Category Archives: Cigar Reviews

The newer "bold" Band is certainly not as classy as the original

Review: Camacho Corojo Maduro old vs new

Since I smoked my first Camacho Corojo Maduro, I have been a big fan. It’s a tasty cigar. It’s a strong cigar. It even made an appearance in Cigar Aficionado’s…

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So many Gurkhas…

So, I’ve had a few Gurkhas, and I have to say that I’m not a fan. There’s just something about their flavor profiles that just doesn’t hit me just right….

how about that?

Review: CAO Flathead

CAO Flathead Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf maduro Binder: Habano Connecticut Filler: Nicaraguan Ligero and Piloto Cubana Ligero Sizes: Lancero, Robusto, Toro, Double Toro Retail: about $7 Size for review: Robusto I’ve…

Lil whiskey and a Joya de Nicaragua Cabinetta make a great pair

Review: Joya de Nicaragua Cabinetta Serie

Joyo de Nicaragua Cabinetta Serie Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade and Nicaraguan Habana Criollo Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Sizes: Lancero, Double Corona, Toro, Belicoso, Perfecto, Corona, Robusto Retail: about $6 Size…

half cigar

Review: Ventura Cigar Project805 Andullo

Ventura Cigars Project805 Andullo Wrapper: Corojo Shade Binder: Dominican Olor Filler: Tobaco Andullo, Dominican Criollo ’98, Dominican Seco Olor, Piloto Cubano Sizes: Robusto, Toro, Figurado, Churchill Retail: $7 Size for…

Great all the way to the end

Review: TL Johnson Tempio

TL Johnson Tempio Wrapper: Pennsylvania Binder: Dominican Filler: Nicaragua and Dominican Sizes: Churchill, Robusto, Toro, Torpedo Size for review: Robusto (5×50) Retail: ~$9 Knowing that I was getting close to…

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Review: Alec Bradley Connecticut

Alec Bradley Connecticut Wrapper: Ecuador grown Connecticut Binder: Honduras Filler: Nicaragua and Honduras Sizes: Churchill, Corona, Robusto, Toro, Torpedo Size for review: Robusto Retail: ~$7 The Alec Bradley Connecticut came…

Nearing the end of the first third

Review: Pinar del Rio Exclusivo Reserva Limitada

Pinar del Rio Exclusivo Reserva Limitada Wrapper – Dominican Habano Binder – Criollo ’98, Brazilian Habano Filler – Nicaraguan Jalapa and Esteli, Dominican Criollo ’98, Dominican Corojo, Dominican Negrita Canca…

Here's a drop dead gorgeous stick

TL Johnson Legend Reserve 63 Maduro – review

Wrapper: Maduro (brazilian?) Binder: Honduran Filler: Peru Ligero and Nicaraguan Habano Seco Sizes: Churchill, Toro, Gordo, Robusto, Corona, Torpedo size for review: Corona The first time I saw a photo…

Black Ops maduro

(Gurkha) Black Ops Maduro – review

Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro Filller/Binder: Nicaragua sizing: Churchill, Robusto, Toro, Torpedo Churchill selected for review These come up on C-bid with so much regularity, I had to give them a…