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For Sports Lovers: Hall of Fame Cigars
April 8, 2013 – 4:11 am | Comments Off
For Sports Lovers: Hall of Fame Cigars

Maker: General Cigar
Filler: Dominican
Binder: Dominican
Wrapper: Dominican Natural and Maduro
Flavors: Natural: Vanilla, wood, nuts, leather, herbs. Maduro: Dark Chocolate, tangy-sweet, wood, earth, black pepper, herbs.
Draw/Volume/Strength:  Natural: +1 / +2 / 3, Maduro: 0 / +2 / …

Ortega Serie D #8 Maduro
September 14, 2012 – 2:16 am | Comments Off
Ortega Serie D #8 Maduro

Size: 5 1/2 x 50
Wrapper: Ecuadoran Habano Rosado
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua
Smoking Time: 1 1/2 hours
Price: MSRP $6.90
It was only a few short months ago that Eddie Ortega brought his well-received Ortega Serie D Maduro to market, …

Iconic Leaf Recluse
September 4, 2012 – 7:57 am | Comments Off
Iconic Leaf Recluse

Size: 5 x 52
Wrapper: Brazilian Maduro
Binder: Cameroon
Filler: Dominican
Strength: Medium
Body: Full
Flavor: Full
“The RECLUSE cigar is comprised of the absolute finest of everything. From the seed that is sown, to the blend of the tobacco leaves that …

Table 36 cigar review
June 1, 2012 – 5:03 am | Comments Off
Table 36 cigar review

These days the cigar world is dominated by major brands such as Rocky, Padron, and Alec Bradley. It can be hard to find those hidden gems in your local smoke shop’s humidor. From time to …

Tatuaje Seleccion de Cazador Regios
March 29, 2012 – 4:43 am | Comments Off
Tatuaje Seleccion de Cazador Regios

The Seleccion de Cazador line, also referred to at times as the Brown Label, is one of Tatuaje’s first releases. The brand is known for making quality cigars with some kick, and this one promises …

Padilla Dominus Robusto
February 14, 2012 – 7:58 am | One Comment
Padilla Dominus Robusto

This was my first time smoking this great stick so I thought it would be a nice one to let people know about. This is a hybrid tobacco (Cuban-seed Nicaraguan Corojo) planted in 2006. Which …