The World Collection of Cigar Brands

Last week I began a very ambitious project of cataloguing all non-cuban cigar brands out there in a Google Spreadsheets document. In the beginning it was thought as a good way for me to track how many cigars from a brand I've tried, but as time went on I realized this tool would be very … Continue reading The World Collection of Cigar Brands

682. El Rey del Mundo Balthasar Edición Regional Báltico 2009

Bought from The Oak Lounge Tallinn. Location: This review was made outdoors during a hot and cloudy evening with 28C, 76% humidity and 2 m/s wind. Information:Wrapper: CubaBinder: CubaFiller: CubaOrigin: Cuba Factory: CubaBox: Sold in 10 count boxes.Release: 2009Availability: Limited Edition to 1200 boxes. Size: 6.1x50, Robusto Extra (Dobles) Wrapper: Milk chocolate, slight rough feel … Continue reading 682. El Rey del Mundo Balthasar Edición Regional Báltico 2009

681. Cumpay Lancero

Gifted by Maya Selva Cigars. Location: This review was made outdoors during a hot evening with 28C, 65% humidity in the air and 3 m/s wind. Information:Wrapper: Nicaragua JalapaBinder: Nicaragua EstelíFiller: NicaraguaOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: Tabacos SegoviaBox: Sold in 20 count boxes.Release: 2022Availability: Regular Production Size: 7x38, Lancero. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: … Continue reading 681. Cumpay Lancero

680. H. Upmann Magnum 56 Jarra TR

Gifted by a friend.Location: This review was made outdoors during a hot evening with 32C, 37% humidity in the air and 6 m/s wind.Information:Wrapper: CubaBinder: CubaFiller: CubaOrigin: CubaFactory: CubaBox: Sold in 20 count ceramic jars. Release: 2019Availability: Limited Production Size: 5.9x56, Double Robusto.Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins.Construction: Medium firm and even when lightly … Continue reading 680. H. Upmann Magnum 56 Jarra TR

679. Flor de Selva Año del Tigre Edición Limitada 2022 (Year of the Tiger)

Bought from Cigarrummet.Location: This review was made outdoors during a early evening with 25C, 54% humidity in the air and 2 m/s wind.Information:Wrapper: Honduras JamastranBinder: Honduras Azacualpa ValleyFiller: Honduras Origin: Honduras Factory: Tabacos de OrienteBox: Sold in 10 count boxes. Release: 2021Availability: Limited Edition Size: 6x52, Toro.Wrapper: Light milk chocolate/nutty, smooth with tiny veins.Construction: Firm … Continue reading 679. Flor de Selva Año del Tigre Edición Limitada 2022 (Year of the Tiger)

678. Jas Sum Kral Munchies Rocky Road Robusto

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a cloudy afternoon with 20C, 56% humidity in the air and 8 m/s wind. Information:Wrapper: Mexico San AndresBinder: UndisclosedFiller: UndisclosedOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: Tabacalera AragonBox: Sold in 5 count bundles.Release: 2022Availability: Limited Release Size: 5x50, Robusto. Wrapper: Dark chocolate brown, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: … Continue reading 678. Jas Sum Kral Munchies Rocky Road Robusto

677. Arturo Fuente Don Carlos Presidente

Gifted by a friend.Location: This review was made outdoors during a cloudy afternoon with 20C, 56% humidity in the air and 8 m/s wind.Information:Wrapper: Cameroon Binder: Dominican Republic Filler: Dominican Republic Origin: Dominican Republic Factory: Tabacalera A. FuenteBox: Sold in 25 count boxes. Release: 2006Availability: Regular Production Size: 6.5x50, Toro.Wrapper: Milk chocolate smooth with tiny … Continue reading 677. Arturo Fuente Don Carlos Presidente

