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Nub Habano by Oliva

A novel concept in handmade cigars from Oliva....a substantive blend that will make you rethink the cigar experience.

Nub cigars started as a theory. Born in the Oliva factory, a cigar maker was hell-bent on proving he could capture the essence - the core - of a cigar's flavor immediately upon lighting and throughout the duration of the blend. Well, they nailed it.

Rather than wait for a cigar to develop and evolve, which typically occurs an inch to two inches in, the idea behind Oliva's Nub was to specifically blend it to hit its sweet spot right off the bat and remain at its peak right through to the end. Each size is short and stout in stature. That's by design - not for novelty - as blends and sizes were worked and re-worked a thousand ways from Sunday in order for Nub creator Sam Leccia and the Oliva family to capture the essence of each Nub cigar blend. Anyone can create unusual shapes, each of the Nub blends and accompanying shapes was instead created to summon and deliver the blend's sweet spot. Sample one today.

Habano - glossy, milk chocolate-brown wrapper. Rich tobacco core with a smoky aftertaste. Hints of peanuts are supported by a baked bread component. Spice through the nose. Medium to full-bodied with a rich, creamy character throughout.

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Nub 10-Cigar Sampler  10 Cigars NUB 10-Cigar Sampler FREE!!

For a limited time, enjoy a 10-Cigar NUB Sampler (worth $72) FREE with any qualifying Nub box purchase!

358 Habano (Gordo) (3.7"x58) + FREE 10-Cigar Sampler
Box of 24 + 10 Cigars In Stock $239.85
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$145.69
358 Habano (Gordo) (3.7"x58)
Pack of 5 In Stock $35.70
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$34.00
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460 Habano (Gordo) (4.0"x60) + FREE 10-Cigar Sampler
Box of 24 + 10 Cigars In Stock $247.75
save $95.3438% off
$152.41
460 Habano (Gordo) (4.0"x60)
Pack of 5 In Stock $37.35
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$35.50
460 Habano Tubo (Gordo) (4.0"x60)
Box of 12 In Stock $103.76
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$88.21
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464 Torpedo Habano (4.0"x64) + FREE 10-Cigar Sampler
Box of 24 + 10 Cigars In Stock $263.35
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$165.67
464 Torpedo Habano (4.0"x64)
Pack of 5 In Stock $40.60
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$39.00
Nub 10-Cigar Sampler  10 Cigars NUB 10-Cigar Sampler FREE!!

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466 Habano (Gordo) (4.0"x66) + FREE 10-Cigar Sampler
Box of 24 + 10 Cigars Backordered $294.65
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$192.27
466 Habano (Gordo) (4.0"x66)
Pack of 5 In Stock $47.15
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$45.00
Overall Rating 4.56 out of 5 Based on 88 Ratings

Customer Reviews of “Nub Habano by Oliva”

