Espinosa Laranja Reserva

Espinosa Laranja Reserva Cigar Review

Today I would like to give my input on the Espinosa Laranja Reserva cigar. This is one of the memorable cigars that is a master work of the Espinosa La Zona factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. By now, many of you have probably tried this unique and pleasurable smoke but I felt the need to present[…]

Espinosa Wasabi Cigar

Espinosa Wasabi Cigar Review by Boston Jimmie and Zac Riley

There has been a lot of buzz these past couple  of  months about the return of the Espinosa Wasabi cigar. Originally debuting in 2016 as part of the Espinosa Back  Room series, the Wasabi was a very limited production cigar. Now once again, Erik must have been out for sushi again and decided it was[…]

La Sirena Porthole Oscuro

La Sirena Porthole Oscuro Cigar Review – Worthy Value

Last year at the annual La Zona Palooza event in Miami, I received one of Arielle Ditkowich’s La Sirena Porthole cigars. This particular cigar line was released back in 2015 and was based on a challenge to Ms. Ditkowich to create a cigar for the value minded consumer. The result of that fan challenge was the creation[…]

Crux Epicure

The Crux Epicure Cigar Review – Patience Grasshopper Patience

Hello to all you Crux Cigar fans out there. By now you should be starting to get your hands on the new Crux Epicure cigar and I can assure you it is a quite the smoking experience. I have personally enjoyed a handful of these delectable cigars and have shared some with friends of mine.[…]

Espinosa Habano 2015

Espinosa Habano 2015 Cigar Review

Introduced or should I say re-introduced at the 2015 IPCPR, the Espinosa Habano blend got a new look and a tweak in the blend. The original Espinosa Habano was released in 2012 when Erik Espinosa opened his new boutique cigar line and his La Zona cigar factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. So here we are in[…]

Cubariqueno Protocol Lancero

Protocol by Cubariqueno Cigar Review – A New Revolution

Back in May of 2015, a small boutique cigar company created a wave in the US market with the release of their inaugural blend, the Protocol. This company was the Cubariqueno Cigar Company founded by Bill Ives,  Juan Cancel and Bill Agathis. The company partnered with Erik Espinosa and the La Zona cigar factory to[…]

Cornelius & Anthony Meridian

Cornelius & Anthony Meridian Cigar Review

Back in the fall of 2015, I received a cigar from a new boutique cigar company to review. That cigar was the Meridian and the company was Cornelius & Anthony cigars. When I finally broke it out to review I contacted the brand owner, Steven Bailey, and asked about the blend so I could complete[…]

Moya Ruiz La Jugada Claro

Moya Ruiz La Jugada Claro – Rough Cut Cigar Review

Say it! “La WHO gah dah”. That’s  right, by now consumers should know how to pronounced it. Moya Ruiz announced the original La Jugada in Late October of 2012 and the line has increased over the years.  At this years IPCPR the company introduced the latest in the La Jugada line up, the La Jugada Claro. In the words of Danny[…]

MoyaRuiz Dim Mak Delivers a Death Punch – Rough Cut Cigar Review

MoyaRuiz introduced their latest limited production release – the Dim Mak at this years IPCPR. The Dim Mak which means “Death Punch” is available in only one vitola, a 5 x 54 robusto, and will be packaged in 10 count boxes that are decorated with Chinese Kanji characters and a chart of strike points on the[…]

Cornelius & Anthony Daddy Mac

Cornelius & Anthony Daddy Mac Gordo Cigar Review

I was away on another business trip to Germany and when i returned I was greeted with an outstanding care package from the crew at Cornelius & Anthony cigars. I have to say thank you very much for the various samples of the Cornelius which we recently reviewed but I was especially blown away with samples of each vitola in[…]

MoyaRuiz The Rake “Fix” Cigar Review

The Rake – named after the term for what a casino or house takes in a gambling game. “You gotta pay to play.” In their press release Danny Moya of MoyaRuiz cigars stated: The Rake pays homage to the company’s love of “the game”… It was a nice August evening in Michigan and I had just[…]

Espinosa Habano La Zona Toro – Cigar Review

Espinosa Habano La Zona Toro A long week of work and I decided to relax this evening with a Espinosa Habano La Zona cigar. These cigars were the first to be manufactured in Erik Espinosa’s new “La Zona” factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. The tribute to which is adorned with a label at the foot of the stick. Now of course we[…]