826. Hiram & Solomon Entered Apprentice Toro (New Blend)

Gifted by Fouad Kashouty, owner of Hiram & Solomon Cigars.

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

Wrapper: Honduran Connecticut Shade
Binder: Honduras
Filler: Nicaraguan Habano Ometepe & USA Pennsylvanian Broadleaf
Origin: Dominican Republic

Factory: PDR Cigars (Dominican Republic)
Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.
Release: 2023 (2017)
Availability: Regular Production

Size: 6×52, Toro.

Wrapper: Light milk chocolate brown, smooth texture with small veins.

Construction: Fairly firm and even feel when lightly squeezed.

Cold draw: Fresh cut cedarwood.

1st third: Starts with a brioche bun, caramel/toffee, milk chocolate, black pepper and cedarwood.

2nd third: Unchanged.

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

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

3rd third: Unchanged in taste just a ramp up in pepper spice.

Duration: 20:45-22:05, 1h 20min.

Conclusion: A medium bodied cigar with a medium strength profile. A well balanced experience with a nice increase of spice towards the end.

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

/Cigar Reviewer André

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