La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero Maduro

La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero Maduro

Origin : Dominican RepublicLa Flor Dominicana
Format : Petit Robusto
Size : 4 x 52
Wrapper : Ecuadorian Sun Grown Maduro
Filler : Dominican Republic
Binder : Dominican Republic
Hand-Made
Price : ~$6 each
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A nice dark oily plug of a cigar. I was instantly drawn to this cigar because of the sheer amount of oil this cigar has on it and the size is quite interesting as well. The wrapper is a deep brown color with absolutely no color variation whatsoever. The cigar seems packed well and is pretty solid with a slight bounce, which is usually the norm. The roll is seamless and has an expertly applied cap. One thing I think they could have done differently is shrink the band down. The band covers damn near a third of the cigar and is a shame considering the beauty of this cigar.

The Double Ligero #452 has a nice easy draw and it produces a ton of smoke. The burn is a little wavy while the ash is nice and compact with some slight flowering. The body of this cigar is full and you can definitely feel this one in the belly, almost like you just got done eating a huge meal. The strength is full with a good nicotine kick.

The La Flor Dominicana DL 452 starts off with a deep rich earthy sweetness with some coffee and citrus flavors along with some peppery spice. In the second third the spice backs down and really gives way to the flavors from the first third. The final third is much of the same but adds a hickory flavor almost reminiscent of a nice smoky barbeque sauce. The finish of the cigar is slightly dry so make sure to have beverage handy while smoking this one.

This cigar is a winner in by book. The flavors are fantastic and they are so rich and complex. I really didn’t expect this much complexity out of a $6 cigar but this cigar definitely performs. Also the cigar is a slow burner. I was expecting to polish this baby off in less than an hour but it took me about an hour and fifteen minutes to finish this guy up which is typically how long it will take me to finish a regular robusto.

Thumbs Up!

Litto Gomez Diez Cubano (Quick Smoke Series)

Litto Gomez Diez Cubano

Origin : Dominican Republic
Litto Gomez Diez cigarsFormat : Robusto
Size : 5 x 50
Wrapper : Dominican
Filler : Dominican
Binder : Dominican
Hand-Made
Price : ~$10 each
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This is an average looking cigar with a smooth feeling, light brown colored wrapper. There are a few moderate sized veins in the wrapper but they should not be a problem. The cigar seems packed very well with tobacco and there are no noticeable defects with the cigar.

The Litto Gomez Diez Cubano has a nice draw with some resistance that produces an average amount of smoke. The burn was even with no touch-ups needed and the ash held well but was farily flaky. The body of this cigar starts off medium to full but mellows down through the cigar and dips down to the lower end of the medium spectrum. The strength of this cigar is medium to full.

The Cubano has a nice woody core with some floral notes, black pepper and a bit of leather. Some may think this cigar is a bit dry on the palate but there is just enough sweetness on this cigar to balance things out a bit. As the cigar progresses, the pepper backs down and is thrown in the background. Other than that there are no major changes throughout the cigar.

When all is said and done I did enjoy this cigar. The flavor profile was a nice change of pace but I got a little bored with it. For a $10 cigar, I was expecting there to be a little more complexity and a little more of a roller coaster ride but there was none to be had.

Verdict: Above Average

La Flor Dominicana Chapter One

La Flor Dominicana Chapter One

Origin : Dominican RepublicLa Flor Dominicana
Format : Chisel (box-pressed)
Size : 6.5 x 58
Wrapper : Brazilian Ligero Oscuro
Filler : Dominican Republic
Binder : Connecticut Broadleaf
Hand-Made
Price : $11 each
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The La Flor Dominicana – Chapter One attracted a lot of attention at the 2013 IPCPR Convention, and is the first cigar from the brand to be blended by Antonio Gomez, Litto Gomez’s son. If you’ve seen his name online, it may be because he’s in charge of the social media pages for the brand. He’s done a lot of different duties with the company, and in fact lists his position on Facebook as “A Work in Progress.” I decided to check out his first cigar, and I can definitely say that he’s going places.

