Gifted by Bryant Bocock, co-owner of Bocock Cigars.
Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge.
Wrapper: Honduran Habano
Binder: Indonesian Sumatra
Filler: Honduras & Nicaragua
Factory: Undisclosed (Honduras)
Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.
Availability: Regular Production
Size: 5×50, Robusto
Wrapper: Hazelnut brown, smooth with tiny veins.
Construction: Fairly soft but with some uneven harder spots when lightly squeezed.
Cold draw: Cedarwood.
1st third: Starts with a mix of hazelnuts, pine nuts and walnuts, cacao, toasted bread and light wood.
2nd third: Keeps the nuttiness as the prominent flavours.
Burn: Burns a little uneven but with a firm and stable white-ish ash.
Smoke: Voluminous smoke with a medium heat feel on the tongue with a light draw.
3rd third: While the flavours keeps on the same level a slight spice is introduced.
Duration: 18:05-18:55, 50min.
Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Enjoyable smoke experience.
Result: In my book this is a 90 point cigar.
/Cigar Reviewer André