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WORTH the Grind? DIESEL Grind Toro by AJ Fernandez - CIGAR REVIEWS by CigarScore

Ellory Wells published on

As soon as I took the Diesel Grind Toro out of the cellophane I'd been keeping it in for the last six months, my first thought was that the cigar smelled a little sweet and a little funky.

Upon examining the cigar itself, there was a poorly cut cap and perhaps a water spot on the Nicaraguan Habano wrapper.

However, despite having a funky smell to it, during the first fifteen minutes with the Diesel Grind Toro, I'm met with a great draw, a mostly even burn, and flavors that make me think the leaves could benefit from additional aging.

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Brand: AJ Fernandez
Line: Diesel, Grind
Size: 6 x 50
Cut: Guillotine
Light: Torch
Price: $6-7
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Habano
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua
Smoke Time: 75 minutes

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In the middle of the cigar, at around the 50-minute mark, the flavors were ok. I could taste some things I couldn't quite identify, but there were also hints of citrus, cedar, and perhaps, soy. The draw is incredible. But, at this point, I'm not sure whether or not I actually like the cigar.

Final Thoughts:

After smoking the cigar for about 70 minutes, I could finally put a finger on the flavors and what I thought they reminded me of - the Drew Estate Kentucky Fire Cured. Though I doubt their processes are the same, the Diesel Grind did taste like a milder, more muted version of the KFC I reviewed. The flavors seemed to have a charred brisket taste to them.

While I didn't love the flavors of this stick, you might. It's not a bad cigar and it has a great price point with decent constructions, so the Diesel Grind Toro earns a CigarScore 4.

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