Room 101 Conjura Edition Petit Corona

Room 101 Conjura Edition Petit Corona

Origin : Honduras (Eiroa/Camacho)
Room 101 cigarsFormat : Petit Corona
Size : 4 x 48
Wrapper : Rosado (Origin?)
Filler : Dominican & Nicaraguan
Binder : Honduran
Hand-Made
Price : $7.50-$8.00
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For some reason, over the last year, I have ignored the Room 101 brand at my local B&M even though they came highly recommended from the store manager. To me, a cigar blended by Camacho (Eiroa family) didn’t sound appealing since, truthfully, I never really cared much for them. Camacho’s have always been lackluster but very serviceable cigars. Somehow, Matt Booth, the head of Room 101, has teamed with the Eiroas and squeezed what seems to be the best thing I have smoked out of that factory. Check out below what makes this partnership so great.

Appearance : ★★★★½
The Rosado wrapper adorning this little cigar is light brown with a reddish hue. There is hardly a vein to be seen along its length. The wrapper smells of molasses mixed with dirt, and the foot smelling the same. The tobacco is very fragrant. These little guys come box pressed and are blinged out with a trendy silver and black band and is reminiscent of Matt Booths artistic vision of the brand.

Construction : ★★★★½
The petit corona is tightly packed with tobacco and doesn’t give much when being squeezed along its length. It has a nicely applied cubanesque triple cap. The clip of the head reveals a good draw with slight resistance, just the way I like it. The burn is fairly straight with any imperfections being quickly self corrected. The light grey ash held firm and only needed to be broken off twice throughout the smoke. The smoke was plentiful, like a mini chimney, chugging out thick plumes of smoke. Thankfully, the burn was very slow and I got well over an hour of smoking time out of this tiny stick.

Flavor : ★★★★★
This little guy starts off incredibly creamy with no harshness witnessed, nor any spice. I get quite a bit of earth on the first few puffs and it transitions well into a beautiful combo of more earth, musk, and vanilla sweetness. Really love the start of this little stick. An inch into it, and flavors are that of musky vanilla cream with power but grace and elegance. I consider the Conjura the cream soda of cigars. I do notice later on some cocoa in the background. The flavors never seem to be muted nor too pronounced but are very balanced. Culminates into a plethora of medium bodied floral, leather, musk, cocoa, earth, vanilla, and meringue flavors. Overall, very complex!

Value : ★★★½☆
When I ponied up my $7.50 to gain admission to this taste roller coaster, I have to admit I was quite skeptical at first. It seems a high price to pay for a petit corona of only 4x48 dimensions. But once lit, all my worries went away, and I was very happy I had given the Room 101 a chance. I recommend you all do too.

Overall Rating : ★★★★★
This was a stunning cigar with great complexity and balance. The only drawback is the limited quantities of these cigars, especially the petit corona vitola. The petit coronas have already become a secret favorite among the people “in the know” on Room 101 cigars and it seems they have swooped all of them up nationally with only scraps left to entice the curious. I bought what was left of my local B&M, and will kick myself for not giving these a try earlier. Oh well, go out and find one if you can and let me know what you think, I bet you will be impressed as much as me.

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6 Comments on “Room 101 Conjura Edition Petit Corona”

  1. Excellent review – I’m on my way to order a 5-pack.

  2. Not sure I agree with you on the Camacho’s. They are affordable, have solid construction and provide decent flavors more often than not. I like their products except a few blends that are way too powerful for me. This Room 101 Conjura sounds like a good smoke, have you tried the regular edition?

  3. I agree that Camacho’s are decent, but that is about all I ever think of them. I have never been wowed by a Camacho yet. Personally, I thought it was a complete joke that the corojo churchill was #6 on CA’s Top 25. I smoked several of those from last year, and still can’t figure out what the hoopla was about that stick. That cigar and many others had no business being on that list. But I guess that is what you get when you only smoke the first inch.

  4. do you feel these are better then the Aging room M356?

  5. I haven’t had the opportunity to try the Aging Rooms yet. Hardly any of the B&Ms have them in my area. But i will try them soon hopefully.

  6. chasesiriano says:

    Great review! I have always been a fan of Camacho cigars. They may not be as expensive as other brands but they have yet to let me down.

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