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Diesel

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Diesel. Shaq diesel. 

The original cigar that started a titan of the industry. Blended in Esteli, Nicaragua by master of all-things-cigar A.J. Fernandez, Diesel utilizes bold Pennsylvania Broadleaf wrapper leaves, and Nicaraguan long-fillers grown in the jet black, volcanic soils of Nicaragua. Originally offered in just the original, stout “Unholy Cocktail” blend, Diesel has been expanded upon since to add two more regular blends. Whichever one you choose, rest assured you’ve found an absolute winner. 

A rare breed, this off-centered handmade is the cigar equivalent of a thick, juicy porterhouse. Crafted with the finest choice Nicaraguan tobaccos, Diesel’s geographical background is evident from first puff — layers and layers of thick spice come through on every puff, layered with natural tobacco sweetness, leather, and dark earthy notes. It’s a premium treat, priced at everyday friendly prices… in short, Diesel is an absolute no-brainer. 

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$74.99
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Robusto (5.0"x52)
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$21.00
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$25.00
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$84.99
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Unholy Cocktail (torpedo) (Belicoso) (5.0"x56)
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$21.00
Overall Rating 4.73 out of 5 Based on 347 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “Diesel”

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5 out of 5
Favorite cigar
Probably my favorite stick. Absolutely best for the money, maybe my favorite regardless of price!
5 out of 5
Been a favorite of mine
Been a favorite of mine for years!
3 out of 5
Diesel unholy cocktail
Decent cigar for the price
5 out of 5
power smoke
heavy flavorful smoke for such a little guy my favorite
5 out of 5
Holy Unholy Cocktail!!!
After years of trying different full-bodied cigars, I have concluded that the Unholy Cocktail is the best of the Diesel lot. Tobacco from Estili Nicaragua speaks for itself- only Padrons from the same area are better. George W.
5 out of 5
Great smoke
Nice full flavor. None of that froo froo junk. If you like a kick in the teeth this ones for you
5 out of 5
Good for work.
Good for work.
5 out of 5
Great
Very Good. Well Made Will Definitely Buy Again
4 out of 5
Diesel
It works. A consistent buy.
5 out of 5
My favorite
This is one of my favorite sticks.
4 out of 5
A very good cigar with full flavour
Tastes GREAT with a dark heavy beer.
5 out of 5
Tasty buggers
Please put out a good deal for these i want alot. Of them in my humidor lol Get em
5 out of 5
diesel unholy cocktail
excellent full bodied gem. anything by diesel is good but these are my favorite.
5 out of 5
Name fits
Strong smooth cigar not an everyday for me. It’s a treat never a bad one.
4 out of 5
Great cigar if you can get it!
Great cigar but always seems to be backorderd on this site....
5 out of 5
The working mans cigar
My dad loves this stick and it’s his go to for his daily smoke. Consistent and smooth. Great price when on sale.
5 out of 5
Huge fan!
This is an excellent smoke from start to finish. It draws well with rich smoke and has an appealing smell. I will order again.
4 out of 5
Unholy cocktail
Great smooth smoke & slow burning 💥👍
4 out of 5
Good smoke
Good smoke
5 out of 5
Excellent stick
Sweet and nutty and perfect every single stick. One of my top five cigars for sure and the price point won’t brake the bank.
5 out of 5
Good little stick
Good smoke for when the time is short. Good flavor and consistent burn
5 out of 5
Diesel Shorty
Good smoke, short and fat! Surprisingly long lasting slow even burn. Wish I could afford to smoke daily.
5 out of 5
Great price, premium cigar
Its my go to...
5 out of 5
Unholy Cocktail
These have been my go to cigar for over 3 years now. Maybe longer. Try others once in a while, but always have these in my humidor.
5 out of 5
Delogjtful
Full bodied smoke. I get two or three smokes out this cigar. Wonderful stub.
5 out of 5
Diesel Shorty
Big chunk in a small package.
4 out of 5
DIESEL SHORTY
THE DIESEL SHORTY IS A VERY WELL MADE CIGAR, VERY FIRM, AND SLOW BURNING. A GREAT SMOKE, BUT BE FOREWARNED, IT'S A LITTLE STRONG IN TASTE.
4 out of 5
Nice strong cigar.. not overly powerful
Tasty, great construction! Consistent smoke with lots of flavor.
4 out of 5
Nice smooth smoke
Nice smooth smoke
5 out of 5
Diesel Cigars
I love the whole line of Diesel cigars, every one. Full of flavor, all I can say is Yum!!
5 out of 5
My go to while on the go
Flavorful, consistent and the perfect size for when my time is limited.
4 out of 5
Good Cigar
Great taste. Good flavors. But the draw is not so good.
5 out of 5
Great Smoke
Great Smoke
5 out of 5
Great cigar
Love a shorty!!!!!!!!!!!
4 out of 5
good
Good cigar at a good price.
5 out of 5
A True Bargin
Great flavors, fantastic constuction! Hard to beat these little rockets — especially given the price!
5 out of 5
Small but Good...
Diesel Shorty is a good smoke. Right to the point satisfying.
5 out of 5
Just like the unholy cocktail
Just like the unholy cocktail just in nub form...
5 out of 5
Good afternoon stick...
Quick 45 to an hour stick. Nice spice and rich earthy flavor. Mine arrived fresh and in great condition. Would buy again.
5 out of 5
Loved them
Great deal at that price is now my favorite
5 out of 5
Unholy cocktail
Love the diesel line. Unholy cocktail is a true gem. Stout and flavorful. It’s a full flavor that smokes like a medium. Grab your favorite brew and sit back and enjoy. Goes with numerous bourbons as well. Great anytime stick. Grab some!!
5 out of 5
Great smoke
Great smoke
5 out of 5
5x52
Great burn and flavor much better than the unholy cocktail for me.
5 out of 5
One of my favorite sticks
Consistent good flavor, construction, draw, Med / Full profile. Very pleasant taste.
5 out of 5
Great cigars. My go to.
Great cigars. My go to.
3 out of 5
Ok
Was not what I expected
3 out of 5
shorty comes off short
Overall the taste is bland. Its either my taste buds or Diesel is not maintaining their quality.
5 out of 5
Diesel
This is a very wonderful Maduro with flavor and smoothness. AJ is the king in my opinion, and this is another one of his masterpieces.
4 out of 5
It's nice..
It's nice..
5 out of 5
Shorty
I love these Diesel Shorty
5 out of 5
Great Smoke
Looks good, feels good, burns easy, and great draw! The price is right.
5 out of 5
Great cigars!
Very smooth with great flavor! One of my favorites!
4 out of 5
Would Re-buy
Meet all my criteria's for a good smoke - taste, burn, wrapper, and fill. I like the Diesel Brand
5 out of 5
Pleasantly suprised
Excellent burn and smooth taste. Worth the price.
5 out of 5
Full but smooth
Grabbed three Salomon Unholy Cocktails in a sampler. I was only familiar with the Diesel Grind (an excellent, brick and mortar Diesel) which is as full as it comes. I was expecting something on those lines with the Unholy Cocktail, but was pleasantly surprised to find the creamy and smooth fullness of it. The construction of the Salomon was a 4 in my book, the burn was a bit wonky in the first inch, but it was nearly razor sharp after one touch up. The draw is perfect. The flavor isn’t one dimensional, earth, cocoa powder, cream, light coffee and a very light cinnamon spice. I could smoke these all day. Looking forward to the rest of the samples.
5 out of 5
They very smooth very enjoyable
They very smooth very enjoyable and I like him very much keep them coming
5 out of 5
Some of the finest cigars
Some of the finest cigars I've smoked. I love the store in downtown Bethlehem. I was turned on to these cigars about 6 years ago and have been enjoying ever since. The staff there was incredible. I don't make it out there too much anymore. I'm in South Jersey. I attended Cigar Fest this year. It was amazing! Thank You!
5 out of 5
Good smoke
Enjoy a good flavor a nice burn
5 out of 5
Great size and smoke
Really loved this Diesel. The quality and flavor was great. So good I ordered another box.
4 out of 5
Go to cigar
Great
5 out of 5
Great stogies
Always a great clean cigar
5 out of 5
I love the shorty. Big
I love the shorty. Big fan of the entire line of diesel. I love the rage and unholy cocktail. If I had to compare I would say that the flavor profile is much better than unholy cocktail and less pepper than rage. Don’t get me wrong I love the whole line but the shorty is my new favorite. This cigar needs to be a regular in the deisel line up!!
4 out of 5
smooth
Smooth & long lasting wonderful smoke !
4 out of 5
Diesel Shorty
This is a go-to cigar. It's just the right size for smoking for a good length of time but not long enough for it to become bitter. Good flavor.
4 out of 5
OK
Good even draw, nice medium/full body stick. I smoke on my motorcycle and the wrapper is too thin to hold up to the wind. I was hoping for a little oiler wrapper with the diesel name but still a good value.
5 out of 5
A.f Fernandez, oh yeah!!
Love the short dogs, sometimes you only have a ( moment ) these are tasty good. 🇺🇸👍😎
4 out of 5
excellent
excellent
5 out of 5
Diesel Shorty Test
Quick delivery to APO address (about 1 week). I have enjoyed the flavor and smooth smoke.
5 out of 5
Diesel Shorty
Great cigar!!
5 out of 5
Great Smoke !
Love the taste and quality of the Diesel cigars. Great prices too.
5 out of 5
diesel shorty
I really enjoyed the diesel shorty goes well with a beer and friends
5 out of 5
smooth great flavor just the
smooth great flavor just the right size would buy them again when on special
5 out of 5
Great Stick
These are a consistent full body cigar. One of my favorite go to's
5 out of 5
diesel shorty
love the taste but the size is too small next time 6"
5 out of 5
good smoke
good smoke just enough power to let you know its there great with a good whiskey
5 out of 5
Great buy
Great buy and fast shipping, good packaging. Secure
5 out of 5
Gotta be one of my favorites!
Love this and most Diesel products! Great smoke!
5 out of 5
Diesel, love em
Great smoke, good price I buy them when on sale. They don't stay lite but worth the irritation for a good smoke.
5 out of 5
Solid cigar
It's a tough cigar. Well built great smoke.
3 out of 5
Overall good cigar
Overall good cigar. Wrapping was not great. cap wrapping cracked consistently during cutting or at the finish. Punch or cutter did not make a difference.
5 out of 5
Great Smoke
Unholy Cocktail is in my rotation.
4 out of 5
Diesel Rubusto
These were recommended to me so I thought I’d give them a go. So far so good, burns nice with a little bite to them but overall enjoyable
5 out of 5
Old Faithful
Over several years I have immensely enjoyed this cigar. For months at a time I might stray away from it, but each time I order another box I am reminded why I have smoked these for so long. What a value!
