Cigar Review

Tatuaje CiGWAR 2015 (Short Review)

November 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

As you may know, Pete Johnson of Tatuaje Cigars introduced the CiGWAR last year during the annual GWAR B-Q. Pete has continued the tradition with a new release of the CiGWAR for 2015. Only 1,500 packs of 3 were released for 2015. The key difference in this year’s release, aside from the new artwork, is the use of an Ecuadorian Sancti Spiritus Maduro wrapper instead of the Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper used in last year’s release. […]

Cigar Review: Espinosa Laranja Reserva Caixa

November 4, 2015 // 1 Comment

  This year at IPCPR Espinosa Cigars  launched a line extension to the very popular Laranja Reserva line that was released last year. The Caixa, Portuguese for box, is a box pressed corona gorda that hit shelves in the middle of the year. The Laranja, Portuguese for orange, was named after the Brazilian wrapper which is featured on this cigar line. Portuguese is still spoken widely in Brazil so Espinosa ran with it. The Wrapper […]

Cigar Review: Arturo Fuente Añejo Reserva No.48 (15th Anniversary)

November 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

This fall marks the fifteenth anniversary of Arturo Fuente’s newest ultra-premium cigar: the Arturo Fuente Añejo Reserva. The Añejo is a cigar born out of sheer ingenuity and tenacity. From Arturo Fuente’s website: “In September 1998, Hurricane Georges tore through the Caribbean Sea, causing widespread destruction throughout the region, including the Chateau de la Fuente farm in the Dominican Republic, where the wrapper leaf for the acclaimed Fuente Fuente OpusX cigar is grown and harvested. […]

Coronado by La Flor Lancero (Short Review)

October 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

We all know how busy life can get; even overwhelming at times. With that in mind, we would like to re-introduce “Short Reviews” which only take a couple minutes to read and hopefully provide a small break for you during your day. So, without further ado, please enjoy our short review of the Coronado by La Flor Lancero (Serious Cigars Exclusive)! In 2008, Serious Cigars in Houston, TX approached Litto Gomez of La Flor Dominicana […]

Cigar Review: Viaje Zombie ( 2012 )

October 24, 2015 // 1 Comment

Behind The Stick: There are some cigars with a story and then there are cigars with a history. Viaje has always been a company that creates limited edition, limited release cigars which – love it or hate it – has put them on the radar of a lot of cigar smokers around the world. Without going too far into it – Andre Farkas created the ‘Zombie’ line basing it on how one would feel after […]

Cigar Review: Prendelo Sublime

October 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

  Prendelo is the latest edition of small batch private label cigars to come to market.  Predelo, which loosely translates to “light it up,” is a collaboration between Fire Chief Reggie Freeman of Fort Worth, TX and Eddie “Smokey Bear” Martell of Quantico, VA.  The Prendelo is a “lost and found” blend that just happened to fall into the hands of Freeman and Martell.  The blend utilizes blend that has been aging for 5 years […]

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