This 7×49 stick offers a unique packaging approach, putting a faux newspaper clipping around the foot as a little twister for effect. The aroma is of cocoa and the stick is firm and satiny with just a little texture to the wrapper. Draw was perfect with just the right amount of resistance for a slow smooth approach. Burn was excellent all the way down to the band point where unfortunately a small tear in the wrapper from a glue glob under the band prompted the finish of the smoke, at the 1:45 point. Had that not occurred this would have been a 2+ hour cigar easily. Body and strength were paired and varied slightly from beginning to end, finishing up at medium-full. Flavors included coffee at points, cocoa on the second half, slight wood notes up front and a touch of oil and pepper on the finish which was clean and short. Thank you very much to Berger & Argenti for generously donating this stick for review, it is greatly appreciated! As far as finding EXILE cigars, call their toll free number during normal business hours (EST), 1-800-815-1155.
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