508. Drew Estate Tabak Especial Cafecita Negra

Gifted by Jonathan Drew President and Founder of Drew Estate. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf MaduroBinder: NicaraguaFiller: NicaraguaInfused with coffee essence from Nicaragua coffee (Jinotega & Matagalapa). Size: 4x32, Coronete (Exquisito) Wrapper: Coffee bean, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Soft but even feel when lightly … Continue reading 508. Drew Estate Tabak Especial Cafecita Negra

507. Drew Estate Tabak Especial Cafecita Dulce

Gifted by Jonathan Drew President and Founder of Drew Estate. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Nicaraguan Shade Grown ConnecticutBinder: NicaraguaFiller: NicaraguaInfused with coffee essence from Nicaragua coffee (Jinotega & Matagalapa). Size: 4x32, Coronete (Exquisito) Wrapper: Nutty, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Soft but even feel when lightly … Continue reading 507. Drew Estate Tabak Especial Cafecita Dulce

506. Debonaire Habano Toro

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Ecuadorian HabanoBinder: Dominican Republic San VicenteFiller: Nicaragua & Dominican Republic Piloto Cubano Size: 6x54, Toro. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Dried fruits, hay and 70% dark … Continue reading 506. Debonaire Habano Toro

505. Debonaire Daybreak Sagita Connecticut Aged 2017

Gifted by Philip Zanghi III, owner of Debonaire Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Ecuadorian ConnecticutBinder: Dominican Republic San VincenteFiller: Nicaragua & Dominican Republic Piloto Cubano Size: 5.5x38, Sagita (Petit Lancero). Wrapper: Nutty, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Medium firm and even when lightly squeezed. Cold … Continue reading 505. Debonaire Daybreak Sagita Connecticut Aged 2017

504. Romeo y Julieta Maravillas 8 Year of the Rat 2020

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: CubaBinder: CubaFiller: CubaComes in luxury boîte nature boxes of 8 cigars, released for the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Rat. Size: 6.1x55, Maravillas (Robusto Extra). Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even … Continue reading 504. Romeo y Julieta Maravillas 8 Year of the Rat 2020

503. Montecristo Reserva Negra Corona Maduro Aged 2015

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Mexican San AndresBinder: NicaraguaFiller: Nicaragua & Honduras Size: 5x44, Corona. Wrapper: Dark chocolate, oily and rough with small veins. Construction: Fairly firm with some softspots with and uneven feel.  Cold draw: Dried fruits and hay. 1st third: Start … Continue reading 503. Montecristo Reserva Negra Corona Maduro Aged 2015

502. Kauai Island Prince Laka Shade Grown Aged 2017

Gifted by Les Drent, owner of Kauai Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Ecuadorian Shade Grown ConnecticutBinder: Kauai Shade GrownFiller: Kauai Shade Grown Size: 42x5, Laka (Corona). Wrapper: Nutty, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Fairly firm when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light floral note. … Continue reading 502. Kauai Island Prince Laka Shade Grown Aged 2017

501. Tucan The Rumour Says Robusto Pre-release

Gifted by Johan Sandström owner of Tucan Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: UndisclosedBinder: UndisclosedFiller: UndisclosedFactory: Tabacos de Costa Rica Size: 5x56, Robusto. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light hay note. 1st third: … Continue reading 501. Tucan The Rumour Says Robusto Pre-release

500. CAO The Sopranos Edition Soldier Aged 2013

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Brazilian MaduroBinder: HondurasFiller: Nicaragua, Dominican Republic & ColombiaLimited production between 2005-2013. I choose this cigar to be my 500th review because when I was younger I was a big fan of the show The Sopranos. I told myself … Continue reading 500. CAO The Sopranos Edition Soldier Aged 2013

