Kirk and Sweeney Gran Reserva Superior rum

Kirk and Sweeney Gran Reserva Superior

Dominican Republic | Aged | 40.0% ABV

14 ratings
Tasty, but not quite great

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14 Kirk and Sweeney Gran Reserva Superior Ratings

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Jimmy Cliff (PREMIUM) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 473 ratings
Posted over 1 year ago

Wow you spend years making a rum brand put out a good quality product and then change everything to a lesser standard that all your customers can tell. Weโ€™re not sheep, we are rum aficionados that distinguish the difference. This is the last bottle of K & S I will buy. PS I loved the older rope lined necks of the bottles.

Docsarvis (PREMIUM) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 459 ratings
Posted over 1 year ago

I am a Kirk & Sweeney fan. This cannot touch the 12, 18 or 23 but it is still damn good, especially for just 4 years old. Nice balance for such a youngster. Some vanilla, clove and oak but no complexity. Thin, with a short finish. I was ready to give this a 6, maybe even a 5 until my girlfreind inexplicably made Chai tea. BINGO! This stuff was made for Chai tea. I didn't really like Chai tea. Pretty trendy and androginous but with this rum in it I may make this a daily routine. Awesome! Try it! Improves the Chai tea for sure but also makes this rum a superstar mixer. Perfect match.

randycous (PREMIUM) ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 78 ratings
Posted almost 2 years ago

This appears to be the replacement for the 23 year. Itโ€™s the top of the line for Kirk & Sweeney. I loved the 23 year. This version has a very good taste. Lots of flavor, vanilla is strong. The disappointment is the burn. Much harsher than the 23 year. I probably wonโ€™t buy this again, not much difference from the the others of the new Kirk & Sweeney line.

Waly Vega ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ท | 95 ratings
Posted 6 months ago

In line with the K&S Collection. Not as sweet as other expressions.

revsteph ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 334 ratings
Posted 7 months ago

Tasted at Kill Devil Rum Club at Laka Lono 8/9/22
I smell vanilla, and this is a pretty rum. BUT this is just a bit too much of everything for me.

Majrad (PREMIUM) ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ | 57 ratings
Posted 8 months ago

Not too bad. Will sip it if offered but unlikely to buy again.

Hunter ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 14 ratings
Posted 10 months ago

I bought this because the bottle looked awesome. Wish K&S would go back to the 12,18,23. This aged rum could be better.

Worty ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | 149 ratings
Posted 1 year ago

Nose - very fresh, apples, grass, candies, but slightly weak. The taste is sweet and smooth. It didn't have any particular flavor to me, it was just sweet. The finish is very short almost none. I would expect much mor for a 23 year rum. I went to try this one because of reviews of 23y predecessor, but got this one instead. Little fun for a lot of money. For that price I am not conviced to buy again.

Bart (PREMIUM) ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | 15 ratings
Posted 1 year ago

no this is not worth the money, i wanted the 23 because of its rating. they gave me this one instead.... waste of money. tastes likes cheap rum with a muffy aftertaste. This one is good for Hot chocolate :D

ChrisC ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 6 ratings
Posted 1 year ago

This is the rebranded 23, same rum different name. If you like rum, this is for you. Unlike so many other attempts to reinvent, this is what rum should taste like. Carmel, cinnamon, and not hot and the next morning no ash tray taste in your mouth. Great rum if you're looking for Rum.