007MI6's Blog – May 2014 Archive (3)

Review: Punch Rare Corojo Salomone

The Punch Rare Corojo is a beautifully constructed salomone, with a smooth, medium brown wrapper, clean seams and no soft spots. I really like the elegant, yet muted design on the bands. It goes very well with the elegance of this particular shape. I can't discern too much from smelling the wrapper, except a slight sweet, tobacco. The cold draw confirms the sweet tobacco flavors, along with some cedar.…

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Added by 007MI6 on May 22, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Review: Lou Rod Snub Nose

I honestly do not know much about this company, have heard about this "Lou Rod" cigar line, but that's it. I am excited to get to try this Snub Nose, compliments of Lou Rodriguez Cigars. The wrapper of the Lou Rod Snub Nose is an almost vein-less, natural brown, with smooth seams and smells distinctly like hay, with just a light hint of tobacco. Topped off with a clean, solid cap, this cigar is looking great. The cold draw is effortless and has a slightly sweet hay/tobacco note. No spice on…

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Added by 007MI6 on May 13, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Review: Partagas 1845 Extra Oscuro

General Cigar Co. released two new "channel-specific" blends in their Partagas 1845 line. The Partagas 1845 Extra Fuerte, exclusively for B&M shops, and the Partagas 1845 Extra Oscuro, available only through internet & catalog retailers. Today I will be reviewing a Partagas 1845 Extra Oscuro, that I received from General Cigar Co. 

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Added by 007MI6 on May 1, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

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