Review: La Flor Dominicana Mysterio

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I have to admit, the first thing I thought when I saw one of these was “Opus X Knock off” based solely on the fact that it looks kinda like a BBMF or another one of those HTF sticks. The stick is sold in boxes of 5, and it is a nice presentation for sure, a 7×54 Perfecto with a Maduro wrapped foot and (beehive like) cap…

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It is a densely packed stick, very firm to the touch, and very little oil at all on the wrapper. After cutting the tip and lighting, I found the draw to be a bit rough until about 1/3rd through where it evened out…The taste immediately after lighting was chocolate and a little pepper, but changed to toasted nuts, espresso and spice after the Maduro tip…flavors were pretty consistent for the whole stick…

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The burn was great all the way through, and although it got a little harsh at the end, I was able to nub it…

Alot of the Litto sticks I have smoked recently have been more in the “Medium” range then the “Full” range that he has become known for, and this is no exception…Smoking time was 1 hour, 32 minutes…

The Bottom Line: I liked this stick, but I would definitely classify it as a “Medium” smoke…it is great to look at, and easy to smoke, with nice even flavors, but for about the same money I could pick up any number of other, better sticks (the LFD Small Batch #2 among them, a Superior stick in every way…that is, if you can find them). A good smoke, but I won’t go out of my way to get more…

 

 

The Final Score: 80

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Brooks Whittington
About the author

I have been smoking cigars for over eight years. A documentary wedding photographer by trade, I spent seven years as a photojournalist for the Dallas Morning News and the Fort Worth Star Telegram. I started the cigar blog SmokingStogie in 2008 after realizing that there was a need for a cigar blog with better photographs and more in-depth information about each release. SmokingStogie quickly became one of the more influential cigar blogs on the internet, known for reviewing preproduction, prerelease, rare, extremely hard-to-find and expensive cigars. I am a co-founder of halfwheel and now serve as an editor for halfwheel.

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