676. Julián Sued Bundle Fever Piggy Smalls Limited 2021 Robusto

Gifted by a friend.Location: This review was made outdoors during a lovely evening with 21C, 68% humidity in the air and 5 m/s winds.Information:Wrapper: Yamasa C98Binder: Dominican Republic HVAFiller: Dominican Republic Origin: Dominican Republic Factory: Julian Sued Boutique FactoryBox: Sold in 5 count bundles. Release: 2021Availability: Limited Edition Size: 5.25x50, Robusto Wrapper: Oily coffee bean, … Continue reading 676. Julián Sued Bundle Fever Piggy Smalls Limited 2021 Robusto

675. Lampert 1675 Edición Rojo Robusto

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a calm evening with 21C, 59% humidity in the air with 4 m/s wind. Information:Wrapper: Ecuador ConnecticutBinder: NicaraguaFiller: NicaraguaOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: AgroIndustrial Nicaraguense de Tabacos S.A.Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.Release: 2022Availability: Regular Production Size: 5x50, Robusto Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins. … Continue reading 675. Lampert 1675 Edición Rojo Robusto

674. J. London Gold Series Lonsdale

Gifted by a friend.Location: This review was made outdoors during Midsummer day with blazing hot sun 30C, 44% humidity in the air and 5 m/s wind.Information:Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut Binder: Ecuador Connecticut Filler: Dominican Republic Origin: Dominican Republic Factory: Tabacalera William VenturaBox: Sold in 12 count boxes. Release: 2014Availability: Limited Production.Size: 6.5x42, Lonsdale.Wrapper: Almond, silky smooth … Continue reading 674. J. London Gold Series Lonsdale

673. Principle Commonwealth Ten Country Blend Limited Edition

Bought from The Oak Lounge Tallinn.Location: This review was made outdoors during Midsummer day with blazing hot sun 30C, 44% humidity in the air and 5 m/s wind.Information:Wrapper: Ecuador CorojoBinder: BrazilFiller: Dominican, Nicaragua, USA, Peru, Indonesia, Cameroon, Mexico, HondurasOrigin: Dominican Republic Factory: Kelner Boutique Factory Box: Sold in 1 count coffins (Numbered). Release: 2021 (made … Continue reading 673. Principle Commonwealth Ten Country Blend Limited Edition

672. Principle Archive Collection Straphanger Limited Edition

Bought from The Oak Lounge Tallinn.Location: This review was made outdoors during a gloomy afternoon with 16C and 54% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Dominican Republic Monte Plata YamasáBinder: Dominican RepublicFiller: Dominican Republic & Haiti OlorOrigin: Dominican RepublicFactory: Julian Sued Boutique FactoryBox: Sold in 5 count bundles. Release: 2021Availability: Limited Edition (6.500 cigars made).Size: 5.1x42, … Continue reading 672. Principle Archive Collection Straphanger Limited Edition

671. Caldwell Lost & Found 22 Minutes to Midnight Connecticut Radiante

Bought at a Caldwell event.Location: This review was made outdoors during a cloudy afternoon, with 16C and 51% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: ConnecticutBinder: N/AFiller: N/AOrigin: Dominican RepublicFactory: William Ventura, Dominican RepublicBox: Sold in 20 count boxes. Release: 2022Availability: Limited Production (400 boxes a year)Size: 5x50, Robusto.Wrapper: Almond, silky smooth with tiny veins.Construction: Fairly firm … Continue reading 671. Caldwell Lost & Found 22 Minutes to Midnight Connecticut Radiante

670. Peter James Los Estoico 54 Maduro

Gifted by John Peter Laurendi owner of Peter James.Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny but windy afternoon with 12C and 52% humidity in the air.Information:Wrapper: Mexico San AndrésBinder: IndonesiaFiller: Nicaragua Jalapa, Condega & UndisclosedOrigin: NicaraguaFactory: Tabacalera Aragon, Estéli NicaraguaBox: Sold in 12 count boxes or 5 count bundles. Release: 2022Availability: Regular ProductionSize: … Continue reading 670. Peter James Los Estoico 54 Maduro

