A. Flores 1975 Serie Privada Capa Habano Cigar Review

by Bryan Glynn, July 5, 2012
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A. Flores 1975 Serie Privada Capa Habano Cigar Review

This 5×52 box pressed stick features a very soft and suple oily smooth tan wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible seams, a light pack, what appears to be a quintuple cap and a rich cedar aroma. First light reveals a slightly snug draw with good smoke output, showing flavors of a smooth creamy textured sweet wood and tobacco with a pepper zing showing at the end of the long finish. The first third changes very little from the first light, just opening up the draw a bit. It burns very slowly, only moving an inch in the first 20 minutes. 50 minutes in at the 1/2 way point the ash is still holding on, construction is flawless and flavors remain exactly the same with no strength, just medium-full body. Ending at 1:30 with an inch remaining the whole stick proved to be consistent all the way down in flavors. This is set to debut in August 2012 at the IPCPR show.

  • JJO

    I’ve rarely been disappointed by any of Abe’s blends. In fact, watching this inspired me to light up a Flores y Rodriguez Maduro I picked up last week. I look forward to the new releases. Thanks!

    • kb9311

      What did you think of your Flores Y Rodriguez?

      • JJO

        Enjoyed it a lot. Not terribly complex, but great flavors and and construction, medium+ body. Great value too, although I understand that the current pricing is an “introductory” thing. I will definitely pick up more.

        • kb9311

          I loved it!!! in my opinion it was one of those rare cigars that brought out the flavor right from first light, i agree it was the same flavor all the way through…..but i did extremely enjoy those particular flavors! As soon as i can get my hands on some more whether it be online or through my local shop im going to do so!

          • kb9311

            Oh, and it did have a tight draw to start i cut the cap three times lol, but it opened up later for perfect smoke production!

  • jaylaura1

    Where can I purchase an A. Flores stick? The on-line dealers don’t list A. Flores? Love your reviews!

    • JJO

      As Bryan stated above, they won’t be released until the IPCPR show next month, but you can always get an idea of what to expect by getting a Pinar del Rio cigar. Same company.

  • cigarhobby85

    In your opinion. What’s the advantage/ disadvantage to a double triple or quintuple cap?

    • jaylaura1

      Less chance of unraveling after cutting. Neater

  • bbarber

    Nice review. I would like to try that particular one with strength

  • zanlamb

    Another awesome review. Hopefully I will be able to find one when Im across the pond

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