Look, I'll be the first to admit, it's easy to get caught up in the sleek n' shiny packing of some of our industry’s more 'marketable' brands. But what's most difficult is identifying a great cigar, that's a great cigar for actually being a great cigar. And I think this new guy fits the bill rather well. In a word, it's simple. But that's much of the charm - rustic packaging, a classic line up of sizes, and most importantly, a high-quality cigar that's well-blended and damn tasty.
Varina Farms debut Breakfast Blend comes dressed in a silky-smooth US-grown Connecticut Shade wrapper which conceals a rich, well-aged mixture of Nicaraguan, Honduran, and Dominican long-fillers. The result is crisp, creamy smoke that's brimming with notes of oak, toasty tobacco, coffee, pepper, and a touch of sweetness on the finish. Smooth all the way down and mild to medium in body, this aptly named handmade has plenty of flavor without any unnecessary bite.
Enjoyed these very much. Part of cache I took on extended cruise. The taste, length and quality made for some delightful afternoon's sitting by the pool smoking a cigar. Highly recommend. Will order more in the future.
JOHN H.✔ Verified Buyer
2 out of 5
Too much pepper and spice for a M/M.
Aug 21, 2015
They arrived dry, my 1st cigar split it's wrapper when I used my V cutter. The other cigars that came in the same shipment (Padron's & Sancho Panza's) were fine. I was looking for something that was a M/M more like a Nub Connecticut. The Varina Farms were too spicey and peppery for me.
David H.✔ Verified Buyer
4 out of 5
Breakfast Blend is the Proper Name
Aug 11, 2015
If you have ever been searching for cigar that is great with your morning coffee, then its name alone should give you a clue, I recommend you should try the Varina Farms Breakfast Blend. I received a few of these free from my online cigar provider with my last order. They are a mild to medium body cigar that has a smooth flavor with an easy draw and even burn. It is great for just about anytime of the day, but I find it best with my morning cup of coffee. The coffee does not pollute the taste; in fact it enhances the flavor. After finishing the freebies, I bought a box and will buy another one. BTW, they are perfect right of the box...