Don Pepin Garcia Cuban Classic

Size: 5 x 50 Robusto Wrapper: Corojo Binder and Filler: Nicaraguan Strength: High Medium to Full Price: Around $6.00 a pop Behind The Stick: If you have not heard of this stick, please at least let me know that you have heard about the master himself, Don Pepin Garcia. If not, here is a quick history lesson behind a man we all call and regard as ‘master’. He was born in Cuba and like most Cubans was integrated into their amazing tobacco lifestyle which lead to him working at an…

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My First Rant – Just A Test

This is one of those things I am starting to ‘test’ with this site – Please leave a comment either way, good or bad and depending upon how the majority votes, I may or may not keep up the ‘random rant’ posts. I am noticing that a lot of cigar review sites have deviated from the cigar reviews and are starting to do beer reviews, random photos more of modeling rather than cigars or use their site as a political springboard. I guess when I started my own site the…

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Room 101 – 305

Size: 5 x 50 Robusto Wrapper: Honduran ‘Semilla 101’ Binder and Filler: Honduran and Dominican Strength: Medium to Full Price: Just under $7.00 a stick Behind the Stick: One of the newer manufactures on the scene is a guy by the name of Matt Booth, musician and creator of the Room 101 jewelery line has decided to join groups with Camacho Cigars and created the ‘Room 101 Cigars’ as an addition to the Room 101 lifestyle line. I felt a little pull towards trying this cigar for not only has…

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Guest Review – 262 Paradigm

As I have slowly been entering into the cigar world I have found quite a number of good, honest and friendly people who visit these sites and engage themselves through forums, facebook and especially twitter. One of these people I met was Jacob or @jakrell on twitter, a fellow Missourian and CODMW2 [CGAR] member (xbox360, if you don’t have it go get it) who took it upon himself to help get the name of this site out there – I gotta say that once he started I noticed a big…

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Gurkha G3

Size: 6 x 50 Toro Wrapper: Nicaraguan Sungrown Binder and Filler: African Cameroon Binder and Nicaraguan Piloto Cubano and Ligero Filler Strength: Medium To Full Price: Under $8.00 per stick Behind the Stick: For the regular readers you know that I hold a special spot for Gurkha, not all of their cigars by any stretch of the imagination, but quite a few have really hit me as a ‘special’ type cigar and I like to maintain my view of them as such. I have had a few poor quality or…

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~ My First ‘Bomb’ ~

I am sure that most of you have heard of the online forum http://www.botl.org – The Brothers of the Leaf – If you have not, I highly suggest you stop by and check them out – but make sure to come back! First bomb from schuckins at BOTL.org – I gotta say this guy is awesome. I highly suggest you add your name and address to the list and let him take care of the rest. I have already sent out a few of my own bombs to other members…

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