Unbanded #031 from Dan C.
Not much to go on preliminarily for tonight’s Unbanded cigar. It’s a darkly complected robusto with dry-ish wrapper and little aroma…lightweight in the hand, but seemingly well constructed before clipping.
Quiet times are upon us. There are plenty of little-known lines coming out from companies that shipped limited runs to beat the Aug 2016 deadline last year – but frankly, I’ve not had much catch my eye lately…maybe I’m just getting old, crotchety and jaded. I’m digging my $0.04 cigars, though. And the occasional ADN or Cantinero.
David Tang’s passing/condolences.
La Aurora ADN has made its way to American shores. Dominican (Cibao valley) wrapper, Cameroon binder, DR/NIca/PA filler. Reportedly has a leaf of Andullo inside, which leads to its name. I like the idea. I even like the cigar. Not sure about its identity, though. Four vitolas (robusto 5×50, toro 5.75×54, churchill 7×47, and gran toro 6×58), ranging from about $7-9.25.
“Cigar Movie” – Mike Stewart: http://www.handrolledmovie.com/ An interesting thought about what appears to be the hardships being experienced by the FDA’s oversight upon the industry… Some interesting sponsors and some unknown directors
What Else We’ve Been Smoking
Southern Draw Connecticut – Really, really surprising. Tastes like an AJ cigar but much more refined from what I’m familiar with. I’ll be smoking more.
Cabaiguan Maduro Guapos – I had to try another one of these again. There is no way we misdiagnosed this cigar twice on the show :) Chocolate, cherry, tobacco, so so good. So, so familiar. Someone must be playing with our palates…
J. Fuego Connoisseur Original