$10.00 – $200.00
Hand made in the Dominican Republic at Tabacalera El Hoyito, these cigars incorporate well-aged Dominican Piloto Cubano in the Ligero, Filler and Binder with an aged Ecuadorean Habano or Mexican San Andreas wrapper. Working towards a stronger flavor profile than the first line we knew San Andreas had to play an important role. With some experimentation, we were able to find a Dominican binder that burned well underneath the San Andreas and created a cigar that is unique to our brand. Named after a famous bull that no one could ride, these cigars are definitely Strong and Free.
Medium Body/Medium Strength – Pre-light this cigar is impressive with a long-aged Ecuadorean Habano wrapper that showcases what time can do to a fine cigar. The following tasting notes include input from Tobaccology customers during a live define the blend event. At first light, you’ll be hit by light pepper on the front and coffee, toast, and citrus. These flavors will compete for top billing as you burn towards the second third where they begin to work in harmony to increase the body of the cigar. There is some pepper and what one customer described as the taste of a “sweet Summer Day” and another picked out notes of chicory. As you get into the final third the body and strength intensify and you are left with, as a customer described it “a deep earthiness” If you are a Scotch fan lean towards a Highland. If you prefer an American whiskey choose something under 90 proof with more than 6 years of age as the smoothness will pair nicely with the refined profile of this smoke.