5 out of 5
Well rolled, great taste
My go to smoke
5 out of 5
Full Bodied Beauty...
You cannot beat the taste or fullness of this cigar. I've probably smoked 500 of these in the last 4 years - this cigar is tied for first w/ the Punch Signature as my 'full bodied go-to cigar.'
5 out of 5
Great full bodied cigar
Great full bodied cigar
5 out of 5
Aj Fernandez's classic diesel
Full bodied full flavored original diesel. Always in my rotation. Goes well with a strong coffee.
4 out of 5
Good smoke!
A favorite of mine for some time. Diesel never lets u down.
5 out of 5
Diesel UnholyCocktail
One of my favorite cigars.
5 out of 5
One of my favorites!
Always good, I love most of the Diesel cigars!
4 out of 5
A very good cigar. I
A very good cigar. I plan to purchase more.
4 out of 5
Diesel Robusto is a great stick
Full body yet mellow with lots of smoke, and burns consistently. What a full bodied smoke is supposed to be.
5 out of 5
My favorite of favorites
Great smoke. Tastes just like a cigar is supposed to. Dirt leaves tobacco and dirt. This cigar puts a smile on my face every time I light up. Far and away my favorite
5 out of 5
Very good smoke for the
Very good smoke for the money
5 out of 5
Everyday go-to stick
Outstanding 1 hour smoke for the commute. Slight sweetness on the draw, smooth finish. Cool, even burn. I guess my palate is not sophisticated enough to pick up on nuts, chocolate, espresso, or any other flavor...other than fine tobacco.
5 out of 5
My Go To is: Diesel
Unholy Cocktail provides grear volume of smoke, flavor and consistency. When I just want to smoke and not wonder whether it will be an unpleasnt surprise experience, I just go for the Diesel.
5 out of 5
Consistency
For an affordable, medium-full bodied smoke, Diesel is my go-to brand. The Shorty is no exception and a great value when bought on sale!
5 out of 5
Excellent
Great full-bodied smoke!
5 out of 5
Long Live, Shorty!
The Diesel shorty is becoming my everyday go to. Live, love, love them. And that is a Bold statement for tasty short fat fella!!
5 out of 5
Unbelievably amazing! Been smoking cigars
Unbelievably amazing! Been smoking cigars 30+ years, this is by far one of the best cigars at ever smoked.
5 out of 5
Flavor bomb!
These are one of my all time favorites. I always have them in my humidor. Thanks AJ and thanks CI!!
5 out of 5
top notch
Great cigar - smoked it until I burnt my fingers. Great construction, strong and not bitter in any part of the cigar.
5 out of 5
Best short smoke out there
I've smokes diesels since they first came out. The best full bodied 45 minutes you can spend with a cigar.
5 out of 5
good cgar
one of my favorite diesel cigars bought it in a five pack will buy again
5 out of 5
One of my favorites
outstanding smoke
5 out of 5
So good!
It was the cigar I was looking for! Construction, feel and above all taste! Will be stocking up on these babies!
5 out of 5
Great. Burn, draw, flavor 👍👍👍
Great. Burn, draw, flavor 👍👍👍
5 out of 5
Full bodied pleasure
This is a full bodied taste sensation. I enjoyed it to the very end.
5 out of 5
Great smoke
If you like a full bodied cigar, this is an A choice.
5 out of 5
Love it
Cigar so smooh it taste like candy.
5 out of 5
Great smoke!
Great construction, draw, flavor, and aroma! Will definitely purchase more of these bad boys! Thanks CI for the great customer service!
3 out of 5
They are short
They are short
5 out of 5
Diesel Unholy Coaktail
A very nice full bodied cigar , earthly favors & always a great draw !
5 out of 5
Holy Moly
Delightfully potent and smooth smoke. Way more so than the bargain price might suggest.
5 out of 5
Price too high
Price too high
5 out of 5
Amazing smoke. One of the
Amazing smoke. One of the best Diesel cigars.
5 out of 5
Chocolate Spice Cake Nervana
This cigar tastes like a chocolate spice cake, and I’ve never encountered a construction problem on a single one. Oily, full bodied, lots of creamy, smooth smoke. Yes, yes, and yes. I buy them by the 5 packs, and I buy them by the boxes. And oh, by the way, have you seen the prices on these marvelous sticks. It’s a no brainer if I’ve ever tasted one.
5 out of 5
John Wayne was right !
Cigars with body & strength lead the posse.
5 out of 5
SOLID
Always a great cigar!
4 out of 5
Dark and tastey
Smokes well, rich flavor but not a terrible bite.
5 out of 5
Best by far !
Best selection, best prices and best customer service !
2 out of 5
Hope the get better in
Hope the get better in the humidor, with time
5 out of 5
Can't go wrong!
Ever heard the phrase live like a king for a day or live like a prince for a life time. These sticks are top notch on a budget price. Smoke em every day or on occasion. You can't go wrong with this full bodied gem. Diesel always hits the mark!
5 out of 5
Excellent Cigar
Really great cigars. Bold flavor, excellent construction and burn.
5 out of 5
A pleasant surprise
I never bought these primarily because of the name "Diesel", but wanted to try them based on reviews and the taste description given. Glad I did, because this may be my new favorite cigar. Thanks CI!
5 out of 5
The perfect cocktail!
This is my everyday smoke. Loaded with full flavor that eases into a leathery, toasty, nutty goodness. U won’t find a better “cocktail” for the price!
5 out of 5
Good cigar
Excellent cigar. Even burning, and taste great.
5 out of 5
Love!
Love!
5 out of 5
Great cigar
Full body cigar
5 out of 5
Great Cigar
Great Flavor Boldness well rounded cigar
5 out of 5
Diesel unholy cocktail
my favorite diesel cigar, always excellent full flavor, quality in construction is always there
5 out of 5
Unholy cocktail by diesel
Very satisfied, as always, with both the products and the service of CI. Very competitive pricing along with numerous promotions (lighters,ashtrays,cigar 5 packs,humidors,the list goes on and on). Items are always packaged with care and delivered within a few days. In short I’m a very satisfied customer of CI and have recommended them to all my cigar smoking friends. 5 stars all the way.
5 out of 5
Good Stuff
Smoke well and taste great!!!
5 out of 5
Always can count on these...
Just a great, rich smoke at a reasonable price. I've smoked hundreds and seriously have still never had a mediocre one.
5 out of 5
Always tasty, good construction.
Always tasty, good construction.
5 out of 5
Rich full body flavor
I really like the Diesel Shorty. It got a bold, rich flavor from beginning to end. I was a little apprehensive about them, until I bought a sampler with a few of them and wow. I have to have them on hand all the time now. Quality is good on the one's I've bought so far. Take about as much time to smoke as a robusto. Truly a yummy smoke.
5 out of 5
Always a great smoke.
Always a great smoke.
5 out of 5
Awesome smoke
Doesn’t disappoint!
5 out of 5
Perfect
Can't improve on perfect all around
5 out of 5
Great smoke I enjoyed them
Great smoke I enjoyed them
5 out of 5
Full flavor, big punch, ok draw
This should be a staple of every cigar diet, that is all I have to say.
5 out of 5
A great smoke!
A great smoke!
5 out of 5
Holy moly
Awesome cigar.... just strong enough, perfect size, super tasty. Packs a punch.
5 out of 5
My new go to stick
My new go to stick when I wanna relax and enjoy a premium smoke. I love most anything from Diesel.
5 out of 5
Best cigar ever
This is my go-to favorite. Full body, perfect construction. It doesn't get better.
5 out of 5
Excellent Cigar
Flavor was great from start to finish on this cigar. Draw was even and smooth throughout the smoke. This cigar is med/full bodied, with the flavor holding to the end.
5 out of 5
Beefsteak smoke
I really like the full-bodied flavor of this cigar. I am a big fan of these.
5 out of 5
North Texan loving these Diesels. Good with Dosequis Amber
Wow! All I have to say. Full flavor great smoke output great transition. Well made. Why haven't I tried these sooner? Idk? But these were delicious. My type of smoker. Thank you AND. Thank you CI for the price.
5 out of 5
Sneakin Sally through the ally
Robust powerhouse of flavor, these sticks are impeccable. From construction to even burn, & stellar finish. I have been enjoying these sticks for years and was delighted to find such a low price for a box. Others claim to have the best cigar prices, but I found otherwise. Bustta move CI!!!
5 out of 5
Awesome full body cigar!
This cigar is one of my favorite cigars. Burn is slow and even, and goes great with a glass of scotch!
5 out of 5
Suoercalafragilistic expialadoshus
That explains it all, Great Delivery times, Great cigar condition, Great customer service, so what else can you ask for. UMM Oh yea, great specials !!!!!!
5 out of 5
Absolutely one of my new favoruites
Amazing construction, taste, flavour and aroma. Burn is laser like. Buy more buy more!
5 out of 5
My go to stash, perfect
My go to stash, perfect every time
5 out of 5
Must try smoke
One of my go to smokes to keep my humidor filled. Spices, leather, it's a monster! Highly recommend. -DAN.O.
5 out of 5
Diesel shorty LTD
Good flavor, really enjoyable cigar. Need to purchase a full box next time.
5 out of 5
Diesel Unholy Cocktail
I have been smoking these for a while and they are always first rate. I like anything A J Fernandez makes and this is one of his best.
5 out of 5
Diesel solid
The cigar burns well and has great flavor. I will buy more when I run out.
5 out of 5
yum
They are one of my favorite .
5 out of 5
Amazing
Great full bodied cigar. Love the brand and the type.
4 out of 5
Good Cigar
Very good cigar. I enjoy smoking while having a drink, but it is a little strong for my taste.
5 out of 5
Great cigar!
Very happy with the price point, construction, and flavor of the Diesel brand smokes! Thank you AJ Fernandez!!!
5 out of 5
Love diesel
Love diesel
5 out of 5
One of my favorites
I always have a these cigars on hand. A great end-of-the-day stick.
5 out of 5
Favorite every day cigar
if you love full bodied cigars like I do this is the cigar for you. Pre cut they are nice and firm with perfect color wrapper and almost indestructible. All of ajs cigars are built like a tank. After cut the pre light draw is great with a nice full taste. Normally I would review a cigar in thirds but honestly this cigar from the time you light it till you throw the nub out is one of the most consistent cigars out there. Very earthy and leathery. Full bodied and smooth as silk. It's not the absolute best cigar on the market but how many of us can afford to smoke opus x or Ashton all the time. This is my favorite cigar that I can afford to smoke whenever I want. If you like full bodied don't hesitate you will love this cigar as much as I do.
5 out of 5
Like getting a perfect steak
Always consistent flavor Not for the weak of heart This full body smoke runs second to none
5 out of 5
Great smoke!!
Great smoke!!
5 out of 5
Delish
A great smoke til the end!
