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Cuaba Diademas: Impressive-Looking Stogies
October 18, 2013 – 4:52 am | Comments Off
Cuaba Diademas: Impressive-Looking Stogies

The medium ring of a cigar measures is 40 – 45 inches, so the 55 inch diameter of the Cuaba Diademas was bound to attract my interest. Having got a little bit tired of smoking …

Hoyo de Monterrey Petit Robusto: Always a Pleasure
September 20, 2013 – 5:58 am | Comments Off
Hoyo de Monterrey Petit Robusto: Always a Pleasure

Once in a while, you don’t need a strong cigar. You just need a cigar that will bring you pleasure and will not be too  attention-consuming. For such occasions, the Hoyo de Monterrey Petit Robusto …

Montecristo No. 2: One of the Most Sought After Cigars
July 22, 2013 – 7:38 am | Comments Off
Montecristo No. 2: One of the Most Sought After Cigars

It is easy to review the next cigar on my list, the Montecristo No. 2.  Everybody likes it. Not surprisingly, I like it myself. So, what this cigar has that others haven’t?
It is safe to …

Bolivar Belicosos Finos: Not for the Faint-Hearted
June 21, 2013 – 4:27 am | Comments Off
Bolivar Belicosos Finos: Not for the Faint-Hearted

We’ve had enough talk about cigars for novices that almost everyone will like. Now, it’s time for a cigar for aficionados! I’ve long intended to write about a gem among strong and tempered cigars – …

San Cristóbal La Fuerza: Off-The-Radar Cigar
May 23, 2013 – 5:18 am | Comments Off
San Cristóbal La Fuerza: Off-The-Radar Cigar

All cigar aficionados know four distinguished brands such as Cohiba, Montecristo, Partagas  and Romeo y Julieta. And only devoted cigar smokers who get their cigars in La Casa del Habano cigar stores know other brands …

Partagas Lusitanias: Traditional Yet Not Any Less Good
April 22, 2013 – 7:16 am | Comments Off
Partagas Lusitanias: Traditional Yet Not Any Less Good

Probably, everybody knows Partagas – this brand is, without a doubt, one of the most famous and best-selling lines of Cuban cigars. And if you are looking for a sure-fire favorite among Partagas cigars, it …