601 La Bomba
The 601 cigar line, created by Don "Pepin" García, is known for delivering well-made, delicious, ultra-strong cigars. The 91-rated 601 La Bomba cigars are no exception. The fuse-like pigtailed Nicaragua puros use an oily, dark chocolate brown Nicaraguan Habano leaf to cover uber fermented gunpowder strong Nicaraguan Ligero long-fillers. This one is strong. Don’t expect any warmup here, as these cigars ignite to 11 from the start.
Get one of the 601 La Bomba cigars burning, and you’re hit with the expected spice bomb. But this detonation also includes chocolate, earth, and sweetness. The smoke is full and the texture creamy. Cocoa and pepper notes are quick to follow. About halfway through, and the spice leads the offensive with the flavors listed above chugging right along. Various notes will duck in and out, though nothing really sticks save a nuttiness toward the end. The La Bomba is a complex, slow-burning cigar with an even burn and good draw. Just don’t cut the red wire. Or is it the blue one? Maybe cut the green one? Oh shit.
Please enjoy 601 La Bomba cigars at your leisure.
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601 La Bomba FAQ's
What are the flavors like?
Complex: spice, chocolate, pepper, earth, nuttiness, cocoa, sweetness.
What’s the strength level?
Who is this cigar for?
Lovers of full-strength, full-flavored cigars with a fun non-overbearing theme.
Will I want to smoke it to the nub?
You’ll certainly want to, but you might need a chair to help you get there. This one is crazy strong.
What’s a good pairing with it?
Pairing 601 La Bomba cigars with a Springdale Beer BRIG Mocha Stout will add a new layer of sweetness. It will complement the sweeter notes and bring some added balance to the overall spice.
What’s the best time/place to smoke this cigar?
Evening with your best smoking friends. Savory every second.
May start a turf war with the other full-strength sticks in your humidor.