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 a good cigar can fool a tastebud

Cigar Name: Don Tomas Cameroon Robusto (5 1/2 x 52) Cigar Description: Honduran cigar with Cameroon wrapper around Dominican, Brazilian and Mexican long fillers, aged over 4 years. Cigar Strength: Medium Review of the Cigar itself: A nice cigar that I had gotten a little while ago and nearly had forgotten about. I brought it […]

Cigar Review: Enjoying a Vintage Upmann

Cigar Name: H. Upmann Vintage Cameroon Robusto (5 x 52) Cigar Description: Cameroon wrapper around Dominican, Nicaraguan and Peruvian filler Cigar Strength: Medium Review of the Cigar itself: I got with an annoying flu bug this week and only just recovered yesterday. So I’d thought I’d start the day with a nice medium cameroon. I […]

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: […]

Cigar Review: Shorter Robusto that Packs its Flavour

Cigar Name: Saint Luis Rey Reserva Especial Serie G Short Robusto (4.25 x 54) Cigar Description: Nicaraguan Habano wrapper and a Nicaraguan binder with Honduran and Nicaraguan longfiller tobaccos Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: As I eyed this short cigar and took in what it presented, I realized that this would be […]

Cigar Review: A Blue Maduro

Cigar Name: 601 Box-Pressed Blue Maduro Robusto (5.2 x 52) Cigar Description: Nicaraguan Cuban-seed filler with NIcaraguan wrapper Cigar Strength: Medium-Full Review of the Cigar itself: After my last 601, I wasn’t too sure about this one but I thought I’d give it a try. I’ve always like the maduro dark wrappers for that extra […]

Cigar Review: That ain’t a cigar. Now THIS is a cigar!

Cigar Name: Diamond Crown Maximus #1 (8 x 50) Cigar Description: Various Dominican fillers surrounded by  Ecuadorian wrapper Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: Ok. So I stole the line from Crocodile Dundee. But ya gotta admit, this is one big cigar (And we’re not just talking size here!) I was sent this […]