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 […]


Perdomo ESV 1991 Epicure

Happy Monday folks! Today I have a Perdomo Estate Selccion Vintage (ESV) 1991 Epicure for you. Nick Perdomo Sr. secured this tobacco in 1995. The fillers are a mix of tobaccos grown in Esteli, Nicaragua and harvested it 1991. The wrapper is a Connecticut Broadleaf. Todays size is a 6″ x 54 ring Epicure that […]


Avo Limited Edition 2010

Well, I’m back! This week I have the Avo LE 10 for you. I was lucky enough to attend one of Avo’s few events and I picked up a box of these and have been enjoying them ever since. According to the Avo website…”Avo Uvezian’s new birthday creation is a cigar that no aficionado would […]


Graycliff 1666 Pirate

Today a have for you a stick that seems to show up in every sampler pack ordered from the big online sellers. I accumulated a bunch of these sticks when I was in that on-line buying phase and although I rarely buy on-line anymore, I built up a nice stash of smokes when I did. […]


Don Pepin Garcia Blue Invicto

We’ve done a lot of Don Pepin’s stuff over the past year but for some reason we never did the blue label. For those veterans of the site, you know that Pepin’s Black label still ranks as my all time favorite smoke. So lets see how this Blue Label compares. Don’t forget to get involved […]


Oliva Connecticut Reserve Toro

A while back I reviewed the Camacho Connecticut and discussed the other Connecticut that was entering the fray around the same time. Both of these sticks were marketing a fuller bodied smoking experience than your usual Connecticut wrapped cigar. Although I enjoy mostly full bodied sticks, I do enjoy a mid bodied cigar when the […]


Quick Smoke: 601 Green Oscuro Corona

I am back with a quasi quick smoke. Although this is a bit longer than the 45 min lunch time smoke I enjoy, this is a good 55 minutes to an hour of smoking time that is perfect for when you don’t have that 1.5 hours of down time to enjoy a Toro or larger. […]


Roberto Cigars Blend Selection: Samples 1-3

Here we are folks. The first episode of three that will take you through the tasting (and choosing) of a full bodied blend to complete the Roberto Cigars line of premium smokes. If you haven’t already, check out our reviews of Roberto’s Standard (Mild) Blend and his Robust (Medium) Blend. Today we have for you […]


Marco V Brazilian Grand Reserve

HAPPY THANKSGIVING NTA Nation! I hope you are all enjoying a day of family and friends, good spirits and a fine cigar or two. While you are sitting back on this great American Holiday, please remember those folks who can get home to see thier families because they are assuring our safety and freedom. If […]


CAO Brazilia Gol

Coming at you from Jungle Jim’s in Cincinnati, OH, I have my brother in-law in tow at a CAO event where we are reviewing the CAO Brazilia Gol. The event at Jungle Jim’s was a great time with some great deals on CAO stuff. We bought a box of La Traviata and received a great […]