499. CAO Session Garage

Store bought at Brobergs. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: USA Connecticut BroadleafBinder: Dominican Republic Vega EspecialFiller: Dominican Republic Piloto Cubano & Nicaragua Esteli Size: 5.2x54, Robusto. Wrapper: Dark coffee bean, oily and smooth with clear protruding veins. Construction: Medium firm, but even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold … Continue reading 499. CAO Session Garage

498. CAO Brazilia Corcovado

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: BrazilBinder: NicaraguaFiller: Nicaragua Size: 4.2x60, Short Robusto. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Dark chocolate. 1st third: Starts with a cacao, chestnuts, earthy sweetness and … Continue reading 498. CAO Brazilia Corcovado

497. CAO Nicaragua Tipitapa

Store bought at Brobergs. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Honduran Habano JamastranBinder: Honduran JamastranFiller: Nicaraguan Jalapa, Condega & Esteli Size: 4.9x50, Robusto Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oil and smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: Starts with a medium … Continue reading 497. CAO Nicaragua Tipitapa

496. CAO Pilón Corona

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Ecuadorian HabanoBinder: NicaraguaFiller: Nicaragua Size: 5.5x44, Corona Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Medium soft but even when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Pinewood and earthy sweetness. 1st third: Starts with earthy sweetness and … Continue reading 496. CAO Pilón Corona

495. Macanudo Gran Reserva 2020 Gran Toro

Store bought at Brobergs. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: EcuadorBinder: Dominican Piloto CubanoFiller: Brazilian, Nicaraguan & Dominican RepublicLimited production of 32'000 cigars in boxes of 8 cigars each (4000 boxes). Size: 9x48, Gran Toro. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with small veins. Construction: Firm even feel … Continue reading 495. Macanudo Gran Reserva 2020 Gran Toro

494. Drew Estate Herrera Esteli Norteño Robusto Grande

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Mexican San AndrésBinder: HondurasFiller: Nicaragua Size: 5.5x54, Robusto Grande, Soft Boxpressed. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Hay and light red pepper spice. 1st third: … Continue reading 494. Drew Estate Herrera Esteli Norteño Robusto Grande

493. Cavalier Genève Black II Robusto

Gifted by Cavalier Genève Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés NegroBinder: NicaraguaFiller: NicaraguaMade at San Judas Tadeo factory, in Honduras. Size: 5x50, Robusto Boxpressed. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light wood note. 1st third: Starts with … Continue reading 493. Cavalier Genève Black II Robusto

492. BOTL Sweden The Oak Aged 2012

Gifted back in 2014 by Yelitze Enchenique Lokrantz, former owner of BOTL Shop Sweden. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: HondurasBinder: HondurasFiller: Honduras Size: 6.1x54, Torpedo. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins. Construction: A medium soft but even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Oakwood. … Continue reading 492. BOTL Sweden The Oak Aged 2012

491. La Preferida 452 Short Robusto

Gifted by Gajane Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Ecuador Habano ColoradoBinder: MexicoFiller: Nicaragua & Honduras Size: 4x52, Short Robusto. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light wood note. 1st third: Starts with a … Continue reading 491. La Preferida 452 Short Robusto

490. La Ley Cañonazo

Gifted by Gajane Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: EcuadorBinder: NicaraguaFiller: Honduras, Nicaragua and an undisclosed country Size: 6.1x52, Cañonazo. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Whipped cream, milk chocolate and light wood. 1st … Continue reading 490. La Ley Cañonazo

489. Leaf by Oscar Maduro Toro Aged 2014

Bought at Kind Cigars in 2014. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Nicaraguan Jalapa MaduroBinder: HondurasFiller: Honduras Size: 6x52, Toro. Wrapper: Dark chocolate, rough with small veins. Construction: Fairly firm and even when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Earthy and sweet. 1st third: Starts with a rich 70% dark … Continue reading 489. Leaf by Oscar Maduro Toro Aged 2014

