Cigar Review: Sometimes it’s the little things…

Cigar Name: Hoyo de Monterrey Sabrosos (5 x 40) Cigar Description: Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper around long fillers from Nicaragua, Honduras and Dominican Republic Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: March is always a bit of a fun month for me. It’s my birthday month and I tend to treat myself to a new […]

Cigar Review: A little trip to Havana Camacho style.

Cigar Name: Camacho Havana Toro (6 x 50) Cigar Description: Jamastran Habano Criollo around Honduran grown, Cuban-seed Corojo long fillers Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: I am constantly trying to improve myself to be better for work, for myself and for my relationships. I recently began running. Well, more like walking with […]

Cigar Review: A DaVinci to remember a beautiful smile by

Cigar Name: DaVinci Exhibicion E Robusto (5 x 50) Cigar Description: Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper around Nicaraguan binder and filler Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: In our lives we sometimes meet interesting people and animals. I had, at one point, 4 furrkids (kids of the four-legged kind) — all of whom were cats. […]

Quickie Cigar Reviews: A Menage-a-Trois

Ok, ok. So I’ve been enjoying more than I have been writing. Or at least trying to enjoy. I had three cigars this week that I wanted to review but kept forgetting to put up. One was “Meh”, one was “eh.. I’ll have it again” and the last was another “Meh”. I find it frustrating […]

Cigar Review: A Salute from one Craftsman to Another

Cigar Name: Nording Torpedo (4 x 54) Cigar Description: Costa Rican Maduro wrapper over Nicaraguan long fillers and Mexican binder Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: This cigar, when I got it, made me think of the NUB cigars that I sometimes like for a “quick” smoke. NUBs, however, tend to be rather […]

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 […]

Cigar Review: Relaxing after the holidays in Slow-Age fashion

Cigar Name: Slow-Age Lot 826 Robusto Maduro (5  x 52) Cigar Description: Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro wrapper with 4 different Nicaraguan long-fillers. Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: After having a stressful holiday (thanks to airline FUBARs) and not being able to enjoy a cigar to relax (I wanted to be respectful of my […]

Cigar Review: Sometimes big things come in small packages

Cigar Name: Trinidad Habana Reserve #5 (4 1/4 x 44) Cigar Description: Ecuadorian Cubano around Honduran and Nicaraguan filler Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: I decided to go through the humidor to see what I could find that was interesting. And I happened upon a small cigar that had been sent to […]