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5 out of 5
A great smoke start to
A great smoke start to finish
5 out of 5
just a pure good taste
just a pure good taste down to the "NUB" . Stays fresh and flavorful !
5 out of 5
Great cigar!
Smooth draw and great flavor. It’s my choice for a day fishing.
5 out of 5
Great buy great price
Everything I expected in quality and price
5 out of 5
Great stick smooth draw great
Great stick smooth draw great flavor.
5 out of 5
Fantastic everyday smoke
I smoke a wide variety of cigars, but the Nub Habano 460 is the one I never tire of. And the price is such that I can have a few in a row without worrying about the cost.
5 out of 5
Best cigar ever
Best cigar ever
5 out of 5
Kipling
a good woman will make a good wife a good cigar will make a great smoke I wish I would have married a Nub
1 out of 5
oliva 460
The Oliva nub has a very brittle wrapper, cracks on every stick. Good flavor, but by the end you are holding it together.
4 out of 5
Stubbiness
The short story is you will be disappointed. Well constructed even flavor from start to nub.
5 out of 5
Nice!
Enjoyed these very much
5 out of 5
Great short cigar
Packs a punch and flavorful
5 out of 5
Nub
Very rich and smooth smoke great taste to the end. Would order agian
4 out of 5
Tha Mub
Nice even smoke with a smooth blend of tobaccos makes for a great way to finish a day either by a fire pit or where ever life finds you.
4 out of 5
Hub for the nub
Wonderful . Great little cigar that will compete with large more expensive competers. This is not really a mini. Great wrapper, burns like more expensive cigars,. A completely delightful smoke, even burn no harsh heat up at the end of this shorty. Try it and enjoy a smooth even burn from the strike of the match to the realization that you may burn your lips on the last 1/2”. Enjoy a truely delightful smoke.
5 out of 5
Nub habano
Always a solid smoke! Worth the price of admission.
3 out of 5
Nice idea
I give the Nubs a 3.5 overall. The only one I found to be boring was the Habano. The rest were fairly solid, but simple. The Cameroon was the only one without burn issues. My real issue was with how quickly they heat up. Smoking them normally the smoke gets hot before I hit an inch in. I wouldn’t turn one down, but I wouldn’t buy one again.
5 out of 5
Great cigar
Perfect for the golf course or BBQ.
5 out of 5
Nub
Truly I fine smoke, I sit in my Lani by the pool and enjoy with a fine burbon
5 out of 5
NUB
Excellent cigar.
5 out of 5
Nub Habano
Always a great smoke...wide ring size always lends to a nice draw and nice relaxing experience!
5 out of 5
Great cigar!
Great cigar!
4 out of 5
Nub Habano
A little tough draw on a couple of them, otherwise would be a 5.
5 out of 5
Very very nice.
Very very nice.
5 out of 5
Great quick smoke
Good price for a solid tasting 30-45 minutes smoke. Great for my after dinner weekday burn when I don't have an hour or two to enjoy a cigar.
3 out of 5
Good enough
A decent change-up, or when time is short. Burns even, but heat and bitterness increase.
5 out of 5
Great smoke
Perfect burn. Great flavor. Right sized.
5 out of 5
Can never go wrong with
Can never go wrong with a Nub.
4 out of 5
CEO
Very nice!
4 out of 5
Good smoke at a very
Good smoke at a very good price
5 out of 5
A very good smoke
A very good smoke
5 out of 5
Great taste!
For me, the NUB Habano is the best out of all the other NUB range. Very smooth and tasty, earthy and spicy. Great cigar with a morning coffee.
4 out of 5
Nub
Excellent cigar for when you don't have a lot of time.
5 out of 5
NUB 466 Habano
My favorite cigar. Since cigar preference is strictly personal, some may not like it. But I do. Right size, right taste.
5 out of 5
nubs
as always the NUB is a great smoke, burns perfectly from start to finish
5 out of 5
Perfect size, perfect cigar
Nice smooth but robust flavor, and because of its size, it gets right to the best part of the cigar in just a few draws.
5 out of 5
Good smoke, just right for
Good smoke, just right for a morning smoke
5 out of 5
excellent smoke
Excellent smoke at a decent price. Cant go wrong.
5 out of 5
No disappointments
Consistent, smooth. Lots of flavor without overwhelming taste.Powerful and calm, great balance, I order a box a month just to have on hand.
5 out of 5
My favorite smoke!
My favorite smoke!
5 out of 5
May have found my go to cigar!
I really like the fact that the 4 by 60 Nub is compact, yet still provides a solid hour of enjoyment. By chance I chose the Habano wrapper and was quite pleased with its smooth delivery of a distinct taste. And at the price of this special deal, I hope to continue enjoying them on a regular basis.
5 out of 5
Great
Great customer service as always
5 out of 5
One of my top 5
One of my top 5 choices
5 out of 5
Great cigars!!!
Nubs are one of my favorite go to stogies!
4 out of 5
great little cigar great little price
Got an awesome price on this box of habano tubos. They may be small but they last as long as a larger cigar due to the large ring guage. Good till the last draw!
5 out of 5
Perfect burn and smoke every time!
Always consistent and my go to smoke!
5 out of 5
Nub deal
Great deal, great variety, good smokes
5 out of 5
Best cigar
Xcellent cigar
5 out of 5
Every thing was perfect.
Every thing was perfect.
5 out of 5
Near perfection.
Because I live in a newly no smoking building I don't often have time to enjoy a long full-bodied cigar. A Nub has the strong taste that I prefer and smokes in the short time that I have to smoke it.
5 out of 5
Nub
Best smoke ever
4 out of 5
Pretty good
Pretty good
3 out of 5
Burn
Not wrapped tight. Burned very fast
5 out of 5
Awesome
These little buggers pack a punch. Nice and peppery to start. My only wish is that they could be a bit less expensive.
5 out of 5
Awesome cigar
Nubs are a great affordable cigar..solid cigar
5 out of 5
Always The Best
Oliva is my go to pick and the Nub collection always comes through. Construction is top notch, easy to light, stays lit all throughout the cigar, and great flavor starts on the first puff!
5 out of 5
Awesome
Best cigars around. I've always loved these sweet sticks.
5 out of 5
All Good
There's no substitute for quality and price. C.I. is on top.
2 out of 5
Justva customer
The cigars were very dry.They burn unevenly and very hot.
5 out of 5
Nub I Love
The taste,the price, There just great !
4 out of 5
Reliable
Apart from being half done before you start, a great smoke.
5 out of 5
Nice
Well made gar. Good draw, not too tight or too loose. Keeps its shape all the way to the end, unlike some of the cheaper sticks I've smoked. Not a Cuban, but what is? Very smooth. I'll buy them again
4 out of 5
Nub 460 habano
Nice
3 out of 5
change
Quality of cigar is not as good..becoming average.I am not impressed with quality.
5 out of 5
Great cigar. Have been ordering
Great cigar. Have been ordering them for years.
5 out of 5
Great stick!
Great stick for the price and taste!
5 out of 5
This cigar packs a punch !!
I enjoy this cigar whenever I can. Great draw, even burn and the flavor is well you need to buy some.
5 out of 5
A perfect example of craftmanship.
I'm greatly pleased by this purchase. When opening the box I saw nice care and detail by the makers. Very slow burn, even though its only a 4" cigar, it last me an hour and 25 mins. they use a beautiful wrapper, one of the nicest I have seen. I would give this a med-full rate. It's funny because I used to be afraid of these because of the small size until a friend passed one my way. After the Cameroon I was shocked at how long it lasted and saw it was something not to be concerned with. I bought a single Connecticut at a lounge and it was just as pleasing, after that it was time to take the plunge with the habanos being my fav leaf. Would buy these again in an instant. All 3 were fantastic smokes, long slow even burning all the way down!
4 out of 5
Happy Again
Great service,packaged in air bubble wrap.Timely delivery.Good price.
4 out of 5
Recommended smoke. A pleasure to enjoy, aromatic, and flovorful.
Top of the line. Great smoke a bit pricey though.
5 out of 5
Great tasting
Very smooth and great tasting cigar for when you don't have a whole lot of time to smoke a full cigar
