Camacho Coyolar Puro Super Toro

Camacho Coyolar

CamachoOrigin : Honduras
Format : Toro
Size : 6 1/2 x 52
Ring : 52
Wrapper : Honduras
Filler : Honduras
Binder : Honduras
Price : ~$5 each

The Camacho Coyolar is a line that I seem to revisit a couple of times per year. I tend to acquire them in random ways like gifts from friends or box passes. Anyway, I’ve had one sitting in my humidor for a while now and felt it was time for a formal review of this cigar. This line is billed as an extra full-bodied, knock you on your ass cigar. I recall when they were first released in 2005; I was working in a tobacco store and nobody knew anything about the blend or what the cigar was called. Camacho had kept most information on this brand secret. It was rumored at the time to be called the “Say Uncle,” and sold quite well.

Appearance : Rating: ★★★☆☆
This was a rustic looking cigar with a dark Colorado Maduro shade wrapper. It had an ugly poorly applied cap and had a large vein running up the side on the top half. The wrapper was smooth, but the cigar felt a bit lumpy. This Camacho had a light woodsy prelight aroma.

Construction : Rating: ★★★½☆
Despite being an ugly cigar, it smoked fine. This stick had a great draw and stayed lit well. However, the burn was erratic going back and forth from even to uneven.

Flavor : Rating: ★★★☆☆
This cigar was pretty smooth for being as full-bodied as it is. Primary tasting notes included pepper, earth, and leather. There was also an underlying bitterness that intensified as the cigar progressed. This bitterness became vegetal at the midpoint and caused this cigar to become rather unpleasant at the end.

Value : Rating: ★★★½☆
MSRP on this cigar is around $5-$6, which I think is fair. Deals can be found online as well, if you are so inclined.

Overall Rating : Rating: ★★★☆☆
This isn’t something I like to smoke all the time, but it’s a good change of pace. Perfect for the golf course or yard work. I think it is definitely worth a try of you are a fan of full-bodied cigars. It doesn’t excel in any area, but doesn’t really have any major flaws either. Overall, an enjoyable experience, but not necessarily a memorable one.