669. Peter James Los Estoico 54 Habano

Gifted by John Peter Laurendi owner of Peter James. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny but windy afternoon with 14C and 41% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Ecuador HabanoBinder: Indonesia & MexicoFiller: Nicaragua Jalapa, Condega & UndisclosedOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: Tabacalera Aragon, Estéli NicaraguaBox: Sold in 12 count boxes or 5 count bundles.Release: … Continue reading 669. Peter James Los Estoico 54 Habano

668. Cigarkings Creative Edition Petit Robusto Sun Grown

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny afternoon with 8C and 38% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Ecuador Sun GrownBinder: NicaraguaFiller: Nicaragua Viso & SecoOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: N/ABox: Sold in 12 count boxes.Release: 2022Availability: Limited to 340 boxes (4080 cigars). Size: 4x48, Petit Robusto. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth … Continue reading 668. Cigarkings Creative Edition Petit Robusto Sun Grown

667. Casdagli Villa Casdagli Petit Exquisitos Peruvita

Gifted by a friend.Location: This review was made outdoors during a cloudy with a little snow and wind, 3C and 64% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: EcuadorBinder: EcuadorFiller: Sandwich filler of Peruvian Habano SecoOrigin: Costa RicaFactory: Tabacos de Costa RicaBox: Sold in 5/25 count bundles. Release: 2022Availability: Regular ProductionSize: 4x35, Petite Corona.Wrapper: Walnut, smooth with … Continue reading 667. Casdagli Villa Casdagli Petit Exquisitos Peruvita

666. Caldwell X Kind Cigars Quick & Dirty Robusto

Store bought at Sweets n Cigars.Location: This review was made indoors in Sweet Leaf's lounge.Information:Wrapper: SumatraBinder: SumatraFiller: Dominican RepublicOrigin: Dominican RepublicFactory: N/ABox: Sold in 10 count bundles. Release: 2022Availability: Limited Production.Size: 5x50, RobustoWrapper: Coffee bean, oily but a little rough texture with small veins. Construction: Fairly firm and even when lightly squeezed.Cold draw: Woody note. … Continue reading 666. Caldwell X Kind Cigars Quick & Dirty Robusto

665. Casa Turrent Serie 1880 Maduro Double Robusto

Store bought at Sweets n Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Sweet Leaf's lounge. Information:Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés MaduroBinder: Mexican San Andrés Habano CriolloFiller: Mexican & NicaraguanOrigin: Mexico Factory: Tabacalera Alberto TurrentBox: Sold in 10 count boxes.Release: 2021Availability: Regular Production Size: 6.5x55, Double Robusto Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins. … Continue reading 665. Casa Turrent Serie 1880 Maduro Double Robusto

664. VegaFina Fortaleza 2 Edición Especial Stalk Cut Toro Aged 2017

Store bought at Sweets n Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Sweet Leaf's lounge. Information:Wrapper: N/A MaduroBinder: NicaraguaFiller: Dominican Rep Piloto Ligero & Nicaragua VisoOrigin: Dominican Republic Factory: Tabacalera da GarcíaBox: Sold in 25 count boxes.Release: 2017Availability: Limited Edition to 1860 boxes. Size: 6x54, Toro. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny … Continue reading 664. VegaFina Fortaleza 2 Edición Especial Stalk Cut Toro Aged 2017

663. Blanco NINE Lancero

Store bought at Sweets n Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Sweet Leaf's lounge. Information:Wrapper: Nicaraguan Corojo OscuroBinder: Nicaraguan JalapaFiller: Nicaraguan Triple LigeroOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: Plasencia Cigars S.A.Box: Sold in 5/30 count bundle/box.Release: 2009Availability: Regular Production Size: 7x38, Lancero Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily with a little rough texture with tiny veins. Construction: Fairly … Continue reading 663. Blanco NINE Lancero

662. H. Upmann Connossieur No. 2

Store bought at Sweets n Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Sweet Leaf's lounge. Information:Wrapper: CubaBinder: CubaFiller: CubaOrigin: Cuba Factory: N/A CubaBox: Sold in 25 count boxes.Release: 2021Availability: Regular Production Size: 5.25x51, Robusto (Bohemios) Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily with small veins. Construction: Fairly firm and even when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light wood, … Continue reading 662. H. Upmann Connossieur No. 2

