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4/8/18

Illusione Cigars Gigante Connecticut (CT) - Cigar Review by Kaplowitz + Bonus Content

wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut
binder: Nicaraguan
filler: Nicaraguan

strength: Medium
format: Gordo (6.5x58)
origin: Nicaragua
blender: Dion Giolito

KAPLOWITZ SCALE
[K=least, Z=most]

flavor: Medium
body: Medium
strength: Mild-Medium

(primary note)
sweetness: W (butterscotch/hot cocoa)
sourness: O (coffee)
saltiness: A (pink)
bitterness: O (softwoods)
savoriness: O (oats)
pungency: O (white pepper)

complexity: I
balance: T

KAPLOWITZ SCALE
[K=worst, Z=best]

(parenthetical notes - good/bad)
construction: T (fantastic draw/light cracking under band)
combustion: I (excellent pace/airy ash)

FINAL GRADE: B+
A 90-100 B 80-89 C 70-79 D 60-69 F 0-59

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BONUS CONTENT:

Victor Sinclair Connecticut Yankee in Churchill

W. Habano Connecticut
B Honduran
F. Dominican, Nicaragua
O. Dominican

FINAL GRADE: B-