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LohRum Foursquare Barbados 8Y 8yr 63%

RX13848 Good Single Cask 31 bottles Under 50€

Introducing the limited release "Barbados 8Y" rum, produced at the esteemed Foursquare distillery in Barbados and selected and bottled by LohRum. This molasses-based rum has been aged for 8 years and 9 months, and boasts a cask strength ABV of 63%. Expect a nutty, young wood, alcoholic, mocha, and chocolate aroma, while delighting in a rich and complex flavor profile with spicy, sharp, mocha, chocolate, and caramel notes. While some users found the alcohol content and sharpness overpowering, others appreciated the rum's unique character and experienced the influence of the cognac cask finish. Drawing a variety of opinions, this rum will surely pique the curiosity of rum enthusiasts.

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How does this rum taste?

Foursquare's Barbados 8Y rum, bottled by LohRum, blends bold flavors of chocolate, mocha and oak with a touch of coconut. Some find its 63% ABV overwhelms other notes, marring an otherwise enjoyable drink. Its Cognac cask finish adds interesting, yet rough undertones.

Most frequently mentioned flavors


Nutty Alcoholic Young wood Chocolate Mocha Roasted


Spicy Chocolate Caramel Vanilla Sharpness Mocha


Chocolate Cognac Tannins Leather Mocha Vanilla

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“#25th B dec RumXCalendar Blind tasting: Nose: spicy, roasted Mouth: spicy, roasted, mocha Finish: long, astringend, mocha, roasted, oak, cognac This is one of the few rums I personally don't like. The alcohol could be integrated better, but for a foursquare it’s such OK This is super hard… i think this is from Monymusk ca.60% approx. 15 Years”


Nutty Young wood Mild Alcoholic Roasted


Dry FullBodied Intense Sharpness Roasted
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“Vielen Dank für die Zugabe im RumX-Kalender an Jarek👍🏻! Auf Foursquare wäre ich hier nie gekommen! Insgesamt überwiegt die alkoholische Schärfe, es sind jedoch schöne Ansätze von Schokolade und Mokka wahrnehmbar!”


Nutty Alcoholic Mocha Chocolate


Sharpness Roasted Mocha Black pepper
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“Un jeune Foursquare assez direct, qui dévoile des notes de noix de coco, de chocolat, de caramel et des épices douces avec une touche subtile de bois. Le profil olfactif typique de Foursquare est ici terriblement sommaire, simpliste et même un peu agressif avec l’alcool, dont on ressent les effluves. En bouche, l’attaque est encore plus alcoolique. La piqûre de l’alcool est assez désagréable et empêche d’apprécier les quelques arômes (déjà peu nombreux) que présente ce rhum. On peut ressentir une légère influence du fût de Cognac, mais cela ne va pas plus loin avec le caramel, le chocolat, le bois jeune, quelques fruits secs et les épices. La finale est tout aussi peu mémorable, assez courte avec ces notes caramélisées et épicées, sans grand spectacle. Un rhum malheureusement très instable et qui ne convient ni à un palais averti, ni aux néophytes.”


Spice Vanilla Peppery Dark chocolate Coconut


Pungent Harsh Alcoholic Cognac Caramel

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8 years 9mo
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50 €
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About the Foursquare distillery

The Foursquare distillery is located in Barbados. Rums from Foursquare have been reviewed 8,059 times with an average of 8.3/10.

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