Balmoral Serie Signaturas Dueto Gran Toro

Cigar Review: Royal Agio Balmoral Serie Signaturas Dueto – Rated 89

Royal Agio cigars, is a name which American cigar smokers are familiar with from their Balmoral brand of cigars. Specifically, the Balmoral Añejo XO, which, for the past 3 years, Drew Estate handled the U.S. Market distribution. That relation ended this year when Royal Agio announced they were going handle distribution on their own and expand[…]

Four Kicks Maduro

Crowned Heads Four Kicks Maduro Cigar Review

As we dig deeper into  the new releases for this year I would like to introduce you to the latest in the Crowned Heads Four Kicks line. Introduced at this years IPCPR the latest addition to the line is known as the Four Kicks Maduro. The original Four Kicks was released in late 2011 and[…]

Macanudo Inspirado White

Macanudo Inspirado White Cigar Review – Not Your Pappy’s Cigar

In case you haven’t noticed the cigar industry has gone through a growth spurt again and that brings along with it merges, acquisitions, and collaborations. To understand the size one has to  look no further than the General Cigar Company that has operations in the Dominican Republic, Honduras, and Nicaragua. They also have a joint[…]

Dominion Confederation

Dominion Confederation Cigar Review – Oh Canada!!

Wow, it’s been 150 years since our northern neighbors gave birth to the Dominion of Canada. Officially, on July 1st 1867 the British Parliament passed the British North America Act in 1867 that gave them self-rule, though they are still  part of the British Commonwealth.  Canada has been preparing for this year since 2010 and has created[…]

Oliveros All Stars

Aging Room Oliveros All Stars – Rough Cut Cigar Review

While the big splash by Rafael Nodal and Aging Room cigars at this years IPCPR was the new Solera cigar line, another new cigar introduction was announced. In keeping with his musical themes for cigars. Rafael  rolled out the Oliveros All Stars cigar. Unlike the Oliveros “Flavors” cigar, the Oliveros All Stars is not flavored[…]

E.P. Carrillo – La Historia Cigar Review

E.P. Carrillo – La Historia It’s not every day that I smoke a cigar and can honestly say the manufacturer’s description, if it is posted, lives up to what I sense upon my palate. Today I chose the E.P. CarrillLa Historia  6 7/8 X 54 E-III vitola. The La Historia is a boxed pressed cigar, constructed from Nicaraguan filler[…]