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. […]

Rocky Patel 15th Anniversary Short Cigar Review

I received this cigar from Cigars Direct – purveyors of premium cigars. As always, all reviews are my own. Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano   |   Binder: Nicaraguan   |   Filler: Nicaraguan   |   Box of 20: $189.00; Single: $10.50  |   Toro   |   6 ½″ x 52 0/3: This cigar has received a number of accolades […]

Illusione f9 Short Cigar Review

Wrapper: Nicaragua   |   Binder: Nicaragua   |   Filler: Nicaragua   |   Box of 25: $158.00 | Single: $7.50   |   Lonsdale   |   6 ¼″ x 44 0/3: This one is known as the f9 Finesse, which can lead to some lame joke making like “this cigar looks like it was made with […]

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, […]

Padron 1964 Anniversary SI-15 Maduro Cigar Review

Yesterday I posted a review for this cigar with the natural wrapper; it received 90 points from me. It was a very enjoyable cigar that exhibited flavors like chocolate and earthiness. The strength for that cigar can sneak up on you a bit because the flavors are fairly subtle and mellow. So, how is the […]