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Kirk and Sweeney 12-Year rum

Kirk and Sweeney 12-Year

Dominican Republic | Aged

7.6/10(365 ratings)
Recommendable to most


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365 Kirk and Sweeney 12-Year ratings

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Posted over 4 years ago by Alan from United States with 87 ratings

A delicious sipper, wonderfully complex yet smooth and not overly sweet. A fantastic value for the price.


Posted 2 months 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.


Posted 2 months 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


Posted 2 months 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. Bez pridaneho cukru, ale vyrusuje ma v nom silnejsie sudove pozadie, ktore robi rum mierne trpky.

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Posted 2 months 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 2 months ago by Michal Ernest from Czech Republic with 50 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.


Posted 2 months ago by Tommyswayze from United Kingdom with 6 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


Posted 3 months 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


Posted 3 months 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.


Posted 3 months ago by TY from Austria with 64 ratings

Goldbraun mit mittleren Schlieren im Glas.
In der Nase zurückhaltend, sehr dezent nach Karamell.
Am Gaumen eine unerwartete Geschmacksverstärkung mit verschiedenen Nuancen. Beim ersten Schluck zeigt sich noch ein etwas scharfer alkoholischer Eindruck. Dann dezente Süße, feine Würze, etwas Holz, etwas Frucht, Butterscotch.
Mittlerer Körper, rund und ausgewogen.
Mittellanger Abgang.
Ein guter Sipper zu einem angemessenen Preis, aber für mich knapp an der 8 vorbei.


Posted 4 months ago by CJ1999 from United Kingdom with 85 ratings

In my opinion it’s almost flawless. It’s uniquely flavoured. Full of the perfect blend of spice. Not overwhelming and leaves you wanting more after every sip. The only thing that could make it better is smoothing out the aftertaste.