Second Time Around

Cigar Review

After the wonderful time I had with the Brick House Churchill , I had high expectations for the Brick House Maduro Robusto. I received this smoke gratis from a smoking comrade who recently bought a box of these smokes. He purchased the box from Mike’s Cigars.

All my reviews are designed to give an honest evaluation of the cigar in question. How and where I  receive  the product does not impact my judgement concerning  take of the cigar. Please use this review and make your own decision.

 

Brand/ Name of Cigar: Brick house Maduro

Country of Origin: Nicaragua

Size: 5 X 54

Wrapper: Brazilian Ampiraca

Binder: Nicaragua

Filler: Nicaragua

Shape: Robusto

Price: Received from friend but available from Mike’s Cigars

Where and When smoked: Los Angeles , Ca. 5.7.17

Appearance/ Construction: The appearance is classic Maduro with a no-nonsense wrapper but somewhat coarse looking.  It is well constructed with no apparent soft  or hard spots.  Not particularly oily to the touch . The two bands make a nice pairing to the wrapper.

Flavor/ Taste and Aroma: A spicy start with a mix of pepper, nuts and slight chocolate. It’s a medium blend but not overly complex. Lets see how the smoke develops in the second third.

Smoking Characteristics: Good burn factor , very even with no issues or construction concerns. It smoked true with a grey ash.

Conclusion/Overall Impression:

Maduro cigars are becoming more of my cigar routine. The flavor might have certain similarities but the concept for me is each smoke should be noted for a distinct profile.

I would not consider this cigar a bad cigar but the second and third section left a bitter taste on my palate. This knocked down the smoke down a couple of pegs. It was a middle of the  pack type of cigar. If you want a real pleasing blend this was not it.  OK is I  would call it.

Final Thoughts:

Here are the numbers : Appearance/ Construction: 3.8 out of 5

                                            Flavor/Taste and Aroma: 3 out of 5

Smoking Characteristics: 3.5 out of 5

                                            Conclusion/Overall Impression: 3.2 out 5

If someone handed you this cigar  it would be smoked and  then probably thank them. Might try it again.

Keep smoking

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Start of cigar

 

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First Third
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End of smoke

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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