Hammer & Sickle Berlin Wall

For the last one and a half months I’ve been smoking my way through a couple handfuls of the Berlin Wall from Hammer & Sickle Cigars. These cigars jumped out at me during a trip to Old Virginia Tobacco. The Berlin Wall is beautifully presented in a white marble box of twenty and are dressed […]


Camacho Liberty 2009

Today I’m firing up a special cigar to celebrate Independence Day. The Camacho Liberty Series was originally released in 2002, and the annual release always seems to come with some excitement. As with any annual release there always has to be a favorite, and for a while it’s been widely accepted that the Liberty 2005 […]


Part III: Black Band Project C

The C banded cigar is the final cigar in the Black Band Project Sampler. The dark and slightly oily wrapper nearly gave the cigar away, but an unexpected issue confused me. I cut the video in two portions. If you received a sampler from Camacho and want to smoke these cigars blind, do not watch […]


Part II: Black Band Project B

This is the second installment of the Black Band Project cigars. Cigar “B” has a milk chocolate brown wrapper with rich earthy pre-light aroma. Watch the video to find out what I think of this cigar.