5 out of 5
GREAT
great flavor ,superior burn
5 out of 5
At the beach...
...a great smoke at the beach, mild yet full of flavor. Wonderful length for a few extra minutes standing in the surf sipping a cocktail.
3 out of 5
Just Ok
Coming from olivia I guess I expected a bit more. The smoke is decent, didnt get nearly all the flavors they listed. I got more of the toasty tobacco aroma but pretty much just that. It was consistent in both burn and flavor and honestly I had never tried a Nub before so I was surprised by about how long this thing lasted. In the end I wasn't disappointed but for the cost I found myself wanting a bit more.
5 out of 5
Great smoke!
Great smokes, perfect size for a quick smoke! Unfortunately I'm all out
5 out of 5
Nub by Oliva 460 Habano
I absolutely love these cigars!
5 out of 5
Nubalicious!!!!!
What can I say that hasn't been said about Nub!!! I got one word NUBALICIOUS!!!! Yes it is a word now your welcome ;-)
5 out of 5
Awesome
Great shape, full flavor and the perfect short smoke.
4 out of 5
Don't let the size fool you.
Very bold flavor, and strong amora. It was a bit one dimensional in flavor. Despite the stubby size it lasted a while, and stayed cool. Fair even burn.
5 out of 5
Short Smooth Smoking Cigar
I'm still new to cigars and my friend had let me smoke one of these. Needless to say it was great, great spicy flavor but still smooth enough for a newbie like me.
2 out of 5
Good Feel, Bland Taste
I like the feel of this cigar, but found the taste too bland. I tend to like my cigars fuller though.
1 out of 5
Ooops!
Well unfortunately the manufacturer only got two things right on this one: the impaccablely flawless design and the perfect flavor upon first light. After about one minute however it just tasted like an ashtray.
5 out of 5
My #1
My favorite, great flavor hints of espresso, not hot, lasted long, a real cigar.
5 out of 5
Nub Excellent
Nub is always my first choice of cigars. Ecellent taste, draw, and fun.
5 out of 5
Oliva 460
A great little smoke. A quicker smoke for when you don't have as much time.
4 out of 5
Favorite NUB
Great cigar with a good draw and flavor throughout the smoke. Impress you friends and loved ones with this manly smoke.
5 out of 5
Oliva Habano
One of my favorite cigars. The taste is smooth, and it smokes evenly.
5 out of 5
big taste in a little cigar
excellent smoking cigar, and just the right size for when I do not have a whole lot of time.
Customer Testimonials
Great smoke. Really liked the box-pressed Cameroon. Smooth. Burned cool.
Bought a box of the 354 - not too bad but it wasn't as smooth as I thought it would be. I prefer the Oliva V.
Got this from a buddy as part of a Maduro Sampler. I quickly shrugged it off as a novelty and stuck it in the back of my humidor to have on a lark. Did a spot of research and tried with a dark coffee porter. (I had 3 at least due to how long this lasted.) It is a long and well blended smoke. I was surprised by how long it lasted; at least 1.5 hours. I am going to put in orders for the less strong varieties. Impressed all the same.
Great little cigar that is smooth as a Sunday morning.
NUB is my go to favorite since 2009 when I was placing an order and a friend received a NUB Habano in a sampler while we were in Iraq. I was hooked and have never looked back. I have given many of these awesome sticks to others and have yet to hear a derogatory statement from anyone. Our cigar club in Afghanistan had a NUB friday and it was NUB's only. The NUB extra is an amazing smoke because it adds more time to enjoy the blend that seems to be consistently satisfying. NUB Habano and Maduro will continue to be the centerpiece of my humidor with Cameroon and Connecticut on deck.
Just finished a Nub 358 Cameroon and I have to say, this is one helluva stick! Perfect right to the end. Great burn, great taste and smooth to end. I'm definitely making these a regular in the rotation.
Tried the 460 Connecticut Torpedo last night. I was very excited to finally spark this stick. Pre light aroma was sweet tobacco, slightly cedar, with a gentle barnyard back. Cold taste was similar, with tons of natural tobacco flavor and hints of something dry, maybe nutty? It burned for just under an hour, I laid it aside with just less than an inch left, when it began to smoke hotter (not hot, just warmer than the rest of the stick) and it tasted a touch harsh. Overall, a good smoke with a perfectly even burn with no touch ups or re lights, and it never dropped its ash. My only complaint is that it was a straightforward smoke with little complexity. Somewhere in the middle, a peanut or cashew type aroma emerged, but largely it was simply a creamy, medium-bodied cigar with TONS of smoke, and an even, light draw. I was left wanting for a but more character, a little more mystery, maybe? It's unusual for a cigar to be too light for my taste, but this one somehow left me wanting more.
Got a couple Nubs as part of a sample pack. Right away I noticed how beautiful they were. The Maduro especially had such a nice looking wrap that I didn't want to smoke it. But the true test of a cigar comes from smoking it, so I lit the fat little thing up. For me, the true measure of a cigar's greatness can be found in how willing you are to risk burning your fingers and mouth the get those last few puffs out of it. I smoked this thing until my lips touched ash. My only complaint is that it was only 3.5" and left me wanting another 3.5".
I had bought a box of Habano 466's and found many rolled a little tight at first but after setting in the humi for a couple weeks or more then they were good to go. Just got a box of Maduro 460's and found these to be perfect right out of the box. I belive these are a better tasting smoke to me, especially when you consider I usually stay away from maduros. Great smoke!
I am usually pretty picky on my shorter cigars, but after meeting a rep at a event and getting my smoke on with a 460 Habano? yeah, I'm definitely a NUB man now. I love how Oliva figured out how to get you straight to the sweet spot of the cigar from the start. It's a great cigar for road trips or just a few with the crew.
For some reason they found a place on my list of "very goods". I don't care for most large rings or cigars with Connecticut wrappers, however: First choice is the 464t maduro. Second is the 460 Connecticut. Third is the 464t habano. Not for everyone, but I enjoy these....
Nub Connecticut: Easy to light. Excellent construction, draw and burn. Heavy smoke output. Smoke is slightly dry on palate. Mild to medium strength with medium flavors. Flavors of mild sweet cream, caramel and hay. Medium length finish of cedar and an ever so slight white pepper spice. As with other Nub cigars, becomes smoother in the second half with milder flavors.
Nub Cameroon: Easy to light. Excellent construction, draw and burn. Heavy smoke output that is dry on the palate. Solid medium strength with medium to full flavors. Flavors of black pepper, saw dust and fall leaves. Medium length finish of charred oak with only a mild spiciness. Flavors are smooth and blend well.
Warning.... Smoked the 460 Habano and out of the 3 I had, all 3 were exactly the same. Burn was perfect, construction was perfect, tight perfect wrapper, however, it did not taste as good as it looks. The draw was way too tight on all 3 of them and it tasted like wet ashes. I expected more from Oliva. I smoked one literally minutes ago and it was such a bad experience that I had to throw it out and write a review on CI. Please don't buy this. There are plenty of better and less expensive smokes out there. Way too many to waste your money on this....
Got a box of 466... fattest cigar I had tried. I was under the idea that this cigar could be smoked in less time, but in both sticks I´ve tried, I´ve spent a good 60 minutes. I´ve been a smoker for several years, and usually smoke big cigars. But for some reason this cigars are too strong for me. Not in the flavor but in the nicotine content. I need to learn how to tame this cigars, but I will keep trying.
Just got in the Nub Connecticut 460. I am a beginner cigar smoker and have tried around 10 different cigars. By far this is one of the best cigars that I have smoked. Got a 5 pack smoked 1 and have the rest in my humidor to age it a little more. Smooth taste. Will definitely be getting more.
