182. Maya Selva Cigars Cumpay Robusto

Sponsored by Maya Selva Cigars. Location: This review was made outdoors during an sunny and windy afternoon, with 12°C. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Milk chocolate, light wood and hay. 1st third: Starts with a nutty, creamy wiener melange coffee note. There is also a note … Continue reading 182. Maya Selva Cigars Cumpay Robusto

181. KBF Cigars Smoking Jacket Henkie

Gifted by Henrik Kelner Jr, Masterblender at KBF 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 with a whipped creamy note surrounding a pine wood and salty caramel sweetness. 2nd third: Keeps … Continue reading 181. KBF Cigars Smoking Jacket Henkie

180. HENK MAORI HAKA La Doña Edicion Limitada 2018

Gifted by Heiko Poerz, owner of HENK MAORI HAKA & HENK Luxury Suitcases. Info: Limited to 200 lambskin travel humidors with 6 cigars in each box. There is also 300 refill boxes available with 10 cigars in each box. Each cigar is priced at €36. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. … Continue reading 180. HENK MAORI HAKA La Doña Edicion Limitada 2018

179. Condega Cigars Serie F Mini Robusto

Gifted by William Kilander, President of the Swedish Cigar Federation. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth feel with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but with a giving feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Hay and cedarwood. 1st third: Starts with a light cedarwood note, layered with … Continue reading 179. Condega Cigars Serie F Mini Robusto

178. J.C.Newman Cigars Brick House Connecticut Toro

Sponsored by J.C.Newman Cigars. Location: This review was made outdoors during an gray cool autumn afternoon with 13°C. Wrapper: Cream light brown wrapper with a smooth feel and slightly protruding veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light hay notes. 1st third: Starts with a nutty sweetness, pine … Continue reading 178. J.C.Newman Cigars Brick House Connecticut Toro

177. Plasencia 146 Cosecha Privada Toro

Sponsored by Cigar Journal. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth wrapper with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Cedarwood and hay. 1st third: Starts with a smooth creamy nougat note, background tone of cedarwood but very well balanced. 2nd third: Keeps the … Continue reading 177. Plasencia 146 Cosecha Privada Toro

176. Principle Cigars Aviator Series Envoi

Gifted by Darren Cioffi owner of Principle Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth feel with somewhat protruding veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Sandalwood wood. 1st third: Starts with a whipped cream coat, spicy sandalwood filler note that leaves a spice on the … Continue reading 176. Principle Cigars Aviator Series Envoi

175. Bespoke Cigars Daughters of the Wind Sabino Petit Salomone

Gifted by Jeremy Casdagli owner of Bespoke Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Creamy and nutty notes. 1st third: Starts with a nutty and creamy sandalwood note. 2nd … Continue reading 175. Bespoke Cigars Daughters of the Wind Sabino Petit Salomone

174. J.C.Newman Perla del Mar Perla L Maduro (Boxpressed)

Sponsored by J.C.Newman Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Dark chocolate, oily and smooth feel with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Hay and dark chocolate. 1st third: Dark chocolate, earthy sweetness and oak wood. Slight spicy note but nothing to strong. 2nd third: Keeps the same … Continue reading 174. J.C.Newman Perla del Mar Perla L Maduro (Boxpressed)

173. De Los Reyes Cigars Saga Short Tales Tomo VI: The Sixth Element: El Tabaco

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: Dark chocolate, oily and smooth feel with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Dark chocolate, hazelnuts and earthy sweetness. 1st third: Dark chocolate, sandalwood, hazelnuts and a spicy … Continue reading 173. De Los Reyes Cigars Saga Short Tales Tomo VI: The Sixth Element: El Tabaco

172. KBF Cigars Smoking Jacket Robusto Imperial

Gifted by Henrik Kelner Jr, masterblender at KBF Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily with a little rough feel but with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Light cedarwood notes. 1st third: Starts with a dry nutty note, with a cedarwood finish. … Continue reading 172. KBF Cigars Smoking Jacket Robusto Imperial

171. HENK MAORI HAKA Limited Edition 2016

Gifted by Heiko Poerz, owner of HENK MAORI HAKA & HENK Luxury Suitcases. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with near to invisible veins, I can't barley feel where the leaves meet. Triple cap for those interested. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold … Continue reading 171. HENK MAORI HAKA Limited Edition 2016

170. Rafael Gonzalez Edicion Regionales Nordico – Baltico North Star 2017 (Petit Robustos)

World Exclusive Pre-release Review Sponsored by Habanos Nordic. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth wrapper with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light wood notes and nuttiness. 1st third: Starts with a oak wood heavy note, followed by salty peanuts and freshly … Continue reading 170. Rafael Gonzalez Edicion Regionales Nordico – Baltico North Star 2017 (Petit Robustos)

169. Quai D’Orsay No.50

Gifted by my colleague Conny Ankargren, at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Light brown, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Medium firm with a good feel. Cold draw: Clear notes of sandalwood. 1st third: Starts with a smooth but still dry sandalwood note, a hazelnutiness with … Continue reading 169. Quai D’Orsay No.50

