348. CBC Culture Under Authority of Bugge

Gifted by Srecko Pavicevic, owner of Global Cigar. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Unknown blend. Tobacco from Dominican Republic. Size: 5x49, Robusto. Wrapper: Nutty shade, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: Starts with a medium roasted coffee … Continue reading 348. CBC Culture Under Authority of Bugge

344. Kaneda Klassica Opera

Gifted by Srecko Pavicevic, owner of Global Cigar. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: This cigar is inspired from the cigars smoked in the recess between one time and another at the theater and the opera. Wrapper: Connecticut & Habano Ecuador. Binder: Peru. Filler: Dominican Republic, Peru and Nicaragua. Made … Continue reading 344. Kaneda Klassica Opera

343. Montecristo Dantés Edicion Limitada 2016

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Montecristo is a current pre-Revolution brand, established in 1935. The main range comprises medium to full-strength cigars. Varnished Semi Boite Nature Box of 10 cigars. Size: 6.6x48, Grand Corona (Hermosos No.1). Wrapper: Darker milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: … Continue reading 343. Montecristo Dantés Edicion Limitada 2016

341. My Father No. 4 Lancero

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper Ecuadorian Habano Criollo. Binder: Nicaragua. Filler: Nicaragua. Size: 7.5x38, Lancero. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: Starts with a almond and hay note. … Continue reading 341. My Father No. 4 Lancero

340. My Father The Judge

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper Ecuadorian Sumatra Oscuro. Binder: Nicaragua. Filler: Nicaragua. Size: 5x60, Boxpressed Gordo. Wrapper: Milk chocolate oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Hay and white pepper. 1st third: Starts with a … Continue reading 340. My Father The Judge

337. Southern Draw Rose of Sharon Toro

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut. Binder: Nicaragua. Filler: Dominican piloto cubano and Nicaraguan seco and viso. Size: 6x52, Toro. Wrapper: Light almond, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Plums and … Continue reading 337. Southern Draw Rose of Sharon Toro

330. Leonel Rare Robusto

Gifted by Srecko Pavicevic, owner of Global Cigar. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Nicaragua. Binder: Nicaragua. Filler: Nicaragua. Size: 5x52, Robusto. Wrapper: Darker milk chocolate, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light notes of lemon peal and wheat. 1st … Continue reading 330. Leonel Rare Robusto

329. Leonel L-Series Robusto

Gifted by Srecko Pavicevic, owner of Global Cigar. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Connecticut Shade. Binder: Dominican Republic. Filler: Dominican Republic. Size: 5x50, Robusto. Wrapper: Light milk chocolate, oily and silky-smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light cedarwood note. 1st third: … Continue reading 329. Leonel L-Series Robusto

322. Balmoral Royal Selection Maduro Robusto

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Brasilian Arapiraca Binder: Dominican Rep Olor Filler: Dominican Rep Olor and Brasilian Bahia The Balmoral Royal Selection is made by hand in San Pedro de Macoris in the Dominican Republic. After the fermentation and maturation process, the right tobacco … Continue reading 322. Balmoral Royal Selection Maduro Robusto

301. El Rey del Mundo Edición Regional Países Bajos NL No.1 2011

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: El Rey del Mundo is a current pre-revolution brand, established in 1882. The range comprises light to medium strength cigars using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region in Cuba. Numbered Slide Lid Box of 10 cigars (2,500 made). Size: … Continue reading 301. El Rey del Mundo Edición Regional Países Bajos NL No.1 2011

300. El Rey del Mundo Edición Regional Cuba Infantes 2013

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: El Rey del Mundo is a current pre-revolution brand, established in 1882. The range comprises light to medium strength cigars using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region in Cuba. Numbered Dress Box of 10 cigars (5,000 made). Size: 4.9x50, … Continue reading 300. El Rey del Mundo Edición Regional Cuba Infantes 2013

292. La Aurora Black Lion Cameroon Robusto

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Ecuador. Binder: Ecuador. Filler: Cibao Valley (Dominican Republic) and Nicaragua. Size: 5x50, Robusto. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky-smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Fairly firm and even when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Dried fruits. 1st third: Starts with a … Continue reading 292. La Aurora Black Lion Cameroon Robusto

284. Gurkha Crest XO

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Tobacco from Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro wrapper surrounds Nicaraguan filler tobaccos. Size: 6x60, Gordo. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth with slightly protruding veins. Construction: Fairly uneven feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light wood notes. 1st third: Starts with a … Continue reading 284. Gurkha Crest XO

278. Leonel P-Series Robusto

Gifted by Srecko Pavicevic, owner of Global Cigar. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: The filler is a combination of mild tobaccos from Panamá and Nicaragua. To attain a mild, well-balanced blend mainly Seco tobaccos were selected. The binder of the Leonel P-Series comes from Nicaragua and so does the … Continue reading 278. Leonel P-Series Robusto

264. La Galera 80th Anniversary Limited Edition Torpedo

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: La Galera 80th Anniversary is made to celebrate the Tabacalera Palms factory that celebrates 80 Years. Made in a limited number of 4000 boxes. Tobacco from Dominican Rep and Mexico. Size: 6 1/8x52, Torpedo Boxpressed Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily but … Continue reading 264. La Galera 80th Anniversary Limited Edition Torpedo

