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Corojo Oscuro by MBombay

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Cory Allen
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The Breakdown
Wrapper
Ecuadorian
Binder
Ecuadorian
Filler
Ecuadorian, Peruvian, & Dominican
Vitola (Size)
Robusto (4.5 x50)
Price (USD)
7.00

Up until recently, getting my hands on an MBombay cigar was challenging to say the least, so of course I was excited when I finally got a hold of the Corojo Oscuro. 

The first thing that stands out on this cigar is the label, which is comprised of some beautiful art work, but undoubtedly obnoxious in size and if that isn't bad enough, there is a sub label that lies just beneath. Aside from that, the construction was fairly on par minus a few soft spots towards the middle and foot of the cigar. 

Unfortunately I experienced far too many challenges as it concerns pitting and relights, which certainly compromised the wonderful sweet, tangy, and overall delightful flavor of this smoke. Had it not been for those issues, this would have been an exemplary smoke and perhaps I could have gotten more of that lovely Peruvian tobacco I so yearn for. $7.00 is the price paid for this smoke and had it not been for the trials of the burn, this medium bodied cigar would have certainly been exceptional.


Hot Ticket Score

89.5

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You can get your hands on this cigar for just around $8.00 which makes it a pretty damn good deal. There isn’t anything challenging about this cigar, so in terms of recommendation, but really feel there are some out there that may find this cigar to not be in their wheelhouse. If you do grab one, do yourself a favor… Drink it in the morning with a good cup of coffee. You won't regret it. 

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Brand
MBombay

MBombay was born at the hands of a former IT professional turned cigar store owner with a passion for tobacco. We apply that same attention to detail to each and every cigar, and have spent countless hours working to procure the finest tobaccos and produce a unique line of high-quality products.

Author
Cory Allen
Host of The Hot Ticket Podcast. Cory isn’t your prototypical cigar smoker. He’s a testament to today’s modern smoker. Having smoked his first cigar at the age 18, he immediately gained an affinity for this seemingly exclusive pastime, and specifically one that is not popular amongst those categorized as "Millennials" Today, Cory continues to indulge in some of the most highly rated and regarded cigars in the industry and is always seeking to get his grubby little hands on the next great smoke.