Archive for March, 2009

Kristoff Corojo Torpedo

Last week, I sampled a relatively hard to find cigar in the Cruzado that turned out to be a really great cigar. Today, I review another relatively hard to find cigar in the Kristoff Corojo Torpedo. Will the scarceness translate into goodness like the Cruzado did? Let’s find out.

Saint Luis Rey Serie G

The Saint Luis Rey Serie G Maduro, made by Altadis USA, is a stout cigar with a Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro wrapper and binder. This is a cigar that I have some history with so it felt like a good fit for my first solo video review.

Cruzado Dominecos

Cruzado is a new line by Dion Giolito, maker of Illusione cigars, which was introduced this year in Las Vegas at IPCPR. The cigar has a wrapper of Nicaraguan criollo with a Nicaraguan and Honduran filler blend.

Update: Puros Indios Viejo

Two months ago I wrote an unfavorable review of the Puros Indios Viejo.  Well this past week I decided to reach deep into the humidor and smoke another one these to see if my experience would change.  I decided to fire up the stick on my way home from work, and was so amazed at […]

Meet the Ash-holes: Chris

My Cigar History Growing up I can remember my Dad smoking cigars and I guess that is what sparked my interest early on.  So in June 2000, while on my senior trip in the the Bahamas, I decided to try a cigar for myself.  I don’t remember the particulars, but I can tell you it […]

Cheap Ash: Cuban Crafters Cabinet Selection

At the time I’m writing this review Wall Street has seen their 3rd straight day of gains.  That might be good news for the future, but my 401k is still struggling.  So, I bring you the Cuban Crafters Cabinet Selection, a budget friendly cigar produced by Tabacalera Esteli and Henry “Don Kiki” Berger.

Bad Dog Toro

Bad Dog Cigars are relatively new to the industry. Created by Nicholas Scarcella and Andreas, long time business partners, these cigars feature a unique Rhodesian wrapper that comes from the Zimbabwe.

Sunday Fiver – March 8, 2009

A fiver of cigar stories from around the Web for March 8, 2009.

Guest Review: G.A.R. by George Rico

Our first guest review comes courtesy of dk_fxn. The G.A.R comes to us from George Rico. Known as a blender for the Gran Habano and 3 Siglos lines of cigars, the G.A.R is his personal line of cigars. I noticed this cigar in a few of my local shops. The simple look of the cigar […]

February Contest Winner

Our February contest has come to an end. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions. And, once again, thank you to our sponsor Duque Cigars for donating a film can of Bad Dog Cigars and the poster to go along with it.