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

263. La Galera Connecticut Tabaquero Presidente

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: La Galera Connecticut cigars are Jose "Jochy" Blanco's homage to the soul of the cigar factory: "la Galera" is the roller's room, the heart of the action. And it's Jochy's factory, Tabacalera Palma, that's been responsible for a slew of … Continue reading 263. La Galera Connecticut Tabaquero Presidente

260. Caldwell The King is Dead Manzanita

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Negrito Dominicano – 2008 Binder: Corojo Dominicano – 2006 Filler: Corojo Ligero Dominicano 30% – 2006, Negrito Viso Dominicano 20% – 2008, HVA 20/20 50% – 2010 Size: 42x4, Petit Corona. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, sandy but still … Continue reading 260. Caldwell The King is Dead Manzanita

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

254. Caldwell AntiBlack Fresco Robusto

Gifted by Robert Caldwell, owner of Caldwell Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Didn't get much info about this cigar, only that it only was a few weeks old and should be smoked when it's still "fresh". If I remember correctly it was Dominican tobacco. Size: 4.9x52, Robusto. Wrapper: … Continue reading 254. Caldwell AntiBlack Fresco Robusto

244. Arturo Fuente Don Carlos Double Robusto

Gifted by Merja Juselius, owner of Cigarrummet. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: This special blend was crafted by Carlos Fuente Jr. to honor his father – the patriarch of the brand and the namesake of this medium-bodied masterpiece. Many consider the Don Carlos series to be one of the … Continue reading 244. Arturo Fuente Don Carlos Double Robusto

240. Bespoke 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 Club Mareva Gold Limited Edition 2015

238. La Aurora 107 Zeppelin

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: La Aurora 107 Series is a celebration of their 107 years (2010) of producing cigars. This cigar has a wrapper from Sumatra Sun Grown (Ecuador), binder from Valle del Cibao (Dominican Rep) and a filler from Valle del … Continue reading 238. La Aurora 107 Zeppelin

226. De Los Reyes Saga Short Tales Tomo V: L.A.V. (Laudamus Abundantia Veteres) We honour the richness of the time past (Panetelas)

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: Light brown, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Wood and something else I can't put my finger on. 1st third: Starts with a … Continue reading 226. De Los Reyes Saga Short Tales Tomo V: L.A.V. (Laudamus Abundantia Veteres) We honour the richness of the time past (Panetelas)

225. De Los Reyes Saga Short Tales Tomo IV: L.O.V. (Labor Omnia Vincit) Hard work Always Prevails (Figurado)

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 silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Light cedarwood notes. 1st third: Starts with a smooth wood note, nutty and … Continue reading 225. De Los Reyes Saga Short Tales Tomo IV: L.O.V. (Labor Omnia Vincit) Hard work Always Prevails (Figurado)

224. De Los Reyes Saga Short Tales Tomo III L.I.V. (Labor Ipse Voluptas) The pleasure of the work itself

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 silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Light wood notes. 1st third: Starts with a sweet note of dried fruits, … Continue reading 224. De Los Reyes Saga Short Tales Tomo III L.I.V. (Labor Ipse Voluptas) The pleasure of the work itself

223. De Los Reyes Saga Short Tales Tomo I: Tales of High Priming

Gifted by my boss at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Dark milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Hay and oak wood. 1st third: Starts with a dark roasted coffee, oak wood and 70% dark chocolate. … Continue reading 223. De Los Reyes Saga Short Tales Tomo I: Tales of High Priming

221. La Aurora 115th Anniversary Limited Edition Belicoso

Gifted by Gustavo Velayos, Sale's and Marketing director of La Aurora Cigars. Info: 115 years have passed since Eduardo León Jimenes founded the oldest and most internationally renowned cigar factory in the Dominican Republic, maintaining the values of quality, dedication, effort and perfection that have characterized it since its founding. More info further down after … Continue reading 221. La Aurora 115th Anniversary Limited Edition Belicoso

219. La Aurora 1903 Ruby Maduro Robusto

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made outdoors during an freezing late afternoon. Started with minus 3 degrees Celsius and ended at minus 5. Wrapper: Dark chocolate, oily and silky smooth wrapper with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Oak wood and hay. 1st third: Starts with … Continue reading 219. La Aurora 1903 Ruby Maduro Robusto

217. KBF Smoking Jacket Favoritos

Gifted by Henrik Kelner Jr, Masterblender at KBF. 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 cedarwood note. 1st third: Starts with a nutty and milk chocolate sweetness followed by a cedarwood note in the background. 2nd third: … Continue reading 217. KBF Smoking Jacket Favoritos

214. La Aurora 115th Anniversary Edition Belicoso

Gifted by Gustavo Velayos, Sale's and Marketing director of La Aurora Cigars. Info: 115 years have passed since Eduardo León Jimenes founded the oldest and most internationally renowned cigar factory in the Dominican Republic, maintaining the values of quality, dedication, effort and perfection that have characterized it since its founding. More info further down after … Continue reading 214. La Aurora 115th Anniversary Edition Belicoso

213. La Aurora Puro Vintage 2007 Edicion Limitada

Gifted by Gustavo Velayos, Sale's and Marketing director of La Aurora Cigars. Info: The cigar is limited to 6000 boxes of 10 cigars in each box. It consists of Dominican wrