I’m always amazed when I get to smoke an inexpensive cigar that the manufacturer took seriously and passes on that passion for the blend to you. This was an ash that had a salt and pepper color to it. On the center of the band is a gold and red leaf sitting on a white circular field. I was right? I am very honored that you have enjoyed our cigars with such in depth detail. Cigar Review: Joya Silver Toro by Joya de Nicaragua. Country of Origin: Nicaragua The Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade wrapper is exquisite looking. The cold draw presents flavors of black pepper, creaminess, milk chocolate, malt, caramel, garlic/onion, and licorice. The cigar gets better with each puff. Número Uno changes gears from JDN's conventionally full-strength style, boasting finesse over intensity Smoking Experience Número Uno … Robusto: 5 x 52 The Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT is one of two Connecticut Shade cigars that were showcased by Joya de Nicaragua at the 2019 IPCPR Trade Show. Belicoso: 6 x 54, Open box of the Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT Robusto. A lot of time, work, love and passion went into the Serie Exclusivo! The stick feels amply filled and done so evenly without hard or soft spots. Smooth. 5 x 46 Corona Gorda $6.30 In this case, it’s a bolder Connecticut Shade offering. I’m honored!! That is what makes me proud of you. Thank you for everything you do for us and for the industry! Joya de Nicaragua, known as Nicaragua's oldest premium cigar brand, was first established in 1968. The Joya Copper is another winner. The Joya de Nicaragua Número Uno Le Premier has a light caramel Colorado Claro wrapper shade. As I pass the halfway point, the cigar takes a leap of faith and digs deep. Unless explicitly stated, all written content, original photographs (excluding logos), and video are the property of WAC Ligero Group LLC and its associated brand, Cigar Coop You may not copy, use, post or sale them without receiving prior consent from WAC Ligero Group LLC. The JOYA Red by Joya de Nicaragua is steeped in flavors. This cigar celebrates the 45th anniversary of the Joya factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. Joya de Nicaragua, S.A., established in 1968, is the oldest brand of cigars made in Nicaragua. … The finish is dominated by black pepper and creaminess. "Thanks so much for such a wonderful review of our Diamond Crown Julius Caeser cigars! Happy New Year to everyone out there. There is a thin gold pin-stripe flanking the left and right side of that text. A minor array of schnoz pleasers in order of appearance: milk chocolate, malt, cedar, creaminess, caramel, black pepper, floral, barnyard, and garlic. It allows a burst of flavors to come forth and lets the complexity dig deeper. Could be your calling. I love your descriptions – incredible use of word smithing!! Final smoking time was one hour and 40 minutes on average. I was amazed as I watched the morbidly obese John Belushi do cartwheels on stage. In addition to the Ecuadorian Connecticut wrapper, the Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT features all Nicaraguan tobaccos for the binder and filler. Fábrica Joya de Nicaragua(エステリ)に行くならトリップアドバイザーで口コミ(2件)、写真(7枚)、地図をチェック!Fábrica Joya de Nicaraguaはエステリで12位(15件中)の観光名所です。 3 out of 5. This wasn’t the most satisfying pre-light draw, but since the pre-light draw is not scored, there was no loss of points here. At the 2019 IPCPR Trade Show, Joya de Nicaragua released a new cigar under its Antaño brand known as the Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT. The Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade wrapper is exquisite looking. It took a little while for a dominant note to emerge, but by the middle of the first third, the lemon-citrus and cream notes moved to the forefront. The Joya de Nicaragua Clásico was the first Nicaraguan puro exported from Nicaragua, and the only brand to have ever been ou001dficially recognized as the country’s national cigar, according to a press release issued by the company. Binder: Nicaraguan I really respect and admire how real you are in your writing and interaction with the folks who follow you. 24lbs gone now. Quietest release of the year? And for those still working on training their palate, it is one of those sticks that allows you to enjoy the experience without the knack of dissecting all the flavors. Notice the differences in the reviewers’ experiences. Finish: Very Good, News: Joya de Nicaragua Announces Selección de Torcedor 2019 and Brings Back