Kirk & Sweeney Reserva Dominican Republic Rum, 700ml
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This Reserva expression packs lots of flavour within the snazzy round bottle, with notes of vanilla and dried fruits aplenty. Its name comes from a famous schooner known for smuggling rum from the Caribbean to the United States during the prohibition era. The 25-year XO: this exceptional rum, aged for 25 years, unveils elegant and subtle flavors of candied fruits, mild spices, and honey.
At first sip, flavors of toasted oak and vanilla delight the senses with hints of raisin and sherry, built upon layers of spice and sweet dried fruits.Finishing off each decadent sip, you’ll have endnotes that range from a distinct caramel, to sherry, to a well-balanced blend of almond and vanilla. KIRK and SWEENEY was a wooden schooner, best known for smuggling rum from the Caribbean to the Northeast during the early years of Prohibition.
I tried it again last night and thought it was actually quite nasty and what I was going to do with it! Content on this site is not intended to substitute for advice given by medical practitioner, pharmacist, or other licensed health-care professional. These 3 Dominican rums are made in a traditional way and then aged in American white oak barrels for 12, 18, or 23 years.
I'm not one who normally drinks rum straight but the Kirk and Sweeney 12 year rum is so smooth that it actually might be one I could enjoy neat. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Gone is the unctuous rich caramely nose, to be replaced by one which is more astringent with hints of what reminds me of oranges.
This could have been pulled straight from the top layer of heads and poured straight into the bottle as far as I'm aware. In the event of any safety concerns or for any other information about a product please carefully read any instructions provided on the label or packaging and contact the manufacturer.Also sign me up for newsletters so I can get special offers, recommendations, and expert advice to my inbox! Please always read the labels, warnings, and directions provided with the product before using or consuming a product. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc. Immensely smooth all the way through, this rum unwinds with a gently wavering sensation of oak, sherry and raisin.