Cigar Reviews

Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Cremello

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Lancero SIZE:   7-1/2″ x 39 ORIGIN:   Costa Rica FACTORY:   Tobacos de la Cordillera WRAPPER:   Costa Rican Claro BINDER:   Costa Rican Puriscal & Nicaraguan FILLER:   Dominican Oscuro Ligero & Peruvian STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Small Batch Cigar ENVIRONMENT WHERE: My deck WHEN: April 25, 2020 @ 11am DRINKS: Ice Mountain  WEATHER: Low 60’s – a sunny…

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Micallef Cigars “To Be Named” Maduro

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Gran Toro SIZE:   6-3/4″ x 54 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Micallef Cigars S.A. WRAPPER:   Nicaraguan Maduro BINDER:   Sumatra FILLER:   Nicaraguan and Dominican STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Micallef Cigars ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Deck at home WHEN: April 7, 2020 @ 1:00pm DRINKS: Ice Mountain bottled water WEATHER: Mid 70’s – warm and mostly sunny WHAT’S ON: Metallica Mix…

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Stolen Throne Crook of the Crown

Mike reviews the new brand on the scene – Stolen Throne Crook of the Crown. See if the boys from Virginia made a stogie that belongs in your humidor.

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L’Atelier Cote d’Or 2017 L.E.

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   [vitola name] SIZE:   [##” x ##] ORIGIN:   [country of origin] FACTORY:   [factory] WRAPPER:   [wrapper] BINDER:   [binder] FILLER:   [filler] STRENGTH:   [strength] SOURCE: [source] ENVIRONMENT WHERE: [location] WHEN: [date/time] DRINKS: [bev] WEATHER: [weather] WHAT’S ON: [what’s on] PRODUCTION RELEASE TYPE  [release type] ORIGINALLY RELEASE DATE  [OR release date] TOTAL PRODUCTION Typical Box Size:     Boxes of [##] Production…

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Foundation El Gueguense

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Corona GordaSIZE:   5-5/8″ x 46 ORIGIN:   NicaraguaFACTORY:   Tabacos Valle de Jalapa S.A. WRAPPER:   Nicaraguan Corojo 99BINDER:   Nicaraguan Corojo 99FILLER:   Nicaraguan Corojo & Criollo from Estelli & Jalapa STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE:   Jungle Jim’s ENVIRONMENT WHERE:   Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN:   January 12, 2017 @ 10 AM DRINKS:   Starbucks Dark Roast WEATHER:   Super windy morning but great temperature…

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Isabela Time-Traveler 2019 Limited Edition

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Corona SIZE:   6-1/2″ x 42 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Small fabrica outside of Condega, Nicaragua WRAPPER: Small-farm Ecuadorian Connecticut Desflorada; Aged Nicaraguan dark Prieto Habano; aged Nicaraguan maduo BINDER:    Aged sourced small-farm Nicaraguan medio tiempo FILLER: Aged sourced small-farm Nicaraguan medio tiempo, unripe ligero and Corojo STRENGTH:   Full SOURCE: Samples provided by Isabela Cigar Company…

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Fable Fourth Prime

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   “Doc” (Petite Robusto Box-Press)SIZE:   4-1/2″ x 52 ORIGIN:   NicaraguaFACTORY:   Fabrica de Tabacos NicaSueno S.A. WRAPPER:   Pennsylvania BroadleafBINDER:   Ecuadorian Habano LigeroFILLER:   Dominican & Nicaraguan  STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE:   Serious CIgars ENVIRONMENT WHERE:   Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN:   February 14, 2017 @ 11 PM DRINKS:   Killed a bottle of Hirsch Reserve Selected Bourbon WEATHER:   Mid-40s – cool and crisp…

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Ezra Zion (Pre)Eminence

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Box-Pressed ChurchillSIZE:   7″ x 46 (estimate – actual size undisclosed) ORIGIN:   UndisclosedFACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   Mexican San AndresBINDER:   UndisclosedFILLER:   Undisclosed STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE:   Ezra Zion Website ENVIRONMENT WHERE:   Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN:   July 14, 2017 @ 10 AM DRINKS:   Coffee – French-pressed & black WEATHER:   Gorgeous summer day WHAT’S ON:   Nothin’ PRODUCTION RELEASE TYPE  Regular production…

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Ezra Zion Live Free or Die

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Box-Pressed PrensadoSIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   NicaraguaFACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   HabanoBINDER:   Vintage NicaraguanFILLER:   Vintage Nicaraguan STRENGTH:   Full SOURCE:   Purchased on Secondary Market ENVIRONMENT WHERE:   Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN:   July 27, 2017 at 1 PM DRINKS:   Coffee – black WEATHER:   Low 80s – little humid but nice WHAT’S ON:   WGR 550 – Buffalo Sports Radio PRODUCTION…

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Ezra Zion Chocolate Porter

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   [vitola name] SIZE:   [##” x ##] ORIGIN:   [country of origin] FACTORY:   [factory] WRAPPER:   [wrapper] BINDER:   [binder] FILLER:   [filler] STRENGTH:   [strength] SOURCE: [source] ENVIRONMENT WHERE: [location] WHEN: [date/time] DRINKS: [bev] WEATHER: [weather] WHAT’S ON: [what’s on] PRODUCTION RELEASE TYPE  [release type] ORIGINALLY RELEASE DATE  [OR release date] TOTAL PRODUCTION Typical Box Size:     Boxes of [##] Production…

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