Cigar Review: A little Red that could

Cigar Name: 601 Red Habano Robusto (5 x 50) Cigar Description: Nicaraguan longfillers covered in an oily Nicaraguan Natural Habano wrapper. Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: I knew I was in for quite the cigar treat when the pepper taste hit my taste buds before I had even lit the cigar. It […]

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: The Whites, Part 4 — Maduro

Cigar Name: Los Blancos Maduro Robusto (5 x 52) Cigar Description: Nicaraguan Wrapper around Nicaraguan filler Cigar Strength: Mild-Medium Review of the Cigar itself: This is the last of the Los Blancos Robusto cigars I got in the 4 pack. The wrapper is a near-black dark chocolate color, oozing with lush oils. This wrapper was […]

Cigar Review: The Whites, Part 3 — Criollo

Cigar Name: Los Blancos Criollo Robusto (5 x 52) Cigar Description: Nicaraguan Wrapper around Nicaraguan filler Cigar Strength: Medium-Full Review of the Cigar itself: After doing a bit of work this morning, I decided to give another of the Los Blancos a go. The construction wasn’t as smooth as the others and again a couple […]

Cigar Review: The Whites, Part 2 — Sumatra

Cigar Name: Los Blancos Sumatra Robusto (5 x 52) Cigar Description: Indonesian Sumatra wrapper around Jalapa Valley (Nicaragua) and Jamastran Valley (Honduras) Cigar Strength: Mild-Medium Review of the Cigar itself: After spending last week in San Francisco (entry about the Cigar Bar and Lounge pending), I figured it’d be time to continue with the “Whites” […]

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 […]

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: A slow-starting spicy Perdomo

Cigar Name: Perdomo Habano Maduro (5.5 x 54) Cigar Description: Nicaraguan Cuban-seed Corojo filler with Maduro wrapper Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: I decided to do some bug hunting (not real bugs but computer ones) tonight and as I went on the search of them, I decided to give this Perdomo a […]