6/22/17

Deadwood Fat Bottom Betty - Cigar Review

Deadwood by Drew Estate
Fat Bottom Betty 554 Robusto
MY NOTES:
I
A table sugar sweetness caramelizes warmly throughout the opening half. Verily a verily sweet pipe tobacco up-way-front. Dark chocolate. Ash holds well and silvery-white; coming out of a slightly wobbled burn. Two re-touches: one outta the closed-foot gate; another at the mid-point. A burgeoning Cuban coffee. A separate hibiscus lilt.

II
Molasses'd hickory accompaniment to caramelized sugar. Pipe tobacco forms core in lieu of lurching. A bit of soy sauce and black pepper sidle up and in -- chew and tingle. Pack softens a tick but no hard/soft spots. Seams widen a hair at slightly ribbon'd mascara. Excellent smooth-cool draw throughout.
FINAL GRADE: A-
A 90-100
B 80-89
C 70-79
D 60-69
F 0-59

WRAPPER: Maduro
BINDER: Proprietary
FILLER: Proprietary

STRENGTH: Medium-full
ORIGIN: La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate, Nicaragua
IN ADDITION:
Fat Bottom Betty is one-third of Deadwood’s "Yummy Bitches." [Please don't tell my Rabbi I type such filth.] Also, there is Sweet Jane (546 Parejo) and Crazy Alice (4 1/2 x 46 Figurado).

According to Vaughn Boyd, owner of Deadwood Tobacco Co. in South Dakota (wherest the brand soley resided before going national), Fat Bottom Betty came out of Rehab in 2013. There's a sentence or two of back-story for each vitola. I think the bands are cool. I like to party.

"Deadwood’s Yummy Bitches are wrapped in a Maduro wrapper and are blended with aromatic and exotic tobaccos that bring out the natural sweetness of the cigars." - Drew Estate is taking Deadwood’s Three Yummy Bitches National, 7/23/16 Press Release. There seems to be on-line confusion as to whether or not this is a flavored offering or not. Gentlepersons, think the sweetness of Baccarat, but in an actual cigar.