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TimestampReviewerCigar NumberAppearance [Score]Appearance NotesAroma [Score]Aroma Notes1/3 Flavor [Score]1/3 Strength1/3 Body/Complexity1/3 Notes2/3 Flavor [Score]2/3 Strength2/3 Body/Complexity2/3 Notes3/3 Flavor [Score]3/3 Strength3/3 Body/Complexity3/3 NotesDraw [Score]Draw NotesBurn [Score]Burn NotesConstruction ScoreConstruction NotesOverall Experience [Score]Overall NotesSmoking timeAppearanceAromafirst 1first 2second 1second 2final 1final 2drawburnconst
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9/5/2017 8:28:14Matthew T. A Huge Nerd)64187.5"This is a nice looking cigar, somewhere in the Corona-Gorda size range with a soft box-press. It has a rustic looking dark brown wrapper that is toothy and oily. The surface has some prominent veins and the cap is nicely applied." -<strong>Matthew T. </strong> (A Huge Nerd)87.5"The pre-light aroma is actually very faint. I get nothing at all form the wrapper itself. The foot is still extremely faint, but does have some floral an grass notes. Those same floral and grass notes are also present on the cold draw." -<strong>Matthew T. </strong> (A Huge Nerd)92.5MediumMedium-Full"This cigar hits with unique and bold flavor right away. It has some sweetness mixed with gentle spice. Something like nutmeg mixed with brown sugar. There are also elements of cocoa powder and a retrohale that is sweet, with just a little bite in the nostrils at the end." -<strong>Matthew T. </strong> (A Huge Nerd)95MediumMedium-Full"The middle continues to deliver unique and delicious flavors, along with a few nice transitions. The sweetness is still very much in the foreground, but now is darker. Like a burnt sugar or dark caramel. The cocoa powder flavor is mixing nicely with The notes of baking spice, and there is an interesting salty finish on the tongue from each puff. The retrohale is very unique. It almost seems like butterscotch and black pepper." -<strong>Matthew T. </strong> (A Huge Nerd)95Medium-StrongMedium-Full"This cigar just keeps delivering flavor after flavor. The sweetness and spice is now joined by some subtle floral characteristics. The retrohale is smooth and yet still intense. As strange as it sounds, it hits me like a Ramon Allones Superiores, but with a San Andreas wrapper." -<strong>Matthew T. </strong> (A Huge Nerd)85"This might be the only area that needed improvement. The draw wasn't too tight, but it seemed to be restricted enough that the smoke output may have been diminished. The flavors were so good, I wanted more smoke to help deliver them." -<strong>Matthew T. </strong> (A Huge Nerd)95"This cigar burned so well. The burn line wasn't perfect, but from this kind of wrapper, you rarely get the clean white ash and thin black burn line. But it required to touch ups or attention to the burn of any kind." -<strong>Matthew T. </strong> (A Huge Nerd)95"Although the wrapper looked rustic, that is to be expected from this variety (I am assuming it is San Andreas). But the cigar was cleanly rolled and had a nice box press to it. It was well made." -<strong>Matthew T. </strong> (A Huge Nerd)95"This was one of my favorite blind reviews ever. The flavors and complexity were simply amazing. I don't know if I've ever experienced combinations of flavors that reminded me of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Mexico all at once. Regardless of what this cigar turns out to be, I will be making a box purchase." -<strong>Matthew T. </strong> (A Huge Nerd)7000100000001
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8/31/2017 13:15:48Ryan H. Ryan H.)64195"A very beautifully wrapped factory press very toothy wrapper about 5.5x42 tri capped moderate veins, but nothing that causes concern" -<strong>Ryan H. </strong> (Ryan H.)90"Smells of citrusy floral" -<strong>Ryan H. </strong> (Ryan H.)92.5Mild-MediumLight-Medium"Starts out with a very enjoyable spice. Draw has just enough resistance near perfect. Its kind of salty not overly so just enough to notice" -<strong>Ryan H. </strong> (Ryan H.)92.5Mild-MediumLight-Medium"A couple small very short lived transitions from chocolate to coffee now more earthy it has lightend in strength as well. Very enjoyable flavor combinations. Does leave a slight warmth on the palate. Burn has been razor sharp." -<strong>Ryan H. </strong> (Ryan H.)92.5Mild-MediumMedium"The cigar settles on a salty earthyness draw and burn remain spot on. As far as i can tell the only negitive things i could say about this cigar is the absence of a room note and the saltyness it leaves on the palate which really isnt a negitive just something i dont often get out of cigars." -<strong>Ryan H. </strong> (Ryan H.)95"Just enough resistance" -<strong>Ryan H. </strong> (Ryan H.)97.5"No corrections were needed. Burned like a dream" -<strong>Ryan H. </strong> (Ryan H.)92.5"This was a very beautifully constructed cigar." -<strong>Ryan H. </strong> (Ryan H.)92.5"I would look to buy more of these" -<strong>Ryan H. </strong> (Ryan H.)7310000000010
