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RP Sun Grown Robusto Review

This is a discussion on RP Sun Grown Robusto Review within the Non-Habanos Reviews forums, part of the General Cigar Discussion category; Rocky Patel Sun Grown Robusto Date: 3/12/13 Shape: parejo Size: 5 1/2 x 50 Country of Origin: Honduras Wrapper: natural ...

  
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    Young Fish


     

    RP Sun Grown Robusto Review

    Rocky Patel Sun Grown Robusto


    Date: 3/12/13


    Shape: parejo


    Size: 5 1/2 x 50


    Country of Origin: Honduras


    Wrapper: natural sun grown Sumatra from Ecuador


    Binder: Nicaragua


    Filler: Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Brazil


    price and location - Pack of 5 for $20, on sale from Famous Smoke, retail is $6.50


    Age - 1 month


    Cut and light - double guillotine and butane torch


    Draw: medium, some resistance


    Construction: well rolled, firm,small veins, pack is a little tight


    Medium body


    Medium-full Strength


    Medium smoke output


    Flavor notes - leather is the big flavor after lighting, hints of creaminess, no spice at all, very subtle pepper sets in after first inch, but leather is still dominant, nuttiness appears in second third, last third continues with three chords of leather, cream, and nuttiness.


    Primary Flavor: leather


    Pairing - Sweet iced tea


    Smoke time - ~ 1.25 hours


    Additional notes- this is my hands down favorite budget cigar; needed some minor burn touch ups,


    Rating - 8.7/10

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    Disinterested


     

    Re: RP Sun Grown Robusto Review

    Very nicely done, Drake. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

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    Young Fish


     

    Re: RP Sun Grown Robusto Review

    Quote Originally Posted by Herf N Turf View Post
    Very nicely done, Drake. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.
    Thank you!

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    Leading Puffer Fish Gdaddy's Avatar


     

    Re: RP Sun Grown Robusto Review

    Good review. They are very good cigars. You can save money by buying the RP seconds 'liga B' sungrown.

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    Puffer Fish with some spikes marc in nola's Avatar


     

    Re: RP Sun Grown Robusto Review

    RP's are my favorites but I haven't tried the sun grown yet. Will have to get some now after your review.


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