636. Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 Petit Corona Aged 2019

From my own collection. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 22C and 65% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: USA Connecticut River Valley Broadleaf OscuroBinder: Brazil Mata FinaFiller: Dominican Republic & HondurasOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: La Gran Fabrica Drew EstateBox: Sold in 24 count boxes.Release: 2018Availability: Regular Production Size: 4.25x46, Petit Corona. … Continue reading 636. Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 Petit Corona Aged 2019

635. El Septimo The Luxus Collection Pink Series Precious Pink

Gifted by Xavier Bento, General Manager of El Septimo Cigars. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 22C and 63% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Costa RicaBinder: Costa RicaFiller: Costa RicaOrigin: Costa Rica6 year aged tobacco Factory: Costa RicaBox: Sold in 25 count boxes.Release: ?Availability: Regular Production Size: 4.5x34, Petit Panetela. … Continue reading 635. El Septimo The Luxus Collection Pink Series Precious Pink

634. Costa Platinum Skinny Aged 2015

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 22C and 60% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Ecuador OscuroBinder: EcuadorFiller: Nicaragua Esteli, Jalapa & CondegaOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: Tabacalera American Caribbean Cigar CompanyBox: Sold in 25 count boxes.Release: 2015Availability: Regular Production Size: 7.5x40, Lancero. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth … Continue reading 634. Costa Platinum Skinny Aged 2015

633. Manuel Alonso 1867 Lancero Aged 2016

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 22C and 55% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Nicaragua HabanoBinder: NicaraguaFiller: Nicaragua, Central America, CaribbeanOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: Tabacalera American Caribbean Cigar CompanyBox: Sold in 10 count boxes.Release: 2016Availability: Limited Release Size: 7.5x40, Lancero Wrapper: Milk chocolate oily and smooth with … Continue reading 633. Manuel Alonso 1867 Lancero Aged 2016

632. Davidoff Robusto Intenso Limited Edition 2020

Store bought at Brobergs Tobakshandel. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 22C and 54% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Ecuador Habano 702Binder: Dominican Republic San Vicente SecoFiller: Dominican Republic Semilla 254 Visus / Yamasa Visus / Piloto Visus / San Vicente Mejorado LigeroOrigin: Dominican Republic Factory: Oettinger Kelner CigarsBox: Sold … Continue reading 632. Davidoff Robusto Intenso Limited Edition 2020

631. ADVentura The Navigatior Vespucci

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 22C and 52% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Mexican San Andres MaduroBinder: Indonesian SumatraFiller: Dominican Republic, Nicaragua &  EcuadorOrigin: Dominican Republic Factory: Tabacalera William VenturaBox: Sold in 21 count boxes.Release: 2017Availability: Regular Production Size: 5.25x52, Robusto. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily … Continue reading 631. ADVentura The Navigatior Vespucci

630. Maradona Tribute Limited Edition

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 23C and 50% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Ecuador HabanoBinder: Mexican San AndresFiller: Nicaragua & HondurasOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: The Traveler Cigars?Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.Release: 2021Availability: Limited Edition, 500 boxes of 20 cigars (10.000 cigars). Size: 5x50, Robusto. Wrapper: … Continue reading 630. Maradona Tribute Limited Edition

629. AVO Regional South Edition

Bought from Club Mareva Beirut, Lebanon. Location: This review was made outdoors during sunset 24C, and 69% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Ecuador ConnecticutBinder: Ecuador ConnecticutFiller: Dominican Republic San Vicente Visus, San Vincente Seco, Peru Seco, Honduras Jamastran SecoOrigin: Dominican Republic Factory: Oettinger Kelner CigarsBox: Sold in 10 count boxes.Release: 2019Availability: Limited Edition (2000 boxes … Continue reading 629. AVO Regional South Edition

628. La Flor de Cano Elegidos

Store bought at Sweets n Cigars. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with a 29C, and 47% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: CubaBinder: CubaFiller: CubaOrigin: CubaShortfiller. Factory: CubaBox: Sold in 10 count boxes.Release: 2020Availability: Regular Production. Size: 5x50, Robusto (Lirios). Wrapper: Light milk chocolate, rough texture with small protuding veins. Construction: … Continue reading 628. La Flor de Cano Elegidos

