George Rico catches us up on the latest Gran Habano news, including the new medium-bodied Blue in Green, the seriously aged Gran Reserva #5 2012, and the La Coleccion De Elegancia Corojo No. 5 Maduro, which is presented in a way reminiscent of the old Cuban sampler boxes from the 1980’s and 90’s.
We’re coming up on my favorite time of the year for cigars- trade show season. It’s also a really busy time. A lot of back and forth emails discussing appointment times on the floor of the trade show. That and increased activity with other projects haven’t left a lot of time to set up a […]
Gran Habano is a cigar company that was well know for making quality cigars for a great price. My friends and I smoked a lot of Corojo #5s when we used to get together to smoke because it tasted great and was priced right. They’ve added various line extensions since then and one of them […]
It’s once time again for another issue of Brian’s The Week In Smoke. In case this is your first Week in Smoke, be advised that it covers many (though not necessarily all) of the cigars I’ve smoked in the past week (or the past month, or however long it has been since the last issue), […]
We’re in week two of the pollen siege here in Atlanta, and sense of taste is all out-of-wack. So instead of a review this week, I have a Brian’s The Week In Smoke that I was working on just before the yellow cloud descended. In case this is your first Week in Smoke, be advised […]
Back by at least one request, it’s time once again for Brian’s The Week In Smoke. In case this is your first Week in Smoke, be advised that it covers many (though not necessarily all) of the cigars I’ve smoked in the past week (or more likely, the past month), along with a couple of […]
Brand: Gran Habano Azteca Blender: George Rico Vitola: Toro Ring Gauge: 52ish Length: 6.00 Wrapper: San Andres Valley – Mexico (Double Maduro) Binder: San Andres Valley – Mexico Filler: Panamanian and Nicarguan Origin: Honduras MSRP: Unknown Purchased From: Sample from Kensington Tobacconist Last week while making my usual Friday afternoon visit to Kensington Tobacconist, I […]