How much does a Cohiba Behike cost?
If you want to treat yourself, get after the elusive Cohiba Behikes. They’re expensive even in Cuba. A Behike 52 sells for about $22; the Behike 54 for about $30; and the 56 for about $31. Expect to pay double or triple those prices depending on where you are.
Which Cohiba Behike is best?
Cohiba Nicaragua 60. The Cuban Cohiba Behike 52, a chubby Robusto that is 4 3/4-inches long, is better, I think, than the Behike 54 or 56, and is among the most sought-after shapes in the line. It’s got a pigtail cap and is a medium-bodied smoke with strong notes of wood and a pronounced sweetness.
How can you tell if a Cohiba Behike is real?
Here are the elements of the Cohiba Behike BHK band that you should look for to decide if it’s authentic or not:
- 1) Holographic Taino Indian Head.
- 2) Holographic Elements.
- 3) Nine White Squares.
- 4) Repeating Logos, Checkerboard Pattern.
- 5) Embossed Lettering.
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Why are Cuban cigars so expensive?
Generally speaking, the larger the cigar, the more expensive it is. Secondly, the vitola, differently shaped cigars which take extra time and consideration when rolling. Thirdly, the age. The longer a cigar has aged, intensifying the depth of flavor and aroma, the more precious it becomes.
How can you tell a real Cuban cigar?
A real Cuban cigar tends to burn with a gray ash, or one that takes on a salt-and-pepper look. Bright, white ashes are good signs of cigars made with non-Cuban tobacco. A glass-top box of fake Cohibas.
Can I bring a Cuban cigar back to the US?
Travelers are allowed to bring up to $100 worth of Cuban cigars into the United States for personal consumption. A partial lift of the US trade embargo on Cuba also lifts the limits on bringing in Cuban cigars for personal consumption.