Reviews by Bryan

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  • Hoyo de Tradicion

    Corona (5.7"x45) Preferred size. Burns very smooth and even, but the draw is not too tight for a 45 ring gauge. The flavor seemed a bit more consistent from start to finish and there were very few hints of sweetness in the aftertaste. Toro (6.0"x52) Excellent burn, even from start to finish. Wrapper had no imperfections and the ash held on for almost two full inches. This size …
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  • Oliva Serie 'V'

    Bryan Oliva Serie V
    Torpedo (6.0"x56) This is the most preferred size in this blend. The stick is very easy to light and draw. It burns cool and the strength is very consistent from start to finish. The ligero qualities are not noticeably dominant until the last three inches. The finish contains many hints of pepper, but is very rich as well. Perfect balance. Churchill Extra (7.0"x52) Again, very easy …
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  • Torano Exodus Silver

    Bryan Exodus Silver
    Corona Grande (6.0"x46) Beautiful brown wrapper and pleasant aroma, this medium to full bodied cigar has earthy notes of cocoa. Well balanced with a moderate finish. Torpedo (6.5"x54) This spicy medium to full bodied cigar has a luscious wrapper and great flavor that is accompanied by some minor burn issues. Notes of leather and cocoa on the palate. Robusto Corto (4.7"x52) …
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  • Perdomo Lot 23

    Bryan Lot 23
    Toro (6.0"x50) Well-balanced with dry toast on the palate with some sweetness that develops over the course of the smoke. Medium bodied with a moderate finish. Robusto (5.0"x50) Extremely well-balanced. Dry and toasty aroma with hints of cinnamon and a moderate finish. Medium bodied with a medium to full flavor. Churchill (7.0"x50) A meatier cigar compared to the other sizes. …
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  • Don Pepin Garcia Series JJ

    Bryan Don Pepin Garcia Serie JJ
    Belicoso (5.7"x52) Creamy brown and silky wrapper. Effortless draw with a ton of earthy flavors and spice off the bat. Full-bodied and complex with three major changes in character. Good to the nub with excellent construction the whole way through. Salomon (7.2"x57) Beautiful looking and smelling cigar. Some minor burn issues but great construction. A lot of full, earthy flavors with …
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  • Gurkha Titan

    Bryan Titan
    Dark, smooth wrapper with a pungent nose. Easy draw with plenty of thick, rich smoke. Medium bodied and wet on the palate. A good amount of spice on the palate and through the nose. Slightly sweet with a long finish. Became harsh with minor burn issues.…
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  • CAO Gold

    Bryan Solid Gold
    Churchill (7.0"x48) Rich aroma right off the bat. Thick creamy smoke with spicy notes of wood and nuts. Great burn with a long dense ash. Well balanced and complex. Consistent the whole way through. Torpedo (6.2"x52) Silky, slightly rough wrapper. Great draw which delivered plenty of full flavored smoke. Nut and wood tones with spice on finish and through nose. Balanced and consistent …
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  • Arturo Fuente Don Carlos

    Bryan Don Carlos
    Don Carlos Presidente (6.5"x50): Silky smooth, oily and toothy with a dark aromatic wrapper. Amazing pull with a burst of flavor and lots of smoke. Subtle sweetness with a very tight flake-less ash, very smooth flavor. Very consistent, slightly bitter 2nd half but faded away. Medium to full flavor with a smooth body. Solid cigar. Don Carlos Double Robusto (5.75"x52): Toothy, oily, with a …
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