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#nowsmoking: H. Upmann Connecticut Toro

H Upmann Connecticut cigar review Toro by Gary Korb
#nowsmoking @famoussmokeshop: The H. Upmann Connecticut by Grupo de Maestros offers a “well-balanced and smooth, smooth, smooth” cigar laced with notes of sweet spice, oak, and cafecito.

Country of Origin: Dominican Republic
Size: 6″ x 50
Strength: Medium
Wrapper: Connecticut Shade (Ecuador)
Binder: Dominican Republic
Filler: Nicaragua, Dominican Republic and proprietary Piloto Cubano
Dominant Flavors: Sweet spices, oak, cafecito, white pepper

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Where it’s at: Some cigars taste as good as they look, and this one is gorgeous. Evenly packed with a flawless, silky blonde wrapper and a Maduro cap. Pre-light is salty with some leather, as initial puffs reveal salted caramel. Some white pepper weaves into the mix of sweet spice, oak, and cafecito. Good volume of smoke. Flavors are consistent throughout. Retrohale is creamy with a hint of caramel. Well-balanced and smooth, smooth, smooth. This cigar hit on all counts making it one of the best “Connecticut” cigars I’ve smoked all year.

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Gary Korb

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Gary Korb has been writing and editing content for CigarAdvisor.com since its debut in 2008. An avid cigar smoker for over 30 years, during the past 12 years he has worked on the marketing side of the premium cigar business as a Sr. Copywriter, blogger, and cigar reviewer. A graduate of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, prior to his career in the cigar business, Gary worked in the music and video industry as a marketer and a publicist.

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