251. Rocky Patel Super Ligero Lancero

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Cuban-seed Honduran San Agustín Habano, Binder: Habano, Filler: Nicaraguan and Costa Rican Triple Ligero, Factory: El Paraiso Factory (Honduras) Size: 7 1/2x38, Lancero. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily, silky smooth and tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over wjen … Continue reading 251. Rocky Patel Super Ligero Lancero

243. Gurkha East India Co The Classic Cigar Havana Blend Toro

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: The Classic Cigar: Havana Blend has been perfected using a proprietary binder and filler with twenty different tweakings of the blend to get it just right. With a San Andres Wrapper, The Classic Cigar: Havana Blend is a box-pressed and … Continue reading 243. Gurkha East India Co The Classic Cigar Havana Blend Toro

240. Bespoke/Casdagli Club Mareva Gold Limited Edition 2015

Gifted by Merja Juselius, owner of Cigarrummet. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: In 2014 to celebrate the partnership with Cigar Club Mareva, home of the Cigar Smoking World Championship, Bespoke cigars launched the Club Mareva Line. Many different versions have been made for this Club Mareva, the first one … Continue reading 240. Bespoke/Casdagli Club Mareva Gold Limited Edition 2015

236. Ramon Allones Petit Allones Edicion Regional Andorra 2013

Private collection. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Cedarwood. 1st third: Starts with a white pepper spice, chestnuts, earthy sweetness and coffee beans. 2nd third: Keeps the previous flavours. The burn: Burns steady … Continue reading 236. Ramon Allones Petit Allones Edicion Regional Andorra 2013

233. Por Larrañaga Secretos Edicion Regional España 2013

Private collection. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily but a little rough texture and tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Cedarwood and hay. 1st third: Starts with a dark espresso note, followed by 60% milk chocolate and some wood in the background. 2nd … Continue reading 233. Por Larrañaga Secretos Edicion Regional España 2013

216. J.C.Newman Brick House Ciento por Ciento Big Smoke

Gifted by Drew Newman, General Counsel at J.C. Newman Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Hay and wood notes. 1st third: Starts with a spicy cinnamon note, roasted chestnuts and earthy sweetness. … Continue reading 216. J.C.Newman Brick House Ciento por Ciento Big Smoke

211. San Jerónimo Habano Natural Robusto

Gifted by Gaby Kafie, owner of Kafie 1901 Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth feel with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Light cedarwood notes. 1st third: Starts with a light nuttiness, foamed milk and lemon peal. 2nd third: Keeps … Continue reading 211. San Jerónimo Habano Natural Robusto

186. De Los Reyes Saga Short Tales Tomo II: Tales of the Land: Cotuí

Gifted by Jean-Michel Louis, Brand Ambassador and In-house Belgian at De Los Reyes Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth feel with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Hay and light wood. 1st third: Starts with a dark chocolate note, pine wood. 2nd … Continue reading 186. De Los Reyes Saga Short Tales Tomo II: Tales of the Land: Cotuí

185. J.C.Newman Diamond Crown Black Diamond Marquis

Sponsored by J.C.Newman Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Dark chocolate, oily and silky smooth wrapper with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Pencil wood note. 1st third: Dark chocolate, bitter almonds, bark (wood) and earthy sweetness. 2nd third: Keeps the … Continue reading 185. J.C.Newman Diamond Crown Black Diamond Marquis

184. J.C.Newman Diamond Crown No.4 Natural

Sponsored by J.C.Newman Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Light milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: Starts with a oak wood, nutmeg and medium roasted coffee. 2nd third: Keeps the same flavors from … Continue reading 184. J.C.Newman Diamond Crown No.4 Natural

183. J.C.Newman Diamond Crown Maximus Robusto No. 5

Sponsored by J.C.Newman Cigars. Location: This review was made outdoors during an sunny and windy afternoon, with 12°C. Wrapper: Dark chocolate, oily with a rough texture with slightly protruding veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light wood notes. 1st third: Starts with a oakwood note, flowed by 60% dark milk chocolate and a nuttiness. … Continue reading 183. J.C.Newman Diamond Crown Maximus Robusto No. 5

154. H. Upmann The Banker Annuity (USA)

Bought online. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Nutty notes. 1st third: Starts of with a creamy milk chocolate sweetness followed by a nutty hint. 2nd third: Keeps the same. The burn: Burns steady and sharp with … Continue reading 154. H. Upmann The Banker Annuity (USA)

149. Wismilak Premium Seleccion Corona

Sponsored by Wismilak Premium Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light hay notes. 1st third: Starts of with a dark roasted coffee but with a creamy cappuccino feel, almost a touch of milk chocolate maybe 60%. … Continue reading 149. Wismilak Premium Seleccion Corona

146. Blanco Liga Exclusiva de Família Robusto Maduro

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Almost black, rough with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: Starts of with a medium roasted coffee, dark chocolate and salted caramel. 2nd third: Keeps the same. The burn: Burns quickly and sharp, with a … Continue reading 146. Blanco Liga Exclusiva de Família Robusto Maduro

145. Montecristo Pilotico Pepe Mendez Toro (USA)

Bought online. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Hay note. 1st third: Dark rich chocolate, cane sugar and oak wood. 2nd third: The flavours rounds out with a smooth nutty note. The burn: Burns steady and sharp … Continue reading 145. Montecristo Pilotico Pepe Mendez Toro (USA)