The Brick house Connecticut is a unique J.C Newman product. This light-headed cigar is both loved by beginners and experienced ones out there. Holding it gives a very thin feeling.
Band and Production: The brand that makes this cigar is Brick House. It is produced in J.C. Newman's Esteli factory, PENSA.
Design: It comes in the shapes of the short torpedo, corona larga, and Churchill. The torpedo-shaped cigar comes in 5.5 inches in length and its ring size is 52. It appears in golden color.
Build quality: The binder on this cigar is Connecticut Broadleaf. The filler is Nicaraguan tobacco. The seams are visible. The veins are minimal. It is heavily dense but feels light and spongy. Next cigar, Brick House Fumas.
Wrapping: The wrapping on this cigar is Connecticut. It is triple capped.
Taste: The taste it gives is earth, pepper, tame hints of sweet cedar, cream, and toast. It is a cigar perfect for beginners.
Beginning portion: At this portion, you will feel a heavy earth flavor with some peppery taste on the tongue. The raw tobacco taste is also present. This deep flavor is quite uncommon for Connecticut. At the end of this portion, a strong creamy flavor comes up both in smoke and texture.
Middle portion: here, the cream and sweet flavors are gone. The core is deep earthy. It still holds the pepper and spicy notes, which start to build up.
Bottom portion: here, the flavors stay the same. The tones are unchanged. The smoke is thick. The earthy and the pepper flavor speeds up. The range in this portion is full body.
Burn: The burn of this cigar is excellent. The ash comes off after 1 third of the cigar. That means it is a compact build. The burn line is clear and stays straight. The draw on this cigar is fluent but a little tight. Summary: This cigar does not give you a transition of flavors. The first portion is much more enjoyable than the rest of the cigar. The main flavor of this cigar is earthy and pepper. Brick house Connecticut is unique in flavor in comparison to other Connecticut cigars. The price is also very low, so you can experiment easily with this cigar.