627. Montecristo Open Regata Aged 2019

From my own collection. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 26C and 47% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: CubaBinder: CubaFiller: CubaOrigin: Cuba Factory: ?Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.Release: 2009Availability: Regular Production Size: 5.3x46, Petit Pyramid (Forum). Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth with some protuding veins. Construction: Fairly firm … Continue reading 627. Montecristo Open Regata Aged 2019

626. Plasencia Year of the Ox 2021

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny afternoon with 30C and 51% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: NicaraguaBinder: NicaraguaFiller: NicaraguaOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: Plasencia Cigars S.A.Box: Sold in 8 count boxes.Release: 2021Availability: Limited Edition of 2500 boxes of 8 cigars (20.000 cigars). Size: 7x58, Salomon. Wrapper: Reddish milk chocolate, oily … Continue reading 626. Plasencia Year of the Ox 2021

625. Caldwell Lost & Found Swedish Delight 4.0 2020

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 26C and 48% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Criollo 98Binder: SumatraFiller: Criollo 98, Corojo & Olor DominicanoOrigin: Dominican Republic Factory: ?Box: Sold in 10/25 count bundles.Release: 2020Availability: Limited Edition of 2500 cigars.Made in 2016. Size: 5x50, Robusto. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, … Continue reading 625. Caldwell Lost & Found Swedish Delight 4.0 2020

624. Leonel Classic Robusto

Store bought at Sweets n Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in  cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Dominican RepublicBinder: NicaraguaFiller: Dominican Republic & NicaraguaOrigin: Dominican Republic Factory: ?Box: Sold in 20 count boxes.Release: 2018Availability: Regular Production. Size: 5x52, Robusto. Wrapper: Almond, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold … Continue reading 624. Leonel Classic Robusto

623. Cavalier Genève Limited Edition 2020

Gifted by Cavalier Genève Cigars. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 24C and 49% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: UndisclosedBinder: UndisclosedFiller: UndisclosedOrigin: Honduras Factory: San Judas Tadeo factory, in Honduras.Box: Sold in 10 count boxes.Release: 2020Availability: Limited Edition, 1000 boxes with 10 cigars in each (10.000 cigars). Size: 6x54, Toro … Continue reading 623. Cavalier Genève Limited Edition 2020

622. Luis Martinez Hamilton Silver Selection Robusto

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a windy evening with 21C and 60% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sun GrownBinder: Honduran Cuban SeedFiller: Nicaragua & HondurasOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: J.C.Newman PENSA NicaraguaBox: Sold in 5/25 count boxes.Release: ?Availability: Regular Production. Size: 4.9x49, Robusto. Wrapper: Light milk chocolate, rough texture but … Continue reading 622. Luis Martinez Hamilton Silver Selection Robusto

621. Puros Rökta Korvar Robusto Batch 2

Store bought at Sweets n Cigars. Location: This review was made outdoors during a windy evening with 22C and 60% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: HabanoBinder: NicaraguaFiller: NicaraguaOrigin: NicaraguaShortfiller Factory: ?Box: Sold in 20 count bundles.Release: 2020Availability: Limited Production. Size: 5x54, Robusto. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth with small veins. Construction: A little spongy … Continue reading 621. Puros Rökta Korvar Robusto Batch 2

620. La Estrella Polar Robusto

Store bought at Brobergs Tobakshandel. Location: This review was made outdoors during a windy afternoon with 22C and 59% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Ecuador (2015)Binder: Indonesia (2013)Filler: Nicaragua & ColombiaOrigin: Honduras Factory: STGBox: Sold in 20 count boxes.Release: 2019Availability: Regular Production. Size: 5x50, Robusto. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, fairly oily and smooth with tiny veins. … Continue reading 620. La Estrella Polar Robusto

619. Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon Colorado Claro

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a cloudy day, 26C and 54% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Nicaraguan Colorado ClaroBinder: NicaraguaFiller: NicaraguaOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: Plasencia Cigars S.A.Box: Sold in 10 count boxes.Release: 2020Availability: Regular Production. Size: 6x60, Gordo (Hexagon pressed) Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. … Continue reading 619. Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto I Hexagon Colorado Claro

618. Davidoff Dominicana Robusto 2014

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Dominican Republic Hybrid 257Binder: Ecuador Hybrid 151Filler: Dominican Republic Corojo 99 Seco, San Vincente Mejorado Seco, Piloto Viso, San Vincente Seco & Yamasá VisoOrigin: Dominican Republic Factory: DavidoffBox: Sold in 10 count boxes.Release: 2021Availability: Limited Release. Size: 5.1x52, Robusto. Wrapper: Coffee … Continue reading 618. Davidoff Dominicana Robusto 2014

