Cigar Reviews

Fausto FT140 by Tatuaje Cigars

September 8, 2011
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Country of Origin: Nicaragua Wrapper: Habano Ecuador Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Nicaraguan Length: 5 1/2″ Ring: 52 Tasting Notes: Well constructed, honestly I don’t think I’ve ever seen a poorly constructed cigar from Tatuaje. The cigar is firm but has a fantastic draw. I’m picking up some black pepper before lighting it, leaving my mouth tingling. [...]

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Vacation Smoke: Pinar Del Rio 1878 Cubano Especial Connecticut

August 4, 2010
Pinar Del Rio 1878 Cubano Especial Connecticut

I know this is a newer release from Pinar Del Rio, but I can’t find much information on this cigar except that it is Dominican and Nicaraguan Blend made in Dominican Republic. I picked up a Toro for under $4 as one of the cigars to try on my vacation. Finally getting a moment of [...]

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Cigar Review: La Gloria Cubana Artesanos De Tabaqueros 650

July 28, 2010
La Gloria Cubana Artesanos De Tabaqueros 650 Cigar Review

General Cigars Announced the La Gloria Cubana Artesanos De Tabaqueros back in April on the Team La Gloria Site. Tonight this was a special cigar presented to us as a surprise at The Party Source’s weekly cigar tasting. Typically I scan through press releases and ignore most of what is said since you can’t smoke [...]

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Cigar Review: Perdomo Nick’s Stick Sun Grown

July 12, 2010

I’m finally getting back to writing a review. These cigars recently showed up at my local shop and were recently featured in one of the weekly cigar events.  The Nick’s Sticks is a Nicaraguan Puro that is a revival of a cigar made in Nick Perdomo’s first cigar factory in Miami, FL during the mid [...]

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Cigar Review: Torano Exodus 50 Years

January 15, 2010

Considering I’ve smoked over a box of the Carlos Torano Exodus 1959 50 Years Short Churchills it was time to write the review. I meant to write it about a month ago, but the holidays and the kids bringing home colds to share forced me to cut back on how much I’ve been smoking. The [...]

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Cigar Review: CAO La Traviata Intrepido

December 7, 2009

CAO’s latest cigar has a more traditional feel than some of the releases they’ve done in the past few years. La Traviata is an old Cuban brand back from the turn of the 20th Century that began its life in Tabacalera Cubana, Agramonte no. 106. CAO resurrected the brand and tried to stay true to [...]

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Cigar Review: TESA Cabinet 312 torpedo

November 30, 2009

Brand: TESA Cigars Line: Cabinet 312 Vitola: Torpedo; 6 x 54 Origin: Nicaragua Wrapper: Criollo ’98 Maduro Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Nicaraguan Body: Medium-to-full Strength: Medium Price: About $10-$13 As I said in my recent review of the Liga Privada T-52, I’ve recently been hanging out more at TESA Cigars over on Chicago’s Near West Side. [...]

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Cigar Review: Room101 Cigars

November 8, 2009

I was kind of skeptical when I first started hearing about this cigar. Probably one of the first cigar promotions that I’ve seen make heavy use of the Internet as they have. My local shop got them in a few weeks ago so I finally had a chance to give it a try. The Room101 [...]

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Cigar Review: Titan Redemption Maduro

November 6, 2009

Cigar Specs: Company: El Titan de Bronze Wrapper: San Andres, Mexico Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Body: Medium-Full Sizes: Toro 6X52, Robusto 5X50, Coronita 5.5X44 Willy from El Titan de Bronze sent me these cigars this week and being rather impatient I lit one of them up right away and just finished the second one this [...]

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Cigar Review: Cubao Maduro No. 5

October 19, 2009

I reviewed the Cubao No. 1 and Jeff reviewed the Cubao No. 4. We were both really impressed with this smoke. Well this year they added the Cubao Maduro to the line. The difference between the Cubao and the Cubao maduro is the wrapper. The maduro has a Ecuadorian Broadleaf Maduro instead of a Ecuadorian [...]

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