Joya de Nicaragua Antaño 1970 Cigar Review

I’ve reviewed a few lanceros lately so I figured that I might as well do another. But before I get on with the review I would like to say a little about trying different vitolas. So, here it goes. Try different vitolas and you might be surprised in a good way. The more you know. […]

Joya de Nicaragua Antaño 1970 Cigar Review

At the end of last year I was looking for a small cigar that can be smoked in about an hour and have enough strength to stand up to walks in the park with a pair of wild chocolate Labradors. After trying a couple small cigars I came across the Joya de Nicaragua Antaño 1970 […]

Driving in my Car, Smoking my Cigar

Allison Krauss’s haunting voice is singing Trampled Rose, the windows are down and the speed of my car is increasing. It may be sunset but this is Southern California where the yins and the yangs are extreme opposites. Sure, the taxes are murder but the weather is amazing. If I lived in Minnesota or some […]

Joya de Nicaragua Cabinetta Serie Cigar Review

This cigar is part of a sampler that I received from Drew Estate – my reviews are my own. My first reaction upon seeing this cigar is that it has a serious identity crisis. It has a light wrapper visible all the way from the foot to the band, which is Ecuadorian Shade (and it […]

Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Dark Corojo Cigar Review

I have had one last Joya de Nicaragua Antaño Dark Corojo sitting in my humidor for about a year now. Looking back on my notes I can see that I generally liked the ones that I had before so let’s see what a year’s worth of aging has done to this cigar. For whatever reason, […]