HR Cigars by Hiroshi Robaina. Who is behind it? That's right. He has launched his own brand of cigars outside of Cuba. The cigars are already very popular, especially in the USA, and are finding their way all over the world. The exclusive importer in Switzerland is Urs Portmann Tabakwaren AG, Kreuzlingen. I tested three formats.
A cigar test is subjective
Note: How the cigar tastes is influenced by personal taste preferences, taste memories, the shape of the day, what you have eaten or drunk before. Even the lighting mood in the room has an influence on the experienced taste. The notes described here therefore do not have to match your own impressions.
Three lines are available in Switzerland. The tobacco: The wrapper comes from Ecuador, the binder and the filler from Nicaragua. According to the manufacturer, they are made in Nicaragua at the La Corona Cigars S.A. cigar factory. Also on board is the master roller Omar González.
The lightest line is the HR White by Hirochi Robaina: 109 Double Corona (CHF 290.00, box of 20) / Toro (CHF 290.00, box of 20) / Robusto Gordo (CHF 290.00, box of 20) / White Rothschild Robusto (CHF 220.00, box of 20).
Medium strength is the line HR Signature by Hiroshi Robaina: Belicoso (CHF 290.00, box of 20) / Corona (CHF 240.00, box of 16 -> the only one with a unit of 16) / Hermoso (CHF 290.00, box of 20) / Sublime (CHF 290.00, box of 20) / Toro (CHF 290.00, box of 20).
The strongest line is the HR Blue by Hiroshi Robaina: Corona Gordo (CHF 220.00, box of 20) / Gordo (CHF 260.00, box of 20) / Petit Edmundo (CHF 220.00, box of 20) / Toro (CHF 260.00, box of 20).
The analysis tool for download
The Analysis I performed with the Cigars.Zone Testing Tool by. Explanations to the ZiZo R+ smoke technology you can find here. Of course, I tested the three formats on different days, always at the same time at 08:00, sober.
HR Cigars by Hiroshi Robaina tested
Tested: HR White by Horochi Robaina: 109 Double Corona / HR Blue by Hiroshi Robaina: Petit Edmundo / HR Signature by Hiroshi Robaina: Belicoso.
As always, "If the cigar tastes good to me, then maybe to you. But if you don't like it, then there's more for me!" 🙂
Resources on the topic
Buy cigar: Urs Portmann Tabakwaren AG, Switzerland
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