The Barrel Sample: The Duchess – 18 Year Old Foursquare

This is probably the oldest (oak maturation wise) Foursquare (Barbados) I have ever tried. Comes from The Duchess, a Dutch independent bottler I’ve reviewed before on my website, and it’s part of the Hummingbirds series. Molasses based, a blend of pot and column still distillates from 2001, aged for 8 years in the tropics and … More The Barrel Sample: The Duchess – 18 Year Old Foursquare

The Barrel Sample: Port Mourant White – Habitation Velier

Part of the Habitation Velier range which consists of unique, pure pot still distillates from around the Carribean. As the name suggests, my sample of rum was distilled at Diamond Distillery, Guyana, in the legendary Port Mourant Double Wooden Pot Still. With a congener level of 537.59 gr/lAA, it’s molasses based, (wooden) pot still distilled … More The Barrel Sample: Port Mourant White – Habitation Velier

The Barrel Sample: Foursquare 2006 – Velier

The very first collaboration between Foursquare Distillery and Velier, Richard Seale and Luca Gargano. Molasses based, pot and column still blend, aged for 3 years in ex-Bourbon casks and further matured for 6 more years in ex-Cognac casks all in the tropical climate of Barbados. Bottled at 62% ABV with a limited number of 2400 … More The Barrel Sample: Foursquare 2006 – Velier

The Barrel Sample: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Foursquare 12 Year Old (Batch 1)

A Master of Malt sample I’ve had laying around for a while now. This The Boutique-y Rum Company sample hails from Barbados, more exactly the well acclaimed Foursquare Distillery. Molasses based, a blend of column and pot still distillates, aged for 11 years in the tropics and an additional year in the UK all in … More The Barrel Sample: That Boutique-y Rum Company – Foursquare 12 Year Old (Batch 1)

The Barrel Sample: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society – “Three spice creme brulee” – Trinidad 26 Year Old

A sample of SMWS’ rum bottling that hails from Trinidad (most likely Angostura given the lack of pungency). Molasses based, distilled on 31st of December 1991, aged for 26 years in refill ex-Bourbon barrel and bottled at a generous 61.3% ABV. Cask number R10.2. Not sure about additives as I’m not familiar with the company. … More The Barrel Sample: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society – “Three spice creme brulee” – Trinidad 26 Year Old