Welcome fellow cigar lover, enjoy your visit!

Rocky Patel 1961 Torpedo Cigar Review

by Bryan Glynn, September 15, 2012
  • CigarAndPipes.com

 

Rocky Patel 1961 Torpedo Cigar Review

This 6 1/8×52 stick features a firm dark chocolate wrapper with medium veins, slightly lifted seams, oily barely toothy feel, firm pack and a rich chocolate aroma. First light reveals a snug draw with good smoke output giving medium bodied flavors of a rich creamy oily smooth leather and a smooth soft tobacco on the long finish. The first third produces a fairly complex flavor profile starting with a smooth tobacco then a creamy leather quickly followed by a cocoa in to the long finish that adds a bit of a zing. Body mellowed to a mild-medium with a good draw and smoke production. Right near the 1/2 way point the imperfections in the wrapper lead to it splitting apart, only held together by the band. Luckily the spli stopped soon enough that removing the band didn’t hurt it, and the last third ended at the hour mark. Flavors shifted to a medium body of just a deep smoky tobacco and coffee with a long finish. Thank you very much to Josh Silva for sending this along for review!

  • Cigar Oasis
  • Drew Estate
  • Mikes Cigars

Get Email Updates Of New Posts

My Other Sites

My Motovlog:
TwoWheelObsession.com
My Photography:
BGPictures.com

Popular Sections

Best Cigar Setups
How To Ship Cigars
How To Cut, Light & Smoke A Cigar
How To Taste Flavors In A Cigar
Answering Viewer Questions
How To Build A Coolidor
Take Better Phone Photos
Maintaining Your Beads
Is It Plume?
Is It Mold?
Cigar Bands Show
Hygrometer Calibration

CigarObsession is where to find the best cigar video reviews, Live shows with your favorite industry guests, cigar lighter, cutter storage and more! We give you unbiased looks at how cigars smoke and burn, what flavors to expect, how long they last and then you can decide if it's something you are interested in. No ratings and as little subjective opinion as possible.