Antaño Gran Reserva Presidente for TAA The chain was sold to Sam Goody. November 14, 2018 William Cooper Reviews 2 Comments 91-93, Box Worthy Consideration, Joya de Nicaragua, Review. No intermissions while the cigar decides what to do next. So refreshing! From the Joya de Nicaragua web site: “The national release of Joya Silver is a shining representation in the Joya family of our continuous quest for a truly unforgettable, yet quotidian, … This cigar was reviewed blind (no bands) by a panel of at least 4 reviewers. These flavors were rounded out by the lemon-citrus and cedar notes. Flavors morph into a nice stew. Cigar Review: Joya de Nicaragua Cinco Décadas El General. Reviews Burn: Exceptional Great job. Format: Corona Size: 5 1/2 x 42 Wrapper: Nicaraguan Habano Criollo Binder: Nicaraguan Seco Filler: Nicaraguan Habano Seco and Ligero Hand-Made Price: ~$4-5 each A couple of months ago I was gifted a box of Joya de Nicaragua Antano (the review … When I first heard it on the radio in 1966, I thought they were singing “Paper Bag Tiger.” Excessive masturbation when you are a teen does affect your hearing. By the millions, fans pre-bought the album at their favorite record store…yes, they had record stores in those dinosaur days. Nicotine enters. There is also a touch of curry spices at play giving the cigar a little oomph. If I can snag this cigar for $3-$4, a great go-to stick. My lips and teeth feel coated by various milk products. Esteli, Nicaragua – Joya de Nicaragua, S.A. (JdN), the makers of the respected JOYA DE NICARAGUA® brand of premium handmade cigars, announced today that they will continue to slowly … Bunch and roll feels quite firm, … Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Compact and will hold everything you need for cigar outings. 1/3 into one right now. 88-90, Joya de Nicaragua, Review, Try a Sample. A lot of focus and intensity goes into the process. After you have a highly developed palate, you can read all those bombastic comments, swimming around the internet, saying reviewers like me are full of shit; and you can laugh. This is the way the Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT Robusto came to a close. Yes. The original blend in that line is the powerhouse Antaño 1970. The draw to the Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT Robusto scored very nicely as well. Espresso shows up. The dissection of the tobacco is exhausting but gratifying. The flavor profile was well balanced with varied flavor notes of bread, spices, cocoa, citrus, … 5 out of 5. Strength: Medium Though it did go out on … Seams are tight. Joya de Nicaragua Clásico was the very first Nicaraguan puro exported from Nicaragua, and the only brand to have ever been officially recognized as the country’s national cigar: It is currently the best selling cigar for Joya de Nicaragua in the European market. As you have likely heard by now, Joya de Nicaragua is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and like any good cigar company would do, the company is releasing some new cigars in celebration. Walking among those walls feels almost like traveling in time, with every worker (some of whom have been working there for 50years!!!) The cold draw delivered a mix of cedar and floral notes. Our first tour on the Cigar Vixen Cigar & Beach Adventure with Nica Travel in Nicaragua. See if you find those subtle flavors. I have read more than my share of cigar reviews in my 43 years in the cigar business but am not sure I have ever read one that was as comprehensive, as glowing and as entertaining as the one you gave our new Black Diamond. Joya de Nicaragua added another line to their Joya series at IPCPR 2018, Joya Silver. For having 5 months of naked humi time, the spiciness has not been tamed. On the ring is the text “JOYA DE NICARAGUA” in white font arranged in a curved fashion. The Joya series was launched back in 2014 with the release of Joya Red and is intended to offer a more contemporary styled smoke in terms of packaging and blend at a reasonable price point. I’m guessing at least half of their MSRP. The strength is hanging tough at medium. And I haven’t needed to touch up the char line once. Draw: Excellent 1. That had to take a lot of cocaine to brave that stunt. Savory v. sweet is beginning to balance out nicely. The Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT Robusto is a Connecticut that I would put on the bolder side, but not one that overwhelms with strength and body. That early mention of cheese cake is even more evident now. The cigar is described as