The Macanudo was a pretty mild cigar, but that Camacho was indeed a little more full bodied. Try some other Connecticut wrapped Macanudo or really any of the Mild or Mild Medium cigars on the Ccom site
Hey, treasure your newb palate long as you can. There are tons of very fine mild smokes you can thoroughly enjoy, which may not be flavorful enough for you once your tongue gets smoked all to leather. Your friend should've handed you something that is too mild for him.
Trying to get back. Life is just so different than how it was when I was heavy posting.