This cigar has a Colorado Claro colored wrapper that is very smooth. The aroma from the foot is light tobacco with a hint of sweet spice. The cold draw is perfect. Today’s beverage is a Ballast Point Peanut Butter Imperial Porter.
The initial flavors are earthy with some cinnamon in the background. Cayenne is prominent in the retrohale. The burn is even.
In the first third the smoke is very rich. The flavor profile remains consistent, although the cayenne in the retrohale has toned down. The burn is now very even.
During the second third a little nuttiness joins the flavor profile. The retrohale is very smooth now with almost no pepper. The burn remains very even.
Approaching the final inch the flavor profile remains excellent. The cigar has great complexity. The construction is also excellent.