Enter the new boutique creation - Cult. Hey, I know what you're thinkin', meetings in the woods, weird rituals, dark cloaks, alien abductions, that sort of thing. But luckily, Cult cigars have nothing to do with any of that hoopla. Cult is carefully handcrafted in Esteli, Nicaragua, at the revered TACASA factory. This is a small boutique factory, known for producing top-notch handmades. As weird as Cult might sound, I assure you it's as legit as they come.
From the very first puff, Cult is different, and that's a good thing. Initial notes reveal a pleasant tea-like flavor, complemented by a gentle note of spice. As the burn progresses, notes of tobacco, leather, and cream enter the fray with a tick of sweetness on the finish. Each Cult produces thick velvety smoke, that is medium in body, and occasionally touches on medium to full. Due to its well-balanced blend, Cult is never overpowering, or unbalanced, and provides smooth soft flavors you can enjoy any time of day. Each Cult is packed with Nicaraguan long-fillers, and is hugged by a feisty Indonesian binder. The real icing on the cake is the velvety Ecuador Habano wrapper draped over the outside. Smooth and soft to the touch, each Cult looks and feels inviting, and is attractively packaged in eye-catching boxes. I’ll admit, I was a bit skeptical of Cult at first, but once you try one, you’ll become a believer too.
Talk about attention to detail, this box is simply stunning! Each Cult comes perfectly packed in a gorgeous chest-style black box, complete with metal corner guards and accents, before being finished off in grand fashion with a Cult inscribed plate. Heck - even the hinges and clasp are well-done. This is one box worthy of collecting.
I was introduced to Cult cigars by CI's Cigar of the Month Club and was tremendously impressed! I utilize a wedge cutter to snip off the tip and find the draw smooth from beginning to end. This cigar burns even all the way through and affords the tastebuds something to really savor. I haven't had a single sour draw on any of these and this is the first cigar I can literally smoke down to the point that my lips can almost kiss the ash before allowing the cigar to cool and then enjoy the flavor of the wrapper as the nub rests between my lips until I'm ready to retreat back indoors. While my humidor always had a supply of JC Newman's Julius Caeser, Cohiba Red Dots, Rocky Patel Vintage, Macanudo Gold Label, and Mark Twain No 3 as my daily smoke, I will be keeping my humidor well stocked with Cult cigars for the foreseeable future. Furthermore, the box is the weightiest and most significant of any cigar box on the market bar none. Cult cigars have undoubtedly earned my ardent following and if they are searching for their biggest fan to grant them a lifetime supply of these fine cigars, place me first on that list!
Aaron M.✔ Verified Buyer
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4 out of 5
Mar 08, 2016
Nice mellow smoke, not too heavy on the spice. First one third held a beautiful solid ash, has a soft spot about half way in. Still a good smoke. My favorite is the box, nice crafted, beautiful box. I honestly bought these for the box, cigars were a bonus.
James W.✔ Verified Buyer
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3 out of 5
Dec 30, 2015
Got one of these at CigarFest 2015. While ring size is huge, smoke started off very nice with good taste and draw. Half way through the wrapper started coming apart. Not pleased with the construction.