At this writing, the Camacho Triple Maduro Cigar was one of Camacho's newest cigars to hit the humidors. I had the pleasure of trying this gem for the first time while on active duty with the Air Force in Afghanistan. I have to say that they are not for the entry level smoker. This is a very full bodied cigar with full flavor that more mature or seasoned cigar smokers will seek out. The cigar I smoked was the torpedo version and measured 6 inches with a ring gauge
of 54. These can be purchased individually for $12.50 per stick or by the box (18 per box) for $10.50 per stick. The box is a beautiful semi-pyramid shaped black box with a silver Camacho medallion on top, a very impressive presentation.
This is a full flavor cigar from the start to end, the taste was rich and smooth to the tongue. It was quite full even for a full maduro and it had an above average flavor compared to other double and triple maduro's I have smoked. Definitely not for the faint at heart. As far as comparable flavor, just imagine a quadruple espresso coffee made from the darkest strongest bean in the world and that will give you a good idea of the taste of this singular cigar.
Draw and Construction
The cigar was very well constructed and had good draw qualities. On a few occasions a few pieces of the filler came out but that may have been due to the fact that I may have cut the end too much. Overall I felt the cigars was tightly wrapped and this made it draw evenly after the initial lighting. The ash quality was firm and held about inch and half before it bent and felt into the ashtray. The smoking experience lasted about 1 1/4 hour with one relight when I put it down for a few minutes. The relight was successful and the flavor was still as I mentioned above full with a thick plume of smoke and an aroma that all cigar smokers will love. The tobacco is all maduro, including the wrapper
, and filler
, all from the Jamastran Valley of Honduras. Although the picture does not show it very well, the cigars I smoked were very black in appearance.
I feel in my opinion for the $12.50 it costs it would be a valuable addition to your humidor. The cigar is available 18 to the box which will lower the price per stick to $10.50. Yes a higher priced cigar but worth trying at least once. I have smoked many full body cigars and this is a cigar which is worth the time and money to smoke when you want relax and enjoy the flavor, taste and aroma of one of the fullest bodied cigars you will ever experience.
One of my buddies TSgt Pedro Santos back at Camp Eggers (Kabul, Afghanistan) had this to say about the cigar, “If you are looking for a cigar that will really ‘Kick You Butt’ then you definitely want a Camacho Triple Maduro.” I think that about says it all.