2017 was a big year for Southern Draw Cigars. Robert Holt introduced both the Rose of Sharon and Jacobs ladder, each earning a spot on our Top 25. Now Southern Draw has added a lancero vitola to the Rose of Sharon lineup.
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"I bumped this one a little higher than most mainly because the overall of the cigar was phenomenal. The build was sharp, looked pleasant, and had a high end feel to it. The aromas and flavor profile that came through will please every single style of cigar smoker. Lastly, the smoothness of the draw and simpleness of the cigar experience from light and go, this cigar was top notch and should be enjoyed by as many people as possible. " -Steve (ThaGreatWazoo)
"I have to say that this cigar was not my cup of tea. With that being said, the burn and construction made it a winner. If you are a fan of a wood-centric profile with light to no strength, this might be the cigar for you. It can easily be the first cigar of the day with a cup of coffee. I may not reach for it, but many would. Enjoy" -Estevan Z. (TheRealBanzi)
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"This cigar was a bit of a surprise, given the very mild beginning. I'm not really a fan of mild cigars but the cream and salty peanut/cashew notes were interesting and something I would recommend to anyone to begin their day, or practice retrohaling...really quite enjoyable and an easy to enjoy experience. If you're looking for an easy morning cigar, then this is for you." -Jason H. (Jokey Smurf)
"If you are a mild cigar smoker or even like something stronger I think you would enjoy this cigar. This was a sweet and creamy cigar with fruit notes. Great roasted flavor towards the end. I smoked this until it was burning my fingers with little to no harsh flavor whatsoever." -Jake P. (Jake P.)
"If the flavors of the first third would've lasted for the whole cigar, then this would have been the perfect cigar for me. That being said, this was a very good cigar that I would smoke again. Find some and enjoy, if you are a fan of Cuban style flavors. " -Estevan Z. (TheRealBanzi)
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“The beginning was very nice and enjoyable. The predominant flavors were wood and nuts. There were hints of sweet cherry wood and some earthy tones. The flavors remained nicely balanced up unto about the final third. At this point it became bitter and sour. I consider this one an old fashioned cigar. I think it would pair nicely with a scotch or spiced rum.” –Eric (smalls29)
The Insidious by Asylum is a cigar that was released during the IPCPR 2014 trade show. The wrapper is Ecuadorian Connecticut and the binder and filler are Honduran. The cigar features a sweetened cap.
"While there was a little bit of concern from the mid-point on, all in all this cigar offered a very pleasant smoking experience. The transitions from start to finish were well defined and each complimented the next. It is firmly in the medium full range in strength and body, and would be most enjoyed by smokers with a little experience under their belt to truly appreciate what the cigar has to offer. This is definitely a cigar I would like to smoke again. " -Kevin A. (Kevin A.)
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“I really liked this cigar right from the first glance down to the nub. It was good looking, tasty, well constructed and had enough complexity to keep me interested and happy all the way through. This would be a great morning cigar for me but also a “go to” at any time for a nice well-balanced and relaxing smoke.” –Diana (ArmyRN)