Lars Tetens Gorillafinger thumb

The ring 60 cigars were delivered in a special box, a sort of airtight Tupperware box and all the cigars were packed individually in a seal bag with a small sponge. Just smelling the sponge almost made me faint, what a terrible smell, a mix of eau de Cologne and toilet cleaner. The cigar is made of tobacco & herbs, and poured with Courvoisier cognac afterwards.
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The cigars are pre cut and look terrible with their big veins and nasty black wrapper. The wrapper is also frayed. This cigar scares me, the looks, and the smell; do I really want to smoke this? Will I live to tell about it?
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The flavors of the cigar are herbs with a fresh sweetness and something bitter. I could taste the cognac, which I like to drink with my cigar, not taste in my cigar. I could also taste tobacco, ash and at times some harsh bitter cacao.
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The smoke is thick and white, the ash isn’t very firm.
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Would I buy this cigar again? Not if it was the last cigar in the world.

Appearance: 4 / 10
Construction: 8 / 10
Draw: 8 / 10
Burn: 7 / 10
Smoke & ash: 7 / 10
Aroma first part: 3 / 10
Aroma second part: 2 / 10
Aroma third part: 4 / 10

(thanks to Jon Fergusson for the pictures)

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