Romeo San Andrés by Romeo y Julieta

Romeo San Andrés by Romeo y Julieta Cigar Review

Well, here we are in 2018 and the collaborations with AJ Fernandez continue where they left off in 2017. This time the cigar tobacco king has worked again with Altadis USA and included Rafael Nodal in the mix to create the latest Romeo y Julieta cigar – the Romeo San Andrés. You may recall AJ has worked[…]

Roma Craft Aquitaine EMH

RoMa Craft Aquitaine EMH Cigar Review

Last month my good friend and Stogie press associate Alton Otto, gifted me a RoMa Craft Aquitaine EMH cigar. This is a cigar I have not smoked yet and it has been out for a several years. It is a sister blend to the RoMa Craft CroMagnon and according to the company’s website it sports:[…]

Rock A Feller Cigars Vintage Nicaragua Maduro Lancero

Rock A Feller Cigars Vintage Nicaragua Maduro Lancero – Cigar Review

I was up visiting family in NY last month and was lucky enough to be able to spend some time with Kevin Schweitzer, owner of  Rock-A-Feller Cigars, while I was there. Those that follow me on Facebook know last month was hard on me and Kevin was kind enough to turn me onto his Maduro[…]

Asylum 13 Medulla

Asylum 13 Medulla Cigar Review – Open your Mind

Before I get into this review, let me talk a little about this new offering from CLE Cigars. The complete line is actually named Asylum 13 Medulla Oblongata.  If you remember your human science classes you may know that This little part of the central nervous system is a cone-shaped neuronal mass responsible for autonomic (involuntary) functions ranging from vomiting to sneezing and including[…]

Espinosa Backroom Series Alibi

Espinosa Backroom Series Alibi Cigar Review

Those that are familiar with Erik Espinosa and Espinosa Cigars know about his lounge exclusive cigars known as the Backroom Series. The first of this series was the Alibi cigar released back in late 2014 and were made available to 3 lucky lounges that carry Espinosa cigars. Now according to the company, only 200 ten-count[…]

II Saints by Felix Assouline

II Saints by Felix Assouline Cigar Review

How many of you out there know Heather Callahan AKA Cigar Heather? Yep, you know who I am talking about, if you don’t then I will point you here to see the press release where Felix Assouline announced hiring Heather as Director of Sales and Marketing and put her immediately in charge of growing and enhancing[…]

Perdomo 20th Anniversary Sun Grown

Perdomo 20th Anniversary Sun Grown Cigar Review – Let the Sun Shine Through

At this years Smoke Inn Great Smoke 2018 I received two Perdomo 20th Anniversary cigars. One of those was the 20th Anniversary Sun Grown which is the topic of today’s review. Both 20th Anniversary cigars were released in time for the 2012 IPCPR to commemorate the company’s 20 years in the business, so this cigar[…]

La Barba Red

La Barba Cigars Red Cigar Review

Today we go back and visit the fine craft of Tony Belatto and Craig Rossi from La Barba Cigars as I review the La Barba Red cigar. This cigar, along with the La Barba Purple, which I reviewed last July, was one of the two primary blends the team created when they founded their small boutique[…]

Last Call Maduro by AJ Fernandez

AJ Fernandez Last Call Maduro Cigar Review – I Call This a Winner!

At the end of last year I made a call that an AJ Fernandez product, or collaboration product, would be picked as the CA number 1 cigar of the year. I was wrong, even with all the great products that he had his fingers on, he did not get that honor. Well, it is another[…]

Micallef Connecticut

Micallef Connecticut Cigar Review – A One and Only

Today I would  like to offer a review of another cigar in the Micallef Cigars lineup. Over the past few months we introduced you to the bolder more fuller bodied cigars from Dr. Al Micallef and the Gomez Sanchez family including the 1RA Generacion Leyenda and the Herencia Maduro. This time we are stepping it over[…]

La Faraona Connecticut

La Faraona Connecticut Double Robusto Cigar Review – A Beautiful Blonde for Sure

A couple of months ago I introduced you to the fine craft of Odelma Matos and her boutique cigar shop/factory, La Faraona Cigars in Ybor City, FL. That was the review of their Dala Cigar which I described as a “magnificent smoke with a balanced set of palate pleasing notes and aromas“.  Today, I have the pleasure[…]

EQ Premium Cigars maduro

EQ Premium Cigars Maduro Cigar Review

You may have seen EQ Premium Cigars on social media lately and wondered what is the deal with this small boutique company owned by Henry Cruz. They are based out of the Dominican Republic and their cigars are manufactured at Tabacalera El Hoyito. Sadly, the brand is not currently distributed in the US but you can[…]

camacho candela 2018

Camacho Candela Cigar Review by Zac Riley

This cigar was purchased at my local Brick and Mortar, The Cigar Room Shoals. This was my first time smoking this cigar. I typically am not crazy about Camacho Cigars, but this one was very different to me, so sit back, relax, and enjoy another rendition of a review by none other than Zac Riley.[…]

Esteban Carreras Mr. Brownstone

Esteban Carreras Mr. Brownstone Cigar Review – By Zac Riley

This was not my first time smoking the Esteban Carreras Mr. Brownstone. My local  shop got these several months ago before I was reviewing for Stogie Press and I smoked several of them. Boston Jimmie and I were talking, and I found out we had yet to do this limited release cigar, so here we[…]