5 out of 5
My daily driver
This cigar has become my go-to on a daily basis. It starts out robust but eventually smooths out to be a very satisfying cigar down to the end.
5 out of 5
Great cigars
Awesome .... a good drawing cigar
5 out of 5
Dark, Full Bodied, Full Flavor
This Cigar will not dissapoint, Often I feel myself daydreaming at work just to come home to this cigar, great aroma, full bodied, Full Flavor, nice even burning with a thick heavy ash, not for the faint of heart, if you dare to try it, it will not dissapoint, I work all day just to come home, sit on my porch, and light one of these bad boys up, this cigar is no joke, probably one of my best buys compared to other brands.
4 out of 5
They're good, could be a
They're good, could be a little spicier though.
5 out of 5
Diesel Robusto
Wonderful cigar. Mild flavor that makes it a joy to smoke while sitting on the patio enjoying a drink.
5 out of 5
Go to stick
This is my go to stick. Purchase these every month.
2 out of 5
First bad experience with the Diesel line
Been smoking and enjoying the diesel shorty for a few years. My favorite go to cigar. I'm a serious AJ Fernandez fan of all his cigars. This last box of shorty's were way too moist and didn't draw well at all...... normally a fantastic full bodied smoke. Tried 3 before giving up. My humidor is reading good at 70% and my other cigars seem fine. This last box was like that when opened. Ordered the shorty in the Rage line to replace. Still a die hard AJ Fernandez customer.
5 out of 5
LOVE IT!!
LOVE THIS SMOKE!! This is my new choice...
5 out of 5
Love it
My go to cigar, excellent every time!
5 out of 5
Dieeeeesel!!!!
Tasty! Chewy! Delicious!
5 out of 5
Wow....just right for a man
Wow....just right for a man
5 out of 5
Diesel unholy cocktail torpedo
One of my favorite cigars, great taste, reasonably priced
4 out of 5
Taste like good strong cigars.
Taste like good strong cigars. Can't tell you about the earthy, chocolate and other flavors that are talked about in describing cigars. Not sophisticated enough to do that but I like them.
5 out of 5
Must have cigars
These full bodied beauty's have a permanent home in my humidor.
4 out of 5
Big fan looking
I have smoked pretty much the Unholy Cocktail exclusively for about the last 4 years. 3-5 boxes a month. But lately they have lost their construction and have not been as consistent S in the past. I live the cigar and the AJ Fernandez family but sisnce all the new Diesel products have been hitting the market. My go to favorite cigar the unholy cocktail is being lost in the mix. Time look for a new favorite.
5 out of 5
Diesel Purchase
Very pleased with the product received and the price. Cigars are shipped fresh and in a timely manner. CI has some of the best promotions available.
5 out of 5
Great all around cigar
Personally I love the unholy. Full bodied, Volumes of smoke and the price is good. My everyday cigar, what else can I say!
4 out of 5
Lovin me some Diesel!!
One of my top fav from the Diesel line up.Always good construction,burns nice with plenty of flavor and plumes of smoke.. Potent body.. good value when on sale!
5 out of 5
Pleasantly surprised
I usually smoke milder cigars, but these Diesel torpedos were a pleasant surprise. They smoke well, are constructed well, and had a very enjoyable flavor. I will buy more of these! The short cigars last just long enough that I don't tire of their stronger flavor.
5 out of 5
Unholy goodness!
Diesel has yet to let me down... full strength and always burn well!
5 out of 5
One of my favoritres
One of my favoritres
4 out of 5
Very pleased
Has a nice slow, even burn. Consistent and enjoyable.
1 out of 5
Daily Smoker
Poor draw. Too oily. Would not order again
3 out of 5
torpedoes
just don't like them
4 out of 5
Very fine cigar
Very fine cigar. Occasionally there's a clunker in the batch, but overall a very good cigar.
5 out of 5
Unholy
Have love this cigar from the beginning, tasty, bold, just the right size
5 out of 5
Bob M.
Was happy to get a 5 pack free with my Fat Camp Sampler. They are always a great smoke to the end and the Nub Fat Camp Sampler never disappoints!
5 out of 5
Fast rising diesel fan.
I am getting to like Diesel more and more. This bunch did not let me down.
5 out of 5
Smooth smoke.
Diesel is my goto cigar.
4 out of 5
Nice cigar
Nice cigar
5 out of 5
Shipping
Whenever I order early morning they can usually show up A-day or 2 later
5 out of 5
More Friends for the Humidor
Anything that says Unholy has to be good!
4 out of 5
Good full smoke
Good full smoke
5 out of 5
Diesel Unholy Cocktail
This is my go to smoke I have been buying these for years, and 30 in a box, don't hesitate, buy them now!
4 out of 5
Nicely constructed, good draw. A
Nicely constructed, good draw. A little stronger than I like but they won't go to waste in my humidor.
5 out of 5
Cigars
Great smoke I enjoy every time I have one. I'm looking forward to my next box I tried to order but was sold out thanks again
5 out of 5
Burn your fingers good.
I buy them because the taste/flavor is consistent to the very end. No harshness as you are getting the last drag out of it.
5 out of 5
Great smoke
A powerful flavor bomb that lasts a long time.
5 out of 5
Love it
From the peppery notes at first light to the stub it's great.
5 out of 5
Awesome!!!
Shorty is the wrong word for this cigar because it packs a punch!! One incredible cigar, Luv it!!!
5 out of 5
One great smoke
Bold cigar.
5 out of 5
My favorite
I been smoking cigars a long time,I've tried many different brands,and over the years have narrowed it down to 5or6 brands I keep returning to. But the Diesel unholy cocktail is my favorite! Always have the humidor stocked with them. Great job AJ!....
5 out of 5
diesel
My go to cigar. Have been enjoying them for a few years now.
5 out of 5
My go to smoke
Like Diesel products never had a bad smoke. Like the Variety and selection
5 out of 5
Good full body flaver
Good full body flaver
5 out of 5
Diesel uc
Bold flavor, consistent, great aroma. A go to cigar 5 stars!
4 out of 5
A winner
Diesel is a well made cigar
5 out of 5
Fantastic
All around great smoke. Fantastic flavor, draws well... lots of smoke. I'm a Diesel fan for sure now!
5 out of 5
Good things come in small packages
Nice smoke when time is limited. Good strong flavors.
5 out of 5
4 Guys and a gal say GET MORE!!!!
I crave these!!! I can't believe I've fallen for a house brand. I buy and share with 3 other guys (and now my wife). Other than Oliva Vs this is the first cigar we are trying to keep a stock of. Everyone loves them. (Flavor) Pepper (awesome on the retrohale), good tobacco flavor, transitions to good strong dark black coffee in the last third. Not complex but bold and somehow makes all of us want more. We all tried them separately, except for my wife who took mine and wouldn't give it back. Surprisingly we all described these nearly the same way, and everyone told me GET MORE!!!
5 out of 5
Boom!
Excellent smoke, worth it. Power, flavor, complex, and high smoke output... you cannot go wrong with Diesel.
1 out of 5
Will Never Buy Again
Absolutely horrible. One of the worst cigar buys I've ever made. The ash was terrible and that's basically all it tasted like as well, was ash. Will never buy again.
5 out of 5
Mustache buners
Tasted a lot of AJ, and I keep going back to Diesel Robusto. Mustache burners, everyone.
4 out of 5
Must try
Love it. Nice full bodied cigar. It's a must-try for all who love dark cigars. It's complex and has a nice hint of peppery flavor.
5 out of 5
Top Notch Smoke
Diesel never fails to please. It's a consistently excellent smoke that I always keep in my humidor.
5 out of 5
A fantastic cigar. Highly recommend.
Two thumps up. Very good
5 out of 5
It's a very good smoke,the
It's a very good smoke,the intensity picks up three quarters of the way down ...
5 out of 5
Gazzheads
Deisel is a great cigar the flavor and it consistently can be counted on
4 out of 5
It's a great smoke .....
It's a great smoke .....
5 out of 5
Jim S
Great little cigar
5 out of 5
Diesel
The PA wrapper caught my attention, the quality keeps me coming back to the alter... Fine smoke
5 out of 5
Unholy Cocktail, a divine experience
When I need some time to reflect and savor a few precious moments of the day I reach for the Diesel Unholy Cocktail. A good solid smoke with a lingering finish that puts me on Cloud 9.
3 out of 5
feedback
Diesel Shorty's are great. The cigar lighters are cheap and don't work so well. So much for saving the cost of shipping.
5 out of 5
Don't get better than this!
Full body, blast of pepper, filled with flavor start to finish. Great smoke
5 out of 5
Great
Great stick!!
5 out of 5
Great Cigar Diesel never disappoints
Great Cigar Diesel never disappoints
5 out of 5
Great smoke!
My go to cigar lately, Shorty is my favort size i think they taste best.
5 out of 5
Great Cigar
Great full bodied cigar at any price point. I purchase them whenever I can.
2 out of 5
not worth the money
Tough draw, a bit harsh with lots of pepper
5 out of 5
Convinced
OK, this is the first Diesel I've tried and I've become a fan. Great tasting right down to the finish. This is not just a "good" smoke, it is a PERFECT smoke from taste to draw to feel to..... you name it.
5 out of 5
My Go To Stick
My go stick. Best quality at this price point hands down.
5 out of 5
Diesel Robusto
Very good smoke. Easy to draw
5 out of 5
Diesel
Continue to be my go to brand.
5 out of 5
Very nice cigar. Well made
Very nice cigar. Well made and a good burn
5 out of 5
Great smoke
Wonderful little smoke.
5 out of 5
Full nice finish
Tasty and bold
5 out of 5
If you haven't tried these, you should.
At first smoke these suckers were way too strong for me. But having gone back a couple more times, Diesel has become my favorite cigar I have tried to date. Spicy and full but amazing.
5 out of 5
Diesel a great smoke
Awesome smoke. Definitely will be in my rotation
5 out of 5
A Great Cigar
I love these cigars. They are well made, they burn evenly every time and they have lots of flavor. You should try them.
5 out of 5
Diesels shorts
Good but Nubs are still number1.
4 out of 5
Exclusive Cigar
This was a great flavor packed smoke. I was only able to find this cigar with CI.
5 out of 5
Diesel Delight
Nothing like a good full smoke with a cocktail and a smokin' lady by your side. Just saying . . .
5 out of 5
God Bless America and AJ
I smoke 3 premium cigars/day, always the best. Many excellent sticks I can only do 2 or 3 in a row and then need to change the profile. This cigar I am not able to become bored with no matter how I try, and I have. Would recommend this as a treat or everyday event. God Bless America and AJ.
5 out of 5
Smooth Sailing
I enjoy the many different brands and flavors .. Never stick to just one type ,like to reach in & just pick out a surprise everytime .. Cigar International has great deals on many great specials .. So they always give me a choice cigar when I smoke ... Thanks for the speedy and friendly service .. Signed Captin Long Beard...