I ordered a Nub Maduro along with the Legal Limit Cigar sampler and smoked it this past Labor Day weekend. What a great cigar! Don't let the small size fool you, this cigar was awesome! Great smoke and very delicious. Cool draws and perfect burn. I really enjoyed this cigar and will definitely order some more. Thanks CI for having great prices and for shipping quick!
Excellent cigars, great smoke, Nub is the way to go. I recommended them. Thx RR
These have become my favorite cigar. Mellow yet flavorful. Perfect smoke for me. Thanks CI for the great prices and timely shipping!
This review is of the Nub Habano 4" X 60 jawbreaker of a Gordo Robusto. Part of a 10 count flight sampler freebie, it has given me a chance to check out a few cigars I have been meaning to try. I purchased the Nub Studio Tobac Connecticut monsters & got 10 nice Nub offerings in tow. The Habano is one. The concept of hitting the sweet spot immediately after lighting seems to work for Oliva. That, I will give them. The Nub vitolas are always well constructed, firm & heavy. Oliva blends are mild to medium, with wrappers that boost the experience....Tasty clouds of smoke deliver a medium bodied spice note. A very nice after dinner 'gar that should last a good hour. Not bad for a 4" stogie. If you like Oliva blends & don't mind the fact that the ring gauge is so huge, give Nub a try.
The Cameroon is great. The Habano is great. Love these little fat smokes.
I recently purchased a box of the Studio Tobac Connecticut & received a freebie 10 pack Nub flight sampler. I liked the big STCs, but they are a bit over the top. The 3.7 X 58 collection contained Connecticut, Maduro, Habano & a Cain straight ligero. I prefer this size, which smokes like a robusto or rothschild. The Connecticut is creamy smooth, loaded with cedar & spice & a very nice medium bodied treat. The Habano is spicer, bolder & a delicious after dinner smoke. I have yet to try the Maduro or the Cain offerings, but intend to soon. These are the kind of deals that allow me to try new blends while keeping the per stick cost very reasonable.
These are the perfect cigar for the guy or gal who does not have an hour to smoke, but wants that 20-30 minutes to be full flavored smoking experience. I find these cigars to be of superb construction, probably the best I have seen in a non-Cuban cigar. They are so expertly made I suspect the folks at Oliva are using a machine, or some sort of mechanized technique, in their construction. If not, and they are truly 100% hand made they are using master rollers to make these. Densely packed, but affording a great draw. From start to finish the taste and flavor is the same, which I think was a design aim for this particular cigar. The Cameroon is full flavor, more so than the Connecticut. The Connecticut is really nice, smooth, tasty and has a soft after taste. I'm a big fan of these, and have some other shapes and sizes in my humidor now, which I will review when I smoke them. Should go well with any drink from coffee to wine.
I have been meaning to try the Nub line for sometime. Along came a nice flight sampler freebie offer, so I pulled the trigger & scoffed up a box of the Studio Tobac Connecticut monsters. A big 4" X 66 & mild, I smoked 1, reviewed it & put the other 9 away for some seasoning. 10 beautiful Nub offerings, of which this Habano 3.7" X 58 is 1, came along as a freebie. That brought my per stick price down to a mere 3 bucks & 2 bits. I find the whole concept of a short fat cigar, which in theory burns at its maximum potential from the start, curious. Does it work? Or is it just marketing jive? The big Connecticut lasted an hour & was smooth as butter the whole way. The Habano stick I am reviewing here starts off medium & after 20 minutes, has only developed a 3/4" ash. Dry spice & hints of cedar, wood, earth & cinnamon are present. No sweetness detected, but a very solid medium bodied experience, that coats the palate lightly & remains cool throughout. To me, Oliva's attempt to hit the sweet spot works & works well. Intensity seems to build, as the smoke progresses, but it is not a big increase. What you taste, is pretty much what you get for the duration. In the case of the slightly smaller sized 3.7" X 58 vitolas, that is about 40 minutes, or a rothschild to a robusto length. You can actually snub these out with the ash still intact, although I prefer to roll it off just past midpoint, then rest it for a few minutes, before finishing the smoke. I can highly recommend the Habano blend, for taste & its quirky approach, using gordo dimensions, in a small cigar. Finding it at a discount, makes it just that much better.
Nub Cigars. Wow. If you are looking for a darned good cigar to enjoy while walking the dog, sitting on the patio or even cleaning your rifle this brand is the brand to purchase. I have been a NUB fan for a number of years now. The creator of this cigar has truly dialed in the winning combination; the sweet spot on the cigar begins around the 4" mark and ends when you begin to draw heat. I recommend this brand to my fellow cigar smokers because you can't go wrong with this one. Nothing complex, just good tobacco in a very well made cigar.
I was originally passed by these cigars every time for a cigar that was a bit more of a handful, until my friend had me try one. I've tried a few of the NUB line and have been impressed with every one! Not one of these cigars has lasted less than a 45 minute smoke for me. My personal favorite is the NUB Habano Torpedo 464. This cigar has the deep full flavors that you would expect with a Habano cigar with the full, robust flavor as well. Like I said each smokes lasts for at least 45 minutes and burns very evenly with no touch-ups. I could smoke one of these every day!
I love these cigars, what a treat. They're not cheep but are well worth it. You won't be disappointed . My favorite is the Connecticut wrapped NUB it's smooth and great tasting. Olivia just makes unbelievable cigars.
I Have yet to meet a nub I didn't like and the Nub Plus Habano was no different. Great quality. Definitely worth picking up.
Absolutely love the nub!!! Burns for a solid 45 minutes to an hour before even coming close to getting warm. Nub Maduro 464 Torpedo highly recommended!!!
I have been a fan of the nub cigar since they came out with Nub connect 460...
The Num Habano 460 is a great smoking cigar without a doubt. Since I received these in a sampler, I wanted to see if they were worth the cost they go for by the box. Because of this, I used a stop watch to see how much burn time one would get from a 4 inch cigar. To began with, it is around 2.5 inches from the top to the ban around the cigar, which is located right where you would hold it. Then you have to deduct the cut you have to make since this was a torpedo. When the burn has reached the ban, there is only 1.5 inches left more or less. With these factors added in, the cigar is no longer 4 inches, depending on how far down you make your cut. I smoked the cigar until my fingers started to burn, which took 25.22 minutes for me to finish the cigar. The time would have been less had I have put it out before it reached my fingers. There other cigars I have in my large humidor at half the price of these, that will last a good 45 minutes or longer to smoke. For me, the flavor of this cigar does not make up for the short burn time or the high cost. You be the judge.
Just smoked a Nub Cameroon today and honestly was not that impressed, the cigar tasted OK for the first half and became harsh towards the end, will not be buying again. I did however like the Nub Habano much more, could be that the Cameroon is just not my flavor profile. Happy smoking!
Just came in from smoking my first NUB habano. Very nice experience. Rich volumes of smoke left me wishing this were a 5-6 incher. It truly did incorporate the sweet ending of a great stick start to finish. Once it was at the point I could not hold on to it with my fingers, I employed the old burnt matchstick stabbed into the nub trick (no pun intended) as a makeshift "roach clip" to take that puppy all the way down. I did have to babysit it a little with some fire. Started off with an even burn but towards the end had some uneven issues. With these flavors, that was the least of my concerns. My biggest issue was the "man tears" that we're shed once I had to lay it to rest. Don't judge me..
