El Original Natural

The El Original line was created in 1999 by the Island Smoke Shop in Key Largo, FL. The cigar incorporates a five county blend of tobacco, which is capped of with an Ecuadorian wrapper. The El Original is described as a full-bodied cigar, so I’ll fire it up and let you know my take on […]


Oliva Serie V Lancero

According to the Oliva Cigar Website, the Oliva Serie V is a complex blend of Nicaraguan long filler tobaccos. Blended with specially fermented Jalapa Valley ligero, and finished with a high priming Habano Sun Grown Wrapper. This cigar is blended to deliver full body taste while maintaining an unparalleled smoothness. The Lancero vitola is 7” x 38 and carries a price point of around $5.50-$6.50 as a single.


Rocky Patel Summer Collection 2008

A year after the release of the 2008 Summer Collection from Rocky Patel, I decided to take another look at this cigar. Since the 2009 Summer Collection was recently released I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the original seasonal collection cigar and find out if it was the cigar I […]


CAO Lx2 Lancero

The Lx2 is the latest cigar from CAO, and it’s been highly anticipated. We have chosen the limited edition lancero for our first video review.