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CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon

Close to perfection with this CAO gem.

The CAO L’Anniversaire cigar line was developed in honor of the 30th anniversary of CAO cigars. The Cameroon Series is a highly successful complement to the incredible success of CAO's L’Anniversaire Maduro Series. In a nutshell, the Cameroon is an unforgettable blend with a great looking square-pressed shape. Made with reddish-brown Cameroon wrappers from Africa and premium Nicaraguan long-fillers and binders. Mellow to medium-bodied in taste and box-pressed - an attractive, high-quality cigar.

The L'Anniversaire Cameroon has been named one of Cigar Aficionado's Top 50 Cigars. Along with a '92' rating, the magazine noted, "Nicely pressed, with rich color. The cigar has a lovely draw and burn. It's nutty and toasty, with coffee, cocoa and dry wood flavors. The finish is long."

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Overall Rating 4.63 out of 5 Based on 38 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon”

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1 out of 5
maybe they were stale in warehouse
dry and stale, burns too hot
4 out of 5
Love the Cameroon Wrapper!
I love this cigar. Always consistent, med-to-full body and smooth. I am starting to enjoy the Cameroon wrappers more and more. For the price, you can't go wrong.
5 out of 5
It's a steal
This cigar comes out of the box swinging. A medium strength cigar with a fabulous draw. Beautiful white ash burn with a hint of nutmeg. It's a homerun.
4 out of 5
CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon Robusto Pack of 5
A very nice smoke! I enjoyed them.
5 out of 5
C.a.o. L'anniversaire cameroon
One of the best smokes I've ever had. Simply great.
5 out of 5
Great Smoke
This was a great smoke, had with a coffee by a fire outside on a Saturday morning.. Will make sure my humidor always has a few of these.
4 out of 5
Goes really well with a good single malt scotch that's light on the peat.
4 out of 5
I ordered more cigars and
I ordered more cigars and have not received them and checking to see if I will be charge another shipping cost.
5 out of 5
Great smoke and fresh.
Great smoke and fresh.
5 out of 5
Smooth cigar
Smooth. Mild. Great taste. Well constructed. Burns well all the way to the end. I like this cigar, even though it is box pressed (which I do not like). Have ordered more.
5 out of 5
Excellent Cigar!
One of the best CAO's I ever smoked! Try one, you will love it too.
5 out of 5
Very Nice Smoke!
Really enjoying this cigar. Perfect for the golf course as well.
5 out of 5
Smooth and tasty
Nice smooth smoke.
5 out of 5
Great Cameroon Cigar
CAO makes one of the best all around Cameroon Cigars. I happen to enjoy Cameroon wrappers as my favorite, although I smoke many other types of wrappers as well. The CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon Belicoso is a very good buy from CI, and it is a well rolled cigar with a wonderful cameroon wrapper. Smokes great from the beginning, to the middle to the end.
5 out of 5
Wedding cigar
Bought 2 boxes five years ago for my son's wedding . Everyone loved them, and they have been my favorite ever since .
5 out of 5
Hadn't had one in year's but took advantage during the $20 gift card event to purchase these beauties .Smooth to the finish,a bit milder than I recalled but still a great smoke
4 out of 5
Very nice smoke
5 out of 5
Best cigars ever
I fired one up after unwrapping the box they came in. Had a great draw and good flavor till the end. This is my special occasion cigar. Gonna have to create more special occasions. I can afford to with the price I payed. Thanks
5 out of 5
smokin good
The CAO churchills were wonderful,loved that Cameroon wrapper
5 out of 5
My favorite cigar
My favorite cigar
3 out of 5
it's listed med to full, but in wasn't when i tried it.
it's listed med to full, but in wasn't when i tried it.
5 out of 5
One of the est Cameroon's on the market
I believe CAO Cameroon is one of the best cameroon cigars on the market. The cigars are well made, consistently rolled, so not too tight and not to loose. The wrapper that is what you pay the most for is a very high quality wrapper and came to me nice and fresh and not dried out or soggy in any way. This for me is a Medium and perhaps heavy cigar but more on the Medium side of the scale. It compares well to RP Cameroon's and perhaps a bit milder than Partigas Cameroon's.
5 out of 5
Great cigar - very enjoyable for 18 holes on the links
5 out of 5
Classy Smoke
The CAO Camaroon is a very well constructed, box-pressed robusto. Great wrapper taste, and, coincidentally, last night in the car, I misplaced my v cutter, so I merely snipped a tiny break in the cap. I wondered if the draw would be sufficient, and if I would end up tossing it. IT WAS PERFECT! One of my consistent go-to favorites.
5 out of 5
CAO Cameroon Rusto
Great smoke for Cameroon lovers like myself. Same great taste as it has always been since CAO first introduced.
4 out of 5
Very Enjoyable
Very Enjoyable
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I enjoyed the cigar very
I enjoyed the cigar very much
5 out of 5
A welcome surprise every time
Due to the relatively low price it's easy to underestimate the quality of these cigars but they never disappoint - if I haven't smoked one in a while I forget how good they are... and then get a great surprise every time I do. Excellent burn, rich flavor, satisfying. I try to always have these on hand in my humidor.
4 out of 5
CAO!! Try this one!!
CAO Cameroon Toro. Smooth. Tasty. Medium body with flavor. A great go to stick. One of my favs!
5 out of 5
Perfect cigar