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9/3/2017 13:51:49Mickey T. irratebass)64195"Dark brown wrapper which has visible seams on the box press, and seems to be in a corona size it has a silky smooth sheen and seems firmly packed" -<strong>Mickey T. </strong> (irratebass)87.5"On the nose I chocolate with floral mixed in with some earth. On the foot there is barnyard with cherries and some baker's spice." -<strong>Mickey T. </strong> (irratebass)92.5MediumMedium"Floral notes mixed with chocolate right out the gate. I tried to retro right away and about killed myself, typing this through my tears. As the cigar develops there is a nice coffee with cream, and some marshmallow on the retro." -<strong>Mickey T. </strong> (irratebass)95MediumMedium"Lots of roasted peanuts in the beginning of the second. Heavy cream elements this is turning into a nice smoking experience." -<strong>Mickey T. </strong> (irratebass)95MediumMedium"Walnuts, and floral notes mixed with chocolate, and musty/damp leave/wood on the retro. Some dark sweet tobacco has joined the party with cream thrown in for fun. The floral notes really stays with me, and has a long finish." -<strong>Mickey T. </strong> (irratebass)100"This cigar had a perfect draw with lots of smoke output on the foot and my mouth." -<strong>Mickey T. </strong> (irratebass)97.5"Only had 2 issues where the cigar had a wonky burn, but in the 2 hours that I smoked this I don't consider this an issue." -<strong>Mickey T. </strong> (irratebass)95"Beautiful construction it burned evenly, except for the two incidents I mentioned earlier. Ash was a gorgeous white/gray with some black streaks throughout. Plenty of smoke on the foot and mouth." -<strong>Mickey T. </strong> (irratebass)97.5"This was a great cigar that was all over the place with transitions, it started out with floral mixed with chocolate, and this remained throughout the entire smoke, but cream kept battling for first place. I ended up grabbing my cigar tool so I could nub it since my fingers were starting to burn," -<strong>Mickey T. </strong> (irratebass)12001001000100
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9/4/2017 19:53:32Zane G. Zane)64192.5"Beautiful looking cigar. Nice semi (soft ) box press with barely any veins and invisible seams. Lots of oils on the wrapper giving it a great look." -<strong>Zane G. </strong> (Zane)90"Feint barnyard on the wrapper with some sweet fruit notes on the foot." -<strong>Zane G. </strong> (Zane)90MediumMedium"Cigar stops off with a blast of pepper on the lips and tongue. Retro also very heavy on the pepper. Few puffs in the cigar changed over to some sweet creamy cocoa." -<strong>Zane G. </strong> (Zane)95Medium-StrongMedium-Full"The second third I am still picking up the sweet cocoa but mixed in with some gritty earthiness and a bit of toasted nuts. On the retro I am getting a light pepper with a bit of cinnamon." -<strong>Zane G. </strong> (Zane)90Medium-StrongMedium-Full"Transitioning to the final third I am still getting that earthiness with a bit of bitter coffee. Not a ton of other flavors coming through the last third as the flavors mute a bit for me. Still enjoying the flavors I am getting. On the retro the pepper is almost non existent and I am only picking up a floral note." -<strong>Zane G. </strong> (Zane)97.5"The Draw on this cigar was on point. Just the amount of resistance I enjoy." -<strong>Zane G. </strong> (Zane)95"Cigar burned well throughout. Only had to touch up once or twice." -<strong>Zane G. </strong> (Zane)95"Great construction on this one. No issues and the cigar performed as you would hope and expect." -<strong>Zane G. </strong> (Zane)90"I was excited to smoke this cigar the moment I picked it up. Looks great, smells great, and overall performance was solid. For me I got some good flavor transitions but the cigar was not overly complex but it did keep my attention. I would for sure smoke again." -<strong>Zane G. </strong> (Zane)8000010110000
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9/7/2017 17:47:13John A. John A.)64195"A beautiful toothy dark brown wrapper with a slight box press and triple cap. Very rustic dreamy looking robusto with visible veins and seems, firm to the touch, and sharp edges." -<strong>John A. </strong> (John A.)92.5"Aromas of mint and chocolate from the foot. Tastes of mint chocolate from the cold draw as well." -<strong>John A. </strong> (John A.)97.5MediumMedium"Off the bat I am hit with spicy tobacco. Smoked sweet red and green peppers flood the mouth. Spicy sweet red fruit flavors come in the fray as well. Very delicious treat indeed.
