Tatuaje El Cohete

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  1. Lee

    Tatuaje El Cohete

    TatuajeOrigin : Miami, FL
    Format : Short Robusto
    Size : 4 x 50
    Ring : 50
    Wrapper : Nicaragua
    Filler : Nicaragua
    Binder : Nicaragua
    Price : ~$8 each

    This little stogie is a special make for Tower Cigars. I seem to be on a roll with these mini smokes lately, but they have been quite enjoyable. This one is no exception.

    Appearance : [rating:5/5]
    As is the case with most Tatuaje cigars, the appearance is beyond reproach. Pete Johnson just keeps putting out classic looking (and tasting) smokes. The corojo wrapper is a silky, dark brown and exhibits no noticeable veins . . . truly an admirable stogie.

    Construction : [rating:5/5]
    Try as I might, I was unable to find a flaw in the wrapper, draw or burn. Actually, the burn on this smoke produced some of the whitest ash I’ve seen.

    Tatuaje El Cohete

    Flavor : [rating:3/5]
    Instantly, you’re hit with an array of nuts and spice. About an inch in, the spice disappears and the taste turns somewhat bittersweet. Normally, I would think this undesirable, but it wasn’t with this smoke. This stick is very young and I, as such, expect a little bitterness. However, there really wasn’t enough to detract from my enjoyment of the smoke, as it quickly turned to nice leathery and earthy flavors.
    However, this is not a complex smoke. While nice and enjoyable, don’t expect an array of flavors.

    Value : [rating:2/5]
    At $10 a stick, I can’t really say I would recommend this vitola. It’s about an hour smoke, so it’s not too short, but I have enjoyed numerous other Tatuaje stogies more for similar prices. Case in point, I recently smoked the new Noellas Reserva, which boasts a smoother, more complex profile for the same price. The same can be said for pretty much the remainder of the brown label Tats.

    Overall Rating : [rating:3/5]
    If you’re a Tatuaje fan, like me, certainly gobble one of these up. If you are looking to just try one of their smokes, I would suggest another format. While these are enjoyable little cigars, there are better Tats to try.

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    • DJ

      I am, indeed, a Tat fan! Just wanted to sprinkle a little love on this otherwise forlorn little review. Funny: does Pete J. go for extremes? This stogie be shrt, the one above be lo-o-o-ong!

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