This gem was really good. It burnt evenly and tasted great. I smoked down to about 1 inch and hated to put it out. Will buy again.
5 out of 5
Great cigar
Great cigar
5 out of 5
A great smoke and a good value!
Smooth and rich, burns even all the way to the nub... One of my top picks, and the price makes it that much better.
5 out of 5
On time
My orders are always on time and in very good condition.
5 out of 5
great smoke, well behaved; good draw, even burn, tasty medium bodied smoke
4 out of 5
CAO. Cameroon Anniversary.
Excellent cigar. Always a favorite of mine for the consistency and the quality. Smooth draw and burns perfect. Highly recommend this one and the maduro if you like a little stronger flavor.
5 out of 5
Great smoke
one of the best Cameroons out there
5 out of 5
This continues to be my personal favorite cigar. I've smoked a few dozen of these over the years and every single one is consistent. A little spicy (in a good way) the first inch, then very mellow and even burning all the way down to the nub. Plus, your mouth won't taste like the cavalry rode through it afterwards either.
5 out of 5
With bitter chocolate and Espresso it s something amazing...
I tasted this evening, in front of a nice coffee and bitter chocolate. It s a marriage. Nice smoke, taste of cocoa, flavor not too heavy but moderate. Excellent cigar, 35,45 mins smoking. First time i tryied CAO and i m quite impressed regarding it. I ll definetly ll try something else of this brand too.
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One of my favorite cigars and my overall favorite from the entire CAO line. Unique flavor profile from the Cameroon wrapper yields an excellent, long finish. Lots of wood and nuts end with a just-right level of sweetness. Perfect for any situation. Highly recommended.
Very good cigar! Burn was good and flavor change was very small level towards the end. Hints of wood and nut. Enjoyed it very much.
The CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon is a regular in my humidor. I buy them by the box. A great smoke when I'm on the lawnmower or sitting by the fire pit. It goes exceptionally well with Kahlua and coffee. For come reason, Cameroon tobacco is my favorite in a cigar.
Fired one up yesterday. Let me tell ya! SMOOTH smoke, nothing harsh about it. A little bit of spice on the first couple of draws. After that, coffee, leather, and cream with faint hints of cocoa throughout. A damn good smoke. I need more.
Bought these as a gift for a CAO lover and they didn't disappoint.
Tried this and found little to distinguish it from a Macanudo Café. It wasn't offensive, but it failed to impress....
The "CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon" is one of my favorite smokes of all time.
I actually found Cigars International because I was looking for this cigar.... So I ordered a box. I love the leather on this thing. It adds some depth and character in my humidor. It's my "go to" when firing up the grill or having a smoke on my buddy's porch.
Thanks to the Cigar of the Month Club and many generous friends, I have been able to smoke maybe a hundred different cigars. Most cigars are decent, but very few I remember long after I have smoked it. This CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon is 1 of 3 cigars that have seared itself into my memory from the first draw. The flavor, draw, burn, and build made for an absolutely wonderful experience. I will never forget this cigar.
The C.A.O. Cameroons are a great blend, terrific flavor, no doubt about it. But to keep the risk factor low, I'd recommend avoiding the 'Napoleon' size (the 5" perfecto). It seems this cigar may have some construction issues; out of the ten I ordered last month I've smoked four since resting them, two of which were simply unsmokable and had to be euthanized, and a third which had to have its burn corrected several times. Stick with the Belicoso and the Toro, they're the winners in this line— especially the Toro. For whatever reason, this blend seems to really come alive in that size.
Easy, mild smoke with hints of coco, and spice. However what I received seemed a little dry, I had to add a shot of liquor to my humidor to bring them back. Once I did that, very good cigar.
Great cigar, my personal favorite weekend cigar from CAO, smooth draw, medium spice/earth tone 95 rating in my book!
Just an absolute bargain of a cigar for roughly $5 a stick. You just can't go wrong on this one. CAO outdid themselves putting this one together. I've never had a bad one in the 4 or 5 boxes that I've ordered. Complex yet not so much you can't taste the various notes of flavor. Woody, with Coffee and Cocoa coming through. The Cameroon wrapper is just beautiful. Silky smooth and flawless in appearance. I've spent 5 times as much on other cigars and not had the level of satisfaction that I got from this baby. As long as they keep making 'em? I'll keep smoking them. A must have for any level of smoker!
Just smoked this robusto as the first choice out of the 92+ rated sampler from CI...a great choice! Very smooth, not at all harsh (and only slightly hot at the end). I am relatively new to the cigar scene, and am still experimenting with varying size and strength options. This one makes me think medium is the place for me (for now), and the robusto is a great size when I want to sneak outside for a quick one. Will definitely buy more of these in the future. Highly recommend to new(er)bies like me.
Just smoked my first anniversary. It had white spots all over it and burned very hot after the first inch. Another strange phenomenon of this cigar is that the box press popped out and after 2 inches it became a rounded cigar!...?? If nothing else, it was an experience. I will say upon lighting it, that first inch was delicious. I was careful not to overdraw the cigar but it still heated up on me something fierce. I am in love with the Italian CAO so I'll give this another try.
