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5 Vegas 'A' Apocalypse

Brandon S
If you haven’t tried a 5 Vegas Series ’A’ by now you should seriously consider re-prioritizing your life. Few are the times when a cigar commands this kind of attention and I’ll be damned if this isn’t one of those moments!
I’ve been a huge fan of the Series ‘A’ since it was first released. I mean, how can you not fall in love with this cigar after merely glancing at it?!? Each cigar is draped in a cedar-sleeve which covers a dark and oily Costa-Rican Maduro wrapper beneath. Marry that to a 3-country blend of long-filler tobacco that has been aged for 4 years and the stage is set for one of the most incredible smoking experiences you can possibly imagine. If you’re not salivating by now, do me a favor and check your pulse because you might be dead.
But wait… gets better! Just last week we took delivery of a brand new vitola called the Apocalypse. It’s a 6X58 beauty that is so good it’s nearly indescribable! For the most part it is accurate to say that as the diameter (ring) of a cigar increases, the spiciness decreases. I think it’s also fair to say that as the length of the cigar increases, so too does the level of complexity. I’ve always been a believer that there is a perfect size to complement every blend produced and without question, the Apocalypse is it for the Series ‘A’. Light one up and your palate is immediately engulfed by large clouds of smoke just bursting with rich and earthy flavors. As the Apocalypse continues to burn you’ll notice a subtle change in the flavor after only an inch as the complexity begins to build like a run-away freight train. Make sure you’ve got some time on your hands because this is one smoke that won’t quit for at least 2 hours! Construction is second to none as I found myself leaving my Apocalypse on several occasions for as long as 15 minutes only to return and find it still burning upon my return. Hey, what’s the last cigar you set down for 15 minutes that you didn’t have to light when you came back to it? That’s what kind of construction we’re talking about here.
I could go on and on about the Series ‘A’ all day but hopefully I’ve said enough to push you over the edge so that you’ll give it a try. If you’re still in doubt or you want more details, shoot me an email. I’d be happy to sing Series ‘A’ praises to you for as long as you’ll listen!