I’m always excited to try cigars from RP. Such a quality brand that rarely disappoints. Construction looks immaculate with a nice smooth wrapper and solid pack. The band really stands out with factory batch markings showing the origins of the wrapper (Nicaragua) binder (Costa Rica) and filler (Nicaragua) Cold draw is a mix of chocolate […]Read More Rocky Patel Fifty-Five Toro 6 1/2 x 55
Ever since I learnt of their existence I was keen to try a candela cigar, now I am a big fan of Rocky Patel so I thought I would start with the Edge candela. The striking green really stands out and also accentuates the leaf pattern of the wrapper. The pack is quite solid but […]Read More Rocky Patel The Edge Candela Toro 6 x 52
Today marks the first anniversary of Amateur Reviews .online and my first year of critiquing cigars. Enjoying cigars and sharing my experiences has been a very enjoyable hobby which I hope continues for many years to come. Winner of my Favourite cigar this past year is: JOYA DE NICARAGUA ANTANO DARK COROJO Simply perfection! Don’t […]Read More 1 Year old Today!
The Maduro is the last member of my “The Edge” Sample pack. This is the darkest wrapper for the cigars I received and the appearance is very impressive, perfect firm pack and oily wrapper. Like the Sumatra there was a hint of pepper, mainly in heat than taste which I prefer, not a fan of […]Read More Rocky Patel The Edge Maduro
Now this version of the EDGE is very different to the Habano & Corojo! Saying that just like the Habano and Corojo the quality is amazing! Very firm pack with only a few raised veins but overall really amazing. Pre-light scent was faintly of hay, lighting was flawless and the draw had good resistance. I am surprised with […]Read More Rocky Patel The Edge Sumatra
Continuing through The Edge range of Rocky Patel cigars I am yet again impressed by the quality & presentation. Good size, firm pack & oily wrapper. This is the lightest shade of wrapper in the sampler pack I received and it was a very smooth smoke. This range is impressive regardless if marketed as a […]Read More Rocky Patel The Edge Habano
I am trying the Toro today and am surprised by the size of this cigar. Not really a fan of the simplified band at the end but the quality overshone this little detail. Initially, Very spicy, Very intense and quite intimidating! Thankfully after the first third the cigar slightly mellowed. The spice moved into the […]Read More Rocky Patel The Edge Corojo