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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Cornelius & Anthony Cigars Daddy Mac in Corona Gorda - Cigar Review Redux by Kaplowitz

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I originally wrote about this blend in its Robusto iteration HERE.
That Robusto finished #2 in my Cigar of the Year 2016-17.

Cornelius & Anthony Daddy Mac
WRAPPER: Brazilian
BINDER: Ecuadorian
FILLER: Nicaraguan

FORMAT: Corona Gorda
ORIGIN: La Zona Factory, Esteli, Nicaragua

STRENGTH: Medium
PROFILE: Sweet-spice/Sour
DELIVERY: Bright/Savory

COMBUSTION: ok
CONSTRUCTION: excellent
  • Pepper (white & red)
  • Spice (ginger, clove, wasabi)
  • Chocolate (cocoa butter & white)
  • Citrus (Tang)
  • Wood (oak & cedar)
  • Coffee (cream & sugar)
  • Fruit (papaya, pineapple)
  • Earth (bright dirt, natty 'baccy)
FINAL GRADE: A-
A 90-100 B 80-89 C 70-79 D 60-69 F 0-59


s/o: Bob.

"Cornelius & Anthony Premium Cigars has released its second regular production line of cigars, Daddy Mac, which is a tribute to Steven Bailey’s father Mac Bailey ... The release of the Daddy Mac will give Cornelius & Anthony two new cigars on retailers shelves this month, as it released its first line, Cornelius, last week." - www.halfwheel.com (2016)

"Cornelius & Anthony is a subsidiary of the Bailey family's S&M Brands Inc., which produces Bailey, Tahoe and Riverside cigarettes, as well as smaller machine-made cigars. The family also grows and brokers tobacco under the company name Golden Leaf Tobacco." - www.cigaraficionado.com (2016)

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