5 out of 5
My go to smoke.
My go to smoke.
3 out of 5
Ok smoke
I tried this bundle of 30 out for a possible change. I smoke these if i have a second cigar that day. I think i will stay with the Cohiba knock-offs which have better taste to me and a more consistent smoke. My main smoke for the day remains 5 Vegas "A" series
5 out of 5
Highly Recommended
Awesome cigar! Flavor was great, it burned very even, and the amount of smoke produced with each puff was visually appealing. These are thicker than I thought they would be, but I was still impressed with the flavor and burn. Would definitely recommend these. Thank you Diesel!
5 out of 5
ULTRA SATISFYING
A really great smoke! Flavorful and well made. a regular reorder cigar for me.
5 out of 5
Worth every penny.
These babies pack a punch. I've had 2 of them now and they're excellent. Nice even burn, solid draw, and extremely flavorful. They're a little on the full side for my tastes but they're definitely worth a try.
5 out of 5
One of my Favs
First one I had to continue to relight and fix. The rest after that were Outstanding! Ill just tick off the first one as a fluke.
5 out of 5
Diesel Unholy Cocktail
This little dynamo is my go to cigar. I love the full bodied power of the cigar and the taste is remarkable. I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys full bodied cigar with flavor that doesn't quit.
5 out of 5
Looks scary strong
Don't let the super dark wrapper scare you. It's really a sheep in wolfs clothes. This medium to full cigar is chocked full of flavor and has an even, smooth burn to the end. To top it off, it's very reasonably priced.
4 out of 5
A little too full bodied
Its a delicious smoke but too full for a summer smoke
3 out of 5
Diesel unholy cocktail
The quality of taste and draw was lacking with my latest box. Uneven burn. Was my favorite.
5 out of 5
My go to smoke
I've been going back and forth between the motheload 35 cigar diesel sampler and the Unholy cocktail. The unholy cocktail diesel is my daily smoke.
5 out of 5
Good value. Diesel is a good cigar.
Very flavorful. Full taste.
5 out of 5
SHORTY NEVER FALLS SHORT
THERE ARE FEW THINGS IN LIFE UPON WHICH ONE CAN COUNT. THIS IS ONE OF THE SURE BETS AS TO FLAVOUR,EYE-APPEAL,CONSTRUCTION AND AROMA. THE CIGAR DELIVERS MEASURED BOLD TASTE THAT IS NEVER HOT AND IS UNERRING IN ITS EVEN,CLEAN,TIGHT BURN. I SUGGEST THAT ONE SHOULD HOLD ONTO THIS AS THEY MIGHT THEIR RELIGION,OR AS SOME OF US OF A CERTAIN AGE MIGHT HAVE DREAMED OF HOLDING ONTO RAQUEL WELCH. YOU CAN ONLY DO WORSE THAN THIS LITTLE SHORTY THAT IS A GIANT AMONG ALL OTHERS!
5 out of 5
Great
Loved the unholy,great flavor and a nice change of pace from the normal cigar!!!!
4 out of 5
UNLIMITED ONLY LIMITED BY YOUR TASTEBUDS
GOT THESE THRU CIGARSINTERNATION'S SUBSIDIARY CIGARBID AND IF U LIKE STRONG...AND I DO MEAN STRONG...THIS IS FOR YOU! I FOUND IT TO BE A WELL MADE CIGAR AND IT BURNED EVENLY ALL THE WAY TIL I HAD TO DECIDE TO BURN MY FINGERS WITH IT. IT IS AN EYE-OPENER OF A QUALITY, BOLD CIGAR. I SEEK BOLD FLAVOURS, BUT THE FAULT I FIND WITH THIS ONE IS THAT THERE IS VERY LITTLE TOBACCO BUZZ ASSOCIATED WITH IT . THE TASTE REMAINS CONSTANT THROUGHOUT AND HAS SUCH A NICE CONSTRUCTION AND DRAW TO IT THAT ONE CANNOT HELP BUT PRAISE THE PRODUCT. I DO NOT LIKE THIS AS WELL AS I LIKE THE DIESEL SHORTY, AS THE UNLIMITED DOES NOT HAVE A VARIED TASTE PROFILE AS IT IS SMOKED, BUT , I WOULD NEVER TURN ONE DOWN EITHER. THIS IS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF TONGUE, IT TRULY IS A POWERHOUSE OF INTENSITY
5 out of 5
Diesel Shorty is a powerhouse,
I always expect a great smoke from Diesel.
4 out of 5
Some tasted a bit too
Some tasted a bit too chemically and were not as other batches in the past.
5 out of 5
day one
Been smokin Diesel sticks since they first dropped and theyre just right for me but i have always gotten the unholy cocktail box. My last purchase saw the cocktails on backorder so i settled for a box of robustos. Did not disappoint thays for sure. Slightly uneven burn on a few but other than that delicious smokes. Will smack you around a bit if you let it. Ill b buying these again if ever the cocktails are unavailable
5 out of 5
Great smoke
Great smoke
5 out of 5
Surprised
Very solid cigar. Good draw and full bodied
5 out of 5
Diesel Unholy Cocktail ( Totpedo)
I do like the Diesel Unholy Cocktail Torpedo's , they are smooth and taste good. I try to keep a few of these in my humidor.
5 out of 5
Great gift idea
These were a gift. Drop shipped to his house. Worked great.
3 out of 5
Short but Stout
Strickly for those that enjoy strong cigars....not my style, but a must try for those that enjoy this type of smoke.
5 out of 5
Mrs
Great
5 out of 5
Nice stick
Full flavor, awesome draw. Will be ordering more soon. Cigars international goes out of their way to make your customers happy. Thank you very much
5 out of 5
Like'm strong
Best of the bunch, long as you like'm strong!
3 out of 5
Nice full falvor with a bite
Has a a sharp full flavor; not as rounded as expected, but an enjoyable full flavor smoke
5 out of 5
Diesel "Shorty"
Another AJ Fernandez goodie! I like the 4x60 size and the good draw and dark wrapper..
4 out of 5
Heavy Handed
I have to say this one is harsh, kind of like a dry parodi, strong! Its like they said lets make it as strong as possible.... If you like strong this is for you, otherwise not...
5 out of 5
Don't smoke this cigar, I want them all!
By far my favorite cigar, if you smoke these there will be less for me!
5 out of 5
Please Try
Great cigar! I bought more after enjoying these.
5 out of 5
Diesel
Great smokes!
5 out of 5
My go to choice
Being a rookie I have been trying numerous smokes to test the waters, and this thing has become my #1 preferred go to smoke and for a decent price. I keep many of these on hand and have not been let down by a one.
5 out of 5
This rabbits brand of carrots
All diesel brand cigars have been a pleasure to smoke. They are awesome, including the Diesel Robusto. Smoke one, you will not be let down.
5 out of 5
Love my Diesels.
Bought the Robustos when the Unholy Cocktail was backordered. Like the Robustos even more. Diesel has been my go-to cigar for some time now.
5 out of 5
Look no further and give this a try
Great burn, great flavor, great cigar. Definitely gonna pick up a box of these as the price ain't bad at all.
5 out of 5
Diesel cigars
I am a full bodied lover. Diesel quickly became my favorite.
5 out of 5
Hands down my favorite cigar!
Excellent taste, moderate price and just the right size e.g. if one ain’t enough smoke two!!! I have to watch out though as it taste so damn good toward the end I am burning my mouth and fingers trying to get one more puff! Guess that’s why I say smoke two!
5 out of 5
The best!!!
The best!!!
5 out of 5
Nice Cigar!
It is a nice compact little smoke. So far every stick has burnt cleanly and constantly which is saying a lot these days.
3 out of 5
Eh.
Put the first one out about half way. Boring in my opinion and even a little bitter. I'm a fan of strong cigars but this just didn't please. Maybe after sitting a few months they will improve.
3 out of 5
just ok
expected more flavor but fell short and maybe because it;s so short
5 out of 5
Great Smoke !
This is one of my "Go-to" cigars. Very well constructed, nice even burn, full flavor that doesnt overpower. This cigar is a staple in my humidor.
5 out of 5
Great cigars
This cigar was so tasteful I loved it I would also recommend the obsidian
4 out of 5
Love CI!!!!
Sweet lil stick, great price!
5 out of 5
Great service
Always quick and accurate
5 out of 5
Diesel Unholy Cocktail - Torpedo
Excellent cigar; particularly convenient for smoking on colder winter days/nights outdoors. These are regulars in my humidor.
3 out of 5
Tossed the torpedo!
I love this cigar, love the taste, feel, smell, everything but the draw. The draw is so bad that the last one I smoked I alternated between cutting it and using a punch in an attempt to smoke it to the nub. I became so frustrated with it that I tossed it. My cigar buddies just about fell on the floor. They have seen me smoke a few terrible cigars all the way down and could not believe what they had just witnessed. I really want to like this cigar, but so far we just cant seem to find any middle ground.
5 out of 5
Awesome full-bodied cigar!
These are special cigars for those who like a full, heavy stick. Rock hard feel leaves you thinking they're rolled too tightly, but they draw like a dream, burn well and really please!
5 out of 5
Great Smoke
These "SHORT DOGS" are awesome! They packed really pack a punch! Great taste, love the flavor. Will buy these again and again!!!
5 out of 5
Wonderful Smoke
Great smoke paired it with a shock top pretzel beer it complimented a chocolate taste with the cigar not to heavy and was a perfect night cap to the end of my weekend.
5 out of 5
Awesome cigar
Great smoke to the nub one of my favorite
5 out of 5
Unique, good stuff
When I first tried them I immediately thought of a junk yard full of antique trucks where these cigars were fermenting underneath the oldest most oily, greasiest, dirty relic in the yard! It was wonderful. I like the shape and size. Smokes well down to the stub. Take your time with the first cigar or two, make sure they are completely lit. Let it sit for a minute, clear your air then enjoy. I like all of the various choices. Pick one for the name to start, then try them all.
5 out of 5
Cant go wrong if you like rich full bodied cigars
I am currently smoking my third one of these for the weekend. These are excellent cigars. The flavor is very rich and long lasting. Cant beat the price either. I have another box on the way. I am a big fan of AJ's blends and the diesels are my go to cigars. You can't go wrong with these if you like rich, full bodied cigars. They are excellent right off the truck. But, the ones I've been smoking have been aging in my humidor for at least a year and let me tell you, they are amazing!
5 out of 5
Get these! Trust me.
One of the best cigars you will ever smoke.
5 out of 5
diesel
good smoke
4 out of 5
Flavor Bomb
One of the most flavorful cigars i have smoked at this price point to date.
