Sunday, April 14, 2013

Alec Bradley - New York - Empire

Strength: medium full
Origins:  Honduras
Wrapper: '98 Criollo
Shape: straight
Length: 6"
Ring size: 54
Approx cost: $8
Bdawg says:  New York tobacconists are under the yoke of a draconian new tobacco tax—75 percent of the wholesale cost of a cigar, one of the highest taxes on cigars in the United States specifically for New York vendors.

I am a huge Alec Bradley fan. This is not one of my favorites. A reddish brown rustic wrapper. The draw is easy producing a dirty gray ash. The flavor is very spicy, and peppery. A little too harsh for me. The burn was slow and even.

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