Drew Estate is adding a Petite Corona size to the Leather Rose, the boldest of the four Deadwood line of cigars. The new size measure 4 x 43 and was shown off during Drew Estate’s Freestyle Live episode on Sept. 16. It will ship October.
"This was a great little cigar. Nice transitions, and a flavor complexity kind of right in the middle. Not too simple, not overly complex. Burn and draw made for a fun enjoyment factor, and the flavors definitely leave you wanting there to be more to smoke when it is done. Mild-mannered, and no stronger than medium, this would be a good anytime cigar, especially if you are wanting to reach for something with some good flavors and don't have a ton of time to sit and enjoy. " -Kevin A. (Kevin A.)
"There was a promising start with a nice mocha latte flavor. The flavors were balanced and not overpowering. However, as it moved into the second third the flavors mellowed and were hard to taste unless you took a long inhale and hold it. As the final third came, the flavors went south and became bitter. Not a great ending to a great start. If they could fix the final third and at least the flavors are still there it would be a great cigar." -Eric (smalls29)
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“If you are looking for a full bodied cigar that is a smaller ring gauge this is the one.” –Kevin S. (KBS1153)
"Excellent cigar. Although not in my typical flavor wheelhouse, I appreciate a rich and powerful cigar. This will be great to smoke a couple of after a grilled fatty steak (like a bone in ribeye). This will probably also hold very well to whiskey, cutting some of the chili bite. I'd seek out a fiver." -Jiunn (jliu)
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"It's June while I'm reviewing this so the talk of winter smokes seems out of place here but this is a strong contender for the colder months. The smoke output, flavors, and construction all make this a tiny but mighty cigar for me. If you want a compact flavorful cigar this could be what you're looking for." -Alan (Eulogy)
"This was an excellent cigar for the size and time commitment. Sometimes you just need a cigar for 40-50 minutes but still want a kick in the teeth. I definitely got that here. I'd be interesting in picking more of these up to add to my rotation." -Doug S. (Unpossible_1)
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"Have you ever lit up a cigar with no preconceived notions, and after the fist puff you say to yourself, or out loud "Damn, this is nice?" well I did and that same thought stayed with me the entire smoke. Just a great amount of cream/honey and sweetness. This would be an excellent first cigar of the day with or without coffee. My only complaint was it was so short, but maybe that was the maker's intention, to keep you coming back for more. I personally would like to keep these in my humi, for when I need that perfect smoking experience. " -Mickey T. (irratebass)
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A new Petit Corona is the first line extension for the J. Grotto Silk boutique premium cigar from Paul Joyal’s Ocean State Cigars. The 4-1/4" x 41 Petit Corona is a departure from the extra-ring gauge Robusto (5" x 52), Gran Toro (6" x 52), Churchill (7" x 50), and commanding Gordo (6" x 60). The Gor do in particular has found favor with the new breed of cigar smokers who enjoy the shape’s long-duration, billowing smoke.