Tatuaje Grand Chasseur TAA 2013 Cigar Review

TAA sounds like it might be related to the TSA but it isn’t. TAA is an acronym for something like “Tobacconist Association of America” or something like that. I’m not completely straight on what the story behind this organization is but what I do know is that every year a handful of cigar makers will […]

La Flor Dominicana Ligero Cigar Review

First off, I would like to thank Cigars Direct for sending me this cigar to review. Very kind of you all and, as always, if this cigar is horrible I’ll tell you. If it’s good, I’ll tell you. Just because someone sent me this sample doesn’t mean they’re going to get a good score. I’ve […]

Tatuaje Cigar Rights of America Special Edition Cigar Review

Note: This cigar came from the CRA Sampler Pack #1. It looks old, worn. Older than Clint Eastwood, an Afghan goatherd and the Sahara combined. Leathery valleys are punctuated by veiny mountain ranges that jut upwards harum-scarum. The excess tobacco is not cut off at the foot but is folded over completely hiding the filler […]

Cu-Avana Intenso Short Cigar Review

When Cigars Direct sent me this cigar I did not know what to think. Is this a joke? Intenso? Did Opera Man name this cigar? 0/3: It actually looks like a well made cigar. Some veins, but none too pronounced. A small amount of oils on the wrapper and the cigar is a little hard […]