Cigar Review: Founders Roosevelt Maduro Robusto

Initial Thoughts

In the business world, there’s a saying that goes like this, “It’s better to be different than it is to be better.” In other words, different is better than better. And today we’re smoking a cigar that’s definitely different, the Founders Roosevelt Maduro Robusto. Hopefully, it’s also better.

The Founders Roosevelt Maduro Robusto was a good-looking cigar. When I pulled it out of the cellophane, I was met with the aroma of wood shavings and maybe sawdust.

Once lit, the Founders Roosevelt had a very smokey aroma, but the flavors were of dark chocolate and spice.

In the case of the Founders Roosevelt Maduro Robusto, is different better? Let’s find out


cigarscore 4 cigar rating

Brand: Founders
Line: Roosevelt
Size: 5 x 50
Cut: Guillotine
Light: Torch
Price: $9.50 – Luxury Cigar Club

Wrapper: Ecuador
Binder: Ecuador
Filler: Nicaragua, Dominican Republic
Smoke Time: 67 minutes

Final Thoughts

After smoking the Founders Roosevelt Maduro Robusto for just under 70 minutes, I’d say it was “pretty good.”

In the final third, there was a burn issue, but it fixed itself. The flavors were decent and the draw was really good. My main complaint was that there was an ashy flavor in the background that I didn’t care for.

Overall, the cigar was pretty good, but with room for improvement. The Founders Roosevelt Maduro Robusto earns a CigarScore 4.

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