May 2010

Bucanero – Don Douglas Cabinet Churchill

May 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

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 […]

Perdomo Habano Maduro

May 25, 2010 // 14 Comments

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 […]

Bucanero Z

May 22, 2010 // 2 Comments

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 […]

Alec Bradley Tempus Imperator

May 19, 2010 // 4 Comments

~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 […]

Perdomo Champagne

May 16, 2010 // 3 Comments

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 […]

H. Upmann Coronas Major – Cuban

May 13, 2010 // 3 Comments

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 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 […]

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