488. Leaf by Oscar Corojo Toro Aged 2014

Bought at Kind Cigars in 2014. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Honduras CorojoBinder: HondurasFiller: Honduras Size: 6x52, Toro. Wrapper: Reddish milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Maplewood note. 1st third: Starts with a maplewood, cinnamon and malt. 2nd … Continue reading 488. Leaf by Oscar Corojo Toro Aged 2014

487. Leaf by Oscar Connecticut Toro Aged 2014

Bought at Kind Cigars in 2014. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Honduras ConnecticutBinder: HondurasFiller: Honduras Size: 6x52, Toro. Wrapper: Nutty, smooth with small veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Sweet wheat biscuits. 1st third: Starts with a milk chocolate, hazelnut and medium roasted … Continue reading 487. Leaf by Oscar Connecticut Toro Aged 2014

486. Foundry Chillin’ Moose Corona

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Connecticut Habano RosadoBinder: Ecuador SumatraFiller: Dominican Republic, Mexican San Andres, Nicaragua & USA Broadleaf. Size: 5.2x45, Corona. Wrapper: Nutty milk chocolate, a little rough with small veins. Construction: Fairly firm with an even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold … Continue reading 486. Foundry Chillin’ Moose Corona

485. Rocky Patel Fifty-Five Corona

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: NicaraguaBinder: Costa RicaFiller: Nicaragua Size: 4x55, Figurado. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Fairly firm and even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light wood note. 1st third: Starts with a light cedarwood note, … Continue reading 485. Rocky Patel Fifty-Five Corona

484. Room101 Farce Pre-release 2018 Robusto

Gifted by Robert Caldwell, owner of Caldwell Cigars, and Martin Nelson, owner of Kind Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: EcuadorBinder: IndonesiaFiller: Dominican Republic, Nicaragua and USA Pennsylvania Size: 5x52, Robusto. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: … Continue reading 484. Room101 Farce Pre-release 2018 Robusto

483. Laura Chavin Pur Sang IV Toro Aged 2016

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Dominican RepublicBinder: MexicoFiller: Dominican Republic Size: 6x50, Toro. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and silky smooth with small veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Hay and barnyard. 1st third: Starts with a note of hay, … Continue reading 483. Laura Chavin Pur Sang IV Toro Aged 2016

482. Jas Sum Kral Tyrannical Buc Broadleaf Maduro 48

Gifted by Riste Riatevski, owner of Jas Sum Kral. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Broadleaf MaduroBinder: Nicaraguan Jalapa.Filler: USA Pennsylvania & Nicaraguan Condega, Estelí Double Ligero Size: 4x48, Short Robusto (Magnum). Wrapper: Dark chocolate, oily and smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. … Continue reading 482. Jas Sum Kral Tyrannical Buc Broadleaf Maduro 48

481. Jas Sum Kral Tyrannical Buc Connecticut 48

Gifted by Riste Riatevski, owner of Jas Sum Kral. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade.Binder: Nicaraguan Jalapa.Filler: USA Pennsylvania & Nicaraguan Condega, Estelí. Size: 4x48, Short Robusto (Magnum). Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth feeling with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: … Continue reading 481. Jas Sum Kral Tyrannical Buc Connecticut 48

480. Cuesta-Rey Centenario No. 7 Maduro Robusto

Gifted by Srecko Pavicevic, owner of Global Cigar.  Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Connecticut BroadleafBinder: Dominican RepublicFiller: Dominican RepublicFactory: Tabacalera Arturo Fuente Size: 4.5x50, Robusto. Wrapper: Dark chocolate, sandpaper rough, with minimal veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Wood notes. 1st third: Starts … Continue reading 480. Cuesta-Rey Centenario No. 7 Maduro Robusto

479. Room101 Namakubi Ecuador Chingon Aged 2014

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Ecuadorian HabanoBinder: Honduran CorojoFiller: Dominican Republic & HondurasLimited annual production cigar. Size: 8x44-60, Salomon. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Fairly firm when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Wood and hay notes. 1st third: Starts … Continue reading 479. Room101 Namakubi Ecuador Chingon Aged 2014