Foursquare

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Foursquare Rum Distillery is located on a former sugar plantation that dates back to approximately 1720. 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, who joined the family company in 1993.

Since Foursquare is a family-owned company, they are not part of a global group and create their very own type of Rum. Authenticity is very important to Seale, so transparency is a key factor for his products.

Typically they produce a Rum, that is a blend of Column Still and Pot Still Rum after two days of fermentation. For aging they usually use Ex-Bourbon Casks, typically for the Carribeans. In their Exceptional Cask Selection Series (ECS) they do have many other expressions with several Cask-Types (e.g. Sherry, Zinfandel, Port or Cognac).
Famous brands in various pricing areas produced here are: Foursquare Rum, Doorly’s, The Real McCoy, R.L. Seale, Rum Sixty Six but also many independent bottler select Foursquare Rums for their releases. Most known for their close cooperation with Foursquare is Velier with their famous head Luca Gargano. Seale and Gargano have a very strong bond of friendship and released some world-famous bottlings, especially interesting for collectors but also drinkers, such as the Destino 70th Anniversary (RX635) or the 2006 (RX168).

For beginners their bottlings of Doorly’s, such as the Doorly’s 12 (RX212) or the yearly released cask-strength Vintage Editions such as Foursquare 2009 (RX10082) can be used as a travel into unaldurated, tropically-aged Barbadian rum. Those are widely available and come at a relatively fair pricing.

Seale is an active member on various social media platforms, aswell. He is advocating for unaldurated rum and higher transparency in the whole industry, as well as higher producing standards on the island of Barbados.


Top rated rums from Foursquare

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Destino Richard Seale

9.2/10

25 ratings

Destino Richard Seale

Velier • Foursquare
2003   2yr - 12yr   61%   €€€€

Top review from Jakob:

"To date, the most impressive testimony to the quality Foursquare is capable of producing. Aging in former Madeira barrels brings a perfect flavor complement to the usual Foursquare profile and puts the Destino in a different league than the bulk of other Foursquare bottlings. Excellent."

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Destino

9.1/10

64 ratings

Destino

Velier • Foursquare
2003   14yr   61%   €€€€

Community opinion:

“Rich, complex Foursquare with intoxicating coconut, chocolate, and tropical depth.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum 2006

9.0/10

53 ratings

2006

Velier • Foursquare
2006   10yr   62%   €€€€

Community opinion:

“Velvety smooth, richly complex; a truly exceptional, must-try rum.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Wild Series Rum Barbados No. 25 (Batch 1)

9.0/10

14 ratings

Wild Series Rum Barbados No. 25 (Batch 1)...

Romdeluxe • Foursquare
2007   14yr   62,3%   €€€

Top review from Kevin Sorensen 🇩🇰:

"This is a great Barbadian. Once poured you know you're in Barbados. I love the coconut that is there from nose to finish. Seems like they hit the right barrel for this release. Well balanced overall and natural sweetness on the palate. Price to quality is very good."

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Finest Barbados Rum (Imported West Indies)

9.0/10

18 ratings

Finest Barbados Rum (Imported West Indies)

R.L. Seale’s • Foursquare
12yr   46%   €€€

Community opinion:

“Rich, smooth Barbados gem; exceptional value. Buy extra if found.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Master Series No.2 (Concierge Total Wine)

9.0/10

5 ratings

Master Series No.2 (Concierge Total Wine)

Foursquare
12yr   62%   €€€€

Top review from Peter Bosel:

"All the elements of Foursquare's usual flavor profile, but this somehow is a tad richer. It's worth adding to your shelf."

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Barbados Rum

8.9/10

5 ratings

Barbados Rum

Watt Rum • Foursquare
2007   13yr   57,1%   €€

Top review from Rhum Mirror 🇧🇪:

"Au nez, il y a de la coco à profusion. Aucun doute sur la provenance de cette quille. On est en plein dans le stéréotype de Foursquare ! Mais pas que … c’est boisé (14 ans de vieillissement, ça se sent), avec de belles épices poivrées et de muscade fraichement râpée. On a également quelque chose de plus lourd, de résineux (colle, vernis). C’est plutôt bien attractif et concentré comme nez. En bouche, c’est très gourmand, c’est épicé, mais pas trop. Beaucoup de douceur avec les fruits secs, le chocolat noir et le tabac. Les fruits sont également de la partie ! Les notes traditionnelles de la maison ne font pas défauts : vanille, noix de coco, réglisse, miel … La finale est plutôt soutenue sur le chocolat et l’orange sanguine ! En conclusion, c’est une belle réussite."

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Triptych

8.9/10

76 ratings

Triptych

Velier • Foursquare
12yr   56%   €€€€

Community opinion:

“Rich, complex, balanced Foursquare; subtle sweet, woody with smooth alcohol.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Raconteur

8.9/10

143 ratings

Raconteur

Velier • Foursquare
2006   17yr   61%   €€€€

Community opinion:

“Breathtaking balance, richly flavorful with seamless alcohol integration. Exceptional.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Plenipotenziario

8.9/10

176 ratings

Plenipotenziario

Velier • Foursquare
2007   12yr   60%   €€€

Community opinion:

“Rich, complex, delightfully smooth with a tropical fruity punch.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Elliott Erwitt (Magnum)

8.9/10

29 ratings

Elliott Erwitt (Magnum)

Velier • Foursquare
2005   61%   €€€€

Community opinion:

