Foursquare // Barbados
Released December 2018, Foursquare Empery is the ninth mark (release) in the brand's Exceptional Cask Series. It is a single blended rum, meaning it is made at one distillery (Foursquare) and is a blend of both column and pot still rums. In this case, Empery is a blend of two different 14 year-old rums. The first is aged for the full 14 years in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd fill ex-bourbon. The second is aged for just 10 years in these aforementioned barrels with its final 4 years aged in ex-oloroso sherry. Bottled at 56% ABV with no added sugar or other additives.
Aged RumRum that is aged, but no specific type or size barrel required. No set time required for length of aging, but will often carry an age statement (which should be taken with a grain of salt). Often thought of as "sipping rums".
Cask Typeex-bourbon and ex-oloroso sherry