Hello everyone, today I am bringing you the much talked about cigar from EO Brands and the master roller himself Don Pepin called “Cubao.” Yes, I am late on this one but I had a hard time locating it, and once I did, it some how became lost in my humidor. So with the history behind us, let’s get to the review.
CIGAR MAKE UP:
BINDER & FILLER: Nicaraguan / Nicaraguan
Length/Ring: 4 7/8 X 50
My Observations: This is a very nice looking cigar even though there are lots of noticable veins on it. The cigar has a nice medium brown leaf wrapper that smells a lot like coffee beans. On my finger touch inspection, I found no soft spots to speak of and the cap was well placed.
Cigar Label: I really like the tan and white colors chosen for this label. Whoever was responsible for this label did one hell of a job!
Snip: Straight cut.
Pre-Draw: Smooth with a hint of the Pepin peppery trade mark.
Flavors: The 1st third of this cigar consisted of that Pepin “peppery” trade mark, which dominated the 1st third of this cigar. The 2nd third consisted of a burning leaves type taste that blended well with a sweet coffee bean flavor. The Final third continued with burning leaf flavor, coffee, and sudden hints of wood. Over all a very nice smoking experience.
Burn line: A bit jagged at times but nothing that affected my cigar smoking experience.
Liked it: Yes
Recommend it: Yes
Hint: This is a nice everyday smoke that will keep you satisfied.
Until Next Time