Initial impressions - Casa Magna Domus Magnus Limitada

Discussion in 'Cigar Reviews' started by BlindedByScience, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. BlindedByScience

    BlindedByScience Proud Father of a brave U.S. Marine

    Jan 31, 2005
    Vancouver, WA
    Guys - I just smoked a new Casa Magna Domus Magnus Limitada in the 6.5 X 55 size. A cigar that reminded me very much of the Padron 64 but not quite...not in a bad way, but with a slightly different flavor profile. Not as "zippy" in terms of spice as many of the recent Tats and Pepin smokes, but very solid in terms of overall flavor and construction. Nicely complex, lots to offer. A nicely open draw, burn was great requiring only a couple minor touch ups with the torch. A bit of punch, to be sure...probably not an "empty tummy" smoke unless you're a hard core like I am.... :p

    Long and short of it is that these are very worthy smokes..!! I got mine from Israel but I'm sure other vendors will have them sooner than later. Easy to recommend picking up a 5-er or maybe even a box (10 to a box, AFIK).

    I have a few more and will post a more detailed review with pics sooner than later. But, if you're on the fence about these, I can assure you that you will not be dissapointed. I very much enjoyed tonights smoke, and will smoke more. May find a spot in my regular rotation....a very nice smoke, to be sure..!!

    Enjoy, my friends - B.B.S.
  2. Glad you enjoyed it TL. This is IMHO one of the top smokes to come out of the show this year. Let me know which of the 2 you like better. I like the smaller of the 2 better...but they're both great. Completely different blend than the original Colorado.
  3. MadMonk

    MadMonk Well-Known Member

    Feb 21, 2008
    OK. you convinced me. I'll PM Izy tonight. :)
  4. 4cbln3

    4cbln3 WTF are skin tags?!

    May 1, 2009
    Smoked one of the Optimus ( I think) tonight at a smoker at the Prince Hotel and initial draw reminded me of a Padron, it was so easy. I liked it well enough, although it was my second cigar of the night. I can't pick out flavors, but I did pick up some cocoa in there. Think I'll need to smoke a couple more to decide, but it did keep me occupied.

    Thank Fia!
  5. Gavin

    Gavin Reviresco

    Oct 30, 2009
    Murrieta, California
    I've tried one of the smaller size, which wasn't that small, and it had good flavor, but it burned very hot. I've got one more, I'll be interested to see how it performs.
  6. ironpeddler

    ironpeddler Ye Old Newbie

    Apr 8, 2008
    Land of Snatch & Honey
    I can use all the "zippy" I can get at this stage in my Life....and if it comes from a cigar, better yet.

    At least I don't have to take a cigar out to dinner...

    Thanks for the review Tom.
  7. Bayamos

    Bayamos Casca, where are you now....

    Thanks for the overview......
  8. MarkJr

    MarkJr willing participant in this game we play

    I really enjoyed both of the sizes, but the larger one (optimus i believe) more. The local B&M had a box left last Sunday, so I took off their hands. I'm excited to enjoy them going forward.
  9. Gavin

    Gavin Reviresco

    Oct 30, 2009
    Murrieta, California
    Just an update for fans of this line: SAG (Quesada) is coming out with 1000 boxes each of three new sizes, a belicoso, a shorter robusto, and a churchill.
  10. _Deon_

    _Deon_ Smoke Em If You Got Em

    Sep 16, 2011
    Detroit, Michigan
    I have had a Casa Magna Colorado Robusto, what a great stick. In my all-time favorites. Will tell you a secrect, I was a virgin untill she touched my lips, a LOVE to remember!
  11. NorcalMark

    NorcalMark New Member

    Aug 16, 2005
    Sacramento, Ca
    I really like this cigar. Not a big fan of the regular CM but the Domus Magnus is very nice.
  12. obmike

    obmike New Member

    Jun 14, 2009
    Rochester, MN
    I bought 10 of these. Down to about 4. They are nice cigars.
  13. MaytagMan

    MaytagMan New Member

    Jan 22, 2012
    Salida, CA
    Thanks for the review! Sounds like they are worth a try... :)
  14. Fia

    Fia Member

    Jun 27, 2007
    Makakilo, HI
    Coming out with 3 new sizes too!!! :thumbs:
  15. mu mike

    mu mike It's not a lie if you believe it.

    Dec 1, 2004
    Springfield, MO
    An underrated cigar IMO. I enjoy their Espana line and I think this is another good one.
  16. Audi_kraut

    Audi_kraut Member

    Apr 18, 2011
    Picked up a box of these awhile ago and it still cracks me up that the "instructions" recommend that you enjoy these after a hearty steak.

    edit* nice top level summary btw. They've grown on me.. Ill have to dig one out for this weekend.
  17. Pugman1943

    Pugman1943 Well-Known Member

    Casa Magna Domus Magnus Coitus Interruptus, thought we had some kind of a Latin seminar going on here.
  18. thechenman

    thechenman No One of Consequence

    Jan 30, 2009
    New York
    I can't speak for all the vitolas in the Casa Magna Domus Magnus line as I only smoke the Primus, but without a doubt I can say that the Primus is extremely underrated, and if the rest of the line tastes like the Primus...the whole line is underrated. Go out and buy/try won't be disappointed.

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