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1/11/16

Gurkha Seduction - Cigar Review (Audio)

Gurkha Seduction - Cigar Review by Iamkap on Mixcloud


THE CIGAR
Gurkha Seduction
5x55 Robusto
Ecuadorian Habano wrapper
Dominican Olor binder
Corojo, Colombian fillers

LESS SCHTICK MORE STICK
ACT I
Mellow: Sorta almost, sure
Coarse: Heavily seasoned cedar
Sweet: Nope
Spicy: Spices but not spicy
Savory: No
Strength: Not yet
Draw: Loose but smooth/even
Burn: ribbons corrects repeats
Construction: Soft and loose, baby, soft and loose
Primary Note: Spicy then creamy cedar, coffee

ACT II
Mellow: Less
Coarse: More
Sweet: Nah, dawg
Spicy: More spices, mildly spicy
Savory: No
Strength: Medium
Draw: Same-sies
Burn: Less ribbons
Construction: Softer and looser, baby, softer and looser
Primary Note Baker's/red spice separates from muted cedar

ACT III
Mellow: Lesser, then moreser, then far lesser
Coarse: Tingles
Sweet: Not really, really
Spicy: Like a meat-a-ball
Savory: Nope
Strength: Goldilocks
Draw: Unchanged
Burn: Evens out
Construction: Ceases softening
Primary Note: sharp leathery earth

PAIRINGS
Coffee would be too on the nose, try a black tea with cream and sugar. Try Manischewitz wine. Hot cocoa, boychik.

FINAL GRADE
****B****

NOTES
Post recorded review, a bit of bite sets in. Probably could have used more age. Gurkhas! am I right, gentlepersons? Anyways, I took the + away (I graded it a B+ i n the audio.) Still a great and good stick to smoke whilst smoking isn't yer primary focus.