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Foursquare The Real McCoy 5 Years 5yr 40%

RX891 Good Pot & Column Still Rum Under 50€
“Smooth, nutty, and mildly sweet. Great entry-level Barbados rum.”

The Real McCoy 5 Years from Foursquare distillery in Barbados is an inviting, introductory rum ideal for those new to Bajan spirits. Distilled from molasses using both pot and column stills, it boasts a balanced profile with notes of vanilla, oak, hazelnut, and caramel on the nose. On the palate, it offers flavors of oak, praline, cocoa, and bourbon, finishing with a hint of bourbon sweetness. Despite its approachable 40% ABV, some users find it a bit light or mildly aggressive, perfect for mixing. Its roasted undertones and nutty richness, coupled with a smooth caramel finish, make it a versatile choice for both sipping and cocktails. Embrace the authentic taste of Barbados with The Real McCoy 5 Years rum.

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How does this rum taste?

The Real McCoy 5 Years from Barbados is a decent entry-level rum with notes of oak, nuts, and light vanilla. Some find it mild and thin, while others appreciate its smoothness. Best suited for mixing rather than sipping.

Most frequently mentioned flavors

Aroma

Vanilla Oak Hazelnut Caramel Apple Brown sugar

Taste

Oak Praline Cocoa Caramel Bourbon Raisin

Finish

Oak Woody Vanilla Leather Licorice Honey

Community reviews

7.0/1037 ratings
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6.9/10

“Woody/barrel, chocolate and a tiny bit of vanilla. The alcohol comes across as pungent. I would never purchase a bottle.”

Aroma

Woody Vanilla

Taste

Barrel Chocolate
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7.0/10

“super round number! nice entry Barbados rum!”

Aroma

Hazelnut Brown sugar Dried fruit Oak Apple

Taste

Praline Banana Coconut Honey Cocoa
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6.6/10

“The nose is quite roasted. Hazelnuts and oak are most prominent. The palate is quite oaky. Hints of raw licorice and cocoa. On the dry side. The finish keeps the oak and some vanilla. It is quite short though. Overall, I am a little disappointed but this is the 40% abv version. I'd say the Doorly's 5 year old might be a better buy.”

Aroma

Caramel Oak Hazelnut Vanilla

Taste

Praline Oak Licorice Cocoa

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What are the key facts about this rum?

Country
Distillery
Brand
The Real McCoy
RumX ID
RX891
ABV
40%
Category
Pot & Column Still Rum
Made from
Molasses
Distillation
Pot and Column Still
Age
5 years
Bottle volume
70cl
Price range
Under 50€
Type of spirit
Rum

What is the price trend for this rum?

25 €
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The RumX community has already added 87 bottles to their collections:

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About the Foursquare distillery

The Foursquare distillery is located in Barbados. Rums from Foursquare have been reviewed 8,424 times with an average of 8.3/10.


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