When you don’t need to go all-out, the 5 pack of medium-full strength cigars is there for you. It’s not mild or medium, so there’s still a good amount...
When you don’t need to go all-out, the 5 pack of medium-full strength cigars is there for you. It’s not mild or medium, so there’s still a good amount of potency, but you get to back off a bit from top-level full-strength cigars that hold nothing back. These five packs of cigars feature award-winning blends from the best premium cigar makers in the world. You’re still getting all the flavor you need, with tons of interesting and satisfying smoke. The intensity of the nicotine effect, however, gives you some room to breathe. That way, you don’t find your head swimming if you get a little ahead of yourself and take too many draws off these cigars too fast.
This is an important point to mention: when you hear that a cigar 5 pack is “medium-full strength,” it’s referring to how much nicotine is being delivered by the cigars in the pack and what the smoking high will be like. It doesn’t refer to flavors (the number and power of tastes and aromas you’ll experience) or body (the feel of a cigar’s smoke in your mouth – some light-bodied smoke is barely there, while full-bodied smoke feels like you just tore off a big bite of brisket). Most cigar fans can remember a time when they went a little overboard with a cigar and felt a little dizzy, nauseous, light-headed, or could feel their heart beating strangely. That’s generally attributable to smoking too strong of a cigar too fast.
Medium-full cigar five packs cut you some slack when you need it. They’re the best.
Cigars in each pack get their strength level from the leaves chosen to fill the blend. A tobacco plant is several feet high, and the leaves that grow on top of the plant get the most sun. This results in a tobacco leaf that is large and carries the most nicotine. The leaf harvested from this part of the plant is called “Ligero.” In the middle of the tobacco stalk, you’ll find seco and viso, while on the bottom are the leaves that are more shaded, known as volado leaf. When blenders want to create cigars that are intense and strong, they include more ligero. These cigar five packs featuring medium-full blends tend not to max out the amount of Ligero, but still include a healthy amount.
In this category of 5-packs of medium-full cigars, you’ll find some of the best brands in the world: Arturo Fuente, AJ Fernandez, E.P. Carillo, Padrón, My Father, and many others. While some are styled as samplers or assortments, most of these 5 packs are used to showcase a particular blend. Companies may use a pack of cigars to feature a number of lines to give you a feel for the cigar maker’s portfolio. For a pack that has cigars of all the same strength level as these, however, you might simply be treated to a pack that is focused on a single blend, usually a highly rated award winner, best seller, or cigar that has charted high on the Cigar Aficionado Top 25 Cigars of the Year list.
Five packs of medium-full strength cigars make a pretty fantastic gift, especially if someone loves fine cigars, but hasn’t gone on record as needing maximum strength at all times. They’re also a great way to experience a particular blend and avoid the issue of getting a single cigar that’s a dud and writing off a line that everyone seems to love.
Experience each blend in a pack a few times, and you’ve got a better shot at seeing what everyone is talking about. 5 packs are saving the world, one blend at a time.
Please browse our collection of medium-full cigar five packs at your leisure.