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97.5Medium-StrongMedium-Full"On the second third The hardy smoked pepper spiciness and sweetness remains with hands of earthiness and salt in the background that satisfy the pallet. Espresso arnd spicy cream round out the end of this third." -<strong>John A. </strong> (John A.)95StrongFull"Earthiness intensifies along with notes of perfectly brewed dark coffee and beef jerky. Towards the end loads of leather, chocolate, coffee and roasted jalapeño fulfill my appetite until the very end. A delicious ending to a great cigar. " -<strong>John A. </strong> (John A.)97.5"The draw provided just enough resistance to prevent it from overheating whilst being smoked." -<strong>John A. </strong> (John A.)100"Perfect burn with no touchups or wondering of the burn." -<strong>John A. </strong> (John A.)100"No issues whatsoever with the construction, perfect." -<strong>John A. </strong> (John A.)97.5"The cigar for filled my appetite for a hearty smoke that would be great after any meal. It reminds me of one of my favorite cigars with a different wrapper and an amped up strength. I cannot wait to find out what it is so I can try the other sizes of this fabulous smoke." -<strong>John A. </strong> (John A.)6000000001000
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Real Average93.0089.5093.005.105.5095.005.906.3093.506.707.1095.0097.0095.5094.5080.60
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Standard Deviation3.262.092.740.891.411.771.671.792.242.281.675.862.092.743.2623.17
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Lower88.9386.8989.583.983.7392.793.814.0690.703.855.0187.6794.3992.0890.4351.64
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Upper97.0792.1196.426.227.2797.217.998.5496.309.559.19102.3399.6198.9298.57109.56
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Adjusted Average94899266957794879896949671
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Weight10510101010101025100
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Score9.444.449.199.509.449.759.639.4423.9194.72
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Overall Strength6.50
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Overall Body6.33
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Total Score95
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<h3>Initial Impressions</h3>Blind Cigar Review: Foundation | The Wise Man (El Güegüense) Maduro Corona
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<h4>Appearance:<strong>94</strong></h4><h3>Cigar Info</h3>
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<h3 style="text-align: center;">Vital Stats:</h3>
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"A very beautifully wrapped factory press very toothy wrapper about 5.5x42 tri capped moderate veins, but nothing that causes concern" -<strong>Ryan H. </strong> (Ryan H.)<p style="text-align: center;font-size: 130%; line-height: 140%;">Vitola: <strong>Corona</strong>
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<h4>Aroma:<strong>89</strong></h4>Length:<strong>5 5/8"</strong>
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"On the nose I chocolate with floral mixed in with some earth. On the foot there is barnyard with cherries and some baker's spice." -<strong>Mickey T. </strong> (irratebass)Ring Gauge:<strong>46</strong>
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<h3>First Third</h3>Country of Origin:<strong>Nicaragua</strong>
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<h4>Flavor:<strong>92</strong>Wrapper:<strong>San Andres Mexico</strong>
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Strength:<strong>Medium</strong>Binder:<strong>Corojo 99 Jalapa</strong>
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Body/Complexity:<strong>Medium</strong></h4>Filler:<strong>Nicaragua</strong>
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"This cigar hits with unique and bold flavor right away. It has some sweetness mixed with gentle spice. Something like nutmeg mixed with brown sugar. There are also elements of cocoa powder and a retrohale that is sweet, with just a little bite in the nostrils at the end." -<strong>Matthew T. </strong> (A Huge Nerd)Factory:<strong>Tabacos Valle de Jalapa S.A. (TABSA)</strong>
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Blender:<strong>Nick Melillo</strong>
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"Cigar stops off with a blast of pepper on the lips and tongue. Retro also very heavy on the pepper. Few puffs in the cigar changed over to some sweet creamy cocoa." -<strong>Zane G. </strong> (Zane)Number of reviewers: <strong>5</strong>- <strong>Matthew T. </strong>(A Huge Nerd)<strong>Ryan H. </strong>(Ryan H.)<strong>Mickey T. </strong>(irratebass)<strong>Zane G. </strong>(Zane)<strong>John A. </strong>(John A.)#VALUE!#VALUE!#VALUE!#VALUE!#VALUE!
