E.P. Carrillo
E.P. Carrillo La Historia Robusto

Vitola: Robusto
Length: 5.3
Gauge: 52

Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés
Binder: Ecuadorian Sumatra
Filler: Nicaraguan Dominican
Blender/Creator: Ernesto Carrillo
Factory: Tabacalera La Alianza S.A.
Country: Dominican Republic
Purchase Source: Ralph Larson
Date Purchased: January 23, 2019
Price: Gift
Date Smoked: October 24, 2019

E.P. Carrillo La Historia Robusto

E.P. Carrillo, EP Carrillo, La Historia, Mexican San Andres, Nicaraguan10/24/2019
I was looking forward to this La Historia cigar from E.P. Carrillo Cigars.

After enjoying this rustic dark rich colored chocolate brown wrapper with barnyard and cocoa aromas, I couldn’t wait to fire it up.

Once lit, mouthfuls of smooth earthy smoke come to me with cocoa infused in there somewhere and a mild retrohale at the start of the first inch or so.

After a bit, the ash was starting to make me nervous as it hung on for over and inch; I tap it off carefully so it won’t end up in my lap… lessons learned.

I’m halfway through already after 40 minutes…. I might have to check the humidity in the TupperDor, this is smoking faster than I’ve been used to having become a slower cigar smoker lately. The flavors remain pretty much the same except the black pepper has ramped up a bit for a longer lasting finish with a still mild retrohale.

After 90 minutes, I put this cigar to rest. I love this Box Worthy E.P. Carrillo La Historia. I’m looking forward to the next time.

Stay Smoky
Stay Chill


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 E.P. Carrillo, EP Carrillo, La Historia, Mexican San Andres, Nicaraguan
01/27/2019
A clip and a snip and I’m off for a new experience with the E.P. Carrillo La Historia Robusto cigar. With my first cold draw, I welcomed barnyard aromas and delighted that this is usually a good indication of things to come.

Once lit smoke pours out rich creamy earthy leather, but none or very little spice on the retrohale.

At the end of the first third… there she is, pepper spice on the singing my nose hairs.

Delicious

Oh yeah, creamy smooth deep earthy flavored with the spice now present and lasting on the finish and on the retrohale. The E.P. Carrillo La Historia has all the flavor components that I love in a cigar; earthy, leather, cocoa, coffee all riding in on chewy smoke. If this sounds good to you, get one of these.

Stay Chill
Stay Smoky


The Experience

Appearance:Smooth
Combustion:Even
Ash: Even
Draw: Perfect
Smoke Output: Thick
Flavor: Earthy
Strength: Medium
Body: Medium/Full
Finish: Complex
Value: Good
Overall Rating (1-5): 4

The Cigar

Chocolate: 3
Coffee: 3
Cream: 3
Earthy: 4
Fruit:
Grass/Hay:
Leather: 3
Pepper: 1