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Old 07-26-2017, 11:15 AM   #1
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Many years ago I was a rum fanatic but once I discovered Bourbon it took a back seat as I found may rums to sweet & cloying. I revisited Appleton 12 as I remember it as being more complex and bourbon like. It still came off too sweet. Has it changed? Then I had Foursquare 2004....Wow, just what I'm looking for. Is this bottle widely available? Also any other suggestions for a more bourbon-like Rum?
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Foursquare 2004 is part of the limited "Exceptional Cask" series. Anything from Foursquare would be a solid choice. They also produce aged rums for other brands like Real McCoy, St. Nicholas Abbey, Rum Sixty Six just to mention a few.
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You've started at the top of somewhat available in America rums.
FWIW, Doorly's rums are from Foursquare and Total Wine carries them. The 12 is a personal favorite. Now the 2004 is a 59% heavyweight and the Doorly's is at 40%-er that punches above its division, but it ain't no match for the 2004, though the similarities are there.
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There are quite a few other Foursquare Exceptional Cask Series rums coming out in the near future. Look out for them.

I recently visited the Foursquare Distillery and was able to sample almost everything that was available at the time. The 2004 and the Zinfandel Cask were my favorites.
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