The Seclect Cabinet Reserve (SCR) is a new cigar from Alec Bradley. This cigar features a blend of Honduran and Nicaraguan tobacco. Some of the same elements used in the popular Tempus line were also used in the SCR. This cigar and available in 5 vitolas, and for this review I’ll be smoking the 5.5 x 60 Gran Robusto. The cigar was nicely constructed with an expertly applied triple cap. Although I don’t generally smoke cigars of this size, I was anxious to fire this cigar up considering how much I have enjoyed the Alec Bradley Tempus.
Overall I would have to say the SCR was a pleasant smoking experience, however, I look forward to trying it in a smaller size. The cigar burned fairly slowly despite a rather easy draw. The flavors were nice, but I really think things would have been more interesting if I had been smoking the 5.5 x 42 Corona. I’d recommend you give this cigar a try, but I might think twice about picking up the Gran Robusto.