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Monday, August 14, 2017

Perdomo Slow-Aged Lot 826 - Cigar Review (& keep checking back for Ric Flair updates)

Perdomo Slow-Aged Lot 826
Robusto 552
Kaplowitz Scale (K most/best, to Z least/worst): Combustion O, Construction W, Complexity P, Transition A, Smoothness L, Richness A, Balance L.

  • Baking chocolate
  • Hickory, charred, ebbs and flows
  • Black pepper (mainly on retro-hale)
  • Coffee bean, dusty
  • Gamy, musk-like thing
  • Paper shopping bag
  • Grassy/wet hay (finish)
  • Astringent
  • Soapy
  • Peat
  • Chicken coup
  • Drinking a glass of water w/ morning breath

A 90-100 B 80-89 C 70-79 D 60-69 F 0-59
WRAPPER: Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro
BINDER: Nicaraguan
FILLER: Nicaraguan

STRENGTH: Medium-Full
ORIGIN: Nicaragua

Cigars City carries these Perdomo Slow-Aged Lot 826 offerings in Toro bundles. Hey! Maybe that format is good?

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Ric Flair is, according to TMZ, in a medically induced coma. Thoughts and prayers, gentlepersons. Send 'em along with a "Wooo," heartily-so. First Bryce Harper goes down, now this? Are you there, Hashem? It's me, Kap.

(Keep checking back)

1:25pm Pacific
Flair was checked into the hospital Saturday re: a heart issue.
He is being prepped for surgery, currently.

1:33pm Pacific
"Ric Flair is now out of surgery but the situation is still extremely serious." F4W Online. This was not a five minute operation. I'm getting caught up slowly-some.

10:54am Pacific
"Flair has a heart condition called alcoholic cardiomyopathy. On August 13, 2017, he was admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) with heart–related issues. On August 14, Flair had surgery to help the heart–related issues." - Barnett, Josh (August 14, 2017). "Reports: Wrestling legend Ric Flair resting after surgery". USA Today. McLean, Virginia: Gannett Company.

2:32pm Pacific
According to F4W Online: "Ric Flair remains in critical condition as of last word in a hospital in Atlanta. Flair underwent colon surgery yesterday to remove a blockage that was the catalyst for a number of different health issues that followed including kidney failure. Those in WWE were made aware that Flair is on kidney dialysis as well. A key is being able to get the kidneys back functioning. The surgery was considered a success, but as noted there are more issues involved."

"Pro wrestling legend Ric Flair is resting comfortably in an Atlanta hospital following surgery, but remains in critical condition ... is not out of the woods yet?" - CBS Sports

WWE Legend Ric Flair Experiencing 'Multiple Organ Problems' & Remains in Critical Condition: Report By PEOPLE/Jason Duaine Hahn, August 17, 2017: "Wrestling legend Ric Flair is experiencing “multiple organ problems” and remains listed in critical condition at an Atlanta-based hospital, according to his fiancĂ©e, Wendy Barlow."