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Compounds, Elements, And Musings Reviews

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CEM Dubnium The Cheshire Cat
"CEM Dubmium Cheshire Cat"
The good points to this cigar are that if you like traditionals, this is a good one. It s not overly strong, nor is it harsh, or creamy. It s a nice middle-of-the-road smoke. The price is really good to. Construction is sturdy and allows for a buildup of quite a bit of ash. The texture of the wrapper is pretty smooth, like a fine cotton fabric. The few bad things happen to be that in being unique, they cigar has a terribly wide band on it that dosen;t comes off easily and can t be left on when smoking because of it s size. I suppose you could leave it on, but that might make things difficult. I m also not the biggest fan of box-pressed cigars. They don t fit as comfortably in my jaw. Lastly, the box is unique in it s art, but it s particleboard/clapboard. The drawbacks to this cigar are mostly cosmetic and preferential, but I think quite highly of it because it is constructed quite well and has a ncie traditional flavor that s not too bold, nor is it too weak.
Christopher in Bezy October 18, 2014
CEM Gold
"Exactly what I wanted from it"
Tried the Gold on a whim when ordering some other of my staples. Didn t have any of the construction or burn issues of the other reviewer on any of the 5 I have burned so far. Taste was very mild but nice on a cool spring night with friends.
Christopher in Bezy October 18, 2014 May 29, 2014
CEM Xenon
"Outstanding Cigar! Not a gimmick!"
I bought a five pack of these cigars and it was a mistake. The rich, complex flavor consisted of deep tobacco, spice, herbs with a long, satisfying flavor. I had to get 20 more. Michael Giannini is not only a cigar maker, but a genius. I have two parting words for this cigar. BOX WORTHY! Most importantly, I have bought cigars from every online retailer over the past 8 years, and this is not an exaggeration. Famous Smoke is the only online cigar retailer that I have bought my cigars from, consistently, for the last 5 years straight. Fresh cigars, outstanding service, combined with the best price and selection. There is none better.
Joe P. in Phoenix May 26, 2014
CEM Xenon
"Great unusual cigar!"
I smoked one of these last night and all I can say is Wow! These cigars certainly live up to the hype. This is a dark box pressed beauty. The pre-burn aroma %26 taste were different with an aged tobacco/dark chocolate taste. Burn was even. Draw was medium. The taste was the unique part creamy, some cocoa, and vanilla. I have never experienced a cigar with such an ever evolving taste profile. The cigar remained smooth right down to the nub. Compare this to a good red wine with a complex profile. I have had pricier cigars that delivered a lot less. Try some before they are gone forever!
Lou in Tequesta, Fl April 10, 2014
CEM Gold
"Interesting Cigar"
I tried the AU - Gold cigar. The cigar had construction issues. The wrapper was falling apart while being smoked but I could have just gotten a bad one in the batch. The Gold was a mild to medium cigar with hints of cream, leather and slight sweetness. Just an ok cigar in my opinion and had some burn issues as it was uneven.
Anthony in California November 8, 2013
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