Cain Daytona corona

This is the fourth Cain Daytona review in a series of 6. This corona measures 6×46, which makes it a bit thicker than the Cuban standard for coronas, but that’s not unexpected from Studio Tobac cigars, most of them are big and fat, a corona is a rare sight. Other thin cigars are the Cain F lancero and the Cain Daytona #4.
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The latte colored wrapper has a lot of veins. The construction feels good and I smell a strong barnyard smell. The predraw is fine, I taste chili peppers.
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I taste an earthy flavor with a lot of pepper and a sugarwater sweetness. There is also pepper in the aftertaste and on my tongue. After half an inch I taste pepper, wood and the sugerwater sweetness, the sweetness is mild though but grows a bit in strength, it also changes to honey instead of sugarwater. The pepper gets more refined. After an inch I taste wood and nuts as a support to the honey and a mild chili pepper, the flavors are beautiful and subtle.
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After a third I taste a little bit of chocolate with the pepper, the pepper is strong but not dominant. The mixture of all flavors is well balanced. Halfway the chocolate and honey disappear, I taste herbs, wood and some pepper. After two thirds the chili pepper grows in strength and the sugerwater sweetness returns. The pepper slowly gains more strength.
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The smoke duration of this cigar was an hour and thirty five minutes for me. The draw is great, but I had to correct the burn a few times. The silver gray ash has some black spots on it, it looks coarse and is medium firm. I got plenty of thick smoke. This cigar is full bodied and full flavored.
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Would I buy this cigar again? Yes!

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

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