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12/11/17

Curivari Achilles Legendario Heroicos - Cigar Review Redux

Seeing as this is a redux review, I recommend first reading my Curivari Achilles Legendario Heroicos - Cigar Review post. Up to you. Although a little bit of freedom is a very dangerous thing. Or maybe that's just me. Lettuce have another gander this Curivari Achilles...


KVELL
  • Draws smooth and even.
  • Cap and shoulder stay well-affixed.
  • Nice smoke out-put, all-'round.
  • Excellent sweet-spice room-note.
  • Finish is quite good. Long, sweet/sour spices.
  • Balance is a selling-point here.
  • Smooth texture with a perfect bissell tingle.
  • Smoke is cool temp'd, gate-to-wire.
  • Complex to a surprising degree.
KVETCH
  • Some softening in spots.
  • Loses box press fairly quickly.
  • Burn operates on a curve.
  • Ash ain't a grower.
  • Pacing is rather fast.
  • Notes are a bit grassy in 1/3.
KIBBITZ
Sweet & sour spices up-top over salted bitters, sans bite. Dusty-warm peppers. Rich and cleanly-so -- not heavy. Flavors are a medium+ as is the syrupy body. Strength kindly trails at a barely medium.
  • Pepper (white, black, red)
  • Mulling Spice
  • Duck Sauce 
  • Apple Butter
  • Fruit syrup
  • Cream
  • Cedar (fresh)
  • Hazelnut 
  • Grains (toasted)
  • Barnyard
  • Compost
WRAPPER: Nicaraguan Habano
BINDER: Nicaraguan
FILLER: Nicaraguan

STRENGTH: Medium-Full
FORMAT: Robusto Box Press
ORIGIN: Tabacalera De Nicaragua S.A.
BLENDER: Andreas Throuvalas

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

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