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Quick Smoke: Davidoff Special R Tubo

9 Aug 2008

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

This pricey ($14 per cigar…but is there any other kind of Davidoff?) stick features a somewhat rustic Connecticut shade wrapper, at least by Davidoff’s rigorous standards. Once lit I was welcomed by a cool, smooth, well-balanced smoke. The classically-sized robusto (5 x 50) is medium- to full-flavored with toasty notes and a long buttery finish. Except for requiring one unexpected relighting, the construction was superb. It paired fantastically with Johnnie Walker Gold Label.

Verdict = Buy.

Patrick S

photo credit: Stogie Guys

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