168. 1502 Cigars Ruby Torpedo Boxpressed

Gifted by Peter Gaudenzi, 1502 Cigars European Market Director. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Darker milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: A little spongy feel but still firmly packed. Cold draw: Hay and milk chocolate. 1st third: Starts with a nutty, oak wood note with … Continue reading 168. 1502 Cigars Ruby Torpedo Boxpressed

167. Royal Danish Cigars CSWC 2018 Croatia Gold Edition

Gifted by Jan Vistisen, owner of Royal Danish Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth wrapper with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light hay notes. 1st third: Starts with a light sandalwood note, some notes of white pepper and cinnamon. There … Continue reading 167. Royal Danish Cigars CSWC 2018 Croatia Gold Edition

166. La Aurora Cigars ADN Dominicano Robusto

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily, rough texture with clear signs of the veins. Construction: Firm but still a giving feel. Cold draw: Hay and wood notes. 1st third: Starts with a spicy wood note, hint of dark roasted coffee but … Continue reading 166. La Aurora Cigars ADN Dominicano Robusto

165. La Ley Cigars 2015 Reserva Laguito

Bought at Sweet's & Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a airport smoking lounge. Wrapper: Darker milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth wrapper with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still giving feel. Cold draw: Light hay notes. 1st third: Starts with a creamy smooth feeling of light wood and whipped cream. 2nd third: … Continue reading 165. La Ley Cigars 2015 Reserva Laguito

164. Tektor Cigars Corona 2016 Harvest

Bought at Tektor Cigars event last year. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny late afternoon, whilst on holiday in the Algarve, Portugal. 27°C. Wrapper: Light brown, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light hay notes and a little caramel sweetness. 1st third: Starts with a light wood … Continue reading 164. Tektor Cigars Corona 2016 Harvest

163. Bespoke Cigars Basilica C No.3

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny and windy afternoon, by the ocean, whilst on holiday in the Algarve, Portugal. 27°C. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins and a shaggyfoot. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Cedarwood, … Continue reading 163. Bespoke Cigars Basilica C No.3

162. Bespoke Cigars Daughters of the Wind Piramide Insomnia

Gifted by Jeremy Casdagli, owner of Bespoke Cigars. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny late afternoon, whilst on holiday in the Algarve, Portugal. 27°C. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with slightly protruding veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light pencil wood, pine nuts … Continue reading 162. Bespoke Cigars Daughters of the Wind Piramide Insomnia

161. Bespoke Cigars Daughters of the Wind “Caramelito” Testblend

Gifted by Jeremy Casdagli, owner of Bespoke Cigars. Location: This review was made outdoors, during sunset on my holiday in the Algarve, Portugal. 30°C. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth wrapper with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light hay notes, creamy caramel sweetness and a … Continue reading 161. Bespoke Cigars Daughters of the Wind “Caramelito” Testblend

160. Bespoke Cigars Traditional Line Cotton Tail

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made outdoors on a beach in Portugal, during an hot sunny day. 32°C. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins and a cotton/pig tail. Construction: Medium feeling, not firm and also not soft, but something in the middle. Cold draw: Hay, creaminess and wood. … Continue reading 160. Bespoke Cigars Traditional Line Cotton Tail

No reviews this week. Update 1.

So this week I won't post any reviews since I have some reviews to priorities for Cigar Journal Tasting Panel. I also want to announce I'm going to Cigar Smoking World Championship Grand Final in Split, Croatia in September. During Saturday we had the Swedish Competition of CSWC at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco for the 5th … Continue reading No reviews this week. Update 1.

159. Hoyo de Monterey Epicure No. 2 Cosecha 2012

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth wrapper with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light cedarwood notes. 1st third: Starts of with a whipped creamy note with a almondy finish. 2nd third: In the second part … Continue reading 159. Hoyo de Monterey Epicure No. 2 Cosecha 2012

158. H.Upmann Sir Winston Gran Reserva Cosecha 2011

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth wrapper with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light pencil wood notes and a nutty hint in the background. 1st third: Starts of with a hazelnutiness and a dry pencil … Continue reading 158. H.Upmann Sir Winston Gran Reserva Cosecha 2011

157. Montecristo Linea 1935 Dumas

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a giving feel. Cold draw: Hay and oak wood. 1st third: Starts of with a dark roasted coffee, clear dry oak wood notes and a hint of … Continue reading 157. Montecristo Linea 1935 Dumas

156. Alec Bradley Black Market Filthy Hooligan Toro

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Barberpole wrapper so one is a light green candela and the other is a darker milk chocolate colour. Oily but with a little rough feel. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light and sweet taste. 1st third: Starts of with … Continue reading 156. Alec Bradley Black Market Filthy Hooligan Toro

155. H. Upmann Connoisseur B LCDH

Store bought. Location: This review was made outdoors during an late evening with the sun going down. 18°C and a slight breeze. Wrapper: Milk chocolate with a orange glow, silky smooth wrapper with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Hay and freshly ground coffee. 1st third: Starts of with a oak wood note … Continue reading 155. H. Upmann Connoisseur B LCDH

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)