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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Cubanacan Cigars (2016) Habano in Rothchilds - Cigar Review Redux by Kaplowitz

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I first reviewed this blend: 
[that oughtta lend to this]

Cubanacan Habano
BINDER: Ecuadorian
FILLER: Nicaraguan

FORMAT: Rothchilds (closed foot) (Measures as Robusto)
ORIGIN: Tabacalera Cubanacan, Nicaragua

STRENGTH: Medium-Full
PROFILE: Bittersweet/Spiced-sour
DELIVERY: Warm/Rigid

  • Pepper (black & red)
  • Spice (chili powder)
  • Coffee (roasted full city beans)
  • Chocolate (dark)
  • Wood (oak & wine barrel, smoky)
  • Syrup (charred)
  • Worstecheshire Sauce
  • Compost (dried)
A 90-100 B 80-89 C 70-79 D 60-69 F 0-59

"While Bill Paley might have enjoyed the controversy, Cubanacan Cigars could have done without the drama surrounding Hirochi Robaina and the La Corona factory’s announcements that they were no longer working with Cubanacan. Lawrence Miltenberger, the company’s brand ambassador, admitted that it served as a distraction at the wrong time. That being said, during our short visit, customers were still placing orders and it looked like business as usual..." Read the rest @: 

Also from Halfwheel is: 

Then, the dust settled thusly (via Cigar Aficionado HERE.)

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