430. Blanco Above & Beyond Unwilling Heroes Torpedo

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco.

Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco’s cigar lounge.

Wrapper: Nicaraguan Habano Rosado
Binder: Honduras
Filler: Honduras & Nicaragua

Size: 6×54, Boxpressed Torpedo.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Fairly firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Dried fruits and light wood.

1st third: Starts with a cacao nibs, toasted bread and oakwood.

2nd third: Keeps it’s previous flavours.

Burn: Burns fairly sharp with a firm but a little flaky ash.

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

3rd third: The flavours turn up a notch to a earthy, cacao nibs and black pepper.
Still keeping the oakwood in the background.

Duration: 17:00-18:20, 1h 20min.

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

Result: In my book this is an 90 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André