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Marussia Beverages Foursquare The Paulsen Collection 1998 10yr 40%

RX1536 Very good Pot Still Rum Under 250€

The Paulsen Collection, distilled at Foursquare in Barbados and aged for 10 years, offers an inviting nose of toffee, vanilla, coconut, dark chocolate, and citrus. On the palate, it presents flavors of caramel, oak, vanilla, dark chocolate, and coconut, resulting in a balanced and enjoyable sipping experience. Though featuring a lower ABV of 40%, it remains a delightful entry point into the Foursquare rum profile with a smooth and elegant finish. Ideal for newcomers to the rum world, this rum is praised for its harmony and approachable nature, despite some reduction in complexity. Enjoy the subtle sweetness and nuanced tropical fruit notes for a relaxed and satisfying sip.

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How does this rum taste?

Most frequently mentioned flavors


Toffee Vanilla Coconut Dark chocolate Citrus Oak


Caramel Oak Vanilla Dark chocolate Coconut Allspice


Woody Dark chocolate Toffee Vanilla Coconut Allspice

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“die #2 aus dem Rarities Kalender. An der Nase Kokosnuss, Fass und eine dezente Fruchtigkeit in Richtung Orangensaft und Mandarine. Am Gaumen habe ich Muskatnuss, die in altes Fass (Tannine) übergeht. Mit der Verdünnung fehlt leider etwas der Tiefgang, gerade weil mir der jüngst verkostete Raconteur (mit seinen 61%) noch recht präsent ist.”

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“RumX Rarities jour 2. Un nez de la Barbade avec des fruits tropicaux, coco, mais aussi des fruits jaunes, poire et pomme. Un léger vernis. La bouche est douce, les arômes se développent harmonieusement, beaucoup de fruits et le bois est discret, tout comme l’alcool (mais ce rhum n’a que 40%). La finale n’est pas très longue, harmonieuse comme l’ensemble de ce rhum très agréable. Le verre vide est plus sur le bois et une amertume qui donne du relief aux fruits.”


Tropical fruit Coconut Yellow fruits Marzipan


Young wood Tropical fruit Marzipan
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“Un vieux Millésime de chez Foursquare, dont le premier nez m’avait fait penser à un rhum agricole assez sec mais avec des notes pâtissières très marquées sur le toffee, la brioche, le caramel, le sucre brun et le biscuit. Le profil gagne en boisé, en épices, en chocolat, en agrumes et en fruits secs après aération. On rentre dans les cases d’un Foursquare plus généraliste. L’attaque en bouche est très gouleyante et accessible. La dilution en fait un rhum facile à appréhender mais qui manque de corps et de caractère. L’esprit de Foursquare est toujours présent avec la noix de coco, le caramel et les notes sucrées, le chocolat, le boisé et les épices douces. La finale est courte, assez fine et n’a pas beaucoup d’impact, même si on retrouve globalement les marqueurs de la distillerie. Un bon rhum pour se détendre ou faire découvrir un autre univers à des néophytes, mais qui perd de son potentiel avec la dilution.”


Caramel Dry Sweet Brown sugar Confections


Diluted Sweet Brown sugar Candied Caramel

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Pot Still Rum
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10 years
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Under 250€
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174 €
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About the Foursquare distillery

The Foursquare distillery is located in Barbados. Rums from Foursquare have been reviewed 8,225 times with an average of 8.3/10.

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