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Kirk and Sweeney 12-Year rum

Kirk and Sweeney 12-Year

Dominican Republic | Aged

7.6/10 (362 ratings)
Recommendable to most

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Posted 2 days ago by nezn4my from United Kingdom with 8 ratings

Just about to finish the bottle and finally made my mind! Yes, it’s a great rum and I like it. Very strong tones of vanilla, with floral hints of banana and charcoal oaky finish. Not much burning alcohol aftertaste, more like warm breeze. I am more into sweet(ish) rums so for some people it might be too sweet. Overall very impressed by this 12yrs old gem.

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Posted 2 days ago by Kabi4 from Czech Republic with 21 ratings

Nice Xmas gift from my love... nice vanila smell and orange skin taste... ideal for todays special day...spending with people who do you really love 🖤

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Posted 4 days ago by ThayneC from United States with 5 ratings

I like this rum. Good price for a really nice bottle of rum I think. Good sipping rum, and a cool bottle too.

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Posted 5 days ago by Jake1799 from Canada with 3 ratings

As I own the 12, 18, 23 Kirk and sweeny rums I would say its more for cocktails than for sipping, the 18 is considerably better for just a few dollars more, imho

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Posted 5 days ago by andreas11 from Slovakia with 10 ratings

Rum, ktory ma svoj charakter ale mna az tak nenadchol. Chyba mu harmonia chuti, silnejsie telo, ktore sprevadza moje oblubenejsie rumy. Vyrusuje ma v nom silnejsie sudove pozadie, ktore robi rum mierne trpky.

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Posted 9 days ago by Boyse69 from United Kingdom with 27 ratings

Love the branding first class look about it

Taste is very nice 40 % ABV

Cost £30 Great to give as a gift , Looks a cut above the retail shelf . only had the 12 year so far

I will be trying the others 18 year £40 23 year £49 then a massive Jump to the XO £190 - 280 in 2021
I own a bottle and only rate what I have bought

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Posted 20 days ago by Michal Ernest from Czech Republic with 48 ratings

Tento rum jsem ochutnal o Vánocích u známého. Jeho žádná vůně mne překvapila. Shodli jsme se se známým, že na rozdíl jiných rumů, které jsme ten den pili, jsme u tohoto vzorku necítili žádnou vůni. Chuť již byla docela dobrá, mírně nasládlý příjemně pitelný rum. Celkově tedy zklamání, škoda, možná někdy příště.

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Posted 22 days ago by Tommyswayze from United Kingdom with 5 ratings

Now this is a funny one for me i am fairly new to drinking rum and have never spoken-to an experienced rum drinker . The smell to me there is no obvious smells maybe a bit of oak and coffee but nothing clear to me. The taste just ok again with nothing really jumping out on the flavours quite strong alcohol taste with a bit of burn but does taste nice on the front of the tongue. I find if i drink to big a mouth full it kills me palette but yet i do like this rum i have now had 6 bottles over 2 years . Now for what i like most this is a really relaxing drink this is a really chilled drink similar effect red wine does to some people . I find the best way to drink this rum is poor a decent measure and put a good series on or a film sit back an chill and you find yourself getting so focused and into the movie its great really relaxing i would not drink this at a party really nice chill out drink

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Posted 1 month ago by Uvbntangoed from United Kingdom with 19 ratings

Lovely bottle and the rum ain’t too bad either.
It’s a nice aged rum

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Posted 1 month ago by Papa Large from United States with 3 ratings

In a word, yuck! Way too sweet. It's ok in a cocktail, but there are better choices that are more affordable. Cool backstory, cool bottle, but lousy rum.