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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Cigar Review: Not quite a Saintly “Sexy” Shrub

Cigar Name: Santa Damiana #500 Robusto (5 x 50) Cigar Description: Dominican Republic filler wrapped in a Connecticut wrapper Cigar Strength: Medium Review of the Cigar itself: I’m definitely slacking on the job. Well overdue for a review and will probably spend the next few days doing a few. My humidors are showing signs of […]

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 […]