264. La Galera 80th Anniversary Limited Edition Torpedo

From my own collection.

Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge.

Information: La Galera 80th Anniversary is made to celebrate the Tabacalera Palms factory that celebrates 80 Years. Made in a limited number of 4000 boxes.
Tobacco from Dominican Rep and Mexico.

Size: 6 1/8×52, Torpedo Boxpressed

Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily but rough feel, with slightly protruding veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Hay.

1st third: Starts with a dark roasted coffee, oak wood and earthy sweetness.

2nd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours with an added touch of dark chocolate.

Burn: Firm even white ash, with a sharp burn.

Smoke: Medium voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue and a light draw.

3rd third: Keeps it’s flavours from part 2.

Duration: 12:40-14:05, 1h 25min

Conclusion: A full bodied cigar with a medium to full strength profile.

Result: In my book this is an 87 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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