Cigar Review: Alec Bradley Superstition

Basic Information: Alec Bradley Superstition

Manufacturer – Alec Bradley Cigars

Size – No. 13 – Petite Robusto 4.5×50

Wrapper – Nicaraguan Habano

Tobacco Blend – Honduras, Nicaragua and Dominican

Pricing – $4.00

Body – Medium +

Construction/Appearance:

This Alec Bradley Superstition has a nice dark chocolate espresso bean coloring with a few thick veins and invisible seams. 

Pre-Light: 

Aroma – Wood and Barnyard

Type of Cut – Straight

Cold Draw – Cedar

After Toast:

First Half – This cigar starts with a rich wood flavor mixed with some espresso  notes and finishes with earthy spice. Little bit into this a leather like note shows it’s face as well. The burn is slightly wavy and ash fell at the halfway point. 

Final Half – The cedar wood like note mixed by spice and espresso really carry into this half with not much transition in terms of flavor profile. Now in regards to the body of the smoke. It gets substantially heavier in this half moving more towards the fuller side. The burn remains slightly wavy. 

Suggested Pairing:

Wine – Domaine Carneros Hyde Vineyard Merlot

Rye – Bulleit

Overall Experience:

The Alec Bradley Superstition is a nice overall smoke with lots of rich wood, spice and espresso to keep you entertained. Both halves of the cigar are similar if not identical so a consistent solid smoke experience all round. 

About Alec Bradley Cigars – http://alecbradley.com

Alec Bradley Superstition