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Killer Bee by Black Works Studio

Does this cigar have bee venom in it? Because I'm allergic. With special guest Adam Henderson.

Photo and artwork by
Chris Allen
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The Breakdown
Wrapper
Ecuadorian Maduro, Candela
Binder
Nicaraguan Habano
Filler
Nicaraguan
Vitola (Size)
Killer Bee (4 1/2 x 46)
Price (USD)
7.50

We have been wanting to try this cigar for a while as it seemed to command some industry hype, but like all other things that bring a tailwind with them, we had to find out for ourselves whether it was truly worthy. From the onset, there is no doubt you can immediately identify the Nicaraguan fillers, but that isn't a bad thing. This cigar balances our very quickly and you really start to taste the compliments of the Ecuadorian wrapper which helps mute some of the strong spice from the fillers. The flavor overall was great, the challenge with the samples smoked were with the burn. Pit after pit in such a small vitola is pretty rare, so this flaw gets a high amount of criticism from us. Constant relighting spoils the experience and there just isn't enough meat on the bone to warrant that. Coming in at $7.50 each, it’s priced appropriately as long as your challenges are minimal.

Our Score

90.5

5.40
Out of 6
It's killer.
Brand
Black Works Studio

It’s no wonder that Black Works Studio is responsible for some of the most exciting modern premium blends, because it resides within the famous Black Label Trading Company. Using the same innovative artisans and passion for craftsmanship that Black Label has for its top-rated collections, Black Works Studio has made its mark by releasing rare gems; that means small batches, limited releases, and only a couple of sizes. Aficionados are quick to get their hands on them because these full-bodied handmades are expertly designed to deliver the fullest flavor possible while still maintaining a smooth and enjoyable smoke. From the earthy Killer Bee to the sweet and creamy Rorschach, Black Works Studio adds complexity to your humidor like no other brand.

Author
The Hot Ticket
A raunchy comedy cigar podcast about two brothers on a quest to find the best cigars around the world.