Emerson Southern Forged Mountaineer's Resolve



Brand Emerson Southern Forged
Blended By Jim Steffey
Manufactured By Emerson Southern Forged
Blend Type Cigar Leaf Based
Contents Cigar Leaf, Kentucky, Latakia, Perique, Virginia
Cut Ribbon
Packaging bulk
Country United States
Production Currently available


Extremely Mild -> Overwhelming
None Detected
None Detected -> Extra Strong
Room Note
Pleasant to Tolerable
Unnoticeable -> Overwhelming
Medium to Full
Extremely Mild (Flat) -> Overwhelming

Average Rating

4.00 / 4





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Dec 21, 2023 Medium None Detected Medium to Full Pleasant to Tolerable
I have been extolling the virtues of this blend to anyone who will listen, and now it is time for you to be subjected to it.

I am a very big fan of cigar leaf based blends - Key Largo and Cloud Hopper being two of my favorites - but Mountaineer's Resolve is in a category of its own. Its sublime, its rich, it smells amazing, and it's *independently blended and produced.*

I am an occasional cigar smoker, preferring lanceros for the nuanced taste and Habano wrappers for their wonderful straight-down-the-middle taste and smell. This blend checks every single box that I look for in my favorite cigars, and THEN SOME. Given the blending components, one might think Jim has simply thrown the kitchen sink into his blending bowl and called it a day, but no. It's superbly balanced, richly refined, and is as nuanced as nuanced can possibly be. Imagine the creamy smoke, the light spice, the light sweetness, a wonderful nuttiness and full body, all playing together to make your palate sing. Five stars out of four.

If you enjoy cigar leaf forward blends at all, I cannot recommend Mountaineer's Resolve enough. It's v
Pipe Used: Tapered bowl dublin
PurchasedFrom: ESF
Age When Smoked: 6mo
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