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.
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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.
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.