Really disappointed this time.Purchased these previously and absolutely enjoyed them. This time they smell of ammonia. Not aged very well at all this time. Will cross these of my list for now.
I may not have the most sophisticated taste but, I really like this one. Tried one right out of the box and found it to be even smoking with a long solid ash. A few weeks in the humidor will round this one out very well.
Got my first bundle yesterday and tried one after dinner....it started off like expected, mild with only a little flavor, but after about 20% it savored up with a nice sweet nuttiness I expect from dominicans and I will buy again..Auction saves a few dollars every time!
I got 3 bundles of 20 for $48.00 this month (Oct., '06)and with shipping they came to $.95 each. What a steal! I smoked one right out of the box for future comparison purposes thinking I'd need to age them. Wrong! I shared a few with my golf buddies that weekend and gave my son a dozen for his 21st birthday. All agree this stick holds its own with $3 + smokes. I put about 40 away and can't wait to see what a few months in the humi will do. I'd pay full price for these but I'll be watching the auctions for another wholesale lot.