A few months back I was walking around in my local cigar shop when I noticed some really red looking cigars. I decided to go in for a closer look and see exactly what they were. What I found was a crimson red perfecto tucked away in a very simple slide lid box with the […]
Indian Tabac Super Fuerte maduro
This week’s Wednesday review is of the Indian Tabac Super Fuerte mini belicoso (5.5×52) with a maduro wrapper. Walt reviewed it last year and I’m taking my shot at it now. It had an attractive appearance with a dark and silky wrapper and a nice semi box-press. There was little give when squeezed, while still […]
Carlos Torano – Casa Torano
Up for review this week is the Casa Torano by Carlos Torano. This cigar was released in 2004 as a commercially available version of the Torano house blend. The cigar I smoked is the Robusto size which comes in at 4-3/4 inches long with a 52 ring gauge. The price point was in the neighborhood […]
Your Questions, My Answers. Episode 8
Padron Anniversary 1964 – Maduro
Unfortunately, Jerry had some family problems arise and will not be able to stand in for his normal Friday Review. First and foremost, Jerry I wish you and your family the best through these hard times.
This week’s Wednesday review is of the Don Pepin blend produced for Holt’s, known as Old Henry, in the robusto vitola (5×50). I bought a small humidor from them a little over a month ago while they were having issues with their web site and included this as a freebie because of the inconvenience.
Oliva Series G – Cameroon
Welcome back for yet another Monday review. Over the past couple of weeks I have had the opportunity to smoke a few Oliva Series G Cameroons. You may recall that I reviewed the Maduro version a few months back and was very happy with it. Due to the fact that I am more of a […]
Consuegra – Dominican Republic
Another week of nights spent at the hospital. I’m hoping in the next two weeks things settle down and I can get back on track. My cigar this week is the Consuegra from the Dominican Republic. We are pretty familiar with the more popular Consuegra from Honduras as being a great value/bargain cigar…the Dominican does […]
How to build a Fridgador
I mentioned during Episode 6 – Your Questions, My Answers that I had a beetle infestation last summer and had since set up a wine cooler as a Fridgador. I received a couple of questions about how I had chosen the model I did and what I had done to set it up. So this […]
La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero Chisel
Welcome back to another Monday review. I hope that everyone had a great holiday weekend and had the opportunity to enjoy a couple of fine cigars. As for me, the holiday was good and I did manage to sneak in a couple of cigars over the weekend, one of which is todays review.