Tried the Nub Maduro and wasn't impressed. Save your hard earned cash and try a 5er of Gurkha's Park Avenue Maduro.
Nub Connectiicut is a great morning cigar. Mild, but flavorful. The cedar and nut flavors compliment a mug of Joe well. The Maduro 460 is fantastic and very close to the descriptions of flavor mentioned in the ad. Chocolate aroma, rich tobacco, chocolate and coffee flavors. Slightly spicy finish. Fantastic selections.
After two nub Connecticut' s a two word review will answer all questions: Great Smoke! This stick gets an A rating in all categories. The only improvement they could make is to drop the price.
A tasty cigar start to finish, just as promised. Definitely a mood lightened on a bad day, or even just fun with the guys. I'm definitely a future customer of Cain.
I received a sampler pack of Nubs from a CI special and have since become hooked on the 460 Cameroon. Two months later I'm on my second box. The smoke tastes and smells like sweet spices and cedar. Despite not tasting like dirt and tree bark, they pack one hell of a punch!
Finished smoking a 460 Habano and I really enjoyed the sweet rich smoked it produced. I burned evenly and lasted a long time. It did get rather hot towards the end, but it was no problem. Construction was excellent and the draw was perfect.
After receiving the 5 pack sampler, I left them in my humidor more than a week. The Habano was a great 40 minute cigar, but the others were only 25 minutes more or less. In addition, there were even burn problems with the other ones. My review doesn't reflect what others had to say, I'm only writting what I experienced. My humidors have two hygrometers in them, so that I can see if they both give the same reading. It is safe to say that my humidifier wasn't the problem, maybe I'm at fault is some way. It should be noted that all had good flavors when I wasn't having to work on them burning even. The other reviews demonstrate that this is a well liked cigar, I'm just not one of them. It would have been better for me, if they were 6 X 54, rather than the 4 inch claim to fame. However, every cigar smoker should purchase the 5 pack sampler, just to give them a try. I'm going to purchase a sampler of Davidoff, just to find out why they cost so much, and the description doesn't give any remarks as to the high cost of the brand.
My first experience with A Nub Cameroon. Now this is what A cigar should taste like. Good tobacco flavor with enough spices to keep it interesting. Huge amounts of fragrant smoke and to top it off enough nicotine to give A slight tingle to the lips and tongue. A well rounded and satisfying experience. This could be my new favorite. I will definitely be ordering more. Personally I scored this one A perfect 100. There was absolutely nothing wrong with this smoke.
One of my top 5 cigars. The 460 Habano is in permanent rotation in my humidor. And with CI's prices, it doesn't break the bank.
Just had a Conneticut today and really enjoyed it. One of the smoothest Conneticuts I've ever had. Taste wasn't the greatest I've ever had, but good. Draw, construction, and burn were all fantastic...would definitely smoke a few more of these.
Just finished a "466 Box-Press Torpedo" and surprisingly it lasted a solid hour. It is was an amazing smoke. I ordered several singles to try and I will be ordering a box on my next order. If your on the fence about the Nubs order a few singles like I did and you will be very happy you did. One of my top go-to cigars now.
I've found my new favorites. I've been wanting to try Nubs for some time now & when a sampler offer came into my email I couldn't pass it up. The Cameroon was fantastic & I found myself enjoying all parts of this cigar. The draw was great, the ash held firm & the smoke was delicious, I say delicious because I couldn't believe how pleasant the smoke seemed when it blew back into my face (I smoke outside). I've already decided that these little gems are gonna be my next purchase, the only decision now is whether or not to go with another sampler or try to decide on a specific box! If you haven't given a Nub a try, you're only cutting yourself short, you gotta try'em, trust me.
Picked up a pack of Nub Habano 358. Good 45 minute smoke. Married outstanding with a glass of Chivas. A little flash of spice up front that mellows quickly. Some chocolate and a little vanilla. This just joined my "must have in my humidor at all times" list! Great cigar!
Wow the Habano Nub was fantastic. Very smooth all the way through. I was a bit hesitant on the single price, for the size, but it lasted just as long as a good robusto. The only CON I could mention. Since it is so short, dont smoke on a breezy day outside. You might get a bit of smoke in your eye.
This might be the perfect golf cigar! I have tried multiple sampler packs of Nub, and I love them all. The Habano and box press Cameroon are my favs, but you really can't go wrong with any of them. Very smooth draw and even burn. Smoked a few dozen so far and have not had to relight once. If you haven't tried it yet, do yourself a favor and try a Nub.
I must say,normally I don't smoke anyone's cameroon but this NUB TORP.cameroon-4x64 WOW!!!!I'm a beleiver!This cigar is one of the best I've ever had-period and lasted a good 1hr and 10mn-just awesome-try'em you'll get more!!!
New to big name cigar smoking I ordered a few samplers from CI; great fast, free shipping, the short nub cigars smoke just as long as any full length burn very even and very very smooth. I'm not a big fan of maduro's at all but these actually weren't too bad. They were of the highest quality compared to other big name brands. once i found my nitch of the cigar I like the most I'll be ordering more boxes.
From the first time I became interested in cigars, I've wanted to try a Nub. I got a 5 pack with the herf n' go combo (excellent idea and deal for starters and experts alike) and I fell in love with the Cameroon wrappers. I bought a box (I'm on a college student's budget by the way) because they're that good. I feel like a 91 is too low of a rating, these guys deserve at least a 98. Smooth draw and beautiful medium taste. GET SOME!!!
It started about 2 maybe 3 months ago when I had first Nub (460 Maduro) up at the CI superstore. I was VERY amazed at the time it took to smoke and how white the ash was. On march 16, 2010 I smoked a 464 Cameroon and the ash did not come off until I put the this baby down. Oh the ash was at lest 3 inches long, I have the pic to prove it.
The NUB Habano is excellent......Love them so much went out and bought not one but two boxes of the 466 Habano, Smooth, Great Taste, perfect size...
I am usually a fan of bolder cigars, but once I fired up my NUB, I was very surprised at the flavors that hit me right away. The texture and aromas it left me left me ordering a box (and then some) and for my friends who I ended up sharing these little bad boys with are in the same boat as well! A must have for your humidor!
Sitting out here on my patio while my dogs are running and enjoying my first Nub, a 460 Habano. I have to say, from the color I was expecting a completely different flavor-more earthy. From before I lit it, there was a LOT of spice. I am saying this after I was eating some habanero cheddar cheese earlier and almost burned my mouth. It has a nice spicy flavor throughout so far, and hope it continues to the end although it has mellowed quite a bit. Lotd of smoke and nice white ash. I think it was down about 1 1/2" before the ash fell off. Great stick, I think I will have to get a box of these to have on hand for my normal occasional cigar outing. I smoked this after I picked it up today at the store. I can only imagine how good it would be after sitting in my humi for a few weeks.
