La Palina Classic Robusto Cigar Review This 5×52 stick features a dark tan, dry soft wrapper with a paper bag texture, minimal veins, tight seams, double cap, even slightly spongy pack and a hay & wood aroma. First light reveals
Xikar HC Series Connecticut Shade Toro Cigar Reviewby Bryan Glynn, April 30, 2010
Xikar HC Series Connecticut Shade Toro Cigar Review This 6.5×52 stick offers a thin medium tan wrapper with a few medium and small veins, a double cap and even firm slightly spongy construction. The aroma is deep pungent tobacco. First light brings a slightly firm draw, mild-medium flavors of a … Continue reading →
Tatuaje Havana VI Nobles Cigar Review This 5×50 medium chocolate wrapped stick offered an excellent burn and perfect draw, lasting just under 1 hour to the band point. Flavors started a little on the mild side but woke up by the 1/2 way point to produce a nice medium body … Continue reading →
Gran Habano 3 Siglos Torpedo Cigar Review This 6.1×56 dark chocolate stick offered a medium body experience with somewhat muted flavors. The wrapper and binder both had very pronounced veins giving one minor burn problem that required an early touch up. The remainder of the burn was not perfect but … Continue reading →
Cuba Aliados Miami Edition Toro Viejo Cigar Reviewby Bryan Glynn, September 23, 2009
Cuba Aliados Miami Edition Toro Viejo Cigar Review This 6×53 stick offered a medium body experience, giving flavors of smooth hay and nuts with a clean finish. light pepper notes with a touch of spice came well after the draw and last about a minute. Burn time to the band … Continue reading →
This 6×53 stick was a powerhouse of flavor! Offering a pretty straight forward but interesting blend of flavors all the way down. The burn was excellent from start to finish, holding the white ash to about an inch. Draw was firm and worked well, taking the smoke time past 2 … Continue reading →
This 5.2×54 box pressed stick offered a medium body experience with mild woody flavors. Always buttery and creamy smooth, it offered a big pepper and spice kick on the finish during the first two thirds. The pepper calmed down from the band point back, offering just a clean short finish … Continue reading →
This 6×52 stick offered a near perfect burn with a very tight draw giving a mild-medium body experience. Flavors started out with a great light leather, with toast, nuts and tobacco following. The finish was short and clean till the last third where it became more substantial and heavy. Overall … Continue reading →
This 5×50 stick offered a medium body experience with lots of spice and pepper following an earthy, slightly sweet note with a long finish. Burn time was about an hour to the band point and it performed flawlessly. The draw had a good amount of resistance and it had no … Continue reading →
This was a wonderful smoke, packing a hidden punch! Overall a mild-medium body experience with a rich creamy textured smoke giving a nutty smooth flavor with touches of earth and a strong peppery finish. A 7×50 stick, it lasted well over an hour before I put it down. The draw … Continue reading →
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