February 2010

CAO LX2 Rosado CRA Edition

February 27, 2010 // 5 Comments

Size: 6 x 50 (Toro) Wrapper: Nicaraguan Rosado Binder and Filler: Honduran Strength: Full Price: Only available in CRA sampler – $90.00 as a member Behind The Stick: For some of us who have already joined CRA (Cigar Rights Of America) the broadcasting of their new ten cigar sampler #1 caused a few to join the organization simply due to their ‘special’ blends that were specifically produced for this sampler. Please, give the time to […]

Don Lino Africa Kuro

February 24, 2010 // 1 Comment

Size: 4 x 45 Petit Corona Wrapper: Natural Binder and Filler: Cameroon, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua Strength: Full Price: About $4.50 per stick Behind The Stick: The Don Lino Africa Kuro (or Waterbuck) is one of those cigars that I ended up picking up on a whim, let them sit in the humidor and was really surprised at how good they actually are. These wonderful cigars are actually produced by Miami Cigar – Nestor and […]

Latest Rant – The Disenchanted B&M Owner

February 21, 2010 // 4 Comments

So, since my last rant went a little better than I had originally intended, I suppose it is only right for me to attempt to continue the trend. I can tell from the last one that I stepped on a few toes – good – and honestly, there are not very many things in this world that piss me off so I will try to come up with a few that are entertaining and provide […]

Perdomo 2 – Limited Edition 2008

February 20, 2010 // 5 Comments

Size: 5 x 50 (Robusto) Wrapper: Maduro Binder and Filler: Nicaraguan Strength: Medium to Full Price: Just over $6.00 a piece Behind The Stick: Since I was corrected from the start, this is not a Perdomo 2 but rather the ‘Perdomo Squared’, perhaps due to the box pressing of the cigars or just a catchy addition to a famous and longstanding name. I personally had never tried a Perdomo before these so before I actually […]

This just in!

February 16, 2010 // 1 Comment

Recently I was able to pick up another sponsor for the site, www.cigarsdirect.com and they were kind enough to send me a tin of Opus X! I will be sending one to Jacob Krell to try a ‘tag team review’ of a great smoke so please let us know if you like the finished product. On the right hand side of the page there is a graphic link for cigars direct so please give it […]

Padilla 1968 – Golden Bear

February 13, 2010 // 3 Comments

Size: 6 x 60 (Golden Bear) Wrapper: Cuban Seed Corojo Binder and Filler: Cuban Seed grown in Nicaragua Strength: Medium – Full Price: About $7.00/ single Behind The Stick: Yet again I come across another manufacturing empire and a person who has such depth to them I almost have to take a step back and re-assess the situation. Most of us have heard the name, and even know the short version of his family history […]

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