Originally Posted by tomtom88
Ya know, the one Cuban I have had, I wasn't all that impressed. But then it was pretty dry and it started to unroll, which was the main cause of my dislike. So I can't really complain.
I'm by no means an expert, but we are about 5 miles from Canada so we used to run across the border to pick up Cohibas and some other cubans back in the day. I have had better cigars for sure.
I think the general sentiment among aficionados is that Cuban cigars aren't really all that impressive. Funny thing about nationalizing the industry... most of the families left and opened up shop in other Caribbean nations. But they are still popular on a cache that is 30-40 years old when they were the industry-leader.