788. Alec Bradley Fine & Rare Ta-25A Aged 2014

Gifted by a friend.

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

Wrapper: Honduras
Binder: Honduras & Nicaragua
Filler: Honduras & Nicaragua
Origin: Honduras

Factory: Fábrica de Tabacos Raíces Cubanas S. de R.L. (Honduras)
Box: Sold in 10 count boxes.
Release: 2014
Availability: Limited Edition of 3250 boxes of 10 cigars.

Size: 7×54, Diadema

Wrapper: Milk chocolate brown, smooth with tiny veins.

Construction: Fairly firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Oakwood.

1st third: Starts with red wine oakwood barrel, rich dark ripe red fruits, black pepper, toasted bread & tea leaves.

2nd third: Notes of anis and cloves added.

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

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

3rd third: Unchanged.

Duration: 17:05-18:45, 1h 40min

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. Enjoyable smooth experience throughout.

Result: In my book this is a 91 point cigar.

/Cigar Reviewer André

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