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The Colours of Rum Barbados No. 18

Wealth Solutions • Foursquare

70 /1007 reviews
COMMUNITY RATING

Facts about the rum

Country
Distillery
Brand
The Colours of Rum
ID
RX14110
ABV
61,1%
Vintage
2010
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot and Column Still
Age
11 years
No. of bottles
259
Bottle volume
70cl
Category
Rum

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Summary

The The Colours of Rum Barbados No. 18 was produced in Barbados at the Foursquare distillery. It was selected and bottled by the independent bottler Wealth Solutions. It was distilled in 2010 from Molasses with a Pot and Column Still and then aged for 11 years. The rum is bottled at cask strength and has an ABV of 61,1%. This is a limited release and there are only 259 bottles.

7 community members rated this rum with an average of 70/100. The rum smells like Vanilla, Bourbon and Toffee, and on the palate there is Bourbon, Alcoholic and Burnt sugar.

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70 /1007 reviews
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What does this rum taste like?

The flavor profile of The Colours of Rum Barbados No. 18 is based on 7 user reviews. The RumX community has discovered the following associations:

Nosing associations

Vanilla Bourbon Toffee Alcoholic Barrel Spicy Oak

Taste associations

Bourbon Alcoholic Burnt sugar Spicy Vanilla Barrel Chocolate

Finish associations

Chocolate Barrel Roasted Burnt sugar

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Community comments

Already 7 users have rated this rum, leaving an average rating of 70 points. A total of users have marked this rum as their favorite (90+ points).

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70/100

Die Nase ist sehr Bourbon-lastig, klein Wunder - der Rum reifte 5 Jahre im Bourbonfass. Von den weiteren 5 Jahren im Whiskyfass ist nicht viel zu spüren - war offensichtlich kein Islay-Whisky. Am Gaumen sehr ähnlich. Eine gewisse Intensität ist aufgrund der ca. 61% Alkohol da aber leider werden neben Bourbon, Vanille und Röstnoten nicht viele Aromen transportiert. Insgesamt ok aber für Foursquare blass, alkoholisch und noch weniger repräsentativ als No 17 (wahrscheinlich wegen der Lagerung im Whiskyfass, was mir selten zusagt). Praktisch ohne nennenswerten Unterschied zum Barbados No. 17. Noch eine Anmerkung zur Lagerung im Whiskyfass: Was hindert den Abfüller daran bekannt zu geben, in was für einem Fass der Rum die letzten 5 Jahre lagerte? Bitte vollständige Transparenz!

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69/100

Got this sample for free from RumX. It’s a mix of column and pot still distilled rum that’s aged for 11 years, first for 5 years tropical and then 6 years continental. It has spent 5 years in an ex-bourbon barrel and 5 years in an ex-whisky barrel. Finally it was bottled in 259 bottles at 61,1%. Overall an OK rum, but with too strong alcoholic taste, that’s not near Foursquare’s own bottlings.

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70/100

Sehr alkoholisch, bisschen Holz, leichte Vanille.

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57/100

Nach dem Plenipotenzario aus dem Adventskalender dachte ich mir noch: Ha, Foursquare kann ja doch gut schmecken. Der hier bestärkt mich wieder in meinen alten Vorurteilen und bietet wieder das gewohnt langweilige Profil mit Kokos, Bourbon, Vanille und Alkohol. Da ist mir ein (guter) Bourbon lieber. Für FS-Liebhaber sicher interessant aber für mich eher nichtssagend. Schneidet für mich minimal besser ab als der parallel verkostete No 17

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About the distillery

The distillery Foursquare is located in Barbados. Rums from Foursquare have been reviewed 4,602 times with an average of 83/100.

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