Cigar Review: The Whites, Part One — Connecticut Shade

Cigar Name: Los Blancos Premiere Connecticut Shade Robusto (5 x 52) Cigar Description: Nicaraguan Connecticut Shade Wrapper around Nicaraguan Filler Cigar Strength: Mild-Medium Review of the Cigar itself: I do like trying new cigars or at least, things I haven’t tried before. When I saw the four pack of Los Blancos on Famous, I figured […]

Cigar Review: Sometimes, some are best not to be smoked..

Cigar Name: Drew Estate Egg Maduro (6 x 42) Cigar Description: Maduro wrapper around Nicaraguan filler Cigar Strength: Medium Review of the Cigar itself: Sometimes ya just gotta try something because it exists. Kinda like deep fried oreos, coke or snickers. You know it’s bad but… When I saw the Egg on sale at half […]

Quick Review: Amazing what you forget about in the humidor

Cigar Name: El Rey Del Mundo Larga Oscuro (6 x 54) Cigar Description: Dominican, Honduran and Nicaraguan fillers surrounded by dark oily Oscuro wrapper. Cigar Strength: Medium-Full Review of the Cigar itself: I had planned on doing a review of the Felipe Gregorio Power cigar that I had gotten with my CI cigar of the […]

Cigar Review: Nothing is taboo on a Saturday afternoon.

Cigar Name: Taboo Limited Reserve Havana Torpedo (7 x 52) Cigar Description: NicaraguanĀ  wrapper around Dominican filler Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: After schleping to the post office with some goodies for others, including the winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd place), I came home soaked from the heat and humidity. This past […]

Cigar Review: Sometimes a Good Cigar is more than a cigar, it’s full blown novel.

Cigar Name: Arturo Fuente Hemingway Work of Art Natural (4 7/8 x 56) Cigar Description: Cameroon wrapper around Dominican filler Cigar Strength: Medium Review of the Cigar itself: Back in October, I got to enjoy a Short Story. When I wrote about it someone had suggested that I find out about the Work of Art, […]

Quick Review: Something to Celebrate With

Cigar Name: Davidoff LTD 2009 Toro Especial Seleccion 702 (6 5/8 x 48) Cigar Description: Ecuadorian sun-grown wrapper around Dominican Piloto, Olor, and San Vicente fillers Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: After a successful week in Alexandria, VA I thought I’d celebrate (after doing work expenses). So I took out the Limited […]