Archive for June, 2010

La Flor Dominicana Limitado IV

La Flor Dominicana puts out a Limitado cigar yearly and each version is met with much enthusiasm. This version, IV, comes in at 6 1/4 x 52 and sports an Ecuadorian Habano wrapper ( I mistakingly say its a Nicaraguan Oscuro in the video). This cigar is released in a limited a number of 2000 [...]


Nestor Miranda Dominicano

Nestor Miranda released a new cigar named the Dominicano to complement the much heralded Special Selection line. The Dominicano was created to celebrate Domincan cigar heritage. This cigar is a collaboration between Guillermo Leon of La Aurora Cigars and Don Pepin Garcia. The largest difference between the Dominicano and the Special Selection is the wrapper which uses and special Dominican leaf. How does this cigar compare to the Special Selection? Watch the video and find out.


Gran Habano Cigars unveils new Corojo No. 5 Gigante

Gran Habano announced the introduction of a new cigar that will be featured at the Famous Cigar Expo 2010. This new cigar is a behemoth coming at 18.9 feet long by 3.3 feet wide by 5.2 feet tall!


El Tiante Corojo

Today Brian and I are sitting down together again to review a cigar for you. This time we’re firing up the El Tiante Corojo Churchill from Hall of Fame Pitcher Luis Tiant. These cigars are rolled in Nicaragua and are wrapped in a Corojo wrapper. These cigars are reasonably priced at approximately $6.00. Normally I’d [...]


Oliva Serie O

Today I am kicking off a new series of reviews that I am calling the “Humidor Staple Series.” In the ongoing attempt of all forms of cigar reviewing; whether it be magazines, blogs, etc.; we are always trying to get the reviews of the new stuff out there as soon as possible. While this is [...]


First Impressions: Nick’s Sticks

The other night Brian and I went to our local Tinderbox to pick up a few sticks and watch the U.S. Open. There were quite a few new cigars in the humidor, but one of the sticks that rally caught our eye was the latest offering from Perdomo, the Nick’s Sticks. Not only did these [...]


Rocky Patel Battle: Edge Sumatra vs Renaissance

Rocky Patel discontinued the ever popular Edge Sumatra shortly after its inital release. In 2008, Rocky Patel cigars released the Renaissance. The Renaissance was supposed to be a rebranding of the Edge Sumatra as a new dedicated line. Many people said the cigar was nothing like the old Edge Sumatra. So, to try to settle [...]


First Impressions: La Escepcion Edicion Limitada 2009

I just spent most of the weekend doing some remodel work on the kitchen. With that said I wasn’t able to put together a full blown review, but I did get a chance to smoke the La Escepcion Edicion Limitada 2009 and write down a few notes for you. Since I’ve only had two of [...]


Davidoff Millennium Blend

So lately I’ve been trying to think of different cigars to review that we haven’t covered yet on the site. It seems like we’ve reviewed some brands multiple times while completely ignoring others. So today I’m firing up the Millennium Blend to mark our first Davidoff review. Name: Millennium Blend Company: Davidoff Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sun-grown [...]


1998 Cuban Punch Corona

This week, I’m back to do another review on a Cuban cigar. Its been awhile for me, but when I get on a Cuban kick, I stay on it awhile. This week I’m reviewing a well aged cigar, a Punch corona from 1998. This cigar is 5.5 x 42. How does the cigar smoke? Check [...]