry in the middle. The barrel aromas emerge, with oak and vanilla. There is a nice caramel sweetness over everything.
The finish is long and spicy with barrel aromas, vanilla and dried fruits.

Aftertaste: caramel sweetness, oak, herbs and dried fruits. The mouth feel remains dry.

This is a very good ECS release, unfortunately it is not as complex as e.g. the Sassafras but still pretty good. The somewhat stronger aromas such as leather are missing. The tannins are quite present, but the balance is still pretty good.

Overall rating: 88 points

Sweetness: 2/5
Fruit: 3.5 / 5
Spie: 3/5
Complexity: 3.5 / 5
Value (89 €): 4/5

GreyHoustom (PREMIUM) 🇺🇸 | 39 ratings
Posted 3 months ago

Tasting at the Distillery Tasting Room on February 15, 2024.

Nose: Vanilla, toffee, and a touch of spice.
Taste: In addition to the vanilla, ups get some chocolate and bit of smoke
Finish: Pepper and lime zest are present in this remarkably balanced expression

RumGuy1 🇺🇸 | 54 ratings
Posted over 3 years ago

Beautiful hints of coconut and banana, spicy white pepper, ginger, and nutmeg. Has a balanced sweetness with medium legs. Great sipper but its too hot fot me. I needed to water it down with ice. If you dont like bourbon, this isnt for you. Most foursquare rums have a distinctive bourbon influence.

Simon Stood 🇺🇦 | 9 ratings
Posted over 3 years ago

Чтобы раскрыть аромат, нужно дать определённое время подышать. Достаточно крепкий (64.4%), но во вкусе не настолько крепкий, как указано на этикетке. Мало сладкий. По впечатлению выдержанный менее 12 лет, возможно из-за недостаточно длительного послевкусия

filipec 🇨🇿 | 249 ratings
Posted over 3 years ago

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

Loxias 🇨🇿 | 170 ratings
Posted almost 4 years ago

On first touch strong bite in the mouth felt like cinnamon. In mouth it feels full and woody.
Finish is long sweet with vanilla and hints of smoke.

Richard 🇸🇪 | 80 ratings
Posted almost 4 years ago

Feels tight somehow. Has a good balance of sweetness and oak, and it has enough body to handle the high ABV well. Clearly an intense rum, but also not spectacular enough to warrant the hype I've read about

5xo (PREMIUM) 🇸🇰 | 395 ratings
Posted almost 4 years ago

What a unique character. The nose is big in apricot as if you opened a fresh bottle of Fanta. It is a mystery how thing like this can exist and without any additives. For experienced drinker though, 59 abv is serious.

Brand Details

Type: Aged
Company: Foursquare
Country: Barbados
ABV: 59%
Years Aged: 12
Yr Distilled: 2005
Raw Material: Unknown
Process: Unknown
Distillation: Pot and Column Still
Women Led: No

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