Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Carlos Torano TORO

What better way to enjoy a Memorial Day Weekend than with a few good cigars?

One stick that I had this weekend was a Carlos Torano, and I think you’d like it if you tried it.
Another smoke in the line of “House” cigars from Thompson Cigar Company, this Nicaraguan Toro checks in at 6 1/2 inches long and a ring gauge of 50.

Its maduro wrapper shines like a new penny and again, I am struck by the near perfect construction of the cigar.

Upon setting fire to its foot, I am quite pleased with the classic maduro flavor, but a little taken with how mild it is. I normally expect a cigar that is this dark to be very full bodied and pack a power punch of flavor.

Medium strong leather and earthyness make up for the lack of punch, and will perhaps make a nice segway for smokers who are new to the extra flavor and body of a maduro wrapper.

Somewhere along the mid point of this smoke, I was pleasantly surprised to find that there is a big pack of pepper and hard wood. This smoke really picked up in the second half.

This stick can be purchased from Thompson Cigars HERE for $75 a box (20) and I am certain that the rest of the line is going to be just as good.

Have a great week!

~Cheers!

1 comment:

Bnb Tobacco said...

I prefer torano becoz they are high quality, inexpensive smokes that are perfect for "every day" smokes. But never got an apportunity to smoke Carlos Torano TORO. Use to get Brick Torpedo from Bnbtobacco.com

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