Cigar Review 

Tabernacle Lancero by Foundation Cigar Co.

Last summer, I reviewed the Tabernacle Toro by Foundation Cigar Co. and at the end I mentioned that I would be interested in how they might age. Well, it’s been nearly a year now and I decided to do another review of the Tabernacle, but this time I’m reviewing the Lancero! Blend: Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Binder: San Andreas Mexico Filler: Jamastran Valley – Honduras, Esteli & Jalapa Valley – Nicaragua Vitola: Lancero (7” x40) Appearance: The Tabernacle is an absolutely gorgeous, regal cigar in appearance. The rich Broadleaf wrapper is…

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Mi Querida by Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust

| STRENGTH: FULL | BODY: FULL | FLAVOR PROFILE: SPICY, WOODY, EARTHY, HINTS OF COCOA | Although his company is very young, Steve Saka is no stranger to the cigar industry. His return to the industry in 2015 with Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust was one of the most covered stories in the industry at the time and he continues to dominate social media and cigar media with his company and its cigars. Many of you already know Steve Saka’s story by now, so let’s focus a bit on the Mi…

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Cigar Review: Tatuaje Pudgy Frank (Pudgy Monsters Pack)

The Tatuaje Pudgy Frank is the “Pudgy Monsters” version of the Monsters series Frank. The Frank was originally released in 2010. The Pudgy Monsters are all made at the My Father Cigar Factory by Don Pepin Garcia for Pete Johnson of Tatuaje. The Pudgy Monsters were released in the summer of 2014 to complement the Monsters, Little Monsters and Actors series. The Pudgy Monsters comes as a 10 cigar sampler pack with a singe Pudgy Frank included with a total of 20,000 boxes released. Vitolas: The Pudgy Frank is a…

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Cigar Review: Tatuaje TAA Series (Part 2: 2012)

Tatuaje 2012 TAA Exclusive Year of Production: 2012 Date Smoked: September 7, 2014 This is part two of my four-part Tatuaje TAA review series leading up to the Tatuaje TAA 2014 which we should expect to see hit shelves towards the end of this month or into early October. To read part one of the review series (Tatuaje TAA 2011) or to read more about the TAA (Tobacconist’s Association of America), click here! After the success of Tatuaje’s 2011 TAA exclusive, the TAA asked Pete Johnson to release another exclusive…

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