CAO Heatwave Review

Brand: CAO                     Country: Nicaragua
Size: 6 x 54                     Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano
Price: $8.00             No. Smoked: 1

CAO Heatwave Review

The Label Factor:

The Heatwave is one of four new sticks being released as part of the “Natural Disasters” line by CAO, which began with the limited edition Hurricane last year. I’m not a huge fan of the design of each of the labels, as I think it comes off a bit gimmicky. However, Shakespeare said it best, “What’s in a name? That which we call a Heatwave by any other name would smell as sweet.” Or something like that.

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Cohiba Behike Review

Brand: Cohiba                               Country: Cuba
Size: BHK 54 – 5.7 x 54               Wrapper: Cuba
Price: ~$40                             No.Smoked: 1

Cohiba Behike Review

The Label Factor:

I take back everything I said about the Opus X; THIS is the cigar label I dream about. From the holograms to the raised letters on the band, the Behike oozes style and class. Placed around a flawless Cuban wrapper, the legendary appearance cements the sticks legendary status. Take a look at this photo to get a full view of the front and back.

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ACID Big Bang Review

Brand: Drew Estate                           Country: Nicaragua
   Size: 5.5 x 54                                Wrapper: San Andreas
 Price: $8.00  (Buy)                    No. Smoked: 2

Acid Big Bang Review

The Label Factor:

I don’t think it’s unfair to say the ACID line has a purposeful design. When you walk into a cigar shop, it wouldn’t be surprising if the ACID sticks are the first you’ll notice. From the large font, to the glossy sheen, to the tobacco leave scraps that surround the sticks in their box; these cigars are meant to be noticed.

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La Palina Goldie Review

Brand: La Palina                                  Country: Miami, USA
Size: Laguito No. 5  5 5/8 x 54           Wrapper: Habano Ecuador
Price: $18.00

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The Label Factor:

How can you tell if your B&M carries the La Palina Goldie? Walk into the humidor and see if you need sunglasses. This beautiful gold label reflects an above average amount of light, causing more than a few headaches when trying to get quality photos. But, you shouldn’t have much difficulty locating this among its cigar brethren.

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