2013-09-08 18.16.23

Crowned Heads J.D. Howard Reserve

The first day of the NFL Football season needed a cigar with a little “Kick”, so why shouldn’t it be the J.D. Howard Reserve by Crowned Heads. This cigar was named for the alias the outlaw “Jesse James” used while hiding out in Tennessee. The cigar is the HR46 (6×46) and of a Brazilian, Ecuadorian…

2013-09-07 17.12.03

Nadi Cigars Gilgamesh (Churchill)

The Gilgamesh by Nadi Cigars. I was sent this cigar recently through a wager and I am glad I won, this is one hell of a cigar. The wrapper and construction of the cigar were flawless upon removing the cellophane and the cigar had a slight sheen of oils to it. I had the Gilgamesh…

2013-09-06 15.25.46

Drew Estate Undercrown

  If you haven’t seen these floating around over that past year or more, where have you been? This is the Undercrown by Drew Estate, a cigar made out of an accident and a little necessity by the cigar rollers making the Liga Privada line. The Undercrown is slightly milder in my opinion than the…

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Padilla Dominus

The Padilla Dominus was my cigar to get the day started. I heard great things about this and thought I would pick a few up and find out for myself. One of the first things I noticed after removing the cellophane was just how oily the wrapper looked. The cigar had a great feel and…

2013-09-04 15.16.53

Litto Gomez Diez 2010 (Perfect Draw)

Litto Gomez Diez 2010 Chisel, this cigar was gifted to me in a package recently and I couldn’t let it rest another day, it was calling my name from inside my stash. I have had some of Litto Gomez’s later cigar and the La Flor Dominicana lines before, but this blew the doors off of…

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Perdomo Fresco Churchill

An oldie but a goodie! The dogwalk was gonna be a long one so I grabbed a Perdomo Fresco Churchill. I picked up a bundle of these just for this purpose and I really enjoy them for their flavor and their price. The cigar pre light was flawless and firm. The draw was perfect, as…

2013-09-02 11.40.40

Ortega Serie D Boxpress Maduro

Today’s Labor day cigar review is the Ortega Serie D Boxpress Maduro. The weather was great here in the Seattle area and the sunny day on the beach needed a cigar with a little kick and spice. I have seen these cigars in every magazine and on numerous websites so I thought I should have…

2013-09-01 19.15.37

Nomad Vagabond Figurado

Let me begin by saying this was my last Nomad in stock and I will be driving 30 minutes in Seattle traffic to pick up another box tomorrow. If that doesn’t say quality and the amount of respect I have for the maker Fred Rewey and the product then you should read the first sentence…

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Drew Estate My UZI Weighs a Ton (XXL)

“Say hello to my lil friend”….This was a huge cigar The UZI XXL, delivers the goods. I had a few of these before but never the behemoth version, this was an hour and twenty minutes of good flavor. The construction and burn were fantastic for such a beast. I really didn’t expect a bigger gauge…

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Balmoral Royal Selection Anejo 18

To begin, this is not a cigar that’s easily available bit damn if you get one smoke it! I was gifted a few of these and just reached into the wineador and decided why not smoke one after yesterday’s turd. First, the name Balmoral is a European label and it is made in the Dominican…