5 out of 5
one word review
Simpley SUBLIME
5 out of 5
Love the shorties!
Great affordable everyday smoke that I will always have in my humi. Huge value for the price on these babies.
5 out of 5
Great cigar
This beauty packed a punch! I usually don't smoke full strength sticks but I wanted to give this one a shot, and let me tell you that I was not disappointed. I received notes of roasted almonds and espresso. From snip to done, it lasted about 1.5 hrs. I think I'm going to put them in my long term humidor and let them age. But once I'm through with this 5-pack I will be ordering more.
5 out of 5
unholy cocktail
love this cigar, its my everyday smoke
5 out of 5
A great stick
How can I begin...first off plain and simple, a great cigar and a personal favorite of mine, amazing flavored of coffee and spice, spicy yet smooth and nutty, as for the burn...razor sharp burn on every one I've smoked with a bright white ash that holds on past the halfway point, a slightly toothy thick wrapper holds it all together, all in all an amazing cigar and a favorite of mine and I highly suggest if your looking for a pepper, leather, coffee stick
5 out of 5
Love this cigar top 5 never lets you down
One of my top 5 cigars. Nice everyday smoke.
5 out of 5
Diesel Unholy Cocktail.... 5 stars!
Sitting in my back yard enjoying one of my Diesel Unholy Cocktails that just came in the mail and I'm enjoying it.... When you first fire it up its a very peppery strong flavor. After a few draws it mellows out a bit with a nice peppery woodsy taste. Good full body cigar. You need to still and relax to fully enjoy this beauty, at least in my opinion... You won't be disappointed if you're looking for a nice full body cigar with this one...
4 out of 5
Very Nice
I tried the shorty (4.5"x60), before and I really liked it so I ordered a 5 pack of these to take to TX for a family reunion so My son and Son-in-law and I could have a good smoke. They weren't as good as the shorties I had tried during the Summer but were still good. I no longer see the shorty listed but maybe (hopefully) I'm wrong
5 out of 5
Great cigar
You can't beat these for the price. They are a great cigar with really good flavors.
5 out of 5
Diesel Shorty
Very tasty smooth smoke good kick will buy again
5 out of 5
Great cigar great price an
Great cigar great price an great place to buy them keep it up!
5 out of 5
good stuff
good stuff
5 out of 5
Highly recommend
Everyone has their favorite cigar and the unholy is mine. Well constructed, consistent smooth draw, volumes of smoke, great ash and a full bodied flavor. For me it just doesn't get any better. I highly recommend it.
3 out of 5
Not impressed
Wish it were a little bigger ,taste is good not great,decent price for what you get
5 out of 5
love it
one of the best ive ever smoked!
5 out of 5
love this cigar what a great smoke
I love this cigar, on my top 5!
5 out of 5
The awesome Diesel *****
CI always comes through as promised, super fast reasonable delivery, and the Diesel is an awesome smoke. A good strong full body smoke that is very consistent. A good draw and always an even burn. I love Unholy Cocktail. If you can handle a smoke with some body this is one to try.
5 out of 5
A great cigar
Shorty Diesel should not be limited, and it should be made forever. This is a great cigar that ha excellent taste, has a perfect burn, and is beautiful overall. AJ and Shorty did a great job.
5 out of 5
Very good
Very good
5 out of 5
Diesel Cigars
Diesel unholy Cocktail have been my go-to cigar for several years. I have tried others, but for the price, I wouldn't change.
5 out of 5
Diesel.torpedo
excellent.smoke
5 out of 5
Awesome
Solid cigar. Great construction even burn another great cigar from Aj
4 out of 5
Go get some!
Fantastic cigar. I really like the belicoso vitola - like a chunky little torpedo. Big spice up front, and develops into a great leathery, coffee sort of feel. The leather aroma is rich, like walking into a saddle shop that's been in business for several decades. Cannot be beat at this price point...
5 out of 5
Best yet
Got these in a diesel sampler...being fairly new to the cigar world i love these! First cigar i can actually taste the flavors described and can actually taste changes the further into it i get! Only in the humidor a few days and these are supposed to get better the longer they are in? Can't wait to give the rest some time in my humidor!
5 out of 5
I've graduated to Diesel!
My favorite ....period! This is a full flavored ,complex cigar..chocked full of flavor. you will never regret ordering these. I've been enjoying cigars or years,many brands tried, Diesel Robusto is my go to smoke, and as always, Cigars International is where to find them. I've always and always will be a CI shopper, the ONLY place to shop!
5 out of 5
Diesel Unholy Cocktail
Great daily smoke! Full of rich hearty flavor, burns even and is good all the way down till it's burning your fingers! Would definitely recommend these!
5 out of 5
YOU GUYS ARE THE BEST!!
YOU HAVE GREAT DEALS AND MY CIGARS GET TO ME FAST. I HAVE ONE WORD FOR CI AWESOME!!
2 out of 5
Bummer
I get that this is a heavily wrapped, manly looking stick but what's with all the hype? Don't get me wrong it's pretty stout and somewhat flavorful, but the real truth is the inconsistent construction. Every other cigar in my batch of UHC's is a dud! Poor draw and burn, huge stems running right through the center of the cigar? Really? I would think that with such a popular choice the attention to detail might be a little better? I know it's an inexpensive stick but come on? Over rated cigar and cannot recommend it since I can think of several other great cigats for the same price.
5 out of 5
Shorty Diesel is amazing
Shorty Gordo is my go to cigar, and I have my humidor packed with these yummy ones. The taste is excellent, the burn is even, and they taste great. I hope that these are around for a long time.
5 out of 5
Great cigar period!
This cigar tasty always a excellent smoke. Great flavor good burn and draw. This is one of my favorite cigars...
5 out of 5
If you spend money and buy cigars this is the place to do !
Great service in all matters. I have ordered thin gs that I was not sure about but I knew I could return it ---no hassle and best of all no cost. TRY THAT NEW MAZO and do not worry about getting stuck with it
5 out of 5
cigars international performance
great service and quality. love to see Diesel on sale more often!
5 out of 5
Diesel Unholy Cocktail (torpedo) ROCKS
Cigars are best shared amongst friends and all my comrades in leaf are in complete 5 star agreement that the DUC is awesome and the best value around...in fact it's a DUH !!!
5 out of 5
Favorite Go-To!
AJ Fernandez does it again. He proves time after time why he's my favorite cigar blender/artist. The Diesel Unholy Cocktail is a flavor bomb. This is every bit a full strength cigar and the price cannot be beat. The Diesel line is excellent, but this one if my favorite. I bought a box of 30 and it goes fast...friends end up loving them too! Give it a shot, you surely wont be disappointed.
5 out of 5
Diesel cigars
Excellent full bodied taste. Good value.
5 out of 5
I have never had a
I have never had a "Bad" Diesel and the Shorty is an excellent size and taste I have come to not be able to live without!
5 out of 5
Diesel
my favorite full bodied cigar! Full rich taste and great flavor.
5 out of 5
Get Shorty
The best! Lots of smoke, stays lit when it sits for a while, great strong taste. Gotta have at least one a day.
5 out of 5
Tony
Always great!
Customer Testimonials
After receiving one of the UHC's (Unholy Cocktail) in an AJ sampler I am now finding myself scouring the CI website for deals on this really amazing stick. It's a really good med-full smoke with some nice flavor shifts. Starts out peppery and changes to coffee, leather and nuts but never harsh. It's a very good cigar to start the day off with when I'm sipping my coffee.
This stick is not for the faint of heart, but if you like some umpphh behind your smoke I don't know that I have ever had better. Continuous flavor does not go over the top on the bottom third as you would think after the first third. Great smoke!
AWESOME cigar! I'd put this $3 cigar against most $10-15 cigars. BOLD/FULL and a smoke monster; can't say enough good things. I'm an AJ Fernandez fan, and this one doesn't disappoint. After numerous samplers, I bought my box of Unholy Cocktails!
Diesel Corona. Perhaps the best maduro cigar I have ever smoked of that particular shape & size. I have 12 left & have begun to have recurring night sweats that waken me to a soggy pillow & the unnerving reality that when those dozen little firecrackers are gone, I may never again know the bliss of lighting one up & grinning like a possum jumping rope for the next 30 or so minutes. The fates are cruel! Of course, I can assuage my grief by torching any of the regular 2 sizes or the 3 or 4 other special run type sizes (when available). I have had them all & Diesel Corona is my hands down favorite size of what is my favorite maduro & considering the affordability of Diesel, 1 of my top 5 favorite cigars in the entire world! Whoa, you say! High praise for a stick that costs about the same as some mediocre bundled, probably 'wich style vitola with a tear in the wrapper. Try Diesel today. Right now, if you haven't already, you will come around very, very quickly when you realize you can have 2 or even 3 of these dynamite maduro dreams for the cost of almost any other maduro you may be currently smoking. Diesel carves out a well earned 93/100 for taste, flavor, blending mastery, affordability, construction, dependability, uniformity, consistency, well, you get the idea. Don't take my hyperbole as reality, try a fiver. If it's not the best maduro cigar you have had the pleasure of toking up, please enlighten me as to the name of the cigar that Diesel cannot stand up to. I have to get me a few of that beast, if it in fact, exists.
My go to smoke. I always have a box of these on hand.
Pleasant surprise is how I would describe it. I wasn't expecting an over the top smoke, but found a very enjoyable hour plus of stress relief.
As much as I love the Diesel Unholy Cocktail the Diesel Shorty is my favorite. Now you guys might not think that 4.5 by 60 is as great as I do but it is my all time favorite cigar. Smoked more than three boxes and I will continue to smoke more. Love you guys. Also, for the price.
Legendary. Unlike some, I judge a cigar not only on its flavor, but on its cost. A cigar can be amazing, but if it costs $25 apiece, what's the point? These little gems bring full on powerhouse flavor and quality you simply cannot beat for $3.25 a stick. Construction is immaculate, beautiful dark,toothy wrapper, and it just oozes creamy dark chocolate and black coffee flavor. I have NEVER found a cigar with better cost to quality ratio. Hands down winner.
I am guilty. I love rich maduros. Diesel is up there with one of my all-time favorites. It is rich, pretty full-bodied, and consistent. If you like potent and enjoyable maduros, then you have to give this one a try... and another try... and another try (heck, try 30).
Delicious. A staple for every humidor. I am most impressed with the value you can get at the price point these come in at. Unholy cocktail is my daily go to.
There is not one Diesel in the family that I have disliked or found to be too much like their brethren. Okay, maybe a lil like there brothers, - BUT apples never fall far from the tree. I am a picky one. I have left some BAD reviews. Yep, I'm older and have been smoking for quite a while. I am hard to please. Diesel has made me HAPPY!
