Viaje Oro Collector’s Edition 2012 Fuerza Cigar Review

This particular Viaje is a perfecto shaped cigar with a bottle nosed shaped tip. That’s a fairly unique shape nowadays and I do like the look of it. As you might guess with Viaje, this is a limited edition cigar (For more info check out Cigar Coop). But limited edition, or, as is the case […]

La Dueña Cigar Review

There’s a freaking silhouette on the band! It’s of a woman and, lo and behold, “La Dueña” means owner, which is an homage to Janny Garcia. The cast of characters involved in the creation and production of this cigar includes: Pete Johnson (who blended this cigar), Janny Garcia (who Pete blended this cigar for; she’s […]

Ave Maria Short Cigar Review

Full Disclosure: I received this as a sample from Cigars Direct. All reviews are my own. Wrapper: Brazilian Habano Oscuro   |   Binder: Nicaraguan Habano Ligero   |   Filler: Nicaragua (Esteli, Condega & Jalapa) Habano   |   Box of 12: $195.00 | Single: $20.00   |   Torpedo   |   7″ x 54 0/3: It […]

Black Pedro Cigar Review

I received samples from Felipe Gregorio; all reviews are my own. Is this cigar somehow related to the Pedro from Napoleon Dynamite? But the Pedro in that movie wasn’t black so I’m guessing that there’s something else going on here, maybe a comment from someone in the know would help elucidate the etymology of this […]

Urbano Corojo Cigar Review

Full disclosure: I received two of these cigars for the purposes of this review from Urbano Cigars. It’s a gnarly looking wrapper. There are some raised veins, black colorations in both the line and spotted variety and a couple of small holes on the wrapper. As I have said before, I don’t care so much […]