Drew Estate ‘Feral Flying Pig’ Review



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Feral Pig_1

Brand: Drew Estate Series: Unico Serie – ‘Feral Flying Pig’ Size: 5 3/8″ x 60 Origin: Nicaragua – Nicaraguan filler, Brazilian binder, and Connecticut (Habano) wrapper Price Paid: Approx $13 USD Paired With: Metropolis Brewing – Black IPA Cigars smoked for this review: 1 So I’ll… (read the rest)

Illusione Epernay ‘Le Grande’ Review



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Epernay 1

Brand: Illusione Cigars Series: Epernay Size: ‘Le Grande’  6″ x 46 Origin: Nicaragua – Criollo and Corojo tobaccos Price Paid:  Approx $12 USD Paired With:  Tripel Karmeleit – Belgian Golden Ale Cigars smoked for this review: 1 So I recently… (read the rest)

Viaje Honey and Hand Grenades Review



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Brand: Viaje Series: Honey and Hand Grenades Size: ‘The Shank’ – 5 1/4″ x 52 ring Origin: Honduras, with Nicaraguan Criollo wrapper, Nicarguan binder / filler Price Paid: Free! Received as a gift. Paired With: Old fashioned with Bulleit Bourbon… (read the rest)

La Flor Dominicana ‘Chapter One’ Review



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LFD Chapter One_1

Brand: La Flor Dominicana Series: Chapter One Size: Chisel – 6 1/2″ x 58 ring Origin: Brazilian maduro wrapper, Connecticut broadleaf binder, Dominican filler Price Paid: $16 to $18 Canadian Paired With: Coffee, black. Cigars Smoked For This Review: 1… (read the rest)

Illusione 888 review



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Brand: Illusione Cigars Series: ‘888’ Size: Churchill – 6 3/4″ x 46 Origin: Nicaraguan binder, wrapper, filler Price Paid: Approx $13 USD Paired With:  Homebrewed IPA Cigars smoked for this review: 1 Construction:  When smoking anything made by Illusione, I’ve… (read the rest)

Romeo y Julieta – Wide Churchill Review



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RYJ Wide Church1

Brand: Romeo y Julieta (Cuban) Series: Wide Churchill Size: 5 1/8” x 55 ring Origin: Made in Cuba – Cuban wrapper, binder and filler Price Paid:  Purchased in Cuba for approximately $12 CUC – Worth approx $28 CDN Paired With:… (read the rest)

Sublimes Double Robusto Review



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Brand: Sublimes Series: n/a Size: Double Robusto – 5 ¾” x 54 ring Origin: Made in Nicaragua with Ecuadorian wrapper, Honduran binder and Nicaraguan filler. Price Paid: Free! – received with admission to “Big Smoke” 2013. Retail approx. $9 USD… (read the rest)

Nat Sherman ‘Timeless’ Nicaraguan 452 Review



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Nat Sherman 452_1

Brand: Nat Sherman Series: ‘Timeless’452 Nicaraguan Size: 4” x 52 ring Origin: Nicaraguan wrapper, binder, filler Price Paid: Free! Received it at Big Smoke, 2013. Retail approx. $7 USD Paired With: Scuttlebutt IPA from Hoptopia brewing Construction:  In keeping with… (read the rest)

Choosing A Cigar



by at 10:19 pm Cigars 101


So hopefully you’re here because you’ve read Anatomy of a Cigar. If I’ve done my job, you’re now smelling feet, inspecting caps, and just can’t stop saying ‘ligero’ simply because it sounds slick. Knowing how a cigar is constructed is… (read the rest)