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Tatuaje Verocu

Today’s cigar was the Tatuaje Verocu 2009. I was gifted this cigar a few weeks back and had been looking¬† forward to smoking it for a while. The burn and draw on this cigar were great and the wrapper was flawless. The Verocu had a decent peppery flavor and the spice was good for such…

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La Palina Mr. Sam

The La Palina “Mr. Sam”, named for the founder Sam Paley. These were a pretty limited release of about 800 boxes or so and thanks to a friend I managed to get one in my humidor to smoke. I let this beauty rest for long enough and thought why save it, when I can enjoy…

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Reinado Cigars Grand Empire Reserve

Have you had a cigar that you wished just lasted longer and would keep burning? I really believe this is one of those cigars. The Grand Reserve by Reinado Cigars is one of the new lines of Nicaraguan puros to be on the market and the flavors from this cigar are amazing. I had this…

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Viaje Zombie Super Shot

Today’s cigar of choice was the Viaje Zombie Super Shot 2012. I just thought this would be a fitting cigar to smoke after the new season of “The Walking Dead” last night. This is only my second Zombie, but this will be a regular in my wineador. At first glance, this short big gauge cigar…

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Ventura Cigar Project 805

Today’s smoke is being paired with Pumpkin beer from Elysian brewing in Seattle, it’s the Ventura Cigar Project 805. Ventura cigar sent me a few of these and another cigar to sample, and so far this 805 is pretty good. I would judge it as a medium bodied cigar that produces a lot of smoke.…

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Roma Craft Cromagnon Mode 5

Made a trip to my local cigar shop and just asked them what’s new and what’s good? Shopkeeper at Union Cigar Society pointed to one cigar. This is the new Mode 5 by Roma Craft Tobac. The shape immediately caught my eye, as well as the extremely dark and oily wrapper. This cigar was firm…

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My Father Jaime Garcia Especial Reserve

Today’s smoke was the My Father Jaime Garcia Especial Reserve. The nice day needed a good smoke. I am a big fan of My Father cigars and this really delivered. There is something about their quality and the tobacco they use that is amazing. This was a medium to full flavored cigar with an impeccable…

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Room 101 LTD “OSOK” One Shot One Kill

Sometimes you get lucky when a friend sends you cigars and today was one of them. I had the pleasure of smoking a Room 101 “OSOK” (One Shot One Kill”, this is a tasty choice. The pre light inspection requires a little work you must remove the paper and it reveals a nice looking cigar…

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Casa Magna Oscuro

Today’s second cigar is the Casa Magna Oscuro. This is a dark and flavorful cigar, filled with age and some really aged Cuban seed Nicaraguan tobacco. If you like a bolder cigar and enjoy Nicaraguan tobacco then this may be your ticket. This was cigar of the year in 2008 and it really is a…

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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…