Cigar Review: A Monumental Tribute to America

Cigar Name: CAO America Monument Torpedo (6 1/4 x 54) Cigar Description: Connecticut Shade and Broadleaf Maduro around filler from Dominican, Nicaragua, Italy and USA Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: After getting back from Baltimore, my humidor is even fuller than before. It is definitely time to step up with more reviews […]

Quick Review: CAO America Robusto Box Press

Cigar Name: CAO America Robusto Box Press (5 1/2 x 55) Cigar Description: Connecticut Shade and Broadleaf Maduro around filler from Dominican, Nicaragua, Italy and USA Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: As I continue through the Four on the 4th of July set, I decided to give the Box Press a go […]

Cigar Review: A visit on the Potomac

Cigar Name: CAO America Potomac (5 x 56) Cigar Description: Connecticut Shade and Broadleaf Maduro around filler from Dominican, Nicaragua, Italy and USA Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: Since moving to the USA, I’ve become more and more fascinated by America and the people that make up this vast and varied land. […]

Cigar Review: A sweet Criollo

Cigar Name: CAO Criollo Pato (4 7/8 x 50) Cigar Description: Criollo 98 wrapper around Nicaraguan-grown, Cuban seed filler. Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: Not sure where I got this one (perhaps from my Secret Santa on CigarPass) but it’s an interesting cigar. The wrapper is,  pronounced ‘cree-yo-yo’, a Criollo 98, Cuban-seed […]

Sunday Quick Shots: a Punch, a BestSeller and a Cameroon

Today is a “work” day for me, largely for my other writing projects. I kinda have to focus on a security article as well as my novel. But that doesn’t stop me from enjoying a cigar while I write. So I thought I’d do some quick reviews of the cigars I smoked. Punch Maduro Rothschild: […]

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 […]

Cigars for newbies

This can be a challenge to determine what cigars are best for newbies. It does depend on your taste buds. I’d say it’d be worthwhile trying only a stick or two at first. If you really like something then you can buy a box and put them into your humidor or tupperware-dor. One of the […]