Tag Archives: Bajan

Blackadder Raw Cask Barbados Foursquare Rum 11 Years Old

Blackadder Raw Cask Rum Foursquare Barbados aged 11 Years Rum Review by the fat rum pirateBlackadder Raw Cask Barbados Foursquare rum.  Blackadder’s Raw Cask rum selection are a number of rums which are “raw” and straight from the cask.  No colouring, no additives and no filtration, so they look a little cloudy and raw.

Sourcing Blackadder rum has proved difficult. I ended up getting this bottling from Poland, of all places.  This is particularly frustrating as most of Blackadder’s range is aged in the UK. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Habitation Velier Foursquare 2013

Foursquare 2013 Pure Single rum Habitation Velier Rum review by the fat rum piratHabitation Velier Foursquare 2013.  No what other pairing in the rum world could you possibly think of that would be a virtual guarantee of a quality rum experience?

In amongst the sensation that was caused by the pairing of Velier and Foursquare with the 2006 release in 2016, where a number of bottlings released undeer the Habitation Velier moniker. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Mount Gay Origin Series Volume 2 – The Copper Stills

Mount Gay Origins Series 2 Rum Review by the fat rum pirateReleased late in 2016 The Copper Stills is the second in the Origin Series from Bajan rum producers Mount Gay.  Origins Volume 2 focuses on the differing styles of rum produced from a traditional Pot and Column still.

A limited edition of 4800 bottles.  In this release you get two rums – both in 350ml bottles (two half bottles – you will get two 375ml in other territories).  The retail price is around £60.  The ABV for both rums is 43%  As you can see from the photos the rums come in an attractive brown presentation box, along with a series of informative cards. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Doorly’s Fine Old Barbados Rum Aged 8 Years

Doorly's 8 year old rum review by the fat rum pirateDoorly’s is an historic Bajan rum brand now owned by Foursquare Distilery.  It was the first branded rum to be exported from the island of Barbados. Bulk rum was exported in casks long before Doorly’s,

The Doorly’s brand has been in existence since 1908.  This however, is a new expression. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Mount Gay XO – Cask Strength

Mount Gay XO Cask Strength Rum Review by the fat rum pirateMount Gay established in 1703 report that they are the oldest rum brand in existence.  Which is arguable.  What cannot be argued is that they are one of the top producers of authentic rum in the Caribbean.

Alongside Eclipse – Mount Gay Extra Old (Mount Gay XO or even MGXO) is their most recognised and most respected rum.  A blend of Pot and Column molasses it is seen as a benchmark in the birth of true sipping rums. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Velier Foursquare 2006

Velier Foursquare 2006 Rum Review by the fat rum pirateThe first collaboration between Velier and Foursquare Distillery, Barbados.  This will certainly not be the last.  With Velier no longer issuing their acclaimed aged Demerara rums from DDL, Luca Gargano has began sourcing rum from other distilleries to release under the Velier banner. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Kill Devil Barbados 9 Year Old

Kill Devil Barbados 2007 9 year old rum review by the fat rum pirateAnother rum from the Kill Devil Single Cask range.  This time hailing from Barbados.  This bottling is identified as being from the Foursquare Distillery.

Due to a surge in releases and activity over the past 12-18 months.  We have featured a number of Foursquares releases.  It is likely that their key releases would have been reviewed as a matter of course, even if they weren’t as good as they are.  Had I not enjoyed them as much as I did it is unlikely we would have featured as many Independent bottlings. Please note there are more to come as well. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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