The CroMagnon is known for its oily sheen, and this Intemperance BA left a very obvious oily residue on my fingers every time I touched it. It did not glisten in the light like a CroMag, but it is definitely quite oily.
The test sample i chose had a crack running from the tip of the head to just about where the shoulder is. I had smoked 4 of these before and none had any flaws. however I decided that if I were in the store and picked this out to buy without noticing, then I should test this anyway.
Romeo by Romeo y Julieta is the newest release by Altadis to the U.S. market, and the release is a cigar that is meant to grab the attention of the ever growing and popular demand of smokers. People are looking for more full bodied cigars, and with that being asked for, smokers typically would not gravitate towards the traditional Romeo y Julieta cigars.
Best Cigar Prices, a leading online distributor of brand name, premium cigars and cigar humidors, has gone back to the beginning to reveal the history of the cigar in a new article on their site titled "The History of the Cigar."
Earlier this year, Tatuaje Cigars' founder Pete Johnson unveiled some plans for his 2012 releases on Kiss My Ash Radio. Since then, those plans were reiterated on various media outlets. When word got out of a limited release called the Tatuaje Mexican Experiment, it caught many people off guard.
We lit it up and were were struck by a very rich earthy and creamy flavor with a spicy and peppery finish. The Oval continued to build complexity throughout the smoke, it was always surprising us.
Antillian Cigar Corporation, owner of popular cigar brands such as Sosa, Imperio Cubano and Macabi, is happy to announce that it will be introducing a new 6 x 60 size to its Sosa Classic cigar line.
Rick's Cabaret/NYC, the premier gentlemen's club in Manhattan, has teamed with leading cigar purveyor Davidoff & Cie. for a one-of-a-kind Davidoff Cigar Dinner on July 16th.
The wrapper on this cigar was a deep, almost black, brown. There were some light flecks covering most of the wrapper. There were some medium veins along with some roughness, which is fairly typical of a Mexican wrapper.
This is the third of five cigars in Tatuaje's Little Monsters Series. This series consists of a sampler pack consisting of smaller vitolas of the popular Tatuaje Monster Series. The Monster Series was created by Tatuaje founder Pete Johnson as a tribute to monster and horror movies.
Erik Espinosa was one half of the popular, but now defunct, EO brands. I had been a fan of EO for a long time so I'm happy to see that both Erik with this E Doble and Eddie with his Serie D are still in the tobacco business. One thing to note is I do not know who is making this cigar, but I do know that it is not where the EO brand cigars were made in the past.
This cigar is a Toro 6×52 with a Habano seed Candela and the binder and filler are not known. The price point is $6.40each.
Eiroa is best known for his tenure as President of Camacho Cigars. After Davidoff acquired Camacho, Eiroa stayed on for a while before recently leaving to launch CLE. CLE stands for the initials of Eiroa's full-name - Christian Luis Eiroa.
The Paul Stulac line of cigars started off with Paul Stulac, a B&M owner from Canada. Paul was on vacation in Miami, FL a few years back and went to the Cuban Crafters factory and started talking with Enrique “Don Kiki” Berger.
Green cigars have been with us for a long time, but the chances of seeing one in your local shop is only slightly better than your chances of getting hit with an overdose of gamma radiation.
The Chisel is a unique shape that is a hallmark of LFD. The cigar starts off as a figurado but the head of the cigar tapers into a somewhat flattened tip. The inspiration for the idea, Litto had chewed down the head of a torpedo while driving.
World Reserve. The Olde World Reserve is a medium to full bodied smoke that derives its flavor from hand selected aged Nicaraguan tobacco. It’s a wonderfully dark Maduro, box pressed, with minimal veins. The pre light aroma gives hints of earth and spice with a little sweetness.
EP Carrillo Short Run 2010 No.4, manufactured at Tabacalera La Alianza S.A. in the Dominican Republic, was sporting an Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper with couple visible veins and well blended seams. The cigar was tripple capped and ~%95 of it was well constructed.
The original Cremo Cigar, an icon of early America and the most successful cigar brand of the early 20th century, made a commitment to providing their customers with value.
Villiger Stokkebye’s history, the company was started by two families, Villiger and Stokkebye, in 1888 and 1882 respectively. The two families combined to create Villiger Stokkebye International, and have become very well known for their quality tobacco products ranging from machine and hand rolled cigars to pipes.
The Mini Mum is a pretty rustic looking cigar. The wrapper has a lot of veins of different sizes and varies in shades of color from lighter to darker browns, being darkest at the closed foot end. To put it bluntly, it's ugly like a monster.
The oily wrapper was shiny, and the color variances looked good. There were a few small to medium sized veins, but no real flaws to speak of. The smell of the wrapper was a simple earthiness and wood.
The shiny tan wrapper no real flaws, and small to medium veins. The wrapper smell was sort of barnyardish and earthy. The foot had more of a spicy smell. Overall the cigar was solidly packed, with minimal inconsistencies.
General Cigar is proud to introduce Partagas 1845, a new, four-cigar collection which embodies 167 years of heritage and expert cigar making. This exciting new take on the venerable brand is a departure from the traditional Cameroon-wrapped expressions of Partagas®, and is set to make its retail debut on April 9, 2012.
The Carmelo Blue Label Maduro has a wrapper which is slightly darker than milk chocolate color, a little lighter than what comes to mind with a maduro wrapper. It has almost no veins and a slight oil sheen to it.