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Wednesday, 27 March 2013

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altWe’ve got a full-bodied cigar and a milder one on tap for today’s reviews.  Are the Torano Master Colossal and the Island Cigar Factory Connecticut worthy of a purchase?  Keep reading to find out.

Torano Master Colossal  

If you love huge cigars, look no further than the Colossal format from the Torano Master line.  This cigar lives up to its name thanks to its massive 7 x 70 measurements and is certainly not the perfect choice if you are looking for a quick smoke.  The Master line is the result of a collaboration between Charlie Torano and Felipe Sosa.  The Colossal is a late addition to the line and was introduced to satisfy what seems to be a growing demand for larger cigars.

While the Torano Master Colossal comes in at 7 x 70, there are other sizes in the line that you can enjoy as well, such as the 5 x 50 Robusto, 6 x 60 BFC, 6 1/2 x 52 Torpedo, and the 7 x 50 Churchill.  The cigar’s filler is a blend of Nicaraguan tobaccos from the country’s Esteli and Jalapa regions.  The binder is also from Esteli, and an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper is the final piece of the puzzle.  The strength of the Master line is listed as full-bodied.

It’s no surprise that the massive size of the Master Colossal is the first thing that I notice regarding its appearance.  This thing is huge!  It’s quite heavy and feels firm to the touch.  The wrapper has a gorgeous chocolate brown color and it also features a slight reddish tint.  There are some medium sized veins and a good amount of oil.  I notice a cold taste of spice and wood, while the aroma is a mix of chocolate and coffee.

Once it is finally in action, the Master Colossal’s performance is satisfactory.  The draw is a bit tight but does seem to loosen up after a while.  The ash is long and dark gray in color.  The burn does tend to stay even on its own with the exception of a few touch-ups here and there.  No re-lights are needed.  Overall, I give the Master Colossal a passing grade in this department.

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0 # About CigarFiroz Rahman 2013-04-19 09:32
I like this post because once I had a taste of this cigar. I think I need it now.

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