Cigar Czars


Review of Kristoff Vengeance Cigar

By: Gary Manelski

Original Kristoff Vengeance cigars were renamed a few years ago, and the Vengeance name was retired. In 2018, Vengeance cigars returned with a new blend. These cigars are now made with a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper, Indonesian binder, and a blend of Dominican and Nicaraguan filler tobaccos. Kristoff Vengeance cigars are available in several sizes, including a Toro (6.25 x 54) that was sampled for this short review. The cigars have a pigtail cap and an unfinished foot, and are priced at $46 for a 5-pack.

The sample cigar began with a medium-to-full bodied earthy and expresso flavor, along with hints of spice and a very subtle sweetness. After about 20 minutes or so, the cigar moved closer to the full bodied range, but without a lot of change to the initial flavors. The taste was very enjoyable from start to finish, and the cigar had a good draw, even burn and held a long ash. No relights nor touch-ups were needed during the 75 to 80 minutes that it took me to smoke the cigar down to two inches remaining.

I rate the Kristoff Vengeance Toro cigar with a very solid 4 points on a 5-point scale. Although it is a fuller bodied cigar, the sample was not overpowering and should be enjoyable for most mainstream cigar smokers as well as connoisseurs. Not recommended for beginners nor newer cigar smokers.


Kristoff Vengeance Cigar
Kristoff Vengeance Cigar