This 7.5×49 stick offered a very long smoke, pushing 2 hours to the nub with a strong flavor and almost full body that sneaks up on you. Flavors included some leather up front changing to
Esteban Carrera Robusto by Rocky Patel Cigar Reviewby Bryan Glynn, June 17, 2009
This 5×50 box pressed smoke offered rich, thick smooth smoke with a medium-full bodied flavor combo. Predominant flavors were leather, roasted nuts and a hint of espresso, coupled to an oily slightly sweet and peppery finish that hung on for quite some time. A near perfect burn and draw on … Continue reading →
This lovely 6.5×54 stick offered a mild-medium body, plentiful rich, smooth smoke and a very good burn all the way down to the nub. The draw was perfect – you didn’t even notice it or have to think about it. The flavor profile was very simple and consistent but proved … Continue reading →
This 7×48 medium brown slightly toothy box pressed stick gave off a sweet tobacco pre-light aroma. The burn was almost razor sharp all the way down with perfect performance and an excellent draw with just the right amount of resistance. Flavors included
Wow – on so many levels. First and foremost this $30 stick delivered on it’s price, for what it is. It offered a rich smooth plentiful full bodied smoke with a long full finish. Excellent burn and draw with no issues. Flavors included leather, a sweet oil, hints of nuts, … Continue reading →
Bucanero Don Douglas Cabinet Series Belicoso Cigar Reviewby Bryan Glynn, June 8, 2009
This 6×54 stick showed a creamy smooth musty leather in the first half, changing to a deep earthiness in the 2nd. Body was medium overall with the start pushing up just a bit. The last half produced more smoke and a very rich
This 6×54 belicoso stick offered a very straighforward espresso and nut flavor profile, with a slight pepper heat on the finish that built up as it went along. The body gained momentum from mild to medium to the band point, at which I stopped. A burn issue at the 1/2 … Continue reading →
This very nice box pressed 6×50 dark chocolate stick offered a great light tobacco pre-light aroma. The flavors changed constantly to the 1/2 way point, offering woodiness, nuts, cream flavor and texture. A slight pepper heat was present on the top of
Indian Tabac Super Fuerte Maduro Toro Cigar Reviewby Bryan Glynn, June 5, 2009
This 6×52 dark, oily stick gave medium-full bodied flavors of cocoa, tobacco, nuts and a slight pepper heat on the finish. Unfortunately it did have some construction issues. Draw was excellent, with just the right amount of resistance for easy control. Available as a cosmetic factory second called X-Out Liga … Continue reading →
Chateau Real Lord Tennyson by Drew Estate Cigar Reviewby Bryan Glynn, June 3, 2009
This 7×50 stick brought a mild-medium body, wood and nut party to the table. Very typical in flavors, not so typical in the perfect draw and burn, at a very attractive price-point. It lasted just over 1 hour to the band point at which the whole thing became very soggy … Continue reading →
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This 6×50 stick produced a rich smooth smoke, giving a medium bodied mix of leather and nut flavors with touches of caramel and pepper at certain points. The draw was perfect along with a near razor sharp burn, holding as for 3/4 – 1 1/2 inches at a time. At … Continue reading →
An excellent 5×52 smoke, producing copious amounts of thick cool smoke. Starting with a good light peppery heat on the long finish, the flavors of chocolate and earth mellowed into a smooth leather and cocoa oily mixture. Overall a medium-full bodied experience, it is sure to please the more demanding … Continue reading →
Overall a medium-full bodied 5.5×5 smoke that took 1/2 the stick to develop it’s flavors. The mouthfeel and amount of smoke steadily increased to the 2nd 3rd producing a creamy textured nutty flavor with a hint of pepper on the extremely short finish. A simple smoke with a good kick. … Continue reading →
A fairly complex blend, giving a variety of flavors throughout the stick. The burn and draw were both excellent with no issues whatsoever. The 6×52 stick was a VERY slow burner ending nice and cool all the way to the nub after 1 3/4 hours. The start offered a bit … Continue reading →
Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real Belicoso Cigar Reviewby Bryan Glynn, May 22, 2009
A very nice blend of slight pepper, leather, touches of caramel and sweet woody flavors. The finish is short on the first half, growing longer to the band. The burn was excellent, the draw very good on the loose side – no construction issues. A very enjoyable mild-medium 6.1×52 smoke … Continue reading →
An excellently constructed 6.5×52 stick, offering a near purfect draw and burn with plenty of easy cool smoke. A mild-medium body producing a variety of flavors including nuts, caramel, wood notes and a good pepper kick on the long finish.
A cool smooth smoke from the 6.2×52 stick. Offering a fairly complex set of flavors including an earth leather, hints of creme, touches of pepper on the short finish, and finally dry warm nuts. Perfect draw and burn, the ash holding to the 1/2 way point and needing no attention. … Continue reading →
La Perla Habana Black Pearl Classic Toro Cigar Reviewby Bryan Glynn, May 15, 2009
This 6×50 stick offered an excellent burn and draw, giving a medium bodied nutty flavor, complimented by touches of leather and hazelnut in the first 1/2. A fast burner, it finished at the band in 45 min after starting to get warm.
A realtively simple 5×54 smoke, notible for it’s long lasting burn, pushing 1 1/2 hours. Very good slow burn and good draw on the firm side. Flavors were primarily woody and coffee with a splash of espresso here and there, and nuts on the end. A very slight pepper kick … Continue reading →
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