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5 Vegas High Primings Churchill Cigar Review

Posted on Thursday, February 7, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

5 Vegas High Primings Churchill Cigar Review

This 7×52 stick features a dark brown smooth oily wrapper with a firm pack, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, double cap and rich musty tobacco aroma. First light reveals a perfect draw with plentiful rich medium-full bodied smoke output showing flavors of a slightly bitter oily creamy tobacco with a bit of pepper through the smooth finish. The first third shows rich flavors of a musty aged tobacco but on the lighter side, with a smooth, oily, creamy texture and a bit of pepper and spice through the long earthy finish. 25 minutes in the ash drops off just starting the 2nd third. Flavors take on a slightly sweet earth on the draw, continuing on through the finish which has a bit of a peppery grit in the back of my throat. Ending at 1:20 the last third shows no flavor shifts, just bringing up the strength to a medium. Thank you very much to Bob Davis for sending this in for review!

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  1. walshy says:

    Great Review as always Bryan. Can honestly say ive never had any 5 Vegas. Dont have any reason just never tried them. Maybe ill pick a few up. I am subscribed to your youtube channel.

  2. mike44njdevils says:

    I’m very ahppy you reviewed this (and that you seemed to enjoy it). 5 Vegas is one of my daily smokes, all their blends are very good. I prefer the Classic blend, but I will look into the high primings in a bigger vitola. Thanks again Bryan.

  3. chief791 says:

    Love all the 5 Vegas cigars i have smoked. Great sticks at a great price.

  4. joelala says:

    This might be a newbie question but thought I would ask, I alway thought “Medium-full” meant the strength of the cigar, but you said this is a medium to full cigar with no strength (atleast not untilt he end), does medium to full describe the strength or taste?

  5. Richhart says:

    I have smoked a few different blends of the 5 Vegas. Some I enjoyed and some I didn’t. I think a lot depends on which manufacturer is making the blends for CI. 2 of the ones so far I didn’t like tirned out to be made by AJ and 2 I did like were made by the Placencia’s. No surprise.

  6. Smokin Butts says:

    Great review Bryan,
    I love the 5 Vegas A in all vitolas.
    I have yet to try the Miami though I hear it is great!
    Keep up the great work.

  7. haneyte2000 says:

    I like all the 5 vegas cigars i have smoked so far. Cask strength is my next try.

  8. The new guy says:

    Sadly, I’ve had the nightmare stick from 5 Vegas. Where the ooze comes out halfway through the cigar. One of the worst tastes ever. Turned me off from trying another one. Sucks because they look so good

  9. ruggierm1 says:

    Great review. I Love 5 Vegas cigars. but never tried the High Primings. Going to definitely pick up a 5 pack of these.

  10. Justin says:

    Hey Bryan, I have seen these advertised, but not sure if it was just hype or not…seems like a good stick. I’ve had a number of 5 Vegas, but really like the Triple A and currently digging the Cask Strength. I am subscribed on UToob as k9rexo.

  11. Alby says:

    Great review! Just signed up here and on your youtube channel. :)

    Darin

  12. Chaz says:

    sounds like a pretty decent stick :) I am subscribed to you tube.

  13. jaylaura1 says:

    Great review as always. I find my tastes are very similar to yours. Thank you for your hard work on this site nail ready subscribed

  14. bbarber says:

    Great review again. Enjoy the honesty and unscripted feeling you present in each review.

  15. eric.hanson says:

    I’ve been thinking about picking one of these up for a little while now, I think your review talked me in to getting one with my next cigar.com or cigarsinternational order.

    • eric.hanson says:

      Just picked up a 10 pack of these in 6×48 from cigar.com on their daily deals for $27.50. I thought that was a great deal. Really looking forward to trying these, the 5 vegas line isn’t the greatest, but I also haven’t had a bad one yet, and considering how cheap and good they are I always keep some of the golds and Miamis in my humidor.

  16. Daniel.A says:

    i wanna try this. as a matter of fact i wanna try all the 5 vegas sticks. if anybody has info on these on how it compares to the classic (one of my favorites) i would greatly appreciate it.

  17. MorganGeo says:

    Enjoying this one in Churchill size on this lazy Sunday afternoon. I have good burn and the flavor is wonderful. I’m a fan of 5 Vegas. Haven’t had one that I didn’t like. In my opinion, this taste close to a regular 5 Vegas classic.

  18. Flowers4Algernon says:

    Haven’t smoked a band yet, but I’m reasonably sure it’ll happen someday.

    You should put together a video of bloopers, Bryan.

  19. Koach77 says:

    Love the humanness of your video. I new and have yet to smoke a band yet. Glad you have these gems archived for us newbies to view them.

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