Monday, March 10, 2014

Room 101 HN Corona

This Room 101 HN corona is my first Room 101 cigar review. I do have a couple other Room 101 cigars that have been in my humidor the past couple of months that I will review soon. I've heard many good things about Room 101 cigars so I'm excited to give this one a try.

Quick Details
  • Cigar Size: 5.2  x 44 (213) Corona
  • Wrapper:  Criollo '98
  • Binder: Brazilian Mata Fina
  • Filler: Nicaraguan Dominican Navarette
  • Cutting Method: Xikar guillotine
  • Price: $7.99 purchased at Cigar Train
Room 101 HN Corona
Construction of this HN corona is spot on. The Criollo '98 wrapper was put on with seamless care, there are only the finest amount of veins and there's a medium amount of tooth present. Feeling down the body of the cigar, it was packed a touch on the softer side of the scale.

Checking the cigar for cold aromas I found a nice mix of spicy cedar and toast. Once the end was clipped the free cold draw had the same flavor notes. Once the cigar was toasted and burning the first draws had a sweet flavor mix of caramel, anise and plum. As the burn progressed there were other notes of earth, toast, peat cream and coffee.

Burn wise this HN cigar was very good, it was a slow burner that gave me 40 minutes of smoking pleasure. As the burn progressed it left behind a solid dark gray ash that held on close to the mid point.

In my opinion this Room 101 HN corona was just a solid cigar. I enjoyed the flavor mix, the aroma and the smoking time.  Now I'm excited to review the other Room 101 cigars in my humidor.

Rated: 93

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