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"More Garbage From Rocky"
Again, Im a big fan of Rocky's Vintage labels, but this cigar and the Cuban Blend are beautiful pieces of garbage, nothing more. I'm inclined to agree with the 83 rating this cigar has received. However, my rating will be much less. I held these cigars in my humidor for months because they looked too good to smoke. I was saving these for something really special. HA! Terrible draw, uneven burn, and the taste of old shoe leather. I smoked 3 or 4 consecutively, hoping that one of them would live up to their great appearance. They were all the same. I smoked them just to get them out of my humidor. I would be embarrassed to give them away. Rocky really ought to reconsider where and who is making some of his cigar lines, because they really don't represent the quality I expect from a cigar with his name on it.
El Jefe in Warren, PA March 1, 2013
"Slighty better than smoke off a burn barrel"
What a terrible cigar! Poorly rolled, loosely packed, with a caustic taste you soon won't forget. A couple of puffs and I gave it to the compost pile.
Vin in Bellingham, WA December 22, 2012
"Don't waist your money"
Something is seriously wrong with this cigar. I am shocked that it was not pulled from sales. Horrible burn. Worst cigar I have ever smoked.
Steve in Philadelphia October 29, 2012
"not worth the money"
I bought a box of these cigars and the burn was terrible they would got out constantly and i think the inside might have been decayed on a few of them and some were very squishy, I feel ashamed for giving a few to my friends.
ryan in oklahoma June 5, 2012
Patel has some great cigars but this isn't one of them! I don't understand how some raters gave this cigar rave reviews. It burns really hot, terrible burn, tastes terrible! Someone give me a Padron! I tried smoking several of these but had to throw them away. They were that bad!!!
Greg in Virginia May 11, 2012
Smoked 3 of these this week. All burned very hot because the wrapper wouldn't burn, only the filler would burn. The wrapper would just kind of crinkle up but not burn. I had to relight them over and over to smoke them. Also I love strong cigars but these are over the top, make you sick, strong. I have 2 left and they're going in the garbage I won't even give them away.
Mark in Connecticut April 20, 2012
My all time fav cigar and deff a goto when i want great
Brian S in Carmel, IN February 27, 2012
"Well worth your time and money."
All the cigars in the Olde World Reserve line that I have personally smoked have been great. Smooth, creamy smoke, flavorful and down right good. Still I find that I enjoy the Corojo wrapper the best. It seems to add A extra depth of character that is hard to explain, but definitely an added bonus. My personal rating ? A 95, and well deserved too. The aroma alone would be worth the price of the cigar.
Rodney B eckom in rockmartGa. February 11, 2011
"So... so, prettier then it tastes"
This is very hard to say but I was not impressed with this one. I was very excited about this great looking cigar. Dark and oily with eye catching labels. However, even after settling in my humidor for a month, upon lighting it started somewhat bitter and spicy. Very similar to the 1961. About 1/3 of the way through it got much smoother until coming to the end where it became very unpalatable. I think I'll try the torpedo next time as it was the top ten cigars of the year.
Tom in New Mexico February 1, 2011
Very nice looking cigar... bought it in a sampler pack and kept it in the humidor for about 8-9 months. Somewhat harsh starting out, but mellowed nicely. Had trouble keeping it lit about halfway through, though. Overall it was decent, but I've had much better from Rocky Patel.
Dean in Athens, GA June 28, 2010