Thx for the insightful, honest review. Good pics.
My palate has changed over the past couple of years. I used to really like cedar taste in a cigar. Then, recently it started to bother me. Maybe I just had too much of it.
Sorta like oak flavor in wines. I used to like it, now I avoid it like Madonna's herpetic mouth sores.
Nowadays if a cigar arrives in a cedar sleeve, the first thing I do is remove it b4 laying it down to rest in my humi.