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Quick Smoke: Avo Classic No. 9

1 Jul 2007

Each Saturday and Sunday we’ll post a Quick Smoke: not quite a full review, just our brief take on a single cigar.

Switzerland-based Avo makes some fine cigars, but this isn’t one of them. While the burn, draw, and ash are solid, the Connecticut wrapper and Dominican filler tobaccos leave much to be desired in the flavor department. What taste this mild $6 stick does produce is largely unpleasant: heavy traces of salt and chemical notes. I’ll be staying away from these in the future, and I suggest you do the same.

Verdict = Sell.

Patrick A

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