Foursquare Sagacity Single Blended Rum is the last of the 2019 Exceptional Cask Selection releases from Richard Seale’s Foursquare Distillery. It was bottled in August 2019 and is the eleventh rum in the Exceptional Cask Selection series.
Foursquare Rum is produced by R L Seale, one of Barbados’ oldest trading houses, a family-owned business whose involvement in rum-making extends from father-to-son since 1820. Current head distiller, Richard Seale, is one of the region’s most innovative distillers and blenders and has a passion for producing perfect rum with great flavour. The Foursquare Distillery occupies the site of a former sugar factory that dates back to 1636 and, as one of the most modern and efficient rum distilleries in the world, is designed to be both highly energy efficient and environmentally friendly. Foursquare rum is made from locally owned and sourced sugar cane converted to molasses, fermented very slowly over 44 hours with South African yeast and then distilled. The rum is a blend of pot still and column still rums. The pot still rum brings complexity and flavour whilst the column still rum add balance and aroma.
Foursquare Dominus Single Blended Rum is a labelled as single blended rum which, in the proposed Gargano / Seale Categorisation of Rum, is a blend of pot still and traditional column rums, the direct comparison being with Blended Scotch Whisky – read more here.
Foursquare Sagacity Single Blended Rum is Exceptional Cask Selection XI. Details are sketchy at the moment. It is a single blended rum aged in a combination of ex Bourbon and Madeira casks for 12 years. Bottled in August 2019 at 48% ABV.