Purchased these in a 5 pack, and don't think that they're extra mild just because they look that way. If anything, it's me feeling they lean more to the medium than the mild, but smooth enough for newbees to smoke. My only issue was getting an even burn, but not so much that I would put these on my never purchase list. They are priced higher than what I think they should be, but with CAO on the ban it is going to increase cost. They are worth a 5 pack purchase, since they may be just what your looking for. If their not, you will still enjoy the 5 that you will smoke.
Cao L anniv. Cameroon is a fantastic smoke ! I received a five pack from CI. The wrappers on two of the smokes had some spots,but everything else was perfect. Wonderful draw,nice crisp ash,lotsa great flavour,I will be sure to make this a regular in my humidor.
The CAO L'anniversaire Cameroon is my favorite cigar. It's mild to medium, but has tons of flavor. It blows me away that the cigar gets better all the way down to the nub. I have had $30.00 cigars that don't come close to what CAO has done with this excellent cigar.
The CAO L'Anniversaire is one of the few cigars I will smoke down to the nub in sub-zero winter weather. Unlike many other cigars, this one gets better toward the nub. I think everyone deserves to give the CAO L'Anniversaire a try at least once.
This CAO Cameroon is beautifully constructed and has an attractive smooth wrapper, with a light brown color. I would rate this cigar just on the milder side of "medium". There is a distinct sweet spiciness, it's nice to have this level of flavor to enjoy in a mild-medium cigar. This is cigar is "smooth", no harshness, a creamy thick smoke. Very enjoyable. I've had several and they all had a nice draw, no re-lights or bad burns to speak of. It's very pleasant to sit down with a CAO Cameroon, a Modelo Negra or two, and the new issue of Road & Track, and enjoy the next hour or so. I should know, I've done it. I would rate this cigar at 89-91. An excellent rating from yours truly, as I must admit I'm biased, biased to the other side of the strength spectrum, I lean toward medium-full or full cigars such as RP Edge and Vintage, Punch, Oliva, Comacho, etc. The CAO Cameroon will nevertheless always be present in my 'lil 'ol humidor, for when I want to 'take a walk on the mild side'.....
To B.B., Huntsville, Tex.......(CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon) give it another try. Just sounds like you got stuck with a bad one. Maybe you should buy them from C.I. Take care buddy.
Purchased a single to try it (CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon) from a local store near me. The shop is very well kept and I have purchased there many times. The CAO cameroon was poorly constructed. It was very loosely rolled, burned very hot and fast. It did taste pretty good but was highly unimpressed with construction
CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon is a beautifully made cigar. Firmish ash, even burn and an excellent draw. Perhaps a bit strong for me, especially near the end. The particular cigar about which I'm writing required a bit of re-lighting. Plenty of flavour.
As advertised, "CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon", a wonderful cigar. It's nutty with a woodsie kick, some hints of coffee. Very enjoyable. I'll modestly rate it a 89. Enjoy. See you at "cigarfest '08.
the petites are great!(CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon)
The "CAO L' Anniversaire Cameroon"......Gurkha Class Regent....6 on 1...half dozen on the other....let's be honest...both very similar, both very delicious. If you like one you'll like the other.
I was a little hesitant at first (CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon). I went half on a deal with my neighbor. Nice construction and perfectly boxed pressed. It was great from start to finish. highly recommend!
(CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon)Absolutely the best cigar I have ever smoked - Period. CAO hit a home run with this blend!!! This became my favorite the first time I lit one up and nothing has compared since -- not even their wonderful maduro. They rate this as a 92 --- I think 94-95 would be more like it! Add in a glass of Woodford's Reserve bourbon and you've got a perfect 100 in my book!!!!!
Spectacular smoke(CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon) with unparalleled flavor. Of all the cigars I have had the pleasure of experiencing (probably too many for my own good), I would say that the CAO Cameroon is by far the best. Box after box these awesome cigars are always consistent and full of flavor. I have tried a number of the higher-end brands (Cohiba, Graycliff, A.F. Opus X) yet always return to the CAO Cameroon and each time I return I am reminded why this cigar is still my favorite.
Received this firm, leathery cigar(CAO L'Anniversaire Cameroon) in my Cigar-of-the month this month. Firmly packed with a comforting pre-light aroma. Slightly spicy at first then you pick up hints of cocoa and coffee. Smooth and creamy all the way to the inevitable nub. A fine choice by the CI dudes. Not a bad pick yet. Thanks!
Still my favorite smoke (CAO L''Anniversaire Cameroon). Since its release, I have been loyal to this stick from CAO. Top quality and always consistent flavor make this a must have. Flavor notes: Coffee, Caramel, and at times Chocolate are the most notable flavors.

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