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Cuba Aliadis is, in my view, a wonderful cigar. It's about medium bodied with a delightful flavour. There is always more of these in my humidors than any other brand.
Nice sticks. It's a darned shame the candela wrapped CA's seem to have disappeared. They were my favorites. They carried a certain fruity sweetness the other CA's just didn't have. They also carried a bit of a wallop. Other notes (pepper, cedar) were also present on a cigar with a very even burn, a lovely ash and the kind of expert roll one comes to expect from Rolando Reyes products. Rolando Reyes produces many of my favorites smokes. I hope his organization hasn't abandoned the lovely, lush, green candelas for good.
I LIKE MY STICKS MEDIUM TO FULL BODIED WITH A TOASTY TASTE AND MANY FLAVORS ARE WELCOME. MOST WELL CONSTRUCTED FULL BODIED SMOKES ARE PRICEY. I NEED TO BE CAREFULL WITH THE CREDIT CARDS WHEN STOCKING MY FIVE HUMIDORS. I HAVE FOUR AVERAGE SIZE BOX HUMIDORS (50-100 STICKS EACH) AND A 1500 STICK COMMERCIAL HUMIDOR. I WAS PLEASANTLY SURPRISED THE FIRST TIME I TRIED THE CUBA ALLIADOS. A GREAT EVERY DAY SMOKE, LIGHTER THAN I USUALLY SMOKE (LA FLORADITA, EL RICO HABANA, OBSIDIAN AND VEGAS 5 PERDOMO 2004 GRAND CRU AND AN ASSORTMENT OF ROCKY PATEL AND GURKHA ALL IN A MADURO WRAPPER IF AVAILABLE. THESE ALLIADOS HAVE A GREAT TASTE AND ARE CHEWY TOWARDS THE FINISH LIKE I LIKE THEM. I HAVE BURNED MY FINGERS AND LIPS MORE THAN ONCE SAVORING THE FINISH ON THESE BEAUTIES. THE PRICING IS VERY REASONABLE (ACTUALLY A GREAT DEAL !) THE ONLY CON IS THAT THE WRAPPERS ARE A LITTLE BRITTLE AND DO TEND TO BREAK UP A BIT SO SMOKE THEM TENDERLY. YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED
I bought a 10 pack of these years ago, maybe 5 years gone by, they were double corona size, I don't see that size available here now, but they have been sitting in the humi for that long, I will say this, I have nearly burned through the 10 in the last week, it is a great cigar, I hadn't forgot them, just had to many Patel's and Padilla's to smoke you know, but with cut backs and such I have been searching C.I. for some cheap everyday cigars, Gurkha has 2 on my list, Cuban Legacy and Park Avenue, Cuba Aladios is one a little bit higher in price, but a great Medium smoke, it gets close to medium full the last third of the smoke, It reminds me of a poor man's Patel Old World Reserve, a nice toasty earth and spice flavor, with just a hint of sweetness, Not as powerful as OWR for sure, but for the price a real winner.
I've been a fan of Cuba Aliados for years....so I was glad to see the fellas at CI get 'em back in stock....the Toro Extra is a wonderful, flavorful, consistent, medium body cigar........wreaths of smoke encircling me, also make this a nice visual experience...you go CI!!!!!
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