Kirk and Sweeney Burning Mast

This is a rum finished in red pepper barrels. Look for a topaz hue, a mild, peppery aroma and light-bodied palate that opens with cinnamon red-hots and peppery heat. The heat factor definitely ramps up with repeated sips, quickly escalating from gentle glow to persistent, mouth-numbing prickly heat. The final effect reads as savory jerk spices: cayenne, hot paprika, cumin. A bit of sweetness to offset the heat would have gone a long way. Kara Newman 

  • rating
    86
  • Price
    $49,Buy Now
  • Appellation
    Dominican Republic
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  • Rating
    86
  • Alcohol
    40%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Rum/Rhum
  • Date Published
    9/1/2022
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