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Pinar Del Rio Sungrown Lancero Cigar Review

by Bryan Glynn, September 21, 2009
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Pinar Del Rio Sungrown Lancero Cigar Review

This 7.25×38 stick packed a whollup of spice through the first two thirds, that only calmed down at the end. I have had buffalo wings with less heat than this put off on my lips and tongue at the start! Besides the hot finish it offered a myriad of flavor combinations, changing up every 10 draws or so. Total smoke time to the band was 1:30 with a perfect firm draw and straight burn. Flavors included tobacco, leather, bread, barnyard and nuts – all very smooth and creamy with rich voluminous clouds of smoke. Thank you very much to Pinar Del Rio Cigars for generously donating this stick for review, it’s greatly appreciated!

  • Mike – KnightRid

    Nice review – I have one of these in a Robusto size in my humi waiting for me to try. I dont like spicy food though, so I may not care for this.


  • Thanks! I don’t know if the robusto is going to be like the lancero – but you definitely would not like the lancero lol!

  • Bryan,

    Great review, I’ve loved Abe’s cigars since I first smoked them. Waiting on the sungrown lancero myself, hopefully later this month. I’m a big lancero fan, you may want to try the Illusione hl, it is outstanding. Good work, man.

    • HappyTaro

      I agree w/ above… Epernay Illusions are pretty darn good. I tried a couple of different sizes and my favorite is the petite size. It packs the most spice. The only thing I do not like about Illusions are that they are kinda expensive.

  • HappyTaro

    I had the torpedo version today. Not as spicey as I had hoped. I was hoping for a serious spice bomb. Still a good cigar though. Gonna look for the lancero next time and give it a go…

  • pinot45

    Love these. One of my top 5 sticks. I’ve spent three times the price and been dissapointed. Great review.

  • new2sticks

    The torpedo vitola in this is one of my favorites. None of the lip burn, and just enough spice to stay interested.

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