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La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero Natural

La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero Natural

Origin : Dominican RepublicLa Flor Dominicana
Format : Chisel
Size : 5.5 x 55
Wrapper : Sun Grown Ecuadorian Sumatra
Filler : Dominican Republic
Binder : Dominican Republic
Hand-Made
Price : $8.75 each
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This vitola is named as such because of the unique cap that is shaped like the head of a chisel. In any event, the cigar is filled with Dominican Ligero tobacco, some of the strongest tobacco grown. The cigar’s name alone warns you to ready yourself for a powerful smoke and the company promotes the cigar with the “Eat before you smoke ‘em” tagline. Let’s see how this cigar measured up to my taste buds.

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La Flor Dominicana Cabinet Maduro No. 5

La Flor Dominicana Cabinet Maduro No. 5

Origin : Dominican RepublicLa Flor Dominicana
Format : Toro
Size : 6.25 x 52
Wrapper : Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro
Filler : Dominican Republic / Nicaragua
Binder : Dominican Republic
Hand-Made
Price : $8.15 each

Today I am doing a review on a rare La Flor Dominicana cigar that most people have no idea existed. I would have done a review on another LFD cigar but for the most part I don’t care for them all that much. So I was extremely surprised to hear from Todd Dailey, at Good Karma Cigar highly recommend to me this LFD Cabinet Maduro. I told him I didn’t care much for maduros and didn’t really like a lot of the LFD’s outside of the Litto Gomez lines. But he insisted that this would be something definitely worth trying it out as it was one of their favorites in the “Karmador.” So,… Todd thanks for recommendation and here is what I thought about this particular stick,...

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La Flor Dominicana Air Bender Chisel

La Flor Dominicana Air Bender Chisel

Origin : Dominican RepublicLa Flor Dominicana
Format : Chisel
Size : 6.5 x 54
Wrapper : Ecuador (Habano)
Filler : Dominican Republic
Binder : Dominican Republic
Hand-Made
Price : $8.5 each
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La Flor Dominicana owner Litto Gomez has become known as a cigar maker that eagerly bucks tradition with his nearly unbridled creativity. The Air Bender Chisel is no exception with its flattened and tapered head that never fails to remind me of my clarinet playing years in high school.

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Litto Gomez Diez Small Batch No. 3

Litto Gomez Diez Small Batch No. 3

Origin : Dominican RepublicLitto Gomez Diez cigars
Format : Toro
Size : 6.75″ x 52
Wrapper : Dominican Sumatra
Filler : Dominican
Binder : Dominican
Hand-Made
Price : $14+ each
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It seems like it’s been years since the last Small Batch release but it’s now here, the Litto Gomez Diez Small Batch No. 3! The first two Small Batch releases were some of the strongest and most flavorful cigars I have ever smoked. Litto Gomez does small batch cigars very well, so I was very eager to try this one!

This cigar has a beautifully oily sheen to it (thanks to selenium I hear). The wrapper is dark brown with reddish hues. It looks and feels like a leather cigar!

Guess what. It tastes like one too. :) The first few puffs are rich with leather and coffee, with a hint of cedar on the finish.

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La Flor Dominicana Air Bender

La Flor Dominicana Air Bender

Origin : Dominican RepublicLa Flor Dominicana
Format : Guerrero
Size : 6.25 x 54
Wrapper : Ecuador (Habano)
Filler : Dominican Republic
Binder : Dominican Republic
Hand-Made
Price : ~$130 for a box of 20
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La Flor Dominicana cigars are the product of Litto Gomez. Litto’s cigars normally pack a great punch; they also feature great construction. I do enjoy LFD cigars quite a lot, but for some reason, I have not smoked too many of them lately until now, so I chose the La Flor Dominicana’s Air Bender. These come in four vitolas, and today’s featured one is the 6.25 in. x 54 ring gauge Guerrero.

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