Cigar Surgeon's Blog – December 2012 Archive (6)

Review: Oliva Cain F Nub 464T

This is my review of the Cain F 464T.



Nose:

This was a really interesting nose.  I picked up a combination of caramel and roasted nuts with a coffee background.

Construction:

The wrapper on the Cain F 464T was two different shades.  Even with this being a larger ring gauge there were no construction defects to be found.  The cigar was very firm to the touch with no soft…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on December 20, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Review: Oliva Nub 464 Maduro Torpedo

This is my review of the Oliva Nub 464 Maduro in the Torpedo vitola.



Nose:

The Nub Maduro had a really interesting nose on it.  I picked up sweet tobacco, coffee and chocolate as well as some light nuttiness.

Construction:

The Oliva Nub 464 Maduro Torpedo (4 x 64) has a very well constructed and smooth wrapper to it.  The outside is quite dark and has a slight oiliness.  No construction…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on December 18, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Pre-Release Review: Rocky Patel Edge Nicaragua

This Rocky Patel Edge Habano "Nicaraguan Edition" was a pre-release cigar sent to me from CigarBrief from their "Roll Like a Blogger" contest.

Nose:

I spent some time smelling this cigar and I was able to pick up sweet tobacco with some notes of spicy pepper.

Construction:

This pre-release has a dark brown…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on December 13, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Review: Alec Bradley Black Market

This is my review of the Alec Bradley Black Market in the Robusto vitola.



Nose:

The Black Market has an interesting nose to it.  Careful consideration revealed pepper and a light underpinning of raw nuts.

Construction:

This is the Alec Bradley Black Market Robusto.  It measures 5 1/4x52.  It has a dark brown wrapper that is smooth throughout with no imperfections.   What stood out is…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on December 11, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Review: Liga Privada Feral Flying Pig

This is my review of the Liga Privada Feral Flying Pig.I got this as a personal bomb from a Redditor Litui who came over and had an impromptu herf with me on my patio.

Nose:

Not a lot of complexity on the nose here.  All I picked up cedar and earth.

 

Construction:

This is classic Drew Estates construction.  Flawless cap and foot.  A rich brown wrapper with no soft spots or any…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on December 6, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Review: La Escepcion Edición Regional Italia Selectos Finos

This La Escepcion Edición Regional Italia Selectos Finos was sent to me by another generous Redditor from Canada so I could review it.

Nose:

Sweet tobacco and a light scent of cedar and other indistinguishable woods.

Construction:

Flawless.  The wrapper is golden brown with a striking black and gold band.  It has another band underneath identifying it as an Exclusivo…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on December 4, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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