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shuckins
22-09-2010, 01:43 PM
forbidden x in the afternoon.
i kinda like the way that sounds...lol
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p275/shuckins1/other001-12.jpg

pretty solid cigar,nice chocolate smell.
the box says 2005,the band says 2006 (note to self: check into that)
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p275/shuckins1/other002-12.jpg

used a punch,torched the foot to a nice rosey red glow,and started puffing.
creamy chocolate with a spicy background to start with.
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p275/shuckins1/other003-8.jpg

gives me that feeling on my tongue, like when i sip my hot chocolate before it cools
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p275/shuckins1/other005-7.jpg

1/3 in and spice is king! chocolate has turned to more of a cocoa and cedar has made an appearance, along with a little earthiness.
perfect draw,tons of smoke
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p275/shuckins1/other010-4.jpg

a very complex cigar. with every puff i'm picking up multiple flavors.
nice white ash,very solid
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p275/shuckins1/other012-11.jpg

halfway and the flavors are merging,blending,and balancing so very nice. i like it when they get along.
slow, even, cool burn. i may be here a while folks.
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p275/shuckins1/other018-6.jpg

yeah,i'm diggin' it,break out the crayons and color me happy!!
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p275/shuckins1/other017-5.jpg

2/3 in and i'm enjoying cedary cocoa with a light creamy spice.
my lazy afternoon is turning into a pleasant evening. definitely need to make sure you have a couple of hours set aside when you smoke one of these cigars. it's in no hurry and neither am i.
gotta remove the bands soon. they feel kinda tight on there.
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p275/shuckins1/other022-2.jpg

3/4 in and you name it and it's happening!
cocoa,spice,cedar,cream,earth,and a little sweetness to be named later,if it picks up enough for me to tell what it is.
the bands came off fairly easy,the 2006 one tore a little,no damage to the cigar though.
very smooth draw,perfect burn,cool smoke. a bonafide adventure!
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p275/shuckins1/other025-2.jpg

heading for the nub with excitement and sadness.
same flavors as before and i'm happy about that,because in this case,change would be a bad thing.
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p275/shuckins1/other027.jpg

nubbing it with a peppery,cedar, cocoa, and very light cream action.
i understand now why they named this cigar forbidden.
if it was known how much fun it is to smoke,they would pass a law making it illegal.
http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p275/shuckins1/other028-2.jpg

fantastic cigar from start to finish. easily made it into my top 5 favorites.
i'm gonna sleep with the rest of the nub under my pillow tonight,in hopes that the forbidden fairy will bring me another one!

thanks for reading,hope you enjoyed the review!

Soulmanure
22-09-2010, 02:26 PM
Another great review Shuckmaster--if that is in your top 5, then it must be a wonder of a cigar. Your pillow must smell a bit smoky, though. :smoke:

tippexx
22-09-2010, 02:29 PM
Excellent review and great pictures Ron. Sounds a really fine cigar.

See you wore the hat for the occasion too. Has the Stetson been relegated. :smile:

jdawg
22-09-2010, 03:16 PM
Another great review Ron! Sounds like a stunning smoke...

BTW, where the hell is zilla???

bigbarneyhotdog
22-09-2010, 03:26 PM
Outstanding review Ron, cheers :41:

davidruddell
22-09-2010, 03:49 PM
Another cracking review Sir, good photos too.

Keep em comin.

Lilyboo
22-09-2010, 03:58 PM
Good review, sounds like a cracking cigar to get a hold of!

satch
22-09-2010, 04:29 PM
Good cigar, good review, good pics.
What's not to like.

eggopp
22-09-2010, 04:35 PM
great review, i guess if you like it then i will! lol :smoke:

Lee Nub
22-09-2010, 04:49 PM
Great review Ron, your a lucky man :)

Pandyboy
22-09-2010, 05:22 PM
Cracking review there!

Big J
22-09-2010, 06:20 PM
Another excellent review, Mad Bomber! Diggin' the baseball cap.

cohibaIV
22-09-2010, 06:43 PM
Enjoyed the review Shucks and what makes it even more special is the fact that I have never smoked a decent Opus X.

Are these meant to be even more special...:confused:

Might just be me....No, it must be me..lol:(

Nice box too, I do love cigars that come in boxes..adds that extra touch.:cool:

Daize
23-09-2010, 09:04 PM
sweet review mate !