I bought a box of 460 Habano yesterday. Smoked my first one today. Gotta say that the NUB aint half bad. I think a couple months in the humi will make em even better. This way i can burn down some of my FREE CUBA gars. The NUB might even replace my Arturo Fuente 858 as my fav gar.
Lets see, where to start. I was a little stand offish about this cigar (Nub) when it came with a sampler I order. So, I lit, I smoked, and I was AMAZED. I smoked it all and the ash stood straight as an arrow. It finally fell when the fire was burning my finger tips, a good 60 min later!!!!!! WOW, I have entered bizarre-O world and I think I am going to buy real estate.
I had my first (Nub) today. Planned to smoke the Cameroon as a starter cigar on my way to the 5 Vegas Miami Knuckle. I never made it to the Knuckle. This is easily the best Cameroon cigar I have ever tried. Chock full of flavor, smoke, and smooth tobacco. A certified winner.
I tried and liked very much ,the 4x60 Cameroon ( Nub) . Now i'm smoking a 4x64....more complexity, more flavor....more, more, more. Love it.
I got 10 (Nub Cameroons) in a Joe's deal. After a couple months in the humidor these are great, with a wonderful flavor, and a terrific construction and burn. I thought Nub was a gimmicky cigar before I tried it; I was wrong. I normally don't like such a large gauge, but these are different somehow; I still get a lot of herbal flavor from the Cameroon wrapper, which I like. I've only got one left at the bottom of my humidor for long-term aging. I'd like to try the Habano next.
I just got home from work to find a small little box sitting on my counter. First I wondered how it got into my house and then I realized what the box contained, 24 beautiful Nubs (464Connecticut) and a nice little Sampler box of 6. First I added all 30 cigars to my Cordoba Humi and then grabbed one and lit up. Oh boy what a beautiful smoke it is. Smooth and super full of flavor right down to the nub of the Nub. I recommend these to anyone and everyone.
This is a serious cigar. (Nub) I tried the Cameroon and was pleasantly surprised. This little firecracker has definitely found a home in my humidor. I normally like my cigars on the bold side, but I find this one exceptional. I got pepper and some walnut taste from it. I especially enjoyed the 2nd third, where it seemed to be a little more bold. I knocked the ash off at about 2+ inches. Very fun. However, I wasn't able to get mine to stand on the ash like the ad shows. ;)
A friend of mine offered me a, 4x60 Nub Cameroon. I had seen them in the C.I. catalog, but i had not tried one yet. Glad i did, A very tasty stick, indeed. Medium body, spicy sweet with a finish i can only describe as a dry woody taste. Good way to kill an hour. I'll rate it a solid 88. The order is in. Thanks C.I., your prices enable me to have a respectable stash. Later.
These little cigars,(Nub) taste great from the 1st light. Burn was even and habano was tasty to the last puff. mine smoked for about 45mins, but i never put the cigar down.
I was feeling a little experimental when I was restocking at my usual cigar (Nub) haunt locally when I need a few sooner than mail can supply. My fellow aficionado in arms suggested I try NUB, and I had already heard of them, but I had a natural aversion for spending $8-$11 for half a stick. So I as was a bit bearish on the offer. But he knows what I like and insisted I try it - fair enough, I picked up the 4x.60 Habano, and was pleasantly surprised. Almost right off from crafting a even crown to burning it back about a 1/8 of an inch it was rich and had a bountiful bouquet. A couple weeks later swung in and picked up the Connecticut. That was even better [I thought] than the Habano. I have been thrilled with the accents I have been tasting in more experimental blends with Honduran and Broad leaf blends - this was no exception. The pack on it will fight ya so you won't be disappointed that you didn't blow right through it right away. It'll put you down for a good 25 to 30 minutes... trust me, very nice. This diversified offering from Oliva factory to be is a bold statement. Not a huge fan of the 5 Series and others, but NUB wins the day. My rate, this stick: 89
I've now smoked all the Nub offerings. These cigars are pleasant enough for me, except the Habano one I got virtually came apart. Obviously, at least to me, this was just an individual cigar, because the others were very well made, offered an excllent draw and even burn. Even though they're stubby wee things, they all burnt for a good, solid hour. To me, they offered nothing particularly special in the way of flavour, but I'd never refuse to smoke another. I thought at first it was just an interesting wee gimmick, but they all proved to be very good, indeed. Not favourites, mind, but very good cigars.
Just tried my first Nub, a 4x60 Cameroon. Wow! Started off with a burst of flavor & smoothed right out down to the "nub". I call this a "buzz bomb" as it packs a punch & I picked up a buzz about a fourth of the way thru & again about 2/3 thru the stogey. This little gem has an awesome draw & holds its ash like a much pricier cigar (just like on the August CI catalog cover). One of the smoothest medium blends I have ever tried, the flavor will not overwhelm you & leaves you with a very pleasant aftertaste. You will not be dissapointed!
I could not wait for the Nub to arrive in the mail. I was so anxious I fired one right up -- and oh my! -- The flavor you savor on the first puff! No longer do you have to ease your tastebuds into the core flavors of a cigar; this is instantanious. The flavor is intense, but the cigar is not. It has a slow, cool, razor-sharp burn. At first glance it looks like a short smoke, but it is at least an hour...an hour of goodness. This cigar is quite simply, a marvelous creation. Try them all! Each brings its own unique flavor, and you will not be disappointed. I expect the hype around these cigars will catch on with other makers. I noticed 5 Vegas Miami following suit with their "Knuckle" cigar, and I expect many more will follow suit with their brands.
Color me skeptical. But the media blitz drew me in like a lemming to the cliff. I bought all 3 types and tried the Cameroon first, right out of the cello. What a pleasant shock. The hype was absolutely true, hence, it wasn't hype. (Nub) From the first to the last puff, this little thing was an absolute delight to smoke. Heaven knows what a little aging will do. I actually burned myself a couple times near the end because I didn't want to let go. I've read how they experimented to get this amazing product to be what it claims. Now the question is....does this revolutionary cigar start a replication process by other cigar makers? Considering what the Olivas have accomplished, the pricing on this cigar could have been much, much higher. What a find!
These bad boys are short, but not on quality or flavor! NUBs are, dare I say, GENIUS! They are nothing short of amazing. The wonderful flavors hit you from the very first puff and keep on coming. Do yourself a favor and smoke as many as you can!!
I bought a 358 Connecticut Nub last week. It was made great. Nice smooth draw, even flavor throughout. It had a long and cool burn lasted right around 45 minutes to an hour. I would highly recommend it to all new cigar smokers for sure but I think everyone would enjoy it! It is by far one of the best cigars I have ever experienced!
Received a (Nub) 460 Connecticut in the mail today and fired it up. The construction was excellent, not to firm to the touch with an easy draw. This cigar has a slow and cool burn and lasted a bit over one hour. I really enjoyed the mild to medium flavor and consistancy throughout the length of the cigar. Will try the others until I find my favorite.
I bought the Connecticut 3.7" X 58 5 pack from CI to try out. (Nub) I have now smoked 2 of these particular Nubs, and I am now a believer. The construction of this Cigar was excellent and wrapped very neatly. The burn was near perfect on both of the Nubs that I had, which impressed me a lot. If this Cigar isn't rated above 90..I will honestly think the system is flawed. If I had to compare this particular Cigar, I would say a cross between Diamond Crown # 5 and Montecristo White (rothschilde). This is just a fantastic smoke IMHO.

