Punch Gran Puro

Size: 5.5 x 54 Wrapper: Honduran Binder and Filler: Honduran Strength: High Medium to Low Full Price: ~$6.00 Behind The Stick: We all know about General Cigars – and if you don’t I suggest you take a few to educate yourself. Not always the ‘best’ cigar on the table but most if not all of us have met the die hard fans. Some have said some pretty negative things about them but along with other lines such as La Gloria, Punch and the recently purchased CAO – they have a…

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To The People

Yeah yeah yeah – I’ve been slacking. I’ve officially been in the new job for a month and getting used to a 9-5 M-F from a noon to midnight M-Th schedule, getting back into a 5 to 6 day a week workout routine, working on the Armageddon closet ( those who know me know ) and generally being the ‘good husband’ and doing more around the house has taken a bit more time to get used to than I had originally expected. I’m still smoking cigars, drinking whisky and researching…

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Rocky Patel Exxtreme

Size: 5 x 50 ( Robusto ) Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra Binder and Filler: Nicaraguan and Honduran Strength: Medium Price: Right about $4.00 USD each Behind The Stick: Just like so many of Rocky Patel’s cigars – this cigar may actually end up being more than just another ‘notch on the belt’ but for some ( myself included ) the thought is that you can only produce so many cigars before they all just mesh into one another – figuratively speaking. Private blends, seasonal blends, limited editions, slight variations, B&M only,…

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CAO OSA Sol Lot 50

Size: 5 x 50 Wrapper: Olancho San Agustin (Honduran) Binder and Filler: Connecticut Broadleaf, Nicaraguan, Honduran Strength: Medium Price: ~ $6.00 usd Behind The Stick: Those who are not in the know – CAO has recently ( within the last year of this posting ) been acquired by General Cigar Company and although there may be mixed emotions, General has reported that they will do the best they can to keep the spirit of CAO alive and well and I have to admit, so far – so good. You may…

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