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 […]

Gurkha Crest Short Cigar Review

I received this sample from Cigars Direct, which does have a good selection of rare cigars. 0/3: Ah, another Gurkha. How many different lines do they have now? At least a couple dozen. I guess it is a sign of the times. Cigar companies, just like every other company out there, needs to do things […]

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, […]

Perdomo Lot 23 Cigar Review

I received this cigar from Cigars Direct. My opinions are my own. Even though I am sure that there are a lot of people who love Perdomos I cannot say that I particularly like them. It’s not that they are horrible cigars; they aren’t. They are usually constructed and burn well. For me, they tend […]