2015-08-04 19.25.12

Davidoff Escurio

The Davidoff black label, has moved from Nicaragua south to Brazil. The Escurio, is absolutely a nice addition to the Davidoff line and also to any humidor. I managed to grab a couple of these at a shop I frequent and highly recommend, Just for him Wrapper: Ecuadorian Havana Seed Binder: Brazilian Cubra Seed Filler: Meta Fina & Cubra…

2015-03-17 15.22.12

Ezra Zion Honor Series

I have had a bit of a hiatus from cigar reviews with some personal life events happening and also the ice and snow storms interupting my hearty appetite for a good cigar. I received a very amazing sampler in the mail from my good friend and cigar legend Gary Griffith of Emilio Cigars. Today’s smoke…

2014-06-29 17.34.15

Cigar Review Information

I write my cigar reviews as a hobby. I retired after serving 20 years in the U.S. Navy. I also have a real job which pays me well and have no time for drama or trolls. If you don’t like my site or my opinions I do not care, but thank you for visiting my…

The desperation begins

This is hilarious, in an attempt to get the anti swisher fans back they partner up with a whisky company?????? http://halfwheel.com/drew-estate-unveils-pappy-van-winkle-cigar/73025

2014-11-03 16.22.46

Fuente Hemingway Short Story

  Sometimes there is no need to wander away from one of the cigars that grabbed you and made you a cigar smoker. My friend and fellow reviewer John, gave me my first good cigars and started me down a slippery slope with an Arturo Fuente Anejo. He saved me months of bad cigars and…


The Cigar Hammer continues

The cigar smoking hammer continues to drop and the limitations being placed on enjoying a good cigar are discouraging. The most recent location is in my backyard. It looks like Branson, MO has passed a horrible piece of legislation that will limit another freedom. Leave people alone! http://www.ozarksfirst.com/story/d/story/branson-board-of-aldermen-pass-smoking-ordinance/22063/CmeK1AiLwUux3Nz_jUTrfw  


RoMa Craft Limited Edition Craft La Campana de panama soberana

RoMa Craft Limited Edition Craft La Campana de panama soberana Pyramid 5×60 $13.50 Initial: Got this from Ben, thanks! Nice construction. Covered foot was harder to light than a cut or shaggy foot. Strong, feels the nicotine…Kentucky Pennsylvania tobacco filler I’m guessing. Drinking a bourbon with this. 5 minutes: smooth, but astringent aftertaste…hmm. 10 minutes:…


JFK’s cigar love affair.

  I found this to be an interesting read and thought I would share it here. Now I am going to light up one of my own Petit Upmann’s and relax. I would recommend you do the same and enjoy the history lesson. The only other President I think who has done this much for…