Tag: Dominican


La Aurora Escogidos Maduro Robusto

Many moons ago, I came across the La Aurora Escogidos in a small mall shop on a visit to Miami. At the time, there was only the Cameroon-wrapped version, and it was said to be a cigar only available to visitors of the La Aurora factory in the Dominican Republic. Sensing opportunity, I did what […]

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Maldonado Dynasty Mogul

Back in November, Daniel (aka @Dalamscius) from Casas Fumando held a giveaway contest to raise money for the Movember campaign, which spreads awareness about men’s health issues, particularly prostate cancer. I was happy to make a small donation to help out a pal (who also happens to be active in the Stogie Review Fan Forums), […]

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The Box-Worthies: Brian’s Top 10 Cigars of 2011

‘Tis the season for cigar lists, and here’s mine. I like to think of what follows as my real top 10 list. Meaning that, when I lift the humidor lid, the following cigars are the ones I really hope to find waiting for me front and center. New or old, complex or straightforward, these are […]

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Lone Wolf Lobo Rojo (First Impressions)

Better late than never, right? Tuesday is my day ’round these parts at the Stogie Review, and I like to have things set up so that my post goes live right at midnight, but here I am scrambling late on a Tuesday afternoon. Sorry everybody! It’s been a few weeks since I last uploaded a […]


Arturo Fuente Hemingway Untold Story Maduro

It’s that time of year again. And I’m not talking about trees, lights, shopping sprees and loosened belts. I’m talking about rare Fuente smoke season, where cigar geeks and Fuente fanatics across the country dash to their nearest B&M to see what presents Santa Carlito left on the shelves. This year, along with the annual […]

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