This hefty torpedo comes in at 6×54 with a Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro wrapper, Honduran binder, and a mix of Dominican, Brazilian, and Mexican filler. The firm cap cut cleanly revealing a pleasant pre-light aroma and draw with a mild tobacco flavor though lacking the sweetness on the lips that I find in a lot maduro-wrappered […]
Today I bring you a review of the La Rosa Cubana stogie. Huge props to our friends over at Stogie Guys for taking the time to send me this stogie and to get my opinion on it. At the end of the review you will also see an embedded video hosted over at YouTube of […]
This Perdomo Lot 23 Robusto was a gift from the guys over at Dogwatch Social Club and was enjoyed during a herfcast for episode #80. While the wrapper was very smooth and without any large veins, it had a slightly rugged appearance but felt very good between the fingers. Very nice double cap that cut […]
I had to get emissions the other day, so I went early and thought I should have a cigar. Since it was only about 10:00 AM and I had not really eaten, I though I would go with a milder cigar and decided on a 5 Vegas Gold.
Size name: Toro Length: 6.1 Ring Gauge: 52 Wrapper: Brazilian Maduro Strength: Full I recently decided to smoke another one of my cigars from the CI sampler. The one I went with was the K. Hansotio Triple Ligero X3. When I first pulled this stick out of the humidor I didn’t think much of it. […]
Wrapper: Connecticut Binder: Philippines Filler: Brazil, Dominican Republic & Philippines I wasn’t sure what to expect from the Don Juan Urquijo before I lighted up. There I was in Makati City in the Philippines at one of the many Shoe Marts (SM) (a major department store similar to our Macys/Hechts but with a wine/liquor/tobacco section) […]
Wrapper: Ecuador Binder: Nic. Filler: Nic Length: 6.00 Ring Gauge: 54 Strength: Med. Last night I decided that I was going to smoke one of the La Vieja Habana – Fumas given to me by TechX. This was the Belicoso D size, which is a torpedo. The first thing I noticed was that the band […]
I find it great to review cigars that someone I know has smoked. Over on another site my buddy Walt reviewed the Hoyo Dark Sumatra and now it’s my turn. Origin: Honduras Length: 5.75 Ring: 54 Strength: Full Wrapper Color: Dark Brown Wrapper Type: Ecuador Sumatran Binder: Connecticut Broadleaf Filler: HON/NIC/DR Shape: Parejo I focused […]