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<h3>Second Third</h3>Price:<strong>$9.00</strong>
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<h4>Flavor:<strong>95</strong>Age:<strong>2 Months</strong>
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Strength:<strong>Medium-Strong</strong>Release Date:<strong>September 2017</strong>
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Body/Complexity:<strong>Medium-Full</strong></h4>Contributed by:<strong>Foundation Cigar Co.</strong></p>
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"Lots of roasted peanuts in the beginning of the second. Heavy cream elements this is turning into a nice smoking experience." -<strong>Mickey T. </strong> (irratebass)
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"The second third I am still picking up the sweet cocoa but mixed in with some gritty earthiness and a bit of toasted nuts. On the retro I am getting a light pepper with a bit of cinnamon." -<strong>Zane G. </strong> (Zane)
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<h3>Final Third</h3>
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<h4>Flavor:<strong>94</strong>
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Strength:<strong>Medium-Strong</strong>
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Body/Complexity:<strong>Medium-Full</strong></h4>
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"Transitioning to the final third I am still getting that earthiness with a bit of bitter coffee. Not a ton of other flavors coming through the last third as the flavors mute a bit for me. Still enjoying the flavors I am getting. On the retro the pepper is almost non existent and I am only picking up a floral note." -<strong>Zane G. </strong> (Zane)
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"Earthiness intensifies along with notes of perfectly brewed dark coffee and beef jerky. Towards the end loads of leather, chocolate, coffee and roasted jalapeño fulfill my appetite until the very end. A delicious ending to a great cigar. " -<strong>John A. </strong> (John A.)
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<h3>Overall Impressions<h3>
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<h4>Draw:<strong>98</strong></h4>
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"This cigar had a perfect draw with lots of smoke output on the foot and my mouth." -<strong>Mickey T. </strong> (irratebass)
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<h4>Burn:<strong>96</strong></h4>
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"No corrections were needed. Burned like a dream" -<strong>Ryan H. </strong> (Ryan H.)
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<h4>Construction:<strong>94</strong></h4>
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"Although the wrapper looked rustic, that is to be expected from this variety (I am assuming it is San Andreas). But the cigar was cleanly rolled and had a nice box press to it. It was well made." -<strong>Matthew T. </strong> (A Huge Nerd)
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<h4>Overall Strength:<strong>Medium-Strong</strong>
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Overall Body/Complexity:<strong>Medium-Full</strong>
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Experience Overall:<strong>96</strong></h4>
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"This was one of my favorite blind reviews ever. The flavors and complexity were simply amazing. I don't know if I've ever experienced combinations of flavors that reminded me of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Mexico all at once. Regardless of what this cigar turns out to be, I will be making a box purchase." -<strong>Matthew T. </strong> (A Huge Nerd)<br />
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"I would look to buy more of these" -<strong>Ryan H. </strong> (Ryan H.)<br />
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"This was a great cigar that was all over the place with transitions, it started out with floral mixed with chocolate, and this remained throughout the entire smoke, but cream kept battling for first place. I ended up grabbing my cigar tool so I could nub it since my fingers were starting to burn," -<strong>Mickey T. </strong> (irratebass)<br />
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"I was excited to smoke this cigar the moment I picked it up. Looks great, smells great, and overall performance was solid. For me I got some good flavor transitions but the cigar was not overly complex but it did keep my attention. I would for sure smoke again." -<strong>Zane G. </strong> (Zane)<br />
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"The cigar for filled my appetite for a hearty smoke that would be great after any meal. It reminds me of one of my favorite cigars with a different wrapper and an amped up strength. I cannot wait to find out what it is so I can try the other sizes of this fabulous smoke." -<strong>John A. </strong> (John A.)
