Gargoyle seems to have either gone out of business or pulled their website. Now there isn't a source that I know of for these.
This is what happens when someone has a monopoly on a product that thousands of us use.
Wow. I might be better off listing those I know of who don't share my tastes.
I know papajohn67 and fishbeadtwo, also billycigars locally like some of the same cigars; MCS, the OP; also blueface...
Good grief, way too many.
This is handmade, from between 1910-1917.
First: Not yellow cello - BROWN cello. Distinct aroma of mint upon unwrapping; peppermint. What an odd introduction!
Pre-light, same sensation of mintiness; also sweetness, common to these old cigars.
Still, a pervasive sensation of mint, fading into...
"ISOM stick," I believe, is the medical terminology for the finger prick performed at hospitals to test your blood sugar.
Therefore, cigars most like having your skin pierced painfully and squeezed thereafter for further effect would have to be any of the "bargain" cigars at CI or the devil's...