|Length||4 1/2 Inches|
By steven on Mar 31, 2015
I was enticed by the great BP price and the Alec Bradley pedigree. I was not disappointed. The 60 ring gauge combined with Creole leaf yields complexity and full flavour from the first puff. The draw and burn reveal reliable, quality construction. I rarely stray from my favourite Oliva V or ABC Prensado. Glad I opted for this departure.
By Jason on May 25, 2015
Great cigar, packs in all of the flavors of the tempus into a "nub" style smoke.
By Charles on Sep 23, 2014
Tried a Tempus. Had a great draw, before I lit it up, had a smell of dark chocolate and almonds which was very pleasing. After lighting it hit me with some peppery kick which mellowed out to a nice nutty flavor. Be prepared to have a good hour to sit back and enjoy this robolo size. All and all I thought it was a great smoke.
By Dianna on Nov 21, 2012
I've been smoking the Tempus in the terra novo size because up till now I didn't know they existed in the nub style size...THANK YOU BCP they're even better in this size as I already knew they would be burn is cooler and slower as well as even through out and the taste is of course better I give the robolo tempus a 5 all around😊
By Manuel on Apr 9, 2015
I am not a fan of the little nub cigars with a big ring gauge but I tried a 5 pack. Great construction.
Pre-light aromas of spice, espresso, white wine like a Riesling, and a very fruity aroma that contains melon, berry, and citrus.
Flavors: artisan chocolate truffles, an espresso component, sweetness, earthiness, creaminess, spice, fruit, bitterness, and cedar. The bitterness is a result of the dark cocoa and espresso flavors.
A floral flavor becomes the latest addition with just 1.5” to go..The spice ramps up and clears my sinuses.
A lot of cigar for $7.
By Philip on Dec 4, 2013
I'm starting to warm up to Alec Bradley. I especially enjoyed these and will seriously consider making them a regular addition to my humidor.
By Thomas on Jan 11, 2017
I went into lighting up this cigar with high hopes but the problems started early and continued on throughout.
Hopefully not all of these are like this but mine had a giant knot towards the head which I was fussing with the whole time. This made for an extremely tight draw and little smoke. I attempted to work the knot out continuously. Also the cap started coming off so I had to baby it. The cut I made was conservative so I do not believe that was the culprit.
On a positive note it did burn pretty evenly all the way down never really needing any attention.
Flavor & Complexity: There isn't much to say about this category. For me it was a massively bitter tobacco taste the entire time. There was the slightest change into the last third that smoothed it out and added just a hint of pepper but the change was so slight it's almost not worth mentioning. The smoke left an slightly oily and very bitter aftertaste.
Personally, I would give this 5/10 being generous and assuming that not all of these have the same construction issues I had. The flavor did not suit my preferences.
By Jonathan on Feb 7, 2013
Well when I saw it was a short cigar I thought I woudlnt be out for long, wrong!!! This is a solid cigar, tightly wrapped and its evident once it is lit that this is a slow burner. The flavour is full bodied so not for a novice smoker, and peppery. I matched this with a glass of Talisker single malt and they worked together xtremely well. Needless to say the whisky was finished long before the cigar which lasted 2 hours and was thouroughly enjoyable. It holds its as well and the flavour benefitted from keeping the ash to keep it a little cooler so resist from tapping it off. In summary a high quality full throttle cigar which is truly deceptive. As part of the Alec Bradley elite eight sampler I must say it is a hit
By Andrew on Oct 1, 2014
The greatest value I practiced during this review was that everyone (or in this case, anything) deserves a second chance. Everything started off okay; at prelight, I tasted the wrapper after punch cutting and the dark chocolate taste was very appealing. I eagerly began lighting only to have a subpar draw. Appeared it was rolled too tight or stems were blocking the smoke. Burn was even at the beginning. Despite the draw, I continued and immediately pulled red pepper flavors with leather undertones. After about ten minutes, it changed to a complex blend of cocoa, earth, and nuttiness. It was after the change that I really noticed the outer construction: very beautiful! After another ten minutes I hit the second third, where the flavors faded and burn started favoring the band-face side (despite turning and burning). It also looked like the cigar had two tunnels forming. My ash fell off and noticed a burnout as well. From here, I wanted to just give up, but look my guillotine and cut through the burnout. After examining the foot after cutting, I noticed a few small stems in the stick, which explained the issues I was having. I decided to relight instead of give up, which was a good decision. The rest of the stick was great and the nutty, cocoa taste came back. I would give it a 7/10 solely because of the issues I had and being able to save it. Had I given up, definitely would've scored much lower. I'm a big fan of the Tempus, but this experience was not soothing. I would recommend this stick and would give it another try, in hopes that the issues I had were a fluke.
By Austin on Nov 10, 2014