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EloGio Cigars Habano Crescent City Exclusivo Review

Nov

07

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Brand: EloGio Cigars Series: Habano Crescent City Cigars Exclusivo Size: Gran Corona – 6” x 48 Origin: Nicaraguan binder, wrapper and filler Price: Approx $10 USD Paired with: Ice water Several months ago, Crescent City Cigars, which happens to be… (read the rest)

PDR 1878 Capa Habana Lancero Review

Jul

29

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PDR 1878 lancero

Brand:  Pinar Del Rio (PDR) Cigars Series:  1878 – Reserva Dominicana  – Capa Habana Size: Lancero – 7.25” x 38 ring gauge Origin:  Dominican Habano wrapper and binder, with Dominican Criollo 98 and Dominican Corojo filler Price Paid: Approx $7… (read the rest)

Tatuaje Fausto Review

Apr

08

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Brand: Tatuaje Series: Fausto Size: FT127 (Robusto) 5” X 54 ring Origin: Habano Ecuador Wrapper, Nicaraguan binder and filler A few weeks ago, I dug the Tatuaje ‘Fausto’ out of my humidor for the simple reason that I had just… (read the rest)

Joya De Nicaragua Antano Dark Corojo (Doble Forte) Review

Feb

25

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JDN Doble Forte

Brand: Joya De Nicaragua             Series:  Antano – Dark Corojo ‘Doble Forte’ Size: El Martillo – 5 ½” x 54 Origin:  Nicaraguan wrapper, binder and filler Saturday night I found myself sifting through the humidors, looking for an ‘after dinner’… (read the rest)

Xen by Nish Patel Review

Feb

06

by at 9:24 pm Cigar Reviews

Xen Cigar

Brand: Rocky Patel Cigars             Series:  ‘Xen’ by Nish Patel Size: Toro –  6” x 52 ring Origin:  Connecticut wrapper, Nicaraguan binder and ‘secret’ filler   After a far too lengthy hiatus, Cigaropolis is once again going full smoke ahead.  Due… (read the rest)

Tatuaje Havana VI Angeles Review

Oct

22

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Brand: Tatuaje Cigars Series:  Havana VI Size: Angeles – (Petit Corona – 4 5/8 x 42) Origin: Made in Nicaragua by Jaime Garcia at My Father Cigars S.A. – Habano Ecuador wrapper with Nicaraguan binder and filler. If cigars are… (read the rest)

Ramon Allones – Allones Extra, Edicion Limitada 2011 Review

Oct

15

by at 9:34 pm Cigar Reviews

Brand: Ramon Allones (Cuban) Series: Allones Extra / Edicion Limitada 2011 Size: 44 ring x 143mm (5 5/8”) in length Origin:  All tobacco in this cigar is from Vuelta Abajo, Cuba.  The wrapper is shade grown, and the wrapper, binder,… (read the rest)

Villiger 1888 Longfiller Review

Sep

28

by at 12:59 pm Cigar Reviews

Brand: Villiger    Series: 1888 ‘Longfiller’ Size: Short Robusto – 4” x 50 Origin: Made in the Dominican Republic with Ecuadorian wrapper, and a “…blend of tobaccos from several countries”   One of the challenges in conducting cigar reviews is resisting… (read the rest)

PDR 1878 Cubano Especial Capa Madura Review

Aug

27

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Brand: Pinar Del Rio (PDR)            Series:  1878 Size: Robusto (5×52) Wrapper: Brazilian Binder: 1998 Dominican Criollo Filler: Nicaraguan and Dominican Criollo This review starts with a shout out to Dan, a fellow Brother of the Leaf who hooked me up… (read the rest)

Macanudo Cru Royale Review

Jul

31

by at 9:47 pm Cigar Reviews

Brand: Macanudo (General Cigar) Series: Cru Royale Size:  Robusto (5” x 50) Origin: Ecuadoran Habano Wrapper, La Vega Especial Binder (Dominican Republic), and Dominican, Brazilian and Nicaraguan filler A few days ago I forced myself to deliberately stray from my… (read the rest)