All factors applied, this is the best cigar I have ever smoked. Have I had cigars with different, possibly better flavor? Yes. But those cigars came with a $10-$15 price tag. Find me a well made, full-bodied cigar with an amazing flavor profile for $3. Just try.
Man what can you say? An awesome cigar. They hit it right on the nail with this one. If you love full-bodied cigars this is the one to have in your humidor, but I guarantee it won't stay long. You will find your self coming back to this beast every time. I highly recommend all you lovers of the leaf to give this one a try!!!
I have had a gut feeling for months that I needed to try these out. I held off as I have never tried any of the Diesel line. Finally, I took the chance and ordered a box. Money well spent. Flavor is excellent and they are rolled just right (belicoso). They are nice and even, firm but still manage a excellent draw. The burn is razor sharp. At $3 a stick these are a absolute steal! I dare you to find a premium full-bodied cigar for less.
Very good smoke if you like a full bodied smoke. Can't rush smoking these!
You have heard all the hype by now. You have probably tried & enjoyed Diesel. I suggest that no real maduro admirer can dispute its uncanny taste, flawless construction, consistency or value. It simply has few peers that score so highly across the board. This review is to tell of the masterfully created vehicle, devised by AJ himself no doubt, christened "Unholy Cocktail"! A perfect moniker for a near perfect smoking experience. This 5" X 56 torpedo looks the part. Choc-a-bloc with Nicaraguan ligeros & draped in a dark, thick Pennsylvania Broadleaf, UC is the penultimate muscle maduro. It emits dense clouds of smoke filled with heaping helpings of spice, black tobacco & that leather/earth component so often associated with Mr. Fernandez. For years I have been a refined Rothschilde smoker. Many good full bodied blends use this size to advantage like Punch or Joya de Nicaragua. Along comes Diesel & a lusty gordo torpedo is now my favorite shape. It really comes down to the value. At regular price, UC costs less than just about every other very good cigar. Finding deals, which is easy thanks to CI, makes them even more affordable. Keeping them stocked, so I always have one to "g0-t0", is my job.
Without a doubt, Diesel is a strong candidate for the finest maduro wrapped vitola available among regular production cigars. Factoring in, cost, construction, flavor, burn, pedigree & last but not least, overall smoking experience, Diesel makes a solid case for itself. They sell like hotcakes. It tastes divine. They literally leap out at me as I peruse my humidor for an affordable treat, demanding I smoke them at regular intervals. With so many very good to excellent maduro choices available, the competition is stiff. But Diesel need not take a back seat to any of those other maduro offerings, because invariably they fall short in one or more category, while Diesel excels in every aspect of what makes a cigar, more than just another stogie. Cheap enough to be in every maduroheads regular rotation, yet fine enough to meet or exceed the lofty standards of sticks costing two or three times as much. My personal favorite maduro, Diesel is a testament to the skill & blending genius of one AJ Fernandez. Heartily recommended, I give all things Diesel a heartfelt 94/100.
I normally don't leave feedback on cigars but this Unholy Cocktail is just perfect. This full bodied cigar has the complexity and balance every palate needs.
Very enjoyable. I smoked one, and then the next day I thought, "which cigar from my collection do I want to smoke tonight? Lots to choose from, but, I really want another Diesel!" I was again, very happy with my decision. Like a lot of people here, I was also a skeptical hold-out on trying this one because of the name. It just makes my subconscious think that the cigar will be like big-rig or tractor fumes! But I finally made the plunge and tried them, and I am so very glad I did! I am a believer now. I plan to always have some of these in my humidor. Just a delicious, enjoyable, and all-around solid cigar choice.
What a terrific cigar! It burns smooth, even and slow. It's hearty and full of flavor.
I tried the Diesel Unholy Cocktail. Then I tried some others. I tried the Diesel Unholy Cocktail. Then I tried some others...etc, etc, etc. I have yet to find any other cigar that carpet bombs your mouth and lips with such an oily, sweet tobacco goodness. The oily, sweet tobacco goodness also hangs around for a while after the cigar is finished as well. Never harsh, never bitter. I am not a pro cigar smoker so my needs may be simple. I don't need (not sure if I ever even get) complexity and notes of wood, leather, toast and whatever other mystical nuances of flavors there are out there. I am enjoying the oily, sweet tobacco goodness that I get from The Unholy Cocktail. Now if Diesel can give me the Unholy Cocktail with strong notes (that slap you in the face with flavor cause I think that's what I'll need to really notice them) of chocolate and or coffee that would be my perfect cigar.... Now, how about the exact flavor profile of the existing Unholy Cocktail (Hey, the dream profile would be awesome as well) in a 6x60 or 7x70 (How long would it take to smoke an 8x80?). Until some dream comes true.....I'll have to "suffer" with the present version.
This is a tale of 2 cigars. I've tried both sizes, the Belicoso and the Shorty recently. The Belicoso size was fantastic. Perfect burn, wonderful earthy flavors. The Shorty, had the same flavors, but was absolutely maddening to keep a good burn on it. It didn't matter if you toasted the end or puffed it right away, it simply wouldn't keep an even burn. Which is too bad because it had the markings of a good stick. I cannot recommend the Shorty, the Belicoso though I would recommend. I should also point out that I've tried 3 shorties and every single one of them had sever burn issues (2 didn't last 10 minutes). The remaining 2 I had in my humidor got tossed.
The Diesel Double Perfecto is the bomb! It's a meaty cigar with very good taste. Nice.
What can i say ( DELICIOUS) Mmm, Mmm, GOOD IM JONESIN for it right now.
I am weighing in again, in order to give further comment to the attributes of all things AJ Fernandez in general & the lovingly produced wonder known as Diesel, in specific. Last time I sung the praises of the limited edition 7" X 56 Figurado. This time it is the limited edition Toro at 6" X 50. Truth be told, these odd sized, out of the normal vitolas AJ has produced just for promotions & samplers are remarkably delicious & a nice change from the regular production sizes. Of which there are only two, to my knowledge. Both the Figurado & the Toro are larger smokes than Shorty. They afford me a longer time to savor the complex mix of powerful ligeros & Pennsylvania broad leaf Maduro wrapper that are the signature of this particular blend. Mr. Fernandez makes some of the best Maduro sticks available, IMHO. I offer up Estd 1844, San Lotano Oval Maduro & Nica Libre as proof. One of those excellent blends costs as little as 2 bones & change for a lusty Figurado. Diesel holds its own & more considering the modest price, spot on construction/burn & assortment of fine tobaccos it features. Attributes usually reserved for sticks costing twice as much. This is the genius of AJ Fernandez. If you have to pay 8 clams for a cigar, he has several blends so delicious that you won't even mind paying that price just to say you have them on hand. But, if you are like me, you seek a great cigar at a great price & AJ is there to fill the void with at least half a dozen offerings so fantastic & yet so affordable, that one cannot help but lavish praise upon the maker. That my cigar loving friends, is Diesel in a nutshell. Good enough to sit proudly next to your most expensive vitolas, yet affordable enough to smoke everyday. Thanks to AJ Fernandez & CI, life is good.
I just smoked my first Diesel after letting it rest for a while at 66% and this cigar is amazing right down to the nub. You don't want this cigar to end. worth every penny. i will be buying a box of these.
Despite being offered in only two sizes, I have smoked several different configurations of this blend besides the standard & Shorty. A 5" X 50 Toro, the Corona from the tin & my favorite, a bulbous 7" X 58 figurado. All are limited edition items from samplers & the such, but AJ might want to consider regular production of this 90+ minute Gordo. The Pennsylvania Broadleaf Maduro wrapper is sturdy, flawless & adds a dimension of sweet peat to the medium/full bodied character of the underlying ligeros. I can understand its popularity. I like it very much. The unlimited is even better, being somewhat smoother & just a tad stronger overall. the Figurado I am currently smoking has been languishing in my "last one" humidor for almost nine months. I recently purchased several CI's Kitchen Sink Mega Samplers which contain one each of the Diesel blends in a Toro size. So I carefully replaced the old stick with a new one & began by toasting the foot. It lights easily due to the Figurado shape. After a few minutes it opens up into a medium/full bodied assault on the senses. But in a good way. Peppery, leathery, oaky flavors predominate the 1st 1/3. A half an hour later, the vitola reaches its largest girth. Clouds of luxurious smoke billow forth with every puff. I tap off a firm white ash at the 2" point, but I still have 5" of Maduro madness ahead! This goes on for at least another hour, but even then I am saddened by the untimely end of a very good smoke. Highly recommended to full bodied freaks. 90/100
I received the Unholy Cocktail in a sampler & I gotta say... this is an awesome stick! Very complex & very full flavored w/out being overwhelming. Nice construction. Nice firmness w/out being heavy. Lots of pleasant smoke. Prelight smell is good. Toast is good. Upon lighting you get those hints of pepper. They start to mellow out in the first 1/3 giving way to hints of coffee, dark tobacco, & a tiny bit of creaminess. This stick has a great burn, great body & very nice balance throughout. Even mild bodied fans would appreciate this one. You gotta try this cigar. I will definitely be getting a box when there's room in my humidor. Try it. You wont regret it. At $4 a stick you cant go wrong with this one. Great cigar.
I just ordered my eleventh box in two years. My favorite of all cigars.
Wow what a cigar! I cannot begin to describe all the amazing flavors in this stick. I think I tasted every flavor in the cigar rainbow in this one! Normally I put my cigars out when they get around the last quarter. Sometimes I take a few extra puffs but the flavor is usually poor at this point. That was not the case with this stick. It maintained a wonderful flavor throughout the entire burn and I did not notice a decrease in its quality at all. I smoked this stick so far down to the nub that my lips where starting to burn on the last few draws. I had to spit the cigar out into the ashtray when I was done with it as it had burned so far down that I could not grab it with my hands without burning them. And the entire time I never felt like I was being overwhelmed with flavor or body. I just couldn't put it down. I will definitely be keeping this cigar in rotation. It is my new favorite. I highly recommend this to anyone looking for a strong cigar loaded with flavor who doesn't want to get knocked flat on their back either. And I guess since I can smoke almost the entire thing it makes it a pretty good value too!
Just got some Unholy Cocktails in a sampler. Wow. Just fantastic. Lots of complexity and really full. Enjoyed this guy right off the truck and it was excellent. Already considering a box.
Unholy cocktail is one great cigar! Taste, burn, and draw are a 10 on a scale of 1-10. The only bad thing about this cigar is that it's smoked to the nub to quickly.
Stupid good!!! Had one today that had been resting for two years. Needless to say absolutely beautiful flavors!
The Diesel Unholy Cocktail is one of those things that flies in the face of logic. A short full body larger ring Torpedo shaped cigar, yet it never smokes hot not even when you go to the nub, the ash is welded together even though it is a 56 ring, smoke the entire cigar with the ash hanging on. And oddly enough, it is a good long smoke despite it's modest length. Add to this the fact it comes in a box of 30, the whole thing is just not normal. Fortunately it is not a normal experience taste wise either. A great smoke that defies logic, I highly recommend you have some in the humidor.
