Blind Cigar Review: Aging Room | Bin No. 2 C MajorCigar Info

Last year announced a sequel to his line Bin No. 1. uses the same concept with a new blend. The project focuses on specific lots, or bins, of extra aged tobacco.

This cigar was reviewed blind (no bands) by a panel of at least 4 reviewers. They did not know what they were smoking beforehand. The scores are an average of all the reviewers' scores with outliers removed.

is a Nicaraguan puro focusing on tobacco from Ometepe from the Plasencia family. The blend uses a Nicaraguan wrapper, Ometepe binder, and fillers from Estelí and Jalapa. It comes in three vitolas, all in boxes of 20: (5 3/4 x 54), B Minor (5 x 52), and Grande (6 x 60). They are rolled at the factory.

Blind Cigar Review: Aging Room | Bin No. 2 C MajorVital Stats:

Length: 5 3/4″
Ring Gauge: 54
Country of Origin:
Binder: Ometepe 
Filler: Estelí and Jalapa 
Number of reviewers: 5 (fullermaine) (CADE) (Jeremey) () (Bearded Bastard)
Price: $11.99
Age: 4 Months
Release Date: March 2019
Contributed by: Altadis U.S.A

Blind Cigar Review: Aging Room | Bin No. 2 C MajorInitial Impressions

Appearance: 95

“Beautifully constructed with no blemishes. Magnificent cigar!” – (fullermaine)

Aroma: 94

“Notes of leather and tobacco on the foot.” – (Jeremey)

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First Third

Flavor: 94
Strength: Medium
Body/Complexity: Medium-Full

“Notes of leather and cedar. Even burn and smooth draw. Retrohale is a little peppery. Ash is firm.” – (Jeremey)

“Has a sweet but citrus zest on the retro and some underlying earth tones that are mixing very well.” – ()

Second Third

Flavor: 94
Strength: Medium
Body/Complexity: Medium-Full

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“Coffee and oak notes still present. With a few more puffs, notes of tea and cocoa are present. Slight hint of sugar coming through.” – (fullermaine)

“A dark coffee note enters the party and it dances nicely with the oak while tossing the leather flavor out the window. BUT that leather creeps its way back in soon after via the retrohale. Speaking of the retrohale, around the halfway mark a very nice mineral component joins the leather through the nose.” – (CADE)

Final Third

Flavor: 94
Strength: Medium-Strong
Body/Complexity: Medium-Full

“The last third remains very similar to the middle, with strong flavors of oak and dark coffee on the draw and that mineral and leather note on the retrohale. The cigar started to burn a little hot with an inch and a half to go so that’s when I said goodbye.” – (CADE)

“Notes of leather and cedar and a slight sweetness that I’m enjoying. Retrohale is quite peppery. Ash is firm still. This would be a cigar you could win a longest ash contest.” – (Jeremey)

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Overall Impressions

Draw: 95

“Perfect draw front start to finish.” – ()

Burn: 96

“No needs for relights, or issues with wonky uneven burn.” – (Bearded Bastard)

Construction: 97

“Quality rolled cigar. You could win a longest ash contest.” – (Jeremey)

Overall Strength: Medium-Strong
Overall Body/Complexity: Medium-Full
Experience Overall: 96

“I hit nirvana with this cigar. Great construction, draw, and flavors makes this cigar a must for your humidor. Grab a few or a box, you won’t be disappointed.” – (fullermaine)

“A good cigar with slight complexity both in the draw and the nose, I’d go so far as to say that retrohaling is a must with this stick to get your money’s worth. It’s also a rather fast burning cigar so if you’re looking for something in the humidor to occupy more than an hour of your time look elsewhere.” – (CADE)

“This is definitely a cigar I would buy to enjoy with a nice single malt scotch or a quality bourbon.” – (Jeremey)

“I will smoke this cigar again 100%.” – ()

“Loved it, perfect way to wind down after a day of screaming kids and dealing with broken cars. I don’t drink much so I compare flavors to what would pair well with my drink of choice which is coffee, and let me tell you, this was a perfect match. Only issue I had was, I wanted another. Great smoke, great experience.” – (Bearded Bastard)

Smoking Time (in minutes): 75

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Overall Score – 95 – Excellent

  • Appearance 95% 95%
  • Aroma 94% 94%
  • First Third 94% 94%
  • Second Third 94% 94%
  • Final Third 94% 94%
  • Draw 95% 95%
  • Burn 96% 96%
  • Construction 97% 97%
  • Overall Experience 96% 96%