Go Back   Cigar Weekly Community Forums and Discussion Groups > Smoking Post > Cigar Reviews

Cigar Reviews This room is for organized blind reviews, individual reviews by CW Members and reviews entered into the database that the Editors feel are particularly well done.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 11-11-2017, 07:09 AM   #1
CW WarCraft God
CW Special Correspondent
Editor at Large
Predominant CW Ambassador
Herf God
jefslat's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: San Antonio de Bexar
Posts: 37,974
Southern Draw pre-release Lancero

I am going at this cigar mostly blind. It was in a bonus pack I got at a Southern Draw event. Pigtail cap, rustic light wrapper with a closed foot. The bunch is firm. The cold draw is perfect . Today’s beverage is a Chameleon Cold Brew.

Opening notes of cedar are prominent with light white pepper notes in the retrohale. The burn is even and the mottled grey ash looks fairly solid but drops at about 1/2 inch.

The first third is medium bodied. The cedar notes continue with a very light touch of bourbon. There is also a creaminess to the smoke. The burn continues to be even.

Nearing the second third coffee notes have emerged to add to the complexity of the flavors. The construction of the cigar is excellent. The burn continues to be even.

For a medium bodied cigar this is very full flavorful. A well balanced complexity of flavors makes this a great morning cigar with coffee. Approaching the final inch it continues to be creamy and smooth. The white pepper notes in the retrohale are pleasant and not overwhelming. The only problem I had was that the cigar went out several times. But it was worth relighting every time. 8.5/10, now I want to know the details of the cigar. Joe Bob says check it out.
El Gringo permanence...

Eleven dead bodies. One dead cat. No breasts. Joe Bob says, "Check it out."

I just realized something: You win. Your life is officially way more f**ked up than mine.

There is only one thing in life worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.

What Would TOJE Do? ̃ £
jefslat is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Southern Draw Firethorn Pome Lancero jefslat Cigar Reviews 0 11-04-2017 03:42 AM
Southern Draw Jacob's Ladder spiridon Cigar Reviews 12 06-24-2017 04:31 AM
Southern Draw Firethorn Robusto jefslat Cigar Reviews 3 05-23-2017 10:13 AM
Southern Draw tasting spiridon Cigar Talk 2 12-11-2015 07:07 PM
Southern Draw Kudzu spiridon Cigar Reviews 0 08-24-2015 03:11 PM

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:11 PM.