H. Upmann No. 2


  • 2:24:01 PM

    Wrapper: Satisfactory

  • 0 min

    Band: Attractive

  • 6 min

    I have been saving two of these in my humidor for a few years now, let's see if it was worth it.

  • 6 min

    Wood

  • 6 min

    Vegetal

  • 7 min

    First flavors are cedar wood and hay, a classic start.

  • 10 min

    Wood

  • 10 min

    Vegetal

  • 12 min

    Earth

  • 16 min

    Earth

  • 17 min

    Two inches in and the burnline is already as crooked as you come to expect from a Cuban cigar. Let's hope it's not a sign of things to come, construction-wise.

  • 18 min

    Earth

  • 23 min

    Earth

  • 25 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 25 min

    Sweet

  • 25 min

    Vegetal

  • 26 min

    The second third starts with a surpisingly fresh, sweet fruity note.

  • 27 min

    Sweet

  • 29 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 34 min

    Sweet

  • 34 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 36 min

    Earth

  • 40 min

    Earth

  • 42 min

    And there it is: just about two thirds in, the cigar is plugged. Let's see if I can salvage it.

  • 42 min

    Cream

  • 43 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 43 min

    Mmm, unplugging has released some nice creamy, nutty flavors.

  • 44 min

    Cream

  • 49 min

    Earth

  • 50 min

    There are some exciting flavors in this cigar but for me, they are too few and far between.

  • 50 min

    Cream

  • 50 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 57 min

    Earth

  • 58 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 58 min

    Sweet

  • 62 min

    Draw: Very good

  • 62 min

    Burn: Adequate

  • 62 min

    Ash: Good

  • 62 min

    Strength: Medium

  • Result
    Appearance 63
    Construction 75
    Complexity 75
    Dynamics 84
    Strength 50
    Total 71
  • 2:14:07 PM

    Wrapper: Oily/smooth

  • 0 min

    Band: Attractive

  • 2 min

    Five years old, this classic Cuban stick. It's probably not going to get any better than this.

  • 2 min

    Wood

  • 7 min

    Wood

  • 7 min

    Earth

  • 8 min

    Some wood and dry earth flavors to begin with.

  • 12 min

    Earth

  • 12 min

    Wood

  • 12 min

    Animal

  • 16 min

    Not a lot going on, flavor-wise. Draw is tight and not a lot of smoke gets through.

  • 16 min

    Wood

  • 19 min

    Earth

  • 22 min

    Animal

  • 25 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 29 min

    Animal

  • 29 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 32 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 35 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 39 min

    Pepper

  • 39 min

    Earth

  • 43 min

    Animal

  • 43 min

    Earth

  • 44 min

    What an utterly boring cigar...

  • 48 min

    Animal

  • 52 min

    Animal

  • 53 min

    Nuts/beans

  • 57 min

    Animal

  • 60 min

    Animal

  • 64 min

    Waste of money, waste of time.

  • 64 min

    Draw: Good

  • 64 min

    Burn: Very good

  • 64 min

    Ash: Good

  • 64 min

    Strength: Medium

  • Result
    Appearance 75
    Construction 83
    Complexity 50
    Dynamics 79
    Strength 50
    Total 68
Production Details

Brand Owner
Habanos S.A.
Factory
(Factory not in database - Cuba)
Wrapper
Cuba
Binder
Cuba
Filler
Cuba
Size
6.125 x 52
Status
In production since -1960

Ratings

Score Percentile Rank
69 73 121

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