Stogie Guys Free Newsletter

Subscribe today for a chance to win great cigar prizes:


Presented by:

Quick Smoke: El Triunfador (Original Blend)

25 Apr 2010

Each Saturday and Sunday we’ll post a Quick Smoke: not quite a full review, just our brief verdict on a single cigar of “buy,” “hold,” or “sell.”

ElTriunfador

Before Tatuaje creator Pete Johnson released his new El Triunfador line, he was already making a cigar by very same name. Unlike the newer version, the original Triunfador (and Pete says he’ll continue to make it) features a dark, oily broadleaf wrapper and comes in only one size: a classic lancero (7.5 x 38). The cigar starts out with earth and meaty flavors with char. As it evolves, the well-constructed lancero reveals coffee and leather notes along with sweet honey undertones.

Verdict = Buy.

Patrick S

photo credit: Stogie Guys

Drew Estate

4 Responses to “Quick Smoke: El Triunfador (Original Blend)”

  1. ethan k Monday, April 26, 2010 at 5:28 am #

    had the new one at an event yesterday

    certainly lacked flavor, quite a disappointment

Trackbacks and Pingbacks

  1. Toast of the Week | Toasted Foot | Cigar Reviews - Tuesday, April 27, 2010

    […] With all the talk about the new El Triunfador from Pete Johnson, the Stogie Guys have a Quick Smoke of the original blend. Toast it here. […]

  2. review of coffeemaker – Best Coffee Maker – Review and Tips - Wednesday, May 19, 2010

    […] Quick Smoke: El Triunfador (Original Blend) […]

  3. Stogie Reviews: El Triunfador No. 1 Lonsdale - Monday, March 7, 2011

    […] line was introduced in 2008, though, El Triunfador only came in one size: a Lancero. It also had a different blend, consisting of a Connecticut broadleaf maduro […]