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Golf Cigar Aficionado – Holt’s Cigar La Aroma de Cuba/San Cristobal

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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One of my long time best golf and cigar buddies was in town from Vegas yesterday. He was here enjoying the cooler, 100 degree temperatures. Naturally I suggested we hit the links and I brought some “little friends” (said in the voice of Al Pacino). Those friends, a.k.a. golf cigars were the La La Aroma de Cuba/San Cristobal courtesy of Holt’s Cigar Company.

This sampler includes the following:

  • 1 – La Aroma de Cuba Robusto (5.25 X 54)
  • 1 – La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor Belicoso (5.5 X 54)
  • 1 – La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor Reserva Maximo (5.5 X 54)
  • 1 – San Cristobal Monumento (7.25 X 49)
  • 1 – San Cristobal Revelation Legend (6.25 X 52)

These brands are blended by renowned cigar maker Jose “Pepin” Garcia, in Estelí, Nicaragua. This sampler rates in the 92-95 range.

On The Course

On the 11th tee dark clouds and rain hit us. Not heavy rain, but there was some lightning activity. We took shelter to wait it out and that’s when we said hello to our little friends. I chose the dark lady in the middle, the La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor Reserva Maximo while my buddy chose the San Cristobal Revelation Legend.

The La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor Reserva Maximo I found to be very smooth and slightly above medium bodied, for me at least.  My golf buddy loved the San Cristobal Revelation Legend.  He finished the 11th with a fine par and when he was fully into his stick he made a tremendous birdie on the par-5 12th.   My game was supercharged too.  In the cigar holes 11-13 I went par-par-birdie.

Conclusion

The numbers don’t lie. We were cumulatively -2 for the cigar holes.  Next round I’ll be putting more of this cigar sampler into play.  I enjoyed mine right down to the (not bitter) end.  Some cigars I can’t go that far with, but my Reserva Maximo provided “maximo” smooth and consistent taste all the way.


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