"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." -Joseph S. (Bearded Bastard)
“I really enjoyed this cigar. I’d happily burn these everyday. It’s not tremendously dynamic in terms of transitions, but the core flavor here is a bit out of the ordinary. Most dry, woody cigars I’ve had haven’t had the potency on display here. Great good stuff. ” –John I. (John I.)
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"For a mild cigar this one checked off many of the points I like from a fuller bodied and fuller flavored cigar. I feel this is a cigar for almost anyone to enjoy, and look forward to smoking one again soon!" -Jason H. (Jokey Smurf)
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”Overall this was a decent Cigar that would be appropriate for any time of the day regardless of how many you have already had. While not being terribly complex or diverse flavor profile, it did have a good consistent flavor throughout the session. I found it was hard to hold an ash as it consistently wanted to fall into my lap around the 1 inch mark. Smoke it again? Probably. ” –John A. (Bostoneo)
Imagine a car enthusiast having an opportunity to tour the Ferrari factory in Maranello, or someone who is a collector of fine watches going to visit Patek Philippe in Geneva. The chance to actually see your favorite products being constructed by hand can be a real treat for the senses, and it can also give a heightened respect for the work that goes into creating these items that we love so much. For premium cigar lovers the products that we consume are some of the most artfully and painstakingly crafted products in the world. Still, so many cigar lovers still don't have the first-hand experience of seeing what goes into growing fine tobacco and crafting great cigars. During Puro Sabor 2018 I was able to visit a number of cigar factories, large and small. In this second article of the series about the festival I will take you through these factories in the same order that I visited them.
"Though this cigar lacked body, in my opinion, I can not overstate how good this cigar was. I could see some people calling it one dimensional but in all honesty this cigar was a flavor bomb. Forgoing strength and body for the benefit of making a more flavorful blend. This cigar is perfect for anyone looking to expand their palate away from the light body, airy, cigars of the world. Pick one up and decided for yourself." -Estevan Z. (TheRealBanzi)
"This complex cigar featured some interesting flavor transitions which I highly enjoyed. The notes were all well defined and the transitions between the differing notes all made sense. I would recommend this stogie to both newcomers and seasoned cigar smokers alike." -Matt Ca. (Cade)
"I find myself enjoying this more while reflecting back on it. The flavor profile was a very traditional style Nicaraguan with tobacco, cedar, leather, and pepper but it all worked very well when taken as a whole. The retrohale provided a bit of a break from the draw and even though the draw was a bit tight it was a good cigar for what it was. It's not a game changing cigar but it's a solid smoke and certainly worth your time. " -Alan (Eulogy)
When Hiram & Solomon introduced The Veiled Prophet cigar, it was quite a success. In response to that success, Hiram & Solomon Cigars have announced a new, and limited production, Veiled Prophet Toro. This will be a special run of the popular cigar in a 6 x 54 vitola.
"A really enjoyable smoke the entire way through. It reminded me of a fresh Anejo, or La Palina Maduro. I would definitely recommend enjoying this as a morning smoke with a nice cup of coffee." -Jeff (ExpendableYouth)