Padilla Miami Cigar Review

Last year during my trip to the La Aurora factory in the Dominican Republic I had the great opportunity to make some cigars. Ten to be exact. I have smoked some of those cigars since then and they actually aren’t awful. But one thing is consistent about those cigars: their inconsistency. Everything about the construction […]

Two Great Cigars

Maybe you have noticed that over the last couple of days I have been spending a lot of time tracking cigar news. Most of it has been bad news. Boston, Dallas, England & Wales, Ontario [Canada], and Baltimore have all launched further assaults on cigars and other tobacco products over the last week.

But there’s a bright side to all of this! For the foreseeable future we can still smoke cigars and here are reviews of two great, classic, perfect cigars! One is a La Flor Dominicana Double Ligero Chisel (pyramid) and the other is a Cruzado Marelas (perfecto).

Don’t Judge a Cigar by the Way it Looks

I will occasionally take a peek at Cigar Aficionado’s site because it is a great resource. Today, I went on there and saw that they had a new cigar of the week featuring a Cuban cigar called Cuaba. It’s a pretty big perfecto that received a score of 92 points from the experts.

But Holy crap! The cigar is ugly!

I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder but, in the end, all that matters is that the cigar functions well and tastes good.