Review #1370 – Real McCoy 12yr Limited Edition

The Schtick: This is a limited edition release from The Real McCoy. Real McCoy is sourced from Foursquare in Barbados and bottled under this label. This limited releases sees some wine finishing. I tried this bottle blind, and was given the reveal after taking down notes. Let’s see how it is.

Review #1370 | Rum Review #88

Distiller: Foursquare

Bottler: Real McCoy

Brand: Real McCoy

Selection: N/A

ABV: 46% ABV

Age: 12 Years


Nose: Sweet, complex. Honey, rosewater, lightly musty. Caramel, tobacco, light pepper.

Taste: Nice body, good mouth feel. No heat. Sweet caramel.

Finish: Long, rich and complex. Great molasses, brown sugar integration with some fruit like blackberry and currant. Brown sugar and tobacco end things for a clean finish.

Overall: I like this, it’s not built on the most bonkers rum base but it has everything I like, I’d drink a lot of this.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 7


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Decoded:

1 | Disgusting | So bad I poured it out.

2 | Poor | I wouldn’t consume by choice.

3 | Bad | Multiple flaws.

4 | Sub-par | Not bad, but many things I’d rather have.

5 | Good | Good, just fine.

6 | Very Good | A cut above.

7 | Great | Well above average

8 | Excellent | Really quite exceptional.

9 | Incredible | An all time favorite

10 | Perfect | Perfect


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