Montecristo #2

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  1. coopsdeloops

    coopsdeloops New Member

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    I received a Montecristo #2 from a generous BOTL a month ago on the condition that I post a review of it once I smoked it.

    After having a really bad day and finding out some information that will severely curb my cigar intake, I decided to celebrate it with this special stick that has been looking at me on the top shelf of my glass top humidor.

    Prelight:
    What a wonderful smell of Vanilla. It made me drool just smelling it. I could have eaten the darn thing on the spot. The shape was quite box pressed which was surprising, but it didn't bother me or excite me either way.

    First third
    I first tasted grass and cream. The draw was really really tight, to the point of hurting me from sucking so hard so I used a needle to try to loosen it up. The taste was pretty mild and I nearly sucked my face off.

    Second third
    The wrapper started cracking, and the draw was still tight. I've heard of plugged Monte 2's in the past, and I guess my first Monte 2 was a classic example. I kept persisting.

    The taste was a stronger Vanilla and cream. It was really tasty and I was enjoying it, despite the draw.

    Last third
    Toasted nuts came to the forefront and the taste cranked up to a medium. The cigar actually started getting salty, and buttery. I almost thought I was tasting some pork or something in there, in a good way.

    I burned my fingers so it was time to let it go. I'm sure if the draw was just right it would have been a much more enjoyable stick, but as it was, I enjoyed it a lot. Very grateful for the opportunity.

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  2. YellowSmoke

    YellowSmoke New Member

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    =) Cool Review!
     
  3. Acclaym

    Acclaym Moderation in Moderation

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    Thanks for the review and photos Coop! Sucks about the draw but it happens. On to the next! :thumbs:
     
  4. coopsdeloops

    coopsdeloops New Member

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    Thanks for the smoke Yellowsmoke!
     
  5. YellowSmoke

    YellowSmoke New Member

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    Nah, Thanks for the trade!
     
  6. 2K6TBSS

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    Nice review. Sucks about the draw though.
     
  7. Joebunaga

    Joebunaga Brought to you by Carl's Junior.

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    Good review!
     
  8. Pugman1943

    Pugman1943 Well-Known Member

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    Where the heck did you find that sign on Little Pigs? You should let them know it beats the hell out of a tuba.
     
  9. YellowSmoke

    YellowSmoke New Member

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    Alright! I got 6 left, anyone up for a trade?
    I'll trade 6 Monty 2 (with tight draw) for 6 Doggy Rockets!
     
  10. Yojimbo

    Yojimbo Brutish Nubber

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    I don't know if this is a joke or not, but PM sent just in case.
     
  11. chiefmd

    chiefmd Bone Fixer

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    So you wont be able to smoke cigars cooper?
     
  12. Pugman1943

    Pugman1943 Well-Known Member

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    Come on Cooper, just tell the folks you are over puckered from playing that freaking oboe-a-phone.
     
  13. coopsdeloops

    coopsdeloops New Member

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    Not as many as before
     
  14. JBL11183

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    A great review for a great stick… Thanks
     
  15. burn-slow

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    Great stick when its on, I've also gotten that meaty flavor from these before.  Kind of like a four course meal all rolled into this stick.
     
  16. obmike

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    Thanks for the review.  Just got me to buy a box.
     

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