484. Room101 Farce Pre-release 2018 Robusto

Gifted by Robert Caldwell, owner of Caldwell Cigars, and Martin Nelson, owner of Kind Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Ecuador
Binder: Indonesia
Filler: Dominican Republic, Nicaragua and USA Pennsylvania

Size: 5×52, Robusto.

Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Light maplewood note.

1st third: Starts with a note of toasted bread, medium roasted coffee, all spice, hazelnut and maplewood.

2nd third: Gets a hint of white pepper added to the previous flavours.

Burn: Burns sharp with a firm and stable white ash.

Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a cool feeling on the tongue and a light draw.

3rd third: Well balanced note until the end.

Duration: 23:30-00:30, 1h.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. It’s a good cigar, but it needs a bit more umpf, but then again it’s a pre-release.

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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