Cigar Review: Sometimes a good cigar can fool a tastebud

Cigar Name: Don Tomas Cameroon Robusto (5 1/2 x 52) Cigar Description: Honduran cigar with Cameroon wrapper around Dominican, Brazilian and Mexican long fillers, aged over 4 years. Cigar Strength: Medium Review of the Cigar itself: A nice cigar that I had gotten a little while ago and nearly had forgotten about. I brought it […]

Cigar Review: Size DOES Matter Sometimes

Cigar Name: Camacho Corojo Toro¬† (6 x 60) Cigar Description: Corojo wrapper around Jamastran Honduran filler Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: Whoever told you that size didn’t matter lied — blatantly. Sometimes, size can matter, particularly when enjoying a full cigar. I got this cigar while in Charleston at the Tinderbox and […]

Cigar Review: The Grande Realm of the Mighty Domaine

Cigar Name: Avo Domaine #20 (4 5/8 x 50) Cigar Description: Dominican Republic filler with Ecuadorian wrapper Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: I look outside to a grey-white sky and trees in the midst of changing their colour. The morning noise of Queens waking up trickles in from the outside. Buses, cars […]

Cigar Review: Hitting the Mark

Cigar Name: Maker’s Mark 650 (6 x 50) Cigar Description: Sumatra Wrapper with Cuban-seed Dominican long-filler Cigar Strength: Mild-Medium Review of the Cigar itself: The history of bourbon can be traced as far as the late 18th century and while no one person considered to have created bourbon, it’s sometimes attributed to Reverend Elijah Craig.¬† […]

Quick Review: Cameroon to the Max with a Cx2

Cigar Name: CAO Cx2 Toro (6 x 54) Cigar Description: Cameroon wrapper over Cameroon filler Cigar Strength: Medium Review of the Cigar itself: I’ve always loved Cameroon cigars. They have this creaminess that just tastes right. I had heard that the Cx2 by CAO and this definitely didn’t disappoint. I had purchased this yesterday at […]

Charleston, SC — Tinderbox and the Enchantment of the City

I had arrived in Charleston, sans luggage. This about freaked me out since I had about 10 nice cigars in there that I wanted to review — never mind that I had clothes for the week (I’m here until Saturday morning). I checked into my hotel and got a shuttle into the city core. One […]