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"bought 5 and wish I had bought a box"
without question this is a fantastic smoke. I tried one at a local lounge one day and bought a 5 pack but later wished i had just bought a box. great flavor and burn ....
Dustin B in New Jersey September 26, 2010
"On the mark"
The CAO America starts out with a nice blast of pepper and wood.. Leather makes an appearance then gives way to coco and coffee as the pepper fades but never says goodbye. The flavors shift nicely down the stick. The smoke is rich, creamy and chewy. Complex, delicious and a must try. .....93.
Cigarme in San Francisco, Ca. September 18, 2010
"A Excellent Smoke. No a Fantastic Smoke!!!!"
Bought 5 after reading about all the blends that make this one up. everything from the cool pinstripe wrap to the thick size was calling out this should be a great smoke. and what a treat it was.I could not put it down. smooth and complex, full of flavor and not heady at all. smoked 3 now and with each one I tell myself get a box. excellent construction perfect burn, a real beautiful cigar, a must try see for yourself..
Ken in Sammamish Washington June 30, 2010
"Very good Cigar"
I am fast becoming a fan of CAO cigars. Bought one of these from my local shop to try before buying a box. This particular cigar is a lot bigger ring gauge than I normally smoke. Cut fantastically. Pre-smoke draw was sublime with a very creamy-nutty flavor which stuck around through the entire stick. The taste was almost that of peanut butter. The second third picked up some very subtle leather and wood notes. The final third picked up the strength of all the flavors above. Had correct the burn a couple times, but nothing major. All in all I will be purchasing many more cigars in this line, just in a smaller ring gauge.
PathsOfDarkness in Utah May 24, 2010
"CAO brings it on!"
I have not smoked many CAO cigars, but I'm glad I gave this one a try. Since I smoked the America Potomac, all I want is more of them! I don't usually get all emotional about a cigar, but I can say I've been thinking about this one since I had her. I would like to see some more deals for this cigar so I can give her a home!
MadRobusto in New York March 15, 2010
"Best of the Best"
Fantastic smoke. Great taste from light on. This is one you won't soon forget.
Mark in Altoona Pa February 23, 2009
I was given one of these for a Christmas present.
It was the first CAO that I didn't like. The draw was horrible and taste very dissapointing. I only smoked 1/2 of it and gave up.
quaker in Reading Pa January 7, 2009
thank you cao family for making this cigar and thank you famous for selling them I love the american flag on the label
jim in ny September 27, 2008
I've had 3 excellent construction, draw, burn & flavor. Like the size. Reserve 45 minutes of your day & enjoy.
Tim in Parkton,MD August 1, 2008
"Pleasure to Smoke"
This is one great cigar, flavorful and enjoyable. The draw was effortless and smooth. Burn was great. Waited a long time to get them and the wait was worth it, I will always have some type of CAO in my humidor whether it is the America, Italia, or Brazilla. I have seen others knocking off the striped cigar but the one thing they are missing is the expertise of CAO's blending of floavors. Great, Great Cigar!!
Rick in Chicago April 28, 2008