Cigar Review: ACID Kuba Arte

Initial Thoughts:

One of the first things I noticed about the ACID Kuba Arte was the smell. The oily aroma of cloves blasted my nose as soon as I liberated the cigar from its cellophane (another reason you should NOT store your infused/flavored cigars with your regular cigars). The second thing I noticed was the oily… residue? that was on the Kuba Arte's wrapper.

This will be my first ACID cigar ever. But, at the request of CigarScore TV – viewer, John, I'm going to give the Kuba Arte a shot!


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Brand: ACID by Drew Estate
Line: Kuba Arte
Size: 5 13/16” x 54
Cut: Guillotine
Light: Torch
Price: $11.90
Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro
Binder: Indonesian
Filler: Nicaraguan
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Final Thoughts:

My time with the ACID Kuba Arte was plagued by a bad burn. I had to re-light the cigar multiple times, and it never burned even for very long. However, the draw of the cigar was fantastic. And, if you like other ACID cigars, you'll probably really enjoy the Kuba Arte.

Regarding the flavors, I think the Kuba Arte is an “okay” cigar that Drew Estate infused. Without the sweetness and infusion, I expect that the Kuba Arte would land in the bargain bin.

I'm glad I got to try this limited edition cigar, and congratulations to ACID for twenty years in the industry. But, because I think the Kuba Arte is just an “okay” cigar that they dressed up, and not a cigar I'd like to spend $12 on, the ACID Kuba Arte earns a CigarScore of 3.

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