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<h4>Smoking Time (in minutes):<strong>71</strong></h4>
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Total Score:95
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9/5/2017 8:28:14Matthew T. (A Huge Nerd)641GoodThis is a nice looking cigar, somewhere in the Corona-Gorda size range with a soft box-press. It has a rustic looking dark brown wrapper that is toothy and oily. The surface has some prominent veins and the cap is nicely applied.GoodThe pre-light aroma is actually very faint. I get nothing at all form the wrapper itself. The foot is still extremely faint, but does have some floral an grass notes. Those same floral and grass notes are also present on the cold draw.GreatMediumMedium-FullThis cigar hits with unique and bold flavor right away. It has some sweetness mixed with gentle spice. Something like nutmeg mixed with brown sugar. There are also elements of cocoa powder and a retrohale that is sweet, with just a little bite in the nostrils at the end.ExcellentMediumMedium-FullThe middle continues to deliver unique and delicious flavors, along with a few nice transitions. The sweetness is still very much in the foreground, but now is darker. Like a burnt sugar or dark caramel. The cocoa powder flavor is mixing nicely with The notes of baking spice, and there is an interesting salty finish on the tongue from each puff. The retrohale is very unique. It almost seems like butterscotch and black pepper.ExcellentMedium-StrongMedium-FullThis cigar just keeps delivering flavor after flavor. The sweetness and spice is now joined by some subtle floral characteristics. The retrohale is smooth and yet still intense. As strange as it sounds, it hits me like a Ramon Allones Superiores, but with a San Andreas wrapper.FairThis might be the only area that needed improvement. The draw wasn't too tight, but it seemed to be restricted enough that the smoke output may have been diminished. The flavors were so good, I wanted more smoke to help deliver them.ExcellentThis cigar burned so well. The burn line wasn't perfect, but from this kind of wrapper, you rarely get the clean white ash and thin black burn line. But it required to touch ups or attention to the burn of any kind.ExcellentAlthough the wrapper looked rustic, that is to be expected from this variety (I am assuming it is San Andreas). But the cigar was cleanly rolled and had a nice box press to it. It was well made.ExcellentThis was one of my favorite blind reviews ever. The flavors and complexity were simply amazing. I don't know if I've ever experienced combinations of flavors that reminded me of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Mexico all at once. Regardless of what this cigar turns out to be, I will be making a box purchase.70
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8/31/2017 13:15:48Ryan H. (Ryan H.)641ExcellentA very beautifully wrapped factory press very toothy wrapper about 5.5x42 tri capped moderate veins, but nothing that causes concernVery GoodSmells of citrusy floralGreatMild-MediumLight-MediumStarts out with a very enjoyable spice. Draw has just enough resistance near perfect. Its kind of salty not overly so just enough to noticeGreatMild-MediumLight-MediumA couple small very short lived transitions from chocolate to coffee now more earthy it has lightend in strength as well. Very enjoyable flavor combinations. Does leave a slight warmth on the palate. Burn has been razor sharp.GreatMild-MediumMediumThe cigar settles on a salty earthyness draw and burn remain spot on. As far as i can tell the only negitive things i could say about this cigar is the absence of a room note and the saltyness it leaves on the palate which really isnt a negitive just something i dont often get out of cigars.ExcellentJust enough resistanceClose to PerfectNo corrections were needed. Burned like a dreamGreatThis was a very beautifully constructed cigar.GreatI would look to buy more of these73