My Journey With: Rocky Patel

It all started in September of 2014 on a school trip during my 12th year in high school to the capital (Stockholm), when we got a few hours for ourselves and I decided to visit a cigar shop called Cigarrummet. I entered the shop and bought my very first Rocky Patel cigar, a Decade Toro … Continue reading My Journey With: Rocky Patel

My Journey With: Jas Sum Kral

This story begins a bit differently, not with a first meting with the owner nor a first try of his cigars, it actually begins in a cigar group on Facebook called Cigar Social Club. The year was 2015, I had only been smoking cigars for a little bit more than a year. At the time … Continue reading My Journey With: Jas Sum Kral

My Journey With: Principle

This story begins during the Cigar Smoking World Championship Qualification for Sweden, in Mellgrens Fine Tobaccos cigar lounge back in 11th of April 2015. Darren Cioffi owner of Principle was one of the special guests of the event, he was a new face for me, at this time I didn't know about his brand nor … Continue reading My Journey With: Principle

617. Cohiba Siglo IV

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a cloudy evening, with 18C and 59% air humidity. Information:Wrapper: CubaBinder: CubaFiller: CubaOrigin: Cuba Factory: Cuba.Box: Sold in 25 count boxes.Release: 1994Availability: Regular Production. Size: 5.6x46, Coronas Gordas (Grand Corona). Wrapper: Hazelnut, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold … Continue reading 617. Cohiba Siglo IV

My Journey With: Gurkha

Let's get in to this controversial topic. I was just like everybody else who start with cigars, you buy what ever cigars gets recommended to you or who has the loudest advertisement. When I started in 2014, I bought Gurkha, yes in the beginning of my cigar journey, I bought a wide selection of cigars … Continue reading My Journey With: Gurkha

616. Ramon Allones Specially Selected

From my own collection. Location: This review was made outdoors during a cloudy evening, with 18C and 59% air humidity. Information:Wrapper: CubaBinder: CubaFiller: CubaOrigin: Cuba Factory: CubaBox: Sold in 25 count boxes.Release: 1980sAvailability: Regular Production. Size: 4.8x50, Robusto. Wrapper: Hazelnut, smooth with small and protuding veins. Construction: Fairly firm and even when lightly squeezed. It's … Continue reading 616. Ramon Allones Specially Selected

My Journey With: Cavalier Genève

The year is 2016, during the summer (5th of June) I decided to start doing reviews of cigars, at this time I had been smoking cigars for 2.5 years on a regular basis. I felt fairly confident in my understanding of cigars and how to distinguish flavours and aromas. By the end of september I … Continue reading My Journey With: Cavalier Genève

My Journey with: HENK

For this one we need to roll the tape back to March of 2017, I've just been officially introduced as a member of Cigar Journal Tasting Panel (unofficially joined in september 2016) and I'm going on my first tasting trip to meet my fellow tasting panel colleagues. I fly down to Florence, Italy, my first … Continue reading My Journey with: HENK

My Journey With: Casdagli

This story begins on the 15th of december 2014, I was working at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco and we were preparing for the event we where hosting that evening in our cigar lounge. We where going to host Jeremy Casdagli owner of Bespoke Cigars, a new cigar brand to the Swedish Market. I was still young … Continue reading My Journey With: Casdagli

615. Davidoff Winston Churchill Limited Edition 2021

Store bought at Brobergs. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny afternoon with 21C and a air humidity of 44%. Information:Wrapper: EcuadorBinder: Dominican Republic (Hybrid 257)Filler: Dominican Republic (Piloto Ligero, Hybrid 20-20 Seco, San Vicente Mejorado Ligero, San Vicente Viso) & Nicaragua (Estelí Viso)Origin: Dominican Republic Factory: DavidoffBox: Sold in 10 count boxes.Release: … Continue reading 615. Davidoff Winston Churchill Limited Edition 2021

614. Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Dahman

Bought from Club Mareva Beirut. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny afternoon with 21C and a air humidity of 44%. Information:Wrapper: Ecuadorian HabanoBinder: Costa RicaFiller: Peru & Dominican RepublicOrigin: Costa Rica Factory: IGM Boutique FactoryBox: Sold in 12 count boxes.Release: 2018Availability: Regular Production. Size: 7.1x56, Toro. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with … Continue reading 614. Casdagli Daughters of the Wind Dahman