640. Drew Estate Liga Privada Único Serie Papas Fritas

From my own collection. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny evening with 21C and 47% humidity in the air. Information:Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf MaduroBinder: Brazilian Mata FinaFiller: Honduras & NicaraguaOrigin: Nicaragua Factory: La Gran Fabrica Drew EstateBox: Sold in 25/50 count boxes.Release: 2012Availability: Regular Production. Size: 4.5x44, Corona. Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily but … Continue reading 640. Drew Estate Liga Privada Único Serie Papas Fritas

564. Caldwell Lost & Found Swedish Delight 3.0 Pre-Production

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: Dominican Republic Habano HVA 2007Binder: UnknownFiller: Dominican Republic 2007-2009Limited to 1000 cigars.Made in 2016. Size: 5x42, Corona. Wrapper: Light milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Hay and light wood. … Continue reading 564. Caldwell Lost & Found Swedish Delight 3.0 Pre-Production

519. Guantanamera Cristales

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: CubaBinder: CubaFiller: CubaThe cigar is pre-cut in the plastic tube it comes in. Size: 6x41, Corona. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and very rough, protruding veins. Construction: Fairly soft, a bit uneven when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Wet green … Continue reading 519. Guantanamera Cristales

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

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

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

453. Trinidad Coloniales

Supplied by Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information:Wrapper: CubaBinder: CubaFiller: Cuba Size: 5.2x44, Corona. Wrapper: Light milk chocolate, smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light cedarwood note. 1st third: Starts with a note of toasted bread, cedarwood and … Continue reading 453. Trinidad Coloniales

439. AVO XO Notturno

Store bought at Brobergs. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade Binder: Dominican Olor Filler: Dominican Piloto Cubano Size: 5x42, Corona. Wrapper: Nutty, oily and smooth with small veins. Construction: Fairly firm with a even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: Starts … Continue reading 439. AVO XO Notturno

438. Griffin’s Classic No. 500

Store bought at Brobergs. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Binder: Dominican Republic Filler: Dominican Republic Size: 5x42, Corona. Wrapper: Almond beige, smooth with small veins. Construction: Fairly firm and even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: Starts with a smooth medium … Continue reading 438. Griffin’s Classic No. 500

391. Illusione Epernay Le Elegance

Gifted by Brian Motola, Director of US & International Sales. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens Fine Tobacco's cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Nicaraguan Corojo. Binder: Nicaraguan. Filler: Nicaraguan. Made in Nicaragua. Size: 5.6x40, Corona. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: … Continue reading 391. Illusione Epernay Le Elegance

363. Señorial Maduro Natural El Cuadro

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Mexican San Andrés. Binder: Dominican Piloto Cubano. Filler: Dominican Piloto Cubano and Dominican Criollo ’98. Made in Dominican Republic. By José Blanco. Size: 5.7x46, Corona (Boxpressed). Wrapper: Coffee bean, oily and smooth with tiny veins. Construction: A little giving … Continue reading 363. Señorial Maduro Natural El Cuadro

355. Coronas Alhambra Manila Flor Fina Corona Vintage 1975

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Choicest Philippine Tobacco / Sumatra Wrapper. On the cellophane "Botelho Bulk Transport Corporation, Manila, Philippines". Size: 5.2x42, Corona. Wrapper: Slight gone of chocolate (when it starts to whiten), smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel when lightly squeezed. Cold … Continue reading 355. Coronas Alhambra Manila Flor Fina Corona Vintage 1975

353. Port of Gothenburg Classic Selection Fransisco

Gifted by Anders W. Bengtsson, owner of Port of Gothenburg Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Made in Dominican Republic. Wrapper: HVA (Havana Vuelta Abajo). Binder: Criollo 98. Filler: Corojo, HVA , Piloto Cubano. Grower: Leo Reyes – Navarrete. Blender: Francisco Rivas – Tamboril. Coordinator DR: Zakarias Al Tememe … Continue reading 353. Port of Gothenburg Classic Selection Fransisco

334. Carlos André Family Reserve Corona

Gifted by a friend on my 19th birthday. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Connecticut Seed Ecuador. Binder: Olor Dominican Republic. Filler: Mata Fina Brasil, olor Dominican Republic, Havana Seed Spain. (Gifted to me at my 19th birthday, back in 2014). Size: 5.8x42, Corona. Wrapper: Nutty shade, silky-smooth with … Continue reading 334. Carlos André Family Reserve Corona

306. San Cristóbal de la Habana LCDH Ofícios Aged 2009

Gifted my a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: San Cristóbal is a current post-Revolution brand, launched in late 1999. The range comprises light to medium-strength cigars, using tobacco from the premium Vuelta Abajo region in Cuba. Varnished Boîte Nature Box of 25 cigars. A 2006 release. Discontinued 2011. … Continue reading 306. San Cristóbal de la Habana LCDH Ofícios Aged 2009

255. Caldwell Long Live the King MAD MOFO Corona Maduro

Gifted by Robert Caldwell, owner of Caldwell Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: A limited edition release, Caldwell's Long Live the King Mad Mofo Belicoso begins with a filler blend of Corojo '98 and PA double ligero fillers, bound in Indonesian leaf, and embraced by a spicy Mexican San … Continue reading 255. Caldwell Long Live the King MAD MOFO Corona Maduro

164. Tektor Corona 2016 Harvest

Bought at Tektor Cigars event last year. Update: Info and Size. Information: Wrapper: Gotland, Connecticut Broadleaf Binder: Gotland, Connecticut Broadleaf Filler: Gotland, Connecticut Broadleaf, Criollo 98 Size: 4.8x42, Petit Corona. 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 … Continue reading 164. Tektor Corona 2016 Harvest

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

116. Partagas Series D (Concept Corona)

Gifted by my colleague Conny. Made by one of the Master Rollers at the Partagas Factories. He's one of the Master Rollers for the new maduro line. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate brown wrapper, a little rough but not to extreme. Oily and still smooth feel. Construction: … Continue reading 116. Partagas Series D (Concept Corona)