Monthly Archives: September 2012

Newminster English Luxus

English Luxus This has nice pouch scent which is NOT English.  The Latakia was added very lightly.  This does not remind me of other English blends.  The dominant flavor comes from the Virginia and the body is definitely Burley.  I … Continue reading

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Newminster Ultimate English

Ultimate English This is probably the replacement for Proper English, of which I have smoked pounds and pounds.  The cut is larger, nearly a ribbon, and there is a higher Latakia content, making this a fuller bodied smoke, but still … Continue reading

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CAO Concert

CAO Concert Size:  Roadie – 5 ½ x 54 Wrapper:  Ecuadorian Rosado Binder:  Connecticut Broadleaf Filler:  Nicaraguan & Honduran The tagline for the CAO Concert is “Perfect Harmony.”  I figured these were just words picked to fit the theme.  They … Continue reading

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Aging Room Quattro (Small Batch F55)

Aging Room Quattro (Small Batch F55) Size:  Maestro – 6×52” Torpedo Wrapper:  Indonesian Sumatra Binder:  Dominican Habano Filler:  Dominican Habano This small batch, box pressed cigar is a limited run gem.  Only 300,000 to 400,000 were wrapped due to the … Continue reading

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