The A.H. Riise distillery is located on St. Thomas Island, an American Virgin Island in the Caribbean. Before this island became an American territory, it was a Danish colony. The pharmacist Albert Heinrich was not only allowed to open a pharmacy around the 1840s, but also to produce alcohol. The Founders Reserve Edition is the first of 3 jewels from A.H. Riise. This A.H. Riise is made from 3 blends with 3 different alcohol strengths. Each bottle bears the signature of the Master Distiller, is numbered and shows the bottling date. It is a limited bottling with 1,788 bottles in total. Tasting notes:Colour: Amber. Nose: Sweet, fruity, notes of caramel, vanilla and berries. Taste: Fruity, full-bodied, complex, notes of orange, mango and vanilla. Finish: Long lasting.