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Kirk and Sweeney 18-Year rum

Kirk and Sweeney 18-Year

Dominican Republic | Aged

8.2/10 (167 ratings)
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Posted 6 months ago by Daniel.delvalle from United States with 19 ratings

A friend of mine introduced me to this. Very hard to come by where I live. I was very happy with the flavor. As another review states that has sort of a butterscotch taste to it. Very smooth, no bite or after taste to it, and sweet going down. Excellent for sipping by an open fire with friends. This rum is not for mixing it should only be drank on the rocks or neat.

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Posted 6 months ago by Don from Canada with 141 ratings

A nice mahogany colour but not much on the nose. Vanilla and caramel with a bit of a Sherry burn. For $80 at the LBCO, I was disappointed and there is better rums at that price.

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Posted 6 months ago by Admiral Tyler from Canada with 5 ratings

This has been my favorate rum for years. This goes down so smooth and the subtle tastes are phenominal. The hint of caramel at the end is what puts this at the 10 for me. A single frozen rock cube and to sit in the rum for 3 minutes to cool it makes this a taste to not miss.

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Posted 7 months ago by Djgross144 from United States with 36 ratings

Wonderful nose. Slight burn though smooth..hints of vanilla and maple. Not too sweet.

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Posted at Dairy Queen 7 months ago by drsunilbhalla from Canada with 4 ratings

Firstly the bottle is gorgeous and is an immediate indication of what you’re in for. Everything from the oval shape, the weight, the number on the tag and the half effective cork set a tone no other rum I’ve had compares to.
The taste speaks quality body and leather. Leather like a good whiskey almost. I forget at one point it was not a rum. But I want a rum. My only knock I could find is that it is not rummy enough. Whatever it is though, it is truly a pleasure if you’re in the mood for it. Right now though I just want some fuc**** rum!

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Posted 7 months ago by Chrisvc from Belgium with 10 ratings

Yummy and has a long lasting finish. Would recommend and looking forward the others from the collection

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Posted 8 months ago by thechosen21 from United Kingdom with 22 ratings

One of the best rums I have tried so far. Definitely a sipper, don't you dare mix it. Very elegant and smooth, you will definitely taste the vanilla.

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Posted 8 months ago by vomi1011 from Germany with 193 ratings

Less apricot more wood in here.
I loved the balance of wood with apricot from the 12y. That's why I prefer the 12 years old.
But still, this is a good rum and more complex than the 12y, a logical continuation. But if you like the aroma of the old celar like I do, don't miss the 12y old.

Smell: wood, some barrel, a hint of vanilla, caramel, apricot, sherry (or something sweet), dry fruits
Taste: dry fruit, some vanilla, some caramel, some oak and apricot, some bitterness. Aftertaste of sherry.

Sweetness: 1.5/5
Spice: 2/5
Fruit: 2.5/5
Mildness: 3.5/5
Value (40€): 3.5/5

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Posted 9 months ago by Peterpanrha from Belgium with 29 ratings

Nice noise, nice tasting not to sweet and a lot of toffee tast I can't wait for the 23 year old cheers

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Posted 9 months ago by Nicko1 from United States with 2 ratings

Excellent flavor and the aromas are awesome. I open it every night just to nose it.