The Shorty is the perfect stick, and surprisingly it's always an hour and a half smoke, my top 5 sticks
Always a favorite. Flavorful and well-made.
amazing cigar, great body, smooth flavor throughout.
Just lit up my first Unholy Cocktail. Usually my go to cigar is the Undercrown by Drew Estate, but I will have to say, as the Diesel is burning my fingers, this is one good stick.
Diesel Unholy Cocktail Salomon...As usual from Diesel, a near perfect cigar! I am a big Diesel fan. I would rate this one just behind the Hair of the Dog. Absolutely yummy!
Man oh man, I have smoked a lot of different maduros over the last few years. Even most of the ones that I paid three times the price of Diesels I was disappointed with, wishing I had my Diesel in my hand instead. I have bought so many boxes of these that I lost count a long time ago. Yes, that is why I'm also back on site today so as to order a couple more boxes. By far the very best maduro that I have found. Mountainmanbob
This is one of the best overall cigars I have had and the consistency is excellent. This is my daily cigar choice and the complex flavor hits in all the right spaces and lasts long enough for my drive to work every day. :)
Unholy Cocktail? More like Holy Grail! I stayed away from these for silly reasons. 1 - They were too cheap to meet my standards. 2 - I didn't like the name. I now regret my stupidity. I used to think that you couldn't get a good stick for under $8 or $10. I used to think I needed to buy much more "established" brands...Cohiba, Ashton, Opus X. I am man enough to admit my mistakes (sometimes...but never to my wife). Not only is this my go-to cigar...it's really the only one that I look forward to. It has a perfect draw...uniform to the end. Lots of full bodied, spicy smoke. And it's consistently good. And this fact blows me away. There is not one cigar store in Portland, OR that carries it. When I make the devastating mistake of not ordering my next box in time (before my current box runneth empty) from CI, I have to settle for a lesser cigar at a higher price from a local store until my next shipment.
I smoked my second Unholy Cocktail last night after a not so great experience the first time around. I didn't have the burn and cracking issues I had with the first, but I'm still not bowled over by this cigar. It has a nice flavor, but I'm not as enamored with it as many of the other reviewers are. Good, but I wouldn't put it in my top ten. I would actually rate it last of the five cigars I got in the Full-Bodied Frenzy II sampler.
Received my box of 30 Unholy Cocktails this afternoon. Being a greedy piggy I jumped right in and lit my first Diesel. What can I say? After enjoying numerous San Lotano Ovals and Pinoleros, I had to have one immediately. Wow. Its not possible to oversell or otherwise hype this stick! Right out of the box it burned even, held its ash and tasted unbelievable. I've got the other 29 in my humidor, along with my single Man o' War Ruination Robusto, and I am eagerly looking forward to each of them. If you haven't yet pulled the trigger on these, do it and you will be richly rewarded!
Unreal! I have had over 100's of different types of cigars, but this one... is awesome! Hands down one of my top cigars ever. I will always have a few Diesel's on hand. Try 'em you won't be sorry.
The unholy cocktail offering from diesel is of of my favs. Always great construction, even burn, and right amount of boldness. At $100 bucks for 30 sticks CI has them priced perfect, cant go wrong at just over three dollars a stick.
This baby is full of flavor! Great even burn that produces a long ash. One of my top sticks with a great price!
Man what a smoke, the unholy cocktail produces clouds of smoke, spicy and peppery. Full bodied and worth every penny. Don't think twice, buy this stick.
I had decided to smoke two cigars Sunday for the NFL Conference Championship games and selected the Diesel Unholy Cocktail for the second game. I was really looking forward to smoking this cigar because of all of the great reviews. I had been holding off because I wanted to smoke it with the guys so I could brag about it, so it sat in my humidor for about two months. When I pulled it out of the cellophane I was really pumped for a good ride. The cigar smelled great and the pre-smoke draw was great. After toasting the foot and lighting her up, disappointment set in. While the cigar tasted great, the burn was uneven almost from the start. On top of that the wrapper started cracking about a third of the way in. As you can imagine those things detracted from what probably was a really good smoke. I had a much better experience with the CAO America I smoked during the first game. I haven't written the Diesel off and would try again if I score one in another sampler, but at this point I wouldn't be inclined to buy any in quantity.
Diesel Unholy Cocktail ...perfect! Smoked it to the nub without dropping an ash. Perfect construction. A must have in the humidor.
I wanted to try the unholy cocktail torpedo after watching the video ad on it. I ordered some and waited for it to come in. When it did, I smoked one and all I can say is "wow! unbelievable!" I usually never order boxes, just samplers, but for this one, I'll make and exception.
Diesel Shorty...if you havent smoked one then you are missing out on the best. I am usually smoke a different cigar every night but once I enjoyed this that all ended. I could not ask for more in a cigar. I've been through 15-20 Shorty Charity packs and several boxes. Every cigar is exactly the same and is just enough to leave me waiting for the next stick. Now all my other cigars will get some age as this is my nightly smoke. Outstanding job on blend, construction, and consistency!
My Unholy Cocktail just arrived and I couldn't help but fire on up. All I can say is WOW. Great cigar. Easy draw, great taste and tons of smoke. It is a heavy smoker and I would suggest smoking it on a full stomach, unlike me who smoked it before lunch and without breakfast.
Diesel shorty..... what can I say AMAZING. This a strong little smoke it caught me of guard. I will buy more and smoke more. Great with a cold dark lager.
The Diesel Unholy Cocktail is worth every penny. I recently purchased a box of these lovely torpedoes. The construction was nearly flawless and felt very firm and heavy in the hand. This cigar is easy to light and has an even draw throughout the smoke. It burned evenly and produced a tight 3-inch ash. The taste is incredible, easily on a par with any top shelf cigar made in Nicaragua. I plan to make this one of my daily smokes, as it is one of the few cigars I enjoy smoking back to back. An excellent cigar well worth the price.
I finally threw caution to the wind and ordered the Shorty Charity pack. I smoked one off the truck and was concerned that it was a little above my comfort level for strength. After a few weeks resting in cedar treasure chest, they had mellowed enough to be right in my wheel house. I love maduro cigars and this one really delivers in the "big flavor" department, in a big way. Not only does Shorty have a knack for saving dogs, but assisting in blending cigars seems to suit him as well. Thanks AJ and Shorty.
This is my current go to cigar when I don't want any surprises, don't want to experiment, but want predictable flavor and taste. I judge a cigar not only by what it can (occasionally) deliver, but also it's consistency to deliver what I prize in it time and time again. This Diesel just keeps on rollin'. I've passed them out to folks who really do not care for a full bodied cigar and the comments I usually get back is that for a full bodied smoke, it didn't bite or become overbearing, just a chunky satisfying pleasant gob of concentrated flavor. Most thought that it needed to be named something other than full bodied, something more like all of the taste but none of the bite. Like a full bodied with all of the hard edges knocked off of it.
The first thing I thought of when lighting up the shorty was hickory wood chips. Bold, strong, spicy yet somehow smooth. Sweet and salty dark chocolate. This cigar is short, fat and packed solid with an excellent draw. I could smoke these all day. A fairly quick smoke at a fairly good price.
I was given 3 of the cocktails in a trade and need to get more. Short and stout, these will be my everyday smoke. Great price and taste. Full bodied to the max with dark chocolate and salty nuts. Quick and sweet, enough for the ride to and from work, half time or waiting for the wife to get ready. A real knock out.
Smoking my first UC right now man this cigar is just top notch!!! great flavor and aroma and a perfect burn too ( and I even messed up lighting the thing!!) ash held for a good long while and tons of thick smoke. Over all a wonderful cigar for the money. I will be buying a box very soon
Pardon me for chiming in twice, but I need to rave about the unholy cocktail again! Just finished another, and the burn was razor sharp, the smoke copious, aroma wonderful, and the experience was utterly delightful right up to the last 3/4"!! If I had a magic wand I would wave it over three humidors and turn all my cigars into Diesels.
I did not want this cigar to end - Just that fantastic. No burn issues, but when smoked v. slowly it may go out. Strong, extremely pleasant tobacco flavor that didn't quit or get bitter toward the end. I had it with coffee, but kept thinking it would go really well with scotch - the flavor wouldn't or disappear if partnered with a strong alcohol!
Complex? Yep. Like someone put flavors on shuffle. There was lots to like about the Unholy Cocktail. Not terrific, but good. Build was average, producing a long ash and thick smoke, once it got going .. though it took a bit of work to get it going. Perhaps the New England winter is to blame. Perhaps the rookie cigar smoker. Paired with a glass of Maker's Mark and enjoyed by the fire pit.
I just burned my 1st shorty diesel , and man this smoke is incredible . Very light but full of smoke , sweet taste of the wrapper to a peppery taste on the end . Won't hesitate to buy more , just simply awesome!
Smoked this cigar w/o even knowing it was a maduro! Not very dark for a maduro, but wow, is it strong! And it needed to be, to keep me happy being outside in 34° weather. I never felt like going in early. I did a poor job lighting the foot, but this cigar forgave me and evened things up right to the end. Peppery spiciness and unique aroma made Diesel the best smoke this week.
This cigar is an incredible smoke, I have had these in samplers and just recently picked up a case of these (unholy cocktail). Full bodied, full flavor which gets better and better through the burn. There is in con to this cigar, wrapper imperfection when it gets closer to the end and tends to fall slightly apart. This doesn't happen all the time but I know I am not the only one with this "issue". Regardless great blend; keep'em coming!
Unholy crap...this is a good cigar. A couple of sticks wrapper came undone but i can deal with that...very good smoke.
Great flavor on the Shorty, milk chocolate in the first third transitioning to coffee. You definately know it's a maduro. A little acidic ROTT, but fabulous after a month. The most perfect burn you could ask for with a broadleaf. Diesel is fabulous, don't hesitate to buy a box.
The Shorty starts with sweet spice and light peppery sensation for this first half. The second half brings a richer tobacco to mingle with the spice. The finish was toasty and nutty with a pleasant after smoke flavor of mellow nutty tobacco. A lot going on in four and a half inch cigar. For the money a very good smoke! I would buy more.
The only thing UNHOLY about this cigar is how good it is.
Good smoke. Good flavor, and burns evenly, however, towards the end, I found the wrappers came a part, but i'd be hard pressed to judge this stogie on that alone. Good smoke no matter what...
This is and has been my "go to" cigar. I have others I enjoy, but I always have diesels in my humidor. Love them!!
The Diesel is a solid smoke for the money which of course equals value. Thick, elegant, long slow burn, cool, tasty, with a great tactilely satisfying heft and denseness. I'll steer clear of the specific mouth taste adjectives since we all tend to have our own interpretations in that regard. I keep coming back to this one, so do my friends and I hand 'em out bandless to keep 'em guessing!
