Leaf by Oscar Connecticut
As fate would have it, Oscar picked up Rocky Patel and a group to tour his factory. The two men hit it off, and Oscar would go on to work for Rocky for close to a decade before opening a factory of his own. The first Leaf by Oscar cigars were produced for Island Jim, owner of the Leaf & Bean cigar shop. The first 5,000 sticks sold out within a month, and in no time, Leaf by Oscar was in high demand.
When most people first lay eyes on Leaf by Oscar Connecticut cigars, they think there must be something wrong with the cigar. Perhaps they even think the roller was drunk. But once they realize this leaf is taking the place of cellophane and keeping the stick beneath fresh, their eyes light up in approval.
Leaf by Oscar Connecticut cigars are mild to medium strength treats that deliver notes of hay, cream, fresh lemon, and cayenne pepper. Serving these up is a pure Honduran core blend and binder topped off with a Honduran Connecticut wrapper leaf. These are truly impressive limited boutique cigars with a twist (pun intended) that you do not want to miss.
Please enjoy Leaf by Oscar Connecticut cigars at your leisure.
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Leaf by Oscar Connecticut FAQ's
What are the flavors like?
Hay, cream, fresh lemon, cayenne pepper.
What’s the strength level?
Mild to Medium.
Who is this cigar for?
New and experienced smokers alike who want to smoke a cigar presented in a way they may have yet to experience.
Will I want to smoke it to the nub?
Absolutely. It’s a mellow cigar with enough complexity to hold the interest of any smoker, no matter how long they’ve been in the cigar game.
What’s a good pairing with it?
Smoke Leaf by Oscar Connecticut cigars with a Pivo Pilsner from Firestone Walker Brewing. The lemon and floral notes will serve your cigar well.
What’s the best time/place to smoke this cigar?
We did recommend beer, but this cigar is also ideal for an early morning smoke and a light roast coffee. Those crisp smokey mornings are hard to beat.
There could be if you try to light this sucker before removing the protective outer leaf.