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. […]

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: Nicaraguan¬† 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 […]

Cigar Review: Not all Silver Bullets are small

Cigar Name: Romeo Y Julieta Reserva Real Porta Real (7 x 36) Cigar Description: Ecuadorian Connecticut Maduro wrapper¬† around a Cameroon binder and encapsulating Dominican long fillers Cigar Strength: Medium Review of the Cigar itself: I’m in Alexandria, VA this week and to get here I took the Acela Express train to D.C. The Acela […]

Cigar Review: Harry Potter ain’t got nothing on this Dragon

Cigar Name: Black Dragon (4.5 x 52) Cigar Description: Ecuadorian Connecticut Maduro wrapper¬† around a Cameroon binder and encapsulating Dominican long fillers Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: We went to see new Harry Potter movie last night. Eh. Not bad but not great. In the end, I think I enjoyed many of […]

Cigar Review: A special cigar for TAA stores only

Cigar Name: Rocky Patel TAA Signature Series (5 x 50) Cigar Description: Wrapper and filler Unknown Cigar Strength: Medium Review of the Cigar itself: So this past week I was back in Wall Street teaching. So I headed down to the Broad Street Barclay-Rex, my usual stop when down there, and checked out what they […]

La Rosa Cubana Cigars and the Cuban Poll

One of the things about getting older is that while you may feel a lot younger, your body has this awful tendency to not feel so much so. I spent the better part of yesterday visiting various doctors’ offices, getting poked, prodded and queried. Once they were done with me, they sent me on my […]