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Quick Smoke: Oliva Connecticut Robusto

20 Jun 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.”

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The Oliva Connecticut has received many positive reviews, but it recently occurred to me that I had yet to smoking one myself. The Robusto I lit up featured a classic veinless golden Connecticut wrapper. The smoke revealed pleasant flavors of cream, wood, and roast nuts. Construction was flawless, with a sharp black line leading an even burn and sturdy ash. With it’s balanced mild flavors and  lack of the acidic bitterness that holds back so many Connecticut-wrapped cigars, it’s no wonder the Oliva Connecticut has been so well-received.

Verdict = Buy.

Patrick S

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One Response to “Quick Smoke: Oliva Connecticut Robusto”

  1. dmjones Monday, June 21, 2010 at 2:06 am #

    Love these sticks…one of many fine Connecticuts to hit the market in the past year or so with lots of flavor and a great price tag.