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“Cedar and spice, and everything nice. After all these years and all these new smokes on the market, the "O" is still one of the best Nicaraguans out there. Not highly complex, but far from bland. It has the right amount of flavor. Some cigars are so flavorful that you can't smoke them frequently. This is not the case with the "O". Best sun-grown wrapper anywhere out there, aside from the Oliva V. The CI review is wrong this time. Peppery (not for the rookies), full of flavor, and perfect construction. This smoke is a solid 90, and oh so dependable. As they say, the original is always the best. Packaged in a perfectly boring box. The excitement is inside. You must age these 6-8 weeks (naked preferably) for some of the Nic. spice to fade, allowing you to taste the other flavors.”
“Great smoke (Oliva "O" Classic) , holds its own against more costly cigars. Smooth flavor till you burn your fingers.”
“Great taste and easy draw... however, I had several runs on it when I first lit it up. I had to relight it a couple times to get it to burn evenly, all that relighting took away from the "relaxation" aspect of smoking. At the halfway point, it finally started to burn right and had a very smooth, nutty taste. I can still taste it now, 20 minutes after nubbing it. Maybe I got a bad cigar, but I'd buy it again if it burned evenly from start to finish.”
“Smoking a Perfecto right now...awesome...reminds me of a deep sun grown wrapper...beautiful construction, even burning and intensifies in flavor...just the right cigar for an hour of smoking and my wife likes the "clean" of the smoke...tasty...goes well with Vodka for a palate chaser. Came out of a free sampler from CI..the six pack...awesome deal if you can find that sampler again!
“These cigars are alright, I like Montecristo better though.”
“Oliva Serie 'O' is a fantastic cigar. Definitely on the top my must buy list. It has a fantastic flavor, color, construction and draw. I also enjoy Rocky Patel Vintage 90/92, Onyx Reserve, Torano Cameroon 1916. if you like any of those, you owe it to yourself to try the serie O !!!”
“got f'n blasted of this beauty (Oliva Serie 'O'), if you haven't tried an oliva, do it imeejutly, look to oliva to dominate the future. I'm trying to decide if these have knocked montecristo white off, as my new favorite.”
“I tried a (Oliva)Serie O Robusto and have to say it's not a favourite, but then I'm not particularly a 'sungrown' fancier. The cigar had a bit too much 'bite' for me right at the beginning. It burnt very evenly with a very good draw up until almost the very end.”
“One of my top 10 cigars here. Cedar and coffee and oh so smooth.
Not harsh or peppery but it will kick you in the gut.
This cigar is for the experienced smoker.”
“My tastes run to mild, but this full-bodied stick is a gem (Oliva Serie O. The draw is near effortless, with a woody, cinnamon aroma. Quite strong without kicking your face in, it's a great blend.”
“I had first tried this years ago due to I knew the reuputation of Oliva and the price was about $4 at my local shop! My reaction was "WOW, I would have easily paid 2-3 times for it" but I did not tell the the shop owner that, I just kept buying handfulls every time I entered the store.”
“Just burned one of these for the first time and I found it to be much better than I expected after reading the reviews that seemed to be all over the place. This was a great smoke, start to finish. Cool burn, even draw, well worth the price and more.”
“I just received my robusto's. I like them more then the torpedo. They are a wonderful smoke. The flavors are just right. Burns great and the draw are thick an creamy with sweetness. I smoked this one right from truck. Now I only can imagine with rest time. God give me the will power, not too smoke any time soon. So far these are my second best. Cain are the first. Smoke up.”
“I've received mine a week or two ago. They're a strong cigar and very tasty. One of a few types, you make sure there are at least two in your humidor. Burns okay but should be better. Appearance 92, Taste 91, Construction 88, Quality 89.75. The burning took a few points off.”
“I recieved one of the "O"'s in a sampler. It was absolutely excellent. In fact, while I was smoking the thing I ordered a full box of the torpedoes.
My rating for this smoke is a solid 91.”
“Pros : Good Draw, Well Constructed, Easy To Light, Great Flavor
Best Uses : Special Occasions, Gifts, Everyday
Very smooth, very tasty, hands down great cigar. Well balanced all the way down to the nub. It will definitely be a regular in the humidor. I give it a solid 90”
“Enjoying the nice November weather here in VA and how better than a good stogie? Beautiful cigar, lit easily, and plenty of smoke. I kept waiting for the flavor to start and it just never got going. Rating 82.”
“Oliva Series O is a fine cigar with smooth taste and perfect draw. I would recommend this one to my friends. Burns perfectly. I will add it to my rotation.”
“Yes please!!! The Olivia O can be summed by the word "perfect". Its been a while since I have tried a new cigar and have been so impressed with. This home run cigar burns so smooth from beginning to end. Its rare a cigar will last in flavor to the nub but the O does it. Even burn, consistent flavor... what a delicious cigar. My fav of the Olivia line and I've tried them all. My only complaint is it did go out on me in the final quarter, and the draw is a little tight but kudos on keeping my attention down that far to my fingertips! Do yourself a favor and pick up a couple boxes of these. They live bet at a lower humidity fyi.”
“Super cigar. Smooth, medium body, not full. Oliva smokes are consistantly well made. Compares well with more costly cigars.”