Re: French edicion regional: Bolivar Libertador
- From: Alex W <ingilt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2010 07:50:28 +0000
On Sun, 26 Dec 2010 16:50:53 -0800 (PST), LoneStar wrote:
On Dec 26, 5:54 pm, Alex W <ing...@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Being a bit of a Bolivar devotee, I was unable to resist the
opportunity to buy a few Bolivar Libertador cigars on a
recent trip to France. This is a 54 x 6.5" edicion regional
cigar for the French market, not normally available
First impressions were favourable: well-rolled, wrapper not
too veiny for Cuban standards, and a colour not too light
for Bolivar. Draw was good, and so was the burn.
Flavour, however, was a different story: this cigar was
bland, mild and downright blah all the way through. Decent
volume was negated by the thin smoke and short finish. I
kept hoping for the entire 90 minutes that matters would
improve, but no luck. There was not even a hint of the
Bolivar profile that I know and love. Can't really say mich
more about this smoke, sorry -- nothing noteworthy springs
So unless François informs me that I am completely and
unttelry wrong and that I was sold a fake pup, I can only
conclude that this is one Bolivar you should not waste your
WHat's the French for "I want my money back"?
What year was it produced ? I've found quite a few to be "muted" for a
while after production, beginning at about 6 months.
It was from 2007, and I bought it in October 2010, so if it
still muted after this time, the button must have got
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