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Old 02-14-2023, 06:57 PM   #1
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This cigar has a very smooth San Andreas wrapper with an inch of Candela on the closed foot. The cold draw is very tight, maybe because of the closed foot; it opens up to perfect once lit.

The initial flavors are somewhat dominated by the Candela wrap with light to medium Honduran flavors. Touches of earthiness and oak are detected. The ash is mottled grey. The burn starts off a little uneven.

In the first third the wrapper transitions from the Calenda to the San Andreas. The body of the smoke changes from light medium to medium full. The earth and oak flavors are more pronounced. The ash develops one flake that falls off easily, otherwise it is solid. The burn has evened out.

During the second third the flavor profile gets spices from the San Andreas wrapper; a medium black pepper note. The ash splits and will bear watching. The burn remains even.

Approaching the final inch the flavor profile remains rich with the pepper notes dropping slightly. The ash after tapping off the split is back to normal and the burn remains even.

Overall a very interesting smoke with the wrapper transition. The body has progressed to full; more of what you would expect from the San Andreas wrapper. Very good complexity and good construction except for the ash issues. 9.2/10, Joe Bob says check it out.
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