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9/3/2017 13:51:49Mickey T. (irratebass)641ExcellentDark brown wrapper which has visible seams on the box press, and seems to be in a corona size it has a silky smooth sheen and seems firmly packedGoodOn the nose I chocolate with floral mixed in with some earth. On the foot there is barnyard with cherries and some baker's spice.GreatMediumMediumFloral notes mixed with chocolate right out the gate. I tried to retro right away and about killed myself, typing this through my tears. As the cigar develops there is a nice coffee with cream, and some marshmallow on the retro.ExcellentMediumMediumLots of roasted peanuts in the beginning of the second. Heavy cream elements this is turning into a nice smoking experience.ExcellentMediumMediumWalnuts, and floral notes mixed with chocolate, and musty/damp leave/wood on the retro. Some dark sweet tobacco has joined the party with cream thrown in for fun. The floral notes really stays with me, and has a long finish.PerfectThis cigar had a perfect draw with lots of smoke output on the foot and my mouth.Close to PerfectOnly had 2 issues where the cigar had a wonky burn, but in the 2 hours that I smoked this I don't consider this an issue.ExcellentBeautiful construction it burned evenly, except for the two incidents I mentioned earlier. Ash was a gorgeous white/gray with some black streaks throughout. Plenty of smoke on the foot and mouth.ExtraordinaryThis was a great cigar that was all over the place with transitions, it started out with floral mixed with chocolate, and this remained throughout the entire smoke, but cream kept battling for first place. I ended up grabbing my cigar tool so I could nub it since my fingers were starting to burn,120
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9/4/2017 19:53:32Zane G. (Zane)641GreatBeautiful looking cigar. Nice semi (soft ) box press with barely any veins and invisible seams. Lots of oils on the wrapper giving it a great look.Very GoodFeint barnyard on the wrapper with some sweet fruit notes on the foot.Very GoodMediumMediumCigar stops off with a blast of pepper on the lips and tongue. Retro also very heavy on the pepper. Few puffs in the cigar changed over to some sweet creamy cocoa.ExcellentMedium-StrongMedium-FullThe second third I am still picking up the sweet cocoa but mixed in with some gritty earthiness and a bit of toasted nuts. On the retro I am getting a light pepper with a bit of cinnamon.Very GoodMedium-StrongMedium-FullTransitioning to the final third I am still getting that earthiness with a bit of bitter coffee. Not a ton of other flavors coming through the last third as the flavors mute a bit for me. Still enjoying the flavors I am getting. On the retro the pepper is almost non existent and I am only picking up a floral note.Close to perfectThe Draw on this cigar was on point. Just the amount of resistance I enjoy.ExcellentCigar burned well throughout. Only had to touch up once or twice.ExcellentGreat construction on this one. No issues and the cigar performed as you would hope and expect.Very GoodI was excited to smoke this cigar the moment I picked it up. Looks great, smells great, and overall performance was solid. For me I got some good flavor transitions but the cigar was not overly complex but it did keep my attention. I would for sure smoke again.80
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9/7/2017 17:47:13John A. (John A.)641ExcellentA beautiful toothy dark brown wrapper with a slight box press and triple cap. Very rustic dreamy looking robusto with visible veins and seems, firm to the touch, and sharp edges.GreatAromas of mint and chocolate from the foot. Tastes of mint chocolate from the cold draw as well.ExtraordinaryMediumMediumOff the bat I am hit with spicy tobacco. Smoked sweet red and green peppers flood the mouth. Spicy sweet red fruit flavors come in the fray as well. Very delicious treat indeed.
ExtraordinaryMedium-StrongMedium-FullOn the second third The hardy smoked pepper spiciness and sweetness remains with hands of earthiness and salt in the background that satisfy the pallet. Espresso arnd spicy cream round out the end of this third.ExcellentStrongFullEarthiness intensifies along with notes of perfectly brewed dark coffee and beef jerky. Towards the end loads of leather, chocolate, coffee and roasted jalapeño fulfill my appetite until the very end. A delicious ending to a great cigar. Close to perfectThe draw provided just enough resistance to prevent it from overheating whilst being smoked.PerfectPerfect burn with no touchups or wondering of the burn.PerfectNo issues whatsoever with the construction, perfect.ExtraordinaryThe cigar for filled my appetite for a hearty smoke that would be great after any meal. It reminds me of one of my favorite cigars with a different wrapper and an amped up strength. I cannot wait to find out what it is so I can try the other sizes of this fabulous smoke.60Bostoneo
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