Nub Habano - Vertical Tasting

Steve R

Unless you’ve been living under the rock the past 3 weeks, you’ve probably heard of the Nub. If not, here’s your crash course:

After tasting countless cigars and working hands on in the Oliva factory, Sam Leccia concluded that a cigar normally hits its ‘sweet spot’ within 3 to 4 inches of the burn. Therefore, one must invest a good amount of time with a cigar prior to being rewarded with its true character. So, Sam worked with the Oliva Cigar Family (maker’s of Serie ‘V’ and Serie ‘O’) and developed the Nub line: a variety of blends and sizes within the 4 inch range, with ring gauges ranging from 56 to 66. These cigars were engineered - using three wrapper varieties - to capture the essence of the blend from the get-go, rewarding you with the cigar’s sweet spot throughout the entire burn. Packaged in boxes of 24, each box contains the weight and burn time of the cigar, so you know exactly what’s in store.

Nub offers three blends. Cameroon, Connecticut, and Habano. Each blend offers four sizes - three are shared among all three blends, then a fourth that is specific to each blend. Clear as mud? Good. I’ve burned them all and can say each size in each blend offers an entirely unique bouquet and body. For that reason, I decided to do a vertical tasting of each blend...today, it’s Nub Habano.

Nub 358 Habano: The smallest vitola offered by Nub Habano. This size seems to be the least complex of the four, but offers a pleasant, straightforward flavor. Rich tobacco, some white pepper, and a smooth, smoky aftertaste. It did get a little hot with about an inch left, but burned like a pro. Medium-bodied. Lasted roughly 45 minutes.

Rating: 88

Nub 460 Habano: Chunky. Very complex, with a variety of flavor. It’s spicy up front, but quickly becomes rich and creamy, with good tobacco flavors. There’s a unique touch of almonds throughout. The finish is smoky and toasty. Great, spicy aroma. Thick clouds of smoke linger above. A solid smoke, sporting a firm white ash. Every bit of full-bodied. Lasted just over an hour.

Rating: 90

Nub 464 Torpedo Habano: A nice-looking torpedo. Opening is loaded with peanuts, with a short, refined aftertaste. Smoke becomes quite creamy after the first quarter of an inch. The Torpedo shape lends a balanced concentration of flavor that instantly coats the palate with a heavy, velvety texture, offering smooth notes of tobacco, oak, and toasted nuts. Smoke is much cooler. Perfect burn producing a white and grey, concrete-like ash. The build-up in strength is much more gradual in this size than with the rest. Overall, it is medium to full-bodied with a spice that grows more intense during the smoke. Lasted just over an hour. My favorite size.

Rating: 91

Nub 466 Habano: Holy cow this thing is huge and heavy in the hand. Had to hunt for a cutter capable of snipping the cap. Maybe a punch next time. A bit awkward with the mouth feel, but I got used to it quickly. Creamy and spicy opening, pumping out thick clouds of grey smoke. I notice a slightly metallic component in the beginning. The aftertaste gradually becomes nutty and spicy. Smoke is hearty, offering notes of earth, almonds, and leather. Full-bodied from the start with an even stronger finish, oh my. Flavors mellow midway only to become quite intense during the home stretch. Lasted just under an hour and 20 minutes.

Rating: 89

Ok, my head is officially spinning.

There is a lot to know about Nub, and I really do suggest giving this line a shot...and it’s not just because of its innovative twist on handmade premium cigars. Since it may be difficult to choose a size or blend, I created a nifty chart to quickly break down the entire line:

This is no gimmick, folks. These cigars burn slower and cooler than most churchills, with more complexity to boot. Nub is legit. Today’s makers are doing amazing things with great tobaccos, and Nub is launching our little hobby to the next level. The Habano is a home run in my book, and I will certainly be adding the 460 and 464 Torpedo to my regular rotation.

Nub Connecticut - Vertical Tasting

Steve R

It seems you folks enjoyed my previous vertical tastings for Nub, and many have asked when I’d be reviewing the Connecticut. That’ good to know, since they took an awfully long time to write, and resulted in me feeling lightheaded for hours. All in a day’s work, right?

Today, I will be completing the Nub Vertical Trifecta. Before we start, here’s everything you need to know about Nub....

After tasting countless cigars and working hands on in the Oliva factory, Sam Leccia concluded that a cigar normally hits its ‘sweet spot’ within 3 to 4 inches of the burn. Therefore, one must invest a good amount of time with a cigar prior to being rewarded with its true character. So, Sam worked with the Oliva Cigar Family (maker’s of Serie ‘V’ and Serie ‘O’) and developed the Nub line: a variety of blends and sizes within the 4 inch range, with ring gauges ranging from 56 to 66. These cigars were engineered - using three wrapper varieties - to capture the essence of the blend from the get-go, rewarding you with the cigar’s sweet spot throughout the entire burn. Packaged in boxes of 24, each box contains the weight and burn time of the cigar, so you know exactly what’s in store.

Nub offers three blends. Cameroon, Connecticut, and Habano. Each blend offers four sizes - three are shared among all three blends, then a fourth that is specific to each blend. Clear as mud? Good. I’ve burned them all and can say each size in each blend offers an entirely unique bouquet and body. For that reason, I decided to do a vertical tasting of each blend...finally, it’s time for Nub Connecticut.