661. Casdagli Villa Casdagli Corona Gorda

Gifted by a friend.Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny but very windy morning/midday, with 7C and 74% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: EcuadorBinder: EcuadorFiller: Peru, Dominican Republic & NicaraguaOrigin: Costa RicaFactory: Tobaccos de Costa RicaBox: Sold in 12 count boxes. Release: 2021Availability: Regular ProductionSize: 5.6x46, Corona Gorda.Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth … Continue reading 661. Casdagli Villa Casdagli Corona Gorda

660. La Galera Maduro Vitola No. 1

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a brisk afternoon/evening with 4C and 56% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés MaduroBinder: Dominican Rep Piloto CubanoFiller: Dominican Rep Piloto Cubano & Criollo 98Origin: Dominican Republic Factory: Tabacalera PalmaBox: Sold in 20 count boxes.Release: 2016Availability: Regular Production. Size: 3.5x50, Short Robusto … Continue reading 660. La Galera Maduro Vitola No. 1

659. Caldwell Lost & Found One Hit Wonder Short Robusto

Gifted by a friend.Location: This review was made outdoors, during a brisk afternoon with 5C and 56% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Dominican Rep Habano 92Binder: Dominican RepublicFiller: Dominican Republic (Aged)Origin: Dominican RepublicFactory: N/ABox: Sold in 5/10 count bundles. Release: 2021 (2017)Availability: Limited to 5000 cigars.Size: 4x50, Short Robusto.Wrapper: Coffee bean, smooth with small veins. … Continue reading 659. Caldwell Lost & Found One Hit Wonder Short Robusto

658. Flor de las Antillas Maduro Petit Robusto

From my own collection. Location: This review was made outdoors a couple of hours after rainfall, with 2C and 91% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Habano Sun Grown OscuroBinder: NicaraguaFiller: NicaraguaOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: My Father Cigars S.A.Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.Release: 2015Availability: Regular Production Size: 4.5x50, Petit Robusto Boxpressed Wrapper: Dark milk chocolate, oily … Continue reading 658. Flor de las Antillas Maduro Petit Robusto

657. Lampert 1675 Edición Azul Short Robusto

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a snowy afternoon/evening, with -2°C and 89% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: EcuadorBinder: NicaraguaFiller: Nicaragua Condega & Jalapa, Peruvian LigeroOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: AgroIndustrial Nicaraguense de Tabacos S.A.Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.Release: 2021Availability: Regular Production. Size: 3.75x52, Short Robusto. Wrapper: Dark milk chocolate, oily … Continue reading 657. Lampert 1675 Edición Azul Short Robusto

656. Xhaxhi Bobi Black Baba Jan

Gifted by a friend.Location: This review was made outdoors during a snowy afternoon, -3°C and 84% humidity in the air. (Stood with wind cover, even though it was minimum wind).Information:Wrapper: Dominican Rep Cotui OscuroBinder: Dominican Rep Monte Plata Hybrid & Havana Seed 633Filler: Dominican Rep HVA Seco, Piloto Cubano Ligero, FDLR 1 LigeroOrigin: Dominican RepublicFactory: … Continue reading 656. Xhaxhi Bobi Black Baba Jan

Year in Review 2021

This past year has been filled with positive and negative happenings, luckily I've managed to stay healthy and haven't got the corona, which so many of my friends all over the world sadly got. I hope everyone stays healthy for the year to come and R.I.P to all friends who sadly have passed away, you … Continue reading Year in Review 2021

Top 25 Cigars of the Year 2021 No.1

This list is composed of my top 25 ranked cigars based on scores given, but as you'll see many have similar scores so I ranked them in most enjoyable out of the bunch. I hope this list will bring some interest for you to try these out. I always try to be as clear as … Continue reading Top 25 Cigars of the Year 2021 No.1