This cigar has a very smooth wrapper that is medium brown. The cold draw is perfect.Continue reading Warped La Relatos
This is a $2 MSRP panatella from United Cigars. A mixed filler stick with a rustic wrapper. No cut is needed and the cold draw is perfect.Continue reading United Pencil Maduro
This 4×50 cigar has a very smooth dark wrapper. There is a light sweet aroma from the foot.Continue reading Adventura The Explorer Short Robusto
This cigar has a candela wrapper with Maduro hilights at the foot and head. The cold draw is perfect and has a light sweetness.
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The initial flavors are medium bodied, alternating to light bodied as the burn evenly between the light and dark wrapper colors. There are earthy notes. The retohale is smooth. The ash is light grey and solid. The burn is even.
This is a very nice looking cigar with a very smooth wrapper. There are light sweet notes from the foot. The cold draw is perfect.Continue reading AJ Fernandez Last Call Habano
This is a very nice looking robusto with a smooth dark wrapper. There is a light sweetness from the foot. The cold draw is perfect. Today’s beverage is a cold Topo Chico.Continue reading Blackbird Cigars Rook
Cavalier of Geneva is well known for distribution of cigars in Europe. They also have a USA Exclusive line. The wrapper is smooth with the signature gold diamond stamp. The cold draw is perfect.
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The initial flavor profile is medium bodied with earthy and some light citrusy notes. The retohale is smooth. The light grey ash looks solid at this point and the burn is even.
This is a small hand made cigar with a somewhat rustic wrapper. The cold draw is perfect and the mottled ash looks solid. Tonight’s beverage is a pour of Pampero Ron Extra Anjeo Reserva Ezxclusiva.
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The initial flavor profile is mostly earth and leather. The retohale has black pepper notes and is just past smooth. The ash dropped into the ashtray and the burn is even. The rum is less sweet than other rums in its class, and pairs well with the cigar.
This cigar is part of the Turrent’s country styles, which includes Honduran, Dominican, and Cuban, which is not a Cuban cigar but is still very good. The capa on the Nicaragua is a bit rustic and the foot has earthy aromas. The cold draw is perfect and has light sweet notes. Tonight’s beverage is a 2 oz. pour of Baluarte Reposado Tequila.Continue reading Casa Turrent Nicaragua Toro
Mombacho’s Cosecha line is a yearly release with five years of age. The date stamp on the inside of the ring says May 2017, so the tobacco is aged before and after the cigar is rolled. This one was released in 2020, so it has an extra year from the humidor. The wrapper is mostly smooth with a little tooth. The cold draw is perfect. Tonight’s beverage is a Lone Pint Brewery Laser Kraken Rum Barrel Stout.
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The initial flavors are medium bodied and smooth. The profile is a bit sweet with earthy undertones. The retohale is smooth with light white pepper notes. The ash looks solid and the burn is even.
This looks to be a very well crafted cigar. The smooth Habano wrapper stops about 1/2” from the foot, which has rich aromas of earth and fruit. The cap sports a nice pigtail. The cold draw is perfect. Also, this one has at least two years of humidor time. Today’s beverage is a Yuengling Black & Tan.
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The initial flavors are medium bodied and earthy/sweet, only tasting the binder and filler. The ash is mottled grey and the burn is uneven, as you would expect from just binder.
The Lonsdale is one of my favorite parejos. Tonight’s selection is from Warped Cigars, one of the pre-eminent boutique cigar brands. This specimen has a beautiful medium brown wrapper with a couple of veins showing. The foot has aromas of fruit and honey. Tonight’s beverage is a 903 Java the Hutt rye/coffee stout. The cold draw is a bit tight.
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Initially strong, the flavor profile has coffee notes with a cherry sweetness. The retohale is smooth with a light dusting of white pepper. The burn is mostly even. The coffee notes in the ale are medium and complement the coffee in the flavor profile. A very good pairing.
In the first third, the flavor profile continues to have coffee and cherry notes with a loamy base. The retohale loses some but not all of the pepper notes. The ash is mottled grey and fairly solid. The burn is diagonal, almost to the point of canoeing.
This cigar has a dark, oily wrapper. There is an aroma of sweet, rich tobacco from the foot. The cold draw is perfect. Tonight’s beverage is a Yuengling Lager.Continue reading Esteban Carreras Unforgiven Corona
This is a very attractive cigar with a smooth Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper. The foot has aromas of very dark cocoa. The cold draw is perfect. Tonight’s beverage is a pour of Corralejo Reposado Tequila with a Topo Chico back.Continue reading CAO Mortal Coil Arcana