“A stunning Foursquare with harmonious flavors and perfectly balanced alcohol.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Wonders of the World #7

8.9/10

42 ratings

Wonders of the World #7

Swell de Spirits • Foursquare
2006   15yr   60,6%   €€€

Community opinion:

“Complex, rich coconut and caramel; perfectly balanced with a warm finish.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Barbados

8.9/10

6 ratings

Barbados

Compagnie des Indes • Foursquare
1998   16yr   45%   €€€

Top review from Kevin Sorensen 🇩🇰:

"This is a very rare rum as only 250 bottles were made. If you get the chance then you should have a go. It virtually explodes in your mouth, and you really taste the alcohol. Let it rest in the glass for at least 15 minutes to avoid a punch from the alcohol. "

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Sassafras

8.8/10

173 ratings

Sassafras

Velier • Foursquare
2006   3yr - 11yr   61%   €€€€

Community opinion:

“Elegant, rich Foursquare with complex cognac influence; spicy-sweet, worth savoring.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Destino Richard Seale

9.2/10

25 ratings

Destino Richard Seale

Velier • Foursquare
2003   2yr - 12yr   61%   €€€€

Top review from Jakob:

"To date, the most impressive testimony to the quality Foursquare is capable of producing. Aging in former Madeira barrels brings a perfect flavor complement to the usual Foursquare profile and puts the Destino in a different league than the bulk of other Foursquare bottlings. Excellent."

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Destino

9.1/10

64 ratings

Destino

Velier • Foursquare
2003   14yr   61%   €€€€

Community opinion:

“Rich, complex Foursquare with intoxicating coconut, chocolate, and tropical depth.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum 2006

9.0/10

53 ratings

2006

Velier • Foursquare
2006   10yr   62%   €€€€

Community opinion:

“Velvety smooth, richly complex; a truly exceptional, must-try rum.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Triptych

8.9/10

76 ratings

Triptych

Velier • Foursquare
12yr   56%   €€€€

Community opinion:

“Rich, complex, balanced Foursquare; subtle sweet, woody with smooth alcohol.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Raconteur

8.9/10

143 ratings

Raconteur

Velier • Foursquare
2006   17yr   61%   €€€€

Community opinion:

“Breathtaking balance, richly flavorful with seamless alcohol integration. Exceptional.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Plenipotenziario

8.9/10

176 ratings

Plenipotenziario

Velier • Foursquare
2007   12yr   60%   €€€

Community opinion:

“Rich, complex, delightfully smooth with a tropical fruity punch.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Elliott Erwitt (Magnum)

8.9/10

29 ratings

Elliott Erwitt (Magnum)

Velier • Foursquare
2005   61%   €€€€

Community opinion:

“A stunning Foursquare with harmonious flavors and perfectly balanced alcohol.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Sassafras

8.8/10

173 ratings

Sassafras

Velier • Foursquare
2006   3yr - 11yr   61%   €€€€

Community opinion:

“Elegant, rich Foursquare with complex cognac influence; spicy-sweet, worth savoring.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Exceptional Cask Selection XX Isonomy

8.8/10

80 ratings

Exceptional Cask Selection XX Isonomy

Foursquare
2005   17yr   58%   €€€

Community opinion:

“Smooth, complex, superbly balanced with chocolate and tropical fruit notes.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Barbados

8.8/10

20 ratings

Barbados

The Colours of Rum • Foursquare
1998   22yr   59,9%   €€€

Community opinion:

“Exquisite Foursquare rum, uniquely bold with perfectly interwoven alcohol and tastes!”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Principia

8.7/10

84 ratings

Principia

Velier • Foursquare
2008   3yr - 6yr   62%   €€€€

Community opinion:

“Rich, bold Foursquare with sherry sweetness and spicy oak finish.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Exceptional Cask Selection XXIII Covenant

8.7/10

9 ratings

Exceptional Cask Selection XXIII Covenant

Foursquare
2005   18yr   58%   €€€€

Top review from Henry Davies:

"Ahead of the curve on this one as found in New York. The nose is surprisingly muted, classic foursquare bourbon notes, caramel and wood with a note I can’t quite place and land with litchi. Mouth is more classic, oak is there but does not overpower with some bright spice and tropical fruit soaked in caramel. Finish brings layers of spice with a long and lingering warm edge. It’s good for sure but not as elevated as some of the cask finishes or crisp as the 2008 six years it’s younger sibling to my taste"

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Exceptional Cask Selection XV Redoutable

8.7/10

133 ratings

Exceptional Cask Selection XV Redoutable

Foursquare
14yr   61%   €€€

Community opinion:

“Rich, complex rum with smooth Madeira finish; truly exceptional.”

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Image of the front of the bottle of the rum Exceptional Cask Selection XIX Sovereignty

8.7/10

143 ratings

Exceptional Cask Selection XIX Sovereignty

Foursquare
2007   3yr - 11yr   62%   €€€

Community opinion:

“Rich, bold Foursquare with harmonious sherry notes; smooth despite proof.”

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8.3/107594 ratings
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Flavour profile of Foursquare

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Coconut Woody Caramel Oak Dried fruit

Taste

Vanilla Woody Coconut Caramel Oak Roasted

Finish

Woody Vanilla Oak Roasted Caramel Coconut

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About the Foursquare distillery

The Foursquare distillery is located in Barbados. Rums from Foursquare have been reviewed 7,594 times with an average of 8.3/10.


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