Cigar Reviews

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:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Fabrica de Tabacos NicaSueno S.A. WRAPPER:   Pennsylvania Broadleaf BINDER:   Ecuadorian Habano Ligero FILLER:   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:…

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Ezra Zion (Pre)Eminence

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Box-Pressed Churchill SIZE:   7″ x 46 (estimate – actual size undisclosed) ORIGIN:   Undisclosed FACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   Mexican San Andres BINDER:   Undisclosed FILLER:   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:…

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Ezra Zion Live Free or Die

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Box-Pressed Prensado SIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   Habano BINDER:   Vintage Nicaraguan FILLER:   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…

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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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Ezra Zion Honor Series: Ronald Reagan 40th

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Box-Pressed Toro SIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:  MATASA WRAPPER:   Nicaraguan Sun-Grown Habano – 2006 Vintage (Cuban Seed) BINDER:   Nicaraguan – 2006 Vintage (Cuban Seed) FILLER:   Nicaraguan Seco, Ligero & Viso – 2007 Vintage (Cuban Seed) STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Cigar Federation ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Patio at Home WHEN: July 07, 2017 at 11 AM…

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Ezra Zion Burnt Ends

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Box-Pressed Toro SIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Undisclosed FACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   Cured Corojo BINDER:   Undisclosed FILLER:   Undisclosed STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Ezra Zion website via “Dad’s Dig Ezra” Sampler ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Patio – around the firepit WHEN: July 4, 2017 @ 9 PM DRINKS: New Belgium Fat Tire Belgian-Style Ale WEATHER: Perfect summer night WHAT’S…

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Dapper El Borracho

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Edmundo (Box-Pressed) SIZE:   5-1/2″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Nicaraguan American Cigars S.A. (NACSA) WRAPPER:   Mexican San Andres BINDER:   Nicaraguan (Jalapa Habano Rosado) FILLER:   Nicaraguan STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Gift from Dapper owner, Ian Reith ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN: January 20, 2018 at 10 PM DRINKS: Intrinsic Cabernet Sauvignon WEATHER: Great winter…

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Ezra Zion Blessed Leaf Doxology

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Toro SIZE:   6″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   EZ HQ WRAPPER:   Nicaraguan Corojo BINDER:   Indonesian & Nicaraguan (double binder) FILLER:   Nicaraguan Jalapa, Esteli & Ometepe STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE: Trade w/ fellow BOTL ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Le Cigar (Dearborn, MI) WHEN: July 25, 2017 at 8 PM DRINKS: Bell’s Oberon – favorite summer-time brew WEATHER: Sitting Inside…

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Ezra Zion Bee’s Knees

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Robusto SIZE:   5″ x 52 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Undisclosed WRAPPER:   Nicaraguan BINDER:   Nicaraguan FILLER:   Nicaraguan Corojo & Criollo STRENGTH:   Mild SOURCE: Secondary Market ENVIRONMENT WHERE: Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN: July 10, 2017 at 10 PM DRINKS: Sailor Jerry Rum on some rocks WEATHER: Gorgeous summer night – low 70s, no precip WHAT’S ON:…

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