Cohiba Behike BHK 52 - 10 cigars [4.7 x 52]
The best cigar among the BHKs, perfect combination of taste and size. Named cigar of the year 2010 by Cigar Aficionados.
- • Very typical Cohiba, very creamy
- • Rich and complex aromas that linger on the palate.
A full body robusto, great choice for the aficionado for a special occasion.
The Cohiba Behike BHK 52 comes in a lacquered box of 10 cigars with Habanos Packing Code SPB-S-n-n-n-10
Length: 119 mm
Diameter: 20.64 mm
Ring Gauge: 52
Shape: Laguito No. 4
This is a very beautiful cigar. The construction is impeccable. It has a beautiful wrapper, practically flawless, a bit darker than a Colorado wrapper. And there is a very nice little pig tail at the cap. The band has an awesome finish with two security holograms on it; it comes off without much effort and without damaging the cigar whatsoever. The cigar has a slight spongy feel while still being firm. And its texture is fabulous.
Before lighting up
Amazing aromas emanate from the wrapper and the foot.
The draw is very open. Each draw lets out lots of velvety and thick smoke. The burn line is even and neat throughout the cigar.
Right off the bat, the cigar provides excellent flavor. The cigar is very creamy, has generous aromas. We can notice beautiful notes of cocoa. It is a typical Cohiba with wonderful earthy and woodsy flavors. Towards the end of the first third, subtle hints of sweet spices also appear. All these aromas make a pleasant combination that lingers on the palate.
While the cocoa, woodsy flavors of the first third remain, the second third brings some more complexity to the cigar. Each draw brings something different, we start to detect some more citrus aromas, of orange, and also some aromas of vanilla and a hint of leather. The chocolate flavor gets sweeter, as well as the other flavors. The second third is of course still very creamy, and each draw releases a generous amount of white velvety smoke. The draw remains open and consistent throughout the middle third.
In the final third, the BHK 52 reveals its true self, a real Cohiba, but with stronger and bitter aromas than the average vitola. Among the very creamy and sweet flavors, we now can also get some hints of cedar, coffee and bitter chocolate. The bitter aromas from the second third, of cedar and citrus are still present, but overall, the bitterness is not overwhelming and arises only at the right moment, like in a good dark chocolate or Italian espresso. We can also pick up notes of vanilla from time to time. The BHK 52 then reveals an amazing balance of flavors that linger nicely on the palate. It is a pleasure to smoke this cigar until the nub, where hints of spice, that of typical Cohiba, reveal the full complexity of the BHK 52.
In summary, this cigar is an exceptional Cohiba that goes well with special occasions. Its perfect construction and flawless balance will delight you, from moment you open the beautiful lacquered box to the moment you have to let that beautiful cigar in the ashtray.
60 – 90 Minutes
|Length||4.7 inches (119mm)|
|Factory Shape||Laguito No.4|
My All Time Favorite Cigar
- Enjoyed these poolside with my friend last night had them for 3 weeks and couldn't wait any longer this is in my opinion the very best cigar in the world and thanks to Ken & Mary for getting me a couple of boxes of these to enjoy
- perfect cigar, smooth
By far my favorite cigar!
- This is my all time favorite cigar, its just to bad that they are so hard to find.
- A very elegant smoke with a PERFECT draw!
Wow, what a Cuban
Amazing. I was gifted ones if these by a friend. What an amazing cigar. Over an hour of pure delight: creamy, complex, and very tasty.
Enjoy with caution, you'll want more and will look at it cigars as inferior.