Nub 354 Connecticut: Compared to every other Nub I’ve burned over the past few months, this thing looks tiny! However, it burned surprisingly long....about 35 minutes, if not longer. The dry, but smooth wrapper is tawny in appearance with tiny veins. Some ligero is noticed at the foot. The pre-light aroma is tranquil and sweet with cedar. The opening is buttery and smooth, with a toast that lingers long on the finish. Soon after the initial few puffs, sweet black pepper smacks the back of the throat. Spicy, tingling sensations are noticed. The aroma is pleasant with a cedary influence. After an inch and a half, the smoke mellows and remains buttery and creamy to the end. Medium-bodied. My favorite size in the line.

Rating: 90

Nub 358 Connecticut: Slightly larger, the 358 offered the same pre-light aroma as the 354. The opening was very creamy, almost milky in character. I insantly noticed how silky this cigar is through the nose in the beginning. However, keep exhaling in this fashion and you will pick up some pepper after the first half-inch. Solid tobacco flavor throughout, with a dry, crisp, and short aftertaste. This vitola seems to be a touch smoother than the 354. No real complexity, but a good, consistent cigar.

Rating: 87

Nub 460 Connecticut: Now we’re talking. It’s amazing how big the ‘60’ looks....even after burning the ‘58’. Looking at the foot, I noticed a little more ligero....or, at least, what looks to be ligero. The pre-light aroma is sweet with a faint spice. Upon sparking, I was instantly greeted with a series of zesty flavors, followed by a sweet tobacco aftertaste. Sweet spices are left on the lips and the tip of my tongue after each puff....making my palate tingle. The zest subsides to present a rich, toasty core of tobacco complemented by an interesting element reminiscent of damp wood. Odd, but enjoyable. The aroma is smokey with a somewhat charcoal-like character. Nicely balanced, medium-bodied, hour-long cigar....

Rating: 89

Nub 464 Torpedo Connecticut: Finally, the biggun. This sucker looks like a bullet. The pre-light aroma is rich with a trace of cedar. The cigar was creamy, smooth, and mellow to start. Sweet tobacco flavors with a crisp finish. Damp wood and a subtle touch of white pepper soon came into play. The cigar gradually became medium in body as I approached the midway point. At several points throughout the hour or so long burn I noticed a hint of paper. Despite the size, this cigar was not overly complex. The smoke was smooth, cool, and velvety....filling the room above my head with each exhale. I like that.

Rating: 88

By now, just about everybody with a pulse has heard of Nub. And based on sales, it’s easy to see that a good number of you have tried it. That’s good to see....it lets me know that our customers have an open mind and want to try new things, rather than burning the same Fuente cigar every dang day.

Like the Habano and Cameroon, the Nub Connecticut is a nice blend available in four sizes, each of which offers a unique flavor and strength profile. While the Connecticut is the least robust member of the Nub family, I easily see myself burning more in the near future.

Since it may be difficult to choose a size or blend, I created a nifty chart to quickly break down the entire line:

If you’re a fan of Connecticut-wrapped cigars, or smooth to medium-bodied blends, I recommend this cigar with confidence.

Nub Cameroon - Vertical Tasting

Steve R

After tasting countless cigars and working hands on in the Oliva factory, Sam Leccia concluded that a cigar normally hits its ‘sweet spot’ within 3 to 4 inches of the burn. Therefore, one must invest a good amount of time with a cigar prior to being rewarded with its true character. So, Sam worked with the Oliva Cigar Family (maker’s of Serie ‘V’ and Serie ‘O’) and developed the Nub line: a variety of blends and sizes within the 4 inch range, with ring gauges ranging from 56 to 66. These cigars were engineered - using three wrapper varieties - to capture the essence of the blend from the get-go, rewarding you with the cigar’s sweet spot throughout the entire burn. Packaged in boxes of 24, each box contains the weight and burn time of the cigar, so you know exactly what’s in store.

Nub offers three blends. Cameroon, Connecticut, and Habano. Each blend offers four sizes - three are shared among all three blends, then a fourth that is specific to each blend. Clear as mud? Good. I’ve burned them all and can say each size in each blend offers an entirely unique bouquet and body. For that reason, I decided to do a vertical tasting of each blend...this time, it’s Nub Cameroon.

Nub 358 Cameroon: A nice, stout rothschild. Opens with a cool, creamy start. Hints of roasted nuts right off the bat with a toasty, cedary aroma. I sense a spice on the aftertaste, itching to come out and play. The aftertaste is dry and surprisingly crisp. An inch in, the spice can be felt through the nose. It’s short, like wasabi, but there. This size is preferred for those seeking the rich, nutty, and sometimes sweet flavors promoted by quality Cameroon wrapper leaf. It’s present throughout, despite the cigar's tendency to grow more intense.

Rating: 90

Nub 460 Cameroon: A slow starter that didn’t really grow any legs. This hefty vitola is smooth and mellow with some subtle notes of toast and nuts. There’s no real complexity here, which I find odd. The flavors are nice, but I am experiencing no changes, despite the medium to full-bodied profile.

Rating: 87

Nub 464 Torpedo Cameroon: A shapely torpedo with some definite weight when held in the palm of the hand. The foot shows signs of ligero. The opening is quite mellow, with a leathery component mingling with the cedary influence common to this blend. The wrapper is lending a really nice sweetness. Finish is a bit longer than other sizes, with some zest to boot. There’s some power behind this size, which is obvious from the get-go. Flavors are subtle, but smooth, balanced and linger long on the palate. A good, ‘get mellow’ cigar.

Rating: 88

Nub 466 Box-Press Torpedo Cameroonp: This sucker is heavy and boasts an impressive square-press. The opening is elegant, with a cool draw and sweet, toasty component. Tons of smoke coming from this vitola. I love the dry, nutty flavor. There’s even some salty-sweetness to it. Flavors slowly build during the burn, developing a dry, but pleasant touch of pepper. Strength remains a solid medium, however. Great anytime smoke.

Rating: 91

As I said in my last review, this is certainly no gimmick. Each size in Nub burns slower and cooler than most larger-sized vitolas, and come equipped with ample complexity. The Habano remains my favorite blend, but the Cameroon is most definitely legit, and you will find a nice supply of 466 Box-Press Torpedos in my humidor.

There is a lot to know about Nub, and I really do suggest giving this line a shot...and it’s not just because of its innovative twist on handmade premium cigars. Since it may be difficult to choose a size or blend, I created a nifty chart to quickly break down the entire line:

I highly recommend giving this variety of Nub, the Cameroon, a shot.

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