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 […]


Cigar Review – H. Upmann Magnum 50

A friend of mine at BOTL.org recently sent me a five pack of these cigars and wanted me to know how I like these.  These are from 2009 and I’ve had PLENTY of its smaller, older brother, the Mag 46.  Its always been a staple in my humidor and one I enjoy very much as […]


Custom Rolled Cuban Cigar

I recently got a custom rolled cigar using cuban tobacco from a friend of mine, @brooktrouttn, to see what I thought of the cigar. He actually sent me two and this is the first of the batch, torpedo. I judge the cigar to be about 6 1/2″ to 6 1/4″ and about a 50 ring […]


Bolivar Royal Corona SVF JUN 05

The Bolivar line was first established in 1901 by Jose Rocha as was named after Simon Bolivar. In 1954, the Bolivar line was bought by Cienfuentes y Cia and production was moved to the Partagas factory. One of the most popular vitolas in the line is the Royal Corona which is a robusto measuring 4 […]