Tobacco: Nicaraguan Ligero
Ring Gauge: 64
Cigars are tricky sometimes. All the cigars that I have smoked that were categorized as full-bodied always fell short in my opinion. With the Cain Nub Habano there was no denying its power. Made by Sam Leccia who created the popular concept Nub series, Sam originally introduced the Cain in 2009. I have always wanted to try the Cain but I have missed it during my travels. Recently I saw that Sam started producing the Cain in a Nub form and I couldn’t resist.
Cain cigars are made with straight ligero which is known for providing a real robust full smoke. The reason for this is the ligero leaf comes from the very top of the tobacco plant and therefore gets the most sun, nutrients, flavor and nicotine content. The trick to make this type of tobacco enjoyable, in this instance is to triple ferment it. The result is a very powerful but smooth smoke.