Cigar Review: Obsidian White Noise

Basic Information:

Name – Obsidian White Noise

Size – Robosto

Wrapper – Ecuador Habano

Tobacco Blend – ​Dominican and Nicaraguan

Pricing – $3.00

Body – Full

Construction/Appearance:

The cigar has a white band about 3 inches in length with black font.

Cigar is a dark rustic brown with dark chocolate marble mixed into the leaf.  Few visible veins and seams. Triple capped.  Silky to the touch.

Pre-Light:

Aroma:  ​Aromatics of Sweet Cedar

Type of Cut: V-cut

Cold Draw:  ​The draw is extremely dry like a musty cedar.  It is heavy and chalky on the palate.

After Toast:

First Third – I get a nice roasted nut and earthy flavor right away.  Slight vanilla as well.  The pepper kicks up strong few minutes in.  It transitions into creamy coffee where it holds for the remainder of the third. Burn is sharp, light gray ash.

Second Third – Creamy coffee notes continue into this third with the roasted nut flavor in the background.  A white pepper hits the tongue and on the finish. It is a heavy cigar on the palate, chalky in texture. A zing of citrus comes through at random points through the cigar as well. Not consistently, but present. Burn was razor sharp and ash still holding on.

Final Third – Toasted nut, wood and coffee remain as the major flavor hitters. Pepper kicks up on the finish. ash fell off at the 3.5-inch mark.

Suggested Pairing:

Scotch – Glenmorangie Scotch

Wine – Terrazas De Los Andes Malbec

Overall Experience:

Overall, I thought this was a decent cigar.  It was fairly consistent and for the price you can’t beat it. It gives you just enough complexity to make the hour smoke truly enjoyable. This would be a good cigar for someone looking to get into fine cigars.

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