Tag Archives: Connecticut

CAO America

Can’t Leave Well-Enough Alone

CAO released at the beginning of the summer the Sinister Sam. Only 2000 boxes of 14 cigars were produced and sold through B&M stores through the country. The Sinister Sam…

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…

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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…

Looking forward to toasting this one

7-20-4

In just a few more hours it’ll be 7:24pm, on July 24th (7/24). Therefore I’ll be toasting up this cigar: the 7-20-4 Hustler that I stashed in my humidor a…

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Surprise!

I received a phonecall last night. Turns out I won a prize pack from the Alec Bradley Cigars event the other day. While I didn’t get the giant AB ashtray,…

this CAO Lx2 corona (4.0"x45) is a great example of the flavor differences between smaller and larger cigars

A Matter of Size

Recently I’ve been working on selecting and smoking smaller cigars–both in length and ring gauge. My primary purpose for choosing small cigars like Perfectos and Coronas is a matter of…

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…

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Aging Room Havao

Aging Room Havao Connecticut – smells of hay, barnyard. Build is good, firm throughout. Veins are thin. Bit of wrapper torn off with foot band. Fires up with a bit…