La Palina Nicaragua Connecticut Robusto

La Palina Cigars has been around longer than any of us. The company’s roots go back to the late 1800s when Samuel Paley immigrated from the Ukraine to Chicago where he took on the job of a lector at a cigar factory. A lector is someone who reads books, newspapers etc… to the factory workers. […]


Lucious Lyon Robusto

Inspired by the hit Fox TV Show “Empire” comes the Lucious Lyon cigar from Meier & Dutch. Along with the cigar, is a line of accessories is being launched; crystal ashtray, 75ct humidor, cutter, and a lighter designs by Xikar. Meier & Dutch is a b&m distribution part of Cigars International which is owned by Scandinavian Tobacco Group. The […]


Punch Signature Robusto

Punch Cigars have been around for more than any one of us has been alive. One of my first cigars that I had when I went from smoking cigars to enjoying cigars was a Punch Champion. The Punch London Club maduro is still one of my go-to smokes that never lets me down when I am […]


JR Cigars Unchartered Robusto

JR Cigars has been around since as long as I can remember. They are mainly an online retailer, yet they do have a few B&Ms in the Northeastern US. They sell anything tobacco related from pipe tobacco, pipes, cigars, smoking accessories and the ever growing E-cigs & Vapes. Another thing they also have is a selection […]


Jordan Alexander III Corojo Robusto

The Jordan Alexander III Cigar Company from the outside looks to be quite a new company on the shelves. In fact, they have been around since 2013 and that is when they released a corojo cigar called “The Legend”. This Spring is when they introduced the Jordan Alexander III Corojo which is said to replace the […]


Dominion Cigar Black Lotus Robusto

When you think cigars, one of the few places you think a cigar company would hail from is Canada. The Dominion Cigar Company is from Canada and was founded by Steve Ricker. The Canadian based Dominion Cigar Company’s first release is the Black Lotus. Released in Canada in late 2014 and soon to be (if […]


Camacho Criollo Robusto Tubo

Camacho recently came out with their “Bold is Back” campaign with some reblending of their core line of cigars. One of those cigars is the Criollo and that is the cigar I will be taking a look at in this review. This cigar review is sponsored by Cigarscity.com and I am very thankful for their […]


“Smoked Up” No.86

Finally a break in the hot weather here in the south! I am glad it is here and hopefully the heat is out of the forecast the remainder of the year. The nights are nice and comfortable, so when I am not hanging out with my daughter, I have been trying to get some cigars […]


Partagas 1845 Extra Oscuro Robusto Gordo

General Cigar had a nice hit with the release of the Partagas 1845 in 2012. Extending the fame of the line comes two new versions of the 1845; the Extra Oscuro & Extra Fuerte. Today I will be taking a look at the Extra Oscuro. I don’t too many oscuro cigars, but when I tried […]


“Smoked Up” No.64

“Never judge a book (or cigar) by its cover.” I found that out this week as I had a few cigars sort of threw me off. I had a few predetermined notions of how the smoke was going to be and it turned out quite the opposite and it worked out for the better in these […]