Gran Habano Black Dahlia Corona

This is a very attractive cigar with a smooth medium dark wrapper. The cold draw is a bit tight. There are very rich aromas of toasted tobacco from the foot. Today’s beverage is a Guinness Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Stout.

The initial flavors are earthy and a bit sweet. The retrohale is very smooth. This is a medium bodied smoke with a slightly tight draw. The ash is mottled grey and the burn is even.

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Black Label Trading Company Bishops Blend Lancero 2020

This is a beautiful dark smooth wrapper Lancero. The cold draw is perfect. Tonight’s beverage is a Diplomatico Reserva Exclusivo.

The initial flavors are medium to full bodied with excellent strong smoke. There is a little sweetness at the bottom of the flavor profile. The ash is mottled grey and fairly solid looking and the burn is even.

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Camacho Nicaraguan Rum Barrel Aged Corojo Toro

This is a nice looking corojo with a very smooth medium wrapper. The cold draw is perfect. Today’s beverage is a pour of Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva.

The initial flavors are surprisingly smooth with none of the characteristic char of a freshly lit cigar. The profile is medium bodied and smooth with a light sweetness. The rum is a good pairing. The ash is light grey and mostly solid and the burn is even.

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Black Label Training Company Morphine 2021 Lancero

This cigar has a fairly rugged dark wrapper. The Morphine blend is released in limited quantities annually and every year’s is a bit different. There are cocoa notes in the foot. The cold draw is perfect. Today’s beverage is a 2020 Eclipse Barrel Aged Imperial Stout.

The initial flavors are full bodied. Toasty tobacco with an undercurrent of cocoa. The ale is pairing very good. The ash looks a bit messy and is beginning to split. The burn is perfect.

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HVC Hot Cake Laguio #4 Maduro

Nice looking short robusto with a smooth wrapper. Cocoa notes are detected in the foot. The cold draw is perfect. This morning’s beverage is a French press of Twin Engine Cigar Blend Coffee.

The cigar is initially strong and spicy with medium to heavy black pepper in the retohale. There is some cocoa lurking under the full bodied tobacco notes. The burn is even and the ash looks fairly solid.

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Montecristo by AJ Fernandez Corona

This is a very nice looking box pressed cigar with a smooth dark wrapper. Aromas of cocoa are in the foot. The cold draw is perfect. Today’s beverage is a glass of 19 Crimes Cali Red.

The initial draws are full bodied, like many dark cigars from Nicaragua. The retohale is very smooth with just a touch of black pepper. The ash is mottled grey and looks less than solid. The burn is a bit off, but I used my AB tabletop, so I think it will even out.

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San Lotano Dominicano Robusto by AJ Fernandez and Jochy Blanco

This cigar has a medium dark toothy wrapper with some veins. The aroma from the foot suggests cocoa. The cold draw is perfect. Today’s beverage is a Tupps Brewing Full Grown Man-Child.

The initial flavors are lightly bitter with just a hint of cocoa in the background. The retohale is smooth and medium. The ash looks solid and the burn is even.

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