Bucanero – Don Douglas Cabinet Churchill

Size: 6 7/8 x 48 (Churchill) Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra Binder and Filler: Dominican, Nicaraguan Strength: Mild to Medium Price: Just under $5.00 a piece, $47.95 for a pack of 10 Behind The Stick: This is another one of the many blends that the Bucanero company produces, this one specifically in honor of Master Blender Don Douglas Pueringer, and gentleman who ended up retiring from the cigar business in 2002. Robert was kind enough to send these to me in a sampler package and have been sitting in my humidor for…

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Perdomo Habano Maduro

Size: 5 x 52 (Robusto) Wrapper: Nicaraguan Maduro Binder and Filler: Nicaraguan Strength: Medium – Full Price: Roughly $4.50 Behind The Stick: The Perdomo Habano is actually tobacco grown directly on the Perdomo farms themselves in Nicaragua – specifically Esteli, Condega and the Jalapa regions which are actually represented on the back side of the band. Nick Perdomo was quoted saying “By blending these cigars using filler tobaccos from these different regions, we’ve created a unique smoking experience where you will enjoy the complexity of the full flavored tobaccos from…

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Bucanero Z

Size: 6 x 50 Wrapper: Ecuadorian Binder and Filler: Dominican Republic and Nicaraguan Strength: Mild to Medium Price: Just under $6.00 a piece Behind The Stick: I had the pleasure of coming in contact with Robert Spoden near the beginning of the year and through e-mail and phone conversations he decided to bless me with me with a sampler package of his cigars. Not only is this a smaller, family operated company but it is also 100% veteran owned and operated. I don’t think I could give any better information…

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Alec Bradley Tempus Imperator

~A big thank you goes out to Jacob for yet again providing the site a great review. Please be sure to comment and let us know your thoughts! Without further adieu – Size: 52 X 6 1/8 Wrapper: Honduras Criollo 98 Binder: Honduras Criollo 98 – Indonesia Embetunada Filler: Honduras, Nicaragua Price: Around $7 to $9 Behind The Stick: Tempus is Latin for time. I can’t say it any better and this is taken directly from the Alec Bradley website “Time is one of the most important factors when creating…

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Perdomo Champagne

Size: 5 x 54 Wrapper: Triple fermented Connecticut Binder and Filler: Cuban-seed Nicaraguan blend Strength: Mild to Medium Price: Little over $5.00 a single Behind The Stick: This is another one of those cigars that just doesn’t seem to have the detailed history that other blends do. Now Perdomo as a company has quite the history and please check out my review of the Perdomo Squared for more information about the people involved with Perdomo and a bit of their history. As far as this specific cigar goes, especially for…

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H. Upmann Coronas Major – Cuban

Here comes a guest review from our friend from the north, Daniel. Daniel Temos (a.k.a. Dalamscius) writes articles and cigar reviews with Tony Casas on www.casasfumando.com. Be sure to check out the site. He is an IT Professional from Toronto, Ontario, Canada and enjoys cigars, scuba diving, hockey, fishing, nature and anything that challenges his mind. If Daniel’s not sitting on his big comfy couch or at work you can usually find him in a boat on top of the water or 100ft under the water enjoying a dive. He…

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