Cigar Reviews

CAO Amazon Basin (Original Release)

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Toro SIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   STG Esteli WRAPPER:   Ecuadorian Sumatra BINDER:   Nicaraguan FILLER:   Brazilian Braganca, Columbian, Dominican STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Trade w/ Fellow BOTL ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three Season Porch at Home WHEN: October 12, 2016 @ 3 PM DRINKS: Good ol’ Diet Coke WEATHER: Perfect day – mid-70s, no precip WHAT’S…

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Caldwell / Room101 Hit & Run Limited Edition

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Super Toro SIZE:   6″ x 54 ORIGIN:   Dominican Republic FACTORY:   Tabacalera William Ventura (Dominican Republic) WRAPPER:   Ecuadorian Habano BINDER:   Indonesian FILLER:   Dominican STRENGTH:   Mild – Medium SOURCE: Small Batch COTM Club ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Hotel Patio WHEN: August 24, 2017 @ 10 PM DRINKS: Yuengling Lager WEATHER: Perfect summer night – low 70s, no humidity…

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Caldwell Eastern Standard Midnight Express

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Toro SIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Dominican Republic FACTORY:   Caldwell Cigar Factory WRAPPER:   Connecticut-seeded Arapiraca Maduro BINDER:   Dominican Habano FILLER:   Dominican (Corojo & Criollo 98) & Nicaraguan Habano STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Small Batch Cigar ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three Season Porch at Home WHEN: October 16, 2016 @ 11:30 PM DRINKS: George Dickel Barrel Select Whiskey…

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Byron Londinenses Reserva 5 Anos

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Londinenses (Robusto Extra) SIZE:   5-1/2″ x 54 ORIGIN:   Costa Rica FACTORY:   Tabacos de Costa Rica WRAPPER:   Ecuadorian (speculative) BINDER:   Undisclosed FILLER:   Nicaraguan & Peruvian (speculative) STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Franklin Cigar – Nashville, TN ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three Season Porch at Home WHEN: June 06, 2019 @ 11 PM DRINKS: Water WEATHER: Mid-60s, no precip –…

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Black Works Studio Green Hornet Kato

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Petite Robusto SIZE:   4-1/2″ x 46 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Fabrica Oveja Negra (Esteli) WRAPPER:   Ecuadorian Maduro w. Candela Accents BINDER:   Nicaraguan Habano FILLER:   Nicaraguan STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Gift from Noble Custom ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three Season Porch at Home WHEN: March 13, 2019 @ 1 PM DRINKS: Coffee (black) WEATHER: 50s & sunny – spring is…

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Black Label Trading Co. Santa Muerte

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Short Robusto SIZE:   4-3/4″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Fabrica Oveja Negra (Esteli) WRAPPER:   Ecuadorian Habano BINDER:   Ecuadorian Habano FILLER:   Dominican, Nicaraguan, Mexican San Andres STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE:  Small Batch Cigar ENVIRONMENT WHERE:    Three Season Porch at Home WHEN: December 05, 2017 @ 1 PM DRINKS: Starbucks Christmas Blend 2017 WEATHER: Low-50s…

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Foundation Tabernacle Havana Seed CT #142

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Corona SIZE:   5-1/4″ x 46 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Tabacalera AJ Fernandez WRAPPER:   Connecticut Havana Seed CT #142 BINDER:   Mexican San Andres FILLER:   Nicaraguan (Esteli & Jalapa); Honduran (Jamastran) STRENGTH:   Medium – Full SOURCE: Party Source, Bellevue KY ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three Season Porch at Home WHEN: May 23, 2019 @ 11 AM DRINKS: Coffee (Black)…

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Davidoff Seleccion 702 LE (2018 Release)

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Toro Especial SIZE:   6-5/8″ x 48 ORIGIN:   Dominican Republic FACTORY:   Cigars Davidoff (Dominican Republic) WRAPPER:   Ecuadorian 702 Habano Hybrid BINDER:   Dominican San Vincente Seco FILLER:   Dominican San Vincente Seco; Piloto Sec & Olor Sec STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Generous gift from Naren (@OneWorld over at SimplyStogies.club) ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three Season Porch at Home WHEN: July 19,…

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Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Muestra de Saka Nacatamale

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Nacatamale (grand corona) SIZE:   6″ x 48 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Fabrica de Tabacos Joya de Nicaragua S.A. WRAPPER:   Ecuadorian Habano BINDER:   Nicaraguan (Jalapa) FILLER:   Nicaraguan (Jalapa) STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Small Batch Cigar ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN: January 20, 2018 @ 10 PM DRINKS: Alibi Ale Works Contradiction WEATHER: Warm January night…

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Ezra Zion The Raven

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Lancero SIZE:   7″ x 38 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Oveja Negra (BLK WKS factory) WRAPPER:   Vintage Mexican San Andres BINDER:   Undisclosed FILLER:   Undisclosed STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Purchase on r/cigarmarket ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN: July 07, 2017 @ 2:30 PM DRINKS: Finishing up French-pressed Cuban coffee from Cafe El Escorial & Sprecher Root Beer WEATHER:…

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