Expert Reviews for May 2009

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  • Man O' War Ruination

    Belicoso (5.7" x 56) Full-bodied with black pepper and spice noticeable upon first light. Draw was perfect, although the cut to the head of the cigar had to be deeper than most other figurados. The complexities of cedar, earth, and pepper were enjoyable and interesting throughout as most of the strength is felt in the gut, not the head. Excellent! Robusto No. 1 (5.5" x 54) This size …
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  • Rocky Patel Royal Vintage

    Sean G Royal Vintage
    Robusto (5.5" x 50) A perfect burn and draw confirmed this was a Rocky made blend as its rich, robust notes of spice build from start to finish. Maintains an earthy finish with a cool smoke and slightly sweet nuance in the aftertaste. Torpedo (6.1" x 52) Construction was flawless as the complex flavors between earth and pepper fought for dominance. The smoke emitted could have been …
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