Punch Rare Corojo 10th Anniversary Robusto

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1 review for Punch Rare Corojo 10th Anniversary Robusto

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    Punch 10th Anniversary

    Origin : HondurasPunch
    Format : Robusto
    Size : 5 x 50
    Wrapper : Connecticut Corojo
    Filler : Honduras, Nicaragua, Dom. Rep.
    Binder : Connecticut Broadleaf
    Price : $7 each

    As a 10 year milestone of the Rare Cojoro blend, General Cigar has released, a few years ago, the Punch Rare Corojo 10th Anniversary. Available in only one size, 5 x 50 Robusto, this cigar is now quite hard to find.

    On to the review…

    Punch 10th Anniversary

    The Punch 10th Anniversary wore a gorgeous silky dark brown wrapper which had only a couple of veins. The cigar was slightly box pressed and wore a semi sloppy cap. The cold smell was fresh eEarth and the tight cold draw showed notes of fig and tobacco.

    Pre-light score: 8 pts.

    Punch 10th Anniversary

    The first third of my Punch 10th Anniversary opened with a very nice elegant rich tobacco flavor that was accompanied by a creamy, silky smoke. What a treat! The burn was dead even the entire first third and the ash a grey and white mix. This mild to medium bodied cigar was batting 100% heading into the second third. Let’s see what the next inning holds in store.

    Into the second third the cigar continued with notes of rich tobacco however was overcome by dry toast and wood notes. The draw remained tight. Cigar moved completely into the medium bodied range. Aroma was an unpleasant barnyard, which was a little disappointing. Moving into the final third the cigar tastes became somewhat metallic.

    Punch 10th Anniversary

    The push into the final third of my Punch Rare Corojo 10th Anniversary showed only heavier metallic tasting notes, which were bitter and acidic. The burn remained very even and the cigar remained medium bodied.

    Smoking score: 7 pts.

    Punch 10th Anniversary

    My final impression of the Punch Rare Corojo 10th Anniversary is mixed. This is certainly a solidly rolled cigar and the flavors in the beginning were fantastic, however the terrible aroma and drab finish really hurt my experience with this cigar.

    Overall Experience score: 6 pts.

    Punch Rare Corojo 10th Anniversary Rating

    Pre-Light: 8 pts.
    Smoking: 7 pts.
    Overall Experience: 6 pts.

    TOTAL: 21 pts.
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Cigar Region Honduras
Filler Dominican, Honduras, Nicaragua
Wrapper Connecticut Corojo
Binder Connecticut Broadleaf
Length 5
Ring Gauge 50
Vitola Robusto
Construction Hand Made