medium in body and strength. Major veins are well pressed and seams tight but visible. Though it did go out on me a couple of times, I blame the weather more so than the cigar. The CT stands for Connecticut and that is because the Antaño CT is a Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade wrapped offering under its Antaño brand. The head is finished off with a thick double cap. 1/5. The resulting nub was firm to the touch and cool in temperature. Binder: Nicaraguan Brother Philip Kohn has a strong history of honest cigar reviews, of his beloved rock-n-roll and for his accolades as one of the TOP Cigar Blogs in the world. But then I got offered a better paying job at $1.95 if I went to work as the steamboat captain at Knott’s Berry Farm. Strength remains at medium. It was killer. Katman has received many accolades and thanks from industry godfathers and kings for his palate, his unique art form and his enlightened insight. Newbies…get in on this. Your review, so far, is spot on! sharing amazing stories from the time they've dedicated to this amazing craft. The Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT is available in four sizes – each is presented in 20-count boxes. Merciless by Joya de Nicaragua Cigar Review: Cigar Advisor Review Panel The Cigar Advisors have gathered again to burn another cigar in the name of taste-testing…and this time, we … For decades, Joya de Nicaragua has enjoyed a reputation as a serious connoisseurs stick. The stronger side of Connecticut. Filler: Nicaraguan Joya Silver comes in four sizes: Ultra– 6.25 x 46, $6.30/cigar, Toro – 6 x 52, $7.80/cigar, Corona – 5.25 x 42, $6.30/cigar, Robusto – 5 x 50, $7.10/cigar. You will have wasted a good cigar. Your reviews are SO funny! Lots of flavor, spice and Ligero (which you know I love! I imagine that most of you are experiencing uncomfortable humidity with the heat. The burn is even and takes its time. A palate must be trained. 4 out of 5. Rod. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. In terms of strength versus body, the body had a slight edge throughout the smoking experience. Usually, the mild blends are tasteless. I’m so happy that my inventions have your stamp of approval. Below the ring is a red rectangular field with the text “Antaño” in white cursive font. The price point is nice for this line and would lead me to being open to trying other vitolas to see how they smoke. This might be a blend we are re-scoring or giving a score for the first time. I’ve only tripped once on the wheels, but I caught myself. Last week I was on El Oso Fumar, a podcast hosted by Bear Duplisea. To be honest, not a big Joya fan. I just read your review on my Crossfire Cigars San Andres... 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This was a cigar that had a good balance of resistance and openness. ", "Your egg salad is so fucking phenomenal that you could legit sell it. “Joya Copper is the result of what a strong partnership is all about, in this project we worked hand-in-hand with the best talent of our factory, Drew Estate, and our friends at Cigars International where the product is going to be sold. The Joya Black follows in these footsteps and takes the experience up a notch by incorporating a dark Mexican wrapper and Nicaraguan fillers. Final smoking time for all three samples averaged 58 minutes. I do my thing and veer the purchaser towards something more medium but warn them that the last third will probably get stronger. The blend for Antaño CT, uses an Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade wrapper, and Nicaraguan filler and binder. It will be available only at Cigars International retail stores through December, and then will be available on its online site beginning January 2020.”, SIZES AND PRICING: Filler: Nicaraguan This is a cigar you don’t drop in the ashtray with 2” to go. Pretty early onto the show—which you can watch here—Duplisea asked if I had gone back and smoked the Joya de Nicaragua No.1 recently, a cigar that won our Top 25 in 2018. From Halfwheel.com (11-12-2019): Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT comes in 20-c… As I said, the construction is on the money. Joya de Nicaragua advertises on halfwheel. They did not know what they were smoking beforehand. Both the strength and body of the Antaño CT Robusto started out medium. Do 70-year olds have a fighting weight? As for the burn rate and burn temperature, both maintained ideal levels. There was an increase in both attributes along the way. 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