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Jul 15

Casa Magna Colorado Perfecto Cigar Review

Posted on Friday, July 15, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

 

Casa Magna Colorado Perfecto Cigar Review

This 4.75×50 cigar features a dark brown wrapper with slight red hue, a light pack but with a rock hard slightly toothy wrapper, small veins, tight seams, an oily feel and sheen with a rich smooth tobacco aroma. First light reveals a perfect draw without clipping the foot, bold pepper and spice blasts through the long finish with medium body flavors of a smooth slightly sweet leather. The first third develops along the same lines just getting creamier and upping the body a touch.  35 minutes in just past the 1/2 way point the pepper and spice drops leaving the very smooth and creamy flavors still going with a ton of smoke.  Ending at 50 minutes where it began getting very warm and nutty, the cigar ended with excellent construction and rich flavors throughout. Thank you very much to Ken Spraberry for donating this sample for review, I appreciate it!

Jun 1

Fuente Fuente Opus X XXX Belicoso Cigar Review

Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

Fuente Fuente Opus X XXX Belicoso Cigar Review

This 5 5/8×49 cigar otherwise known as the Power Ranger, or Triple X, or X3, features a dark brown firm and smooth wrapper with a mottled splotchy appearance, minimal veins, tight seams, even construction and a soft perfume like aroma.  First light reveals a perfect draw, tons of full bodied smoke with very dry black pepper and tobacco flavors with an (more…)

May 3

601 Green Oscuro La Punta Perfecto Cigar Review

Posted on Tuesday, May 3, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

601 Green Oscuro La Punta Perfecto Cigar Review

This 5.5×48-52 perfecto stick offers a very dark brown, almost black wrapper with a slight red hue, a velvet texture and a rock hard pack. It shows minimal veins, tight seams, very even firm construction and offers a barnyard and tobacco aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Mar 1

My Father Le Bijou 1922 Toro Cigar Review

Posted on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

My Father Le Bijou 1922 Toro Cigar Review

This 6×52 stick offers a dark chocolate oily wrapper with small veins, invisible seams, a very even crushed velvet texture with a slight spongy give and a rich oily chocolaty tobacco aroma. First light revels (more…)

Oct 22

Xikar HC Connecticut Grande Cigar Review

Posted on Friday, October 22, 2010 in Cigar Reviews

Xikar HC Connecticut Grande Cigar Review

This 6×60 stick offers firm construction with minimal veins, tight seams, a double cap and a soft hay and tobacco aroma. First light reveals a very dry smoke with medium-full bodied flavors of earth, pepper and tobacco with a spicy finish. The first third develops along the same lines building the pepper on the finish. Smoke is rich and plentiful with a perfect easy draw. The experience stays the same through to the band point where it picks up a more smooth deep profile and kicking the spice way down. The ash held on for 1/2 the stick, and it ended at 1:45, very impressive! Thank you very much to Xikar for generously sending this for review!

Jul 7

262 Paradigm Toro Cigar Review

Posted on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 in Cigar Reviews

262 Paradigm Toro Cigar Review

This 6×54 box pressed stick offers a spongy, uniform dark chocolate wrapper with tight seams, minimal veins, slight tooth and a large double cap with a mild sweet tobacco aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Jul 5

Helix X748 Maduro Cigar Review

Posted on Monday, July 5, 2010 in Cigar Reviews

Helix X748 Maduro Cigar Review

This 7×48 maduro stick offers a dark to medium brown wrapper with a spongy, toothy but soft feel, visible seams, small veins and a mild soapy aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Jun 5

CAO La Traviata Radiante Cigar Review

Posted on Saturday, June 5, 2010 in Cigar Reviews

CAO La Traviata Radiante Cigar Review

This 6×52 sick offers an extremely oily, toothy rich dark chocolate wrapper with tight seams, minimal veins and a sweet chocolate and earth aroma. First light reveals a very oily medium bodied earthy flavor with a ton of rich smoke and a perfect draw. The first third develops to a mild-medium body of slightly sweet and nutty earth with a deep finish. 50 min in at the 1/2 way point flavors were very consistent, however the stick liked to tunnel and went out prompting a relight without further incident. The stick ended at 1:35 with slightly different but overall consistent flavors at the last third, moving to a slight caramel and nut combo, with the same great smoke draw and finish.

May 18

Joyas De Panama Coronita Cigar Review

Posted on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 in Cigar Reviews

Joyas De Panama Coronita Cigar Review

This 5×45 stick offers a rustic, medium brown slightly toothy and oily wrapper with an even slightly spongy feel and mild barnyard aroma. First light brings a slightly firm draw with a ton of rich smooth smoke output and flavors of (more…)

May 14

Jose Marti Remedios Cigar Review

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2010 in Cigar Reviews

Jose Marti Remedios Cigar Review

This 5.5×44 stick offers a thin, seemingly fragile toothy wrapper, hot cocoa colored with a slight peppery tobacco aroma. First light reveals a perfect draw, tons of rich smoke and a very heavy, deep tobacco flavor with a big white pepper kick. The first third brings (more…)