The Unholy Cocktail is another of my favorite cigars. It is well constructed and heavy in the hand. The burn is flawless and lasts a lot longer than I anticipated for the size. The smoke has a sweet cedar tone and keeps my interest throughout. It is very full-bodied and never leaves that funky aftertaste on the tongue that some of it full-bodied constituents are guilty of. For the price, you will be hard-pressed to find another stick that delivers on all levels. Personally, I prefer the Unholy Cocktail to the Unlimited any day of the week. Just make sure you're sitting down when you fire this puppy up!
Just tried my first Diesel Shorty. While it is a good cigar, it seems to fit the mold of many cigars to day. Decent build, appearance, burn and taste...But nothing out of the ordinary. The flavor is similar to many of the Perdomo line up: Spicy and peppery. For a bit less money and a short stay in humidor, the Lot 23 Maduro is a very close run for the money.
I had stayed away from these because of the name, DIESEL. I thought it was corny. Oh, what I was missing!!! This is one down right delicious cigar!!!
CI does it again! Where do you come up with these awesome smokes!? The Diesel is DA BOMB!! Great flavor, burns like a dream and leaves you wanting more! I've tried both the Unholy Cocktail and the Shorty. Loved em both!! And the price is insanely low for the quality and flavor you get out of these! (shhh...don't tell CI!) My favorite smoke..by far
You know that these are really good. No, they are not the absolute best but they are right there!
While not all will enjoy the flavor of the Diesel, none can say that it is anything less than a work of art. The construction of this cigar is amazing all the way down to your fingers, leaving a long ash in it's wake. I have smoked this in the short and long size, both with 54 band size. Let me tell you ahead of time; if you smoke the 6 X 54, you will need around 90 minutes to finish it. The flavor is one that pushes the envelope, without going over. While robust, it is still very smooth and well balanced. For those who like mid to robust in flavor, this is a must try. This is probably my number 1 full bodied cigar out of all I have smoked.
Great cigar! Medium-full bodied with sweet, nutmeg and bitter dark chocolate flavors. Medium-long finish with a good quantity of smoke.
I have to say something about this cigar. if you’re looking for a cigar to puff on and chat for a good hour and a half go for the Shorty, me and my coworkers try and enjoy a cigar a night and I was left alone while I finished my Unholy Cocktail. Not that I mind at all, I enjoyed sitting back watching the sand of Afghanistan collect on my boots while I attempted to tame this beast. Powerful is a term I use loosely for this powerful combination of thick, smooth, spicy, stick to your tongue, leafy log. Great blend guys. One day I'll man up and smoke my other 4. Herf on. and thanks from Dtrp 7-17 Cav Afghanistan.
This has fast become my favorite. The price is not wallet busting and the cigar is not lacking. In fact it is a steal in my opinion. The Diesel Unholy Cocktail is a well made, dense and thick full-bodied cigar with a smooth draw of sweet satisfying love. It is full flavored and will leave you yearning for a 2nd one the very second you finish the first. It is in one word DELICIOUS. Try one or two of ten!!! And if you dont like them..well It just leaves more for me.
The Diesel Unholy Cocktail is an excellent cigar!! Well constructed, smooth draw, full flavor, thick clouds of smoke. The list goes on. I've almost finished my first box, and I'll definitely order another box soon. Highly recommended.
Words can not explain. Great cigar. Will definitely buy more!!!!
The Diesel Unholy Cocktail is the cigar that made me love cigars. It was the first one that really let me understand the complexity and quality of a good cigar. If you haven't tried them (I know, doubtful in this crowd) Buy them now - if you hate them, I'll take the remainder off your hands.
Just bought my second box. Really great with a cup of coffee or a Guinness Stout.
So I was uneasy about this cigar as Diesel has let me down before. Maybe I was being a girl, but this time no disappointment. My little diesel lit like it wanted me to enjoy the treasures inside, and enjoy I did. There was almost too much smoke for one man to handle but seeing as I had not shaved that morning there was no real problem. I was just manly enough. Surprisingly there was a green flavor, and by that I mean like unripe coffee beans. I love this flavor though and it became even more man-tastic as the spice opened up about a quarter of the way down. I know spice = MANLY. As I progressed it mellowed out but still stayed warm. Like an old classic cigar, crafted with perfection. This really caught me off guard, but I continued to enjoy. Then the craziest thing happened. Being all man there a few rules to cigar smoking as important as the "THOU SHALT NOT ASH" rule, but my ash fell and the spice and heat became like a wild stallion. Untamed, overpowering, beautiful, like a nuclear bomb being dropped on a small village with the most beautiful sunset occurring right behind it. There is no right way to describe the complexity at this point, hints of coffee swirling with cream, leather, and spicy. To be honest few cigars have ever touched my lips in this way. I almost wanted to keep ashing to see what secret treasures lay inside this beautiful cigar, but I kept to the man code. Even though these flavors mellowed until my lips burned from the hot coal, I can honestly say, "Be a MAN, get a Diesel."
darn good smoke- well made!
"Diesel opens with a warm toastiness and subtle spices on the exhale." Right, right, Steve-o. About as subtle as a baseball bat to the knee. But, oooooh, hit me again PLEASE!
Killer smoke! Perfect draw and the right taste! I tend to like spicy/sweet/earth smokes and this was it. This had all 3 and was very rich and satisfying. These are outstanding! Thanks CI.
The unholy cocktail is a pretty good stick. It's a bold full bodied cigar with a lot of spice and earth notes. I enjoyed it, however, the burn on my cigar was quite bad. Got it in a sampler so I may have to try a few more to see if they burn bad as well. I could see this rated around an 86.
Absolutely fantastic. Spicy, robust flavor up front comes from creamy, thick white smoke. Burns and draws quite nicely, although I had to chew the end at one point to stop a weird plug. Ash is almost completely white and unbelievably dense, it held on for more than half the cigar. Wrapper is dark and flawless, mine had very little oily residue, but was intensely pungent nonetheless. A great addition to the humidor.
Hands down this is one of my favorites. Just a potent and ripe mix of excellence. The only thing Unholy here is how wicked it tastes. Simply put this is in every way a Holy Cocktail of pure bliss and delight to smoke. Definitely a Cigar worth giving a couple test runs on. Incredible to say the least...
Unholy cocktail- let's see- what a oxymoron,one damn fine cigar,try it you'll like it---AMEN.
This is one helluva cigar!! Very tasty and burns like a dream. Just light one and enjoy it. I love the ruddy texture, as well! My current favorite..
You Guy's are the very best, after talking to all my CI buddy's after the last JAM , those of us in the NEW ENGLAND need more small cigar DEALS. Now that Old Man Winter is nearly upon us , BIG STICK'S just don't do it. Nub's Diesel Shorty's , I know you will come through , after all YOU are the GOD'S of the Cigar World. Thank's for all you do every day.
I was a holdout on Diesel for a long time, but finally took the plunge with a recent 10-pack special. I smoked my first one last evening, and all I can say is "WOW!!!!" Full-bodied and full-flavored cigars sometimes get me a little light-headed and woozy, but this one didn't even come close. The flavor was everything advertised, and the construction and burn were simply amazing. Diesel is now going to be a regular visitor (but never staying too long!) to my humidor.
All I can say is WOW! My buddy let me smoke the only one he got in a sampler, and it was amazing. Rich taste and well made. I felt guilty for smoking his only one! I've been craving the Diesel ever since. Can't wait to order my own!
Diesel is just that - a bold statement that will roll right over you with droves of flavor. If you know your leaf, that creamy Esteli Valley leaf from Nicaragua will invite you but the bold textures in the blend will rock your world. This is a par excelon expression for a newer boutique blend, and I highly recommend you try some. My rate on this stick: 90
A truly complex, tasty stick. The "Diesel Unholy Cocktail, is all that and more. Boxes of 30 at CI's price......one fine deal.
Bought a 10 pack of these on the Joe's special. All the good reviews are spot on. Chewy, great unusual flavor. Very rich. So far everything I have had with the PA maduro is really good, hope more cigar makers start using this leaf. I cannot think of a better $3.33 (reg. CI price) cigar that I have had. The only thing I like as good or maybe (and that's a big maybe) better is the 601 Green Habano Oscuro - Tronco. Of course that's a $6.55 cigar at CI's regular price. Factoring cost in, this is my favorite followed by Cu-Avana Intenso. Great cigar!!!
Had the Unholy Cocktail a few weeks ago, and all I have to say is WOW!
A GREAT cigar I smoked one from a sampler.Intense mocha flavor and all the strength a man needs!
I'm happy to report that everything I read about the Unholy Cocktail is 100% true. Awesome smoke. Had my first of many last night and I couldn't stop smiling. From the moment I clipped it and tasted that peppery sweetness that had my lips tingling, I was hooked. Nice chewy wrapper, complex blend of fillers that starts excellent and ends incredible, and a stellar price point to boot?! I've brushed my teeth twice this morning and can't shake this awesome taste in my mouth. All truth be told...I'm perfectly okay with that! Try one fellas, you can't lose.
This diesel is truly one of the greatest cigars I've ever smoked. The description of this beast is perfect. This thing will knock you over, and the flavor is gorgeous. It's quite smooth, which I like, and it's earthy with a light leathery feel, and a light pleasent, yet flavorful aftertaste. The draw is perfect, not tight, but not too easy. Burn is very consistant, and is very well acompanied by black or lightly creamed coffee. I give it a solid 93, and recommend this to anyone looking for a strong cigar. BUy the box, you won't regret it.
One HELLOVA smoke! Like taking a bull by the horns. Grab a hold of one boys and enjoy the ride. One of my top ten fav's. Thanks for this one.
Wow what a smoke! The cocktail reminds me of the JDN Antano 1970. Which is a great cigar in it's own right. Ton's of smoke, even burn and a deep dark side that really packs a punch. Enjoy, I did !!!
Well, gotta say a great and tasty smoke here. Now, to me anyway, there is the taste of a CAO Italia in this smoke. The strength and aroma are there as well as a very even burn. If you can hold off (yeah right) they are best after some humi time.
There is nothing I can add to the comments about this wonderful cigar that would say anything different. Everything I've read about this cigars was true! I recieved on in a sampler pack for Father's Day and I was completely blown away! Try it, you'll like it!
Short and Stout. Diesel = DELICIOUS. AJ has knocked it out of the park with this stick. An awesome cigar at an awesome price. This and the MoW Ruination are becoming my two favorite sticks. It helps to have a little food in your belly before you sit down to enjoy one of these bad boys. If I wasn't fond of variety, these two may be the only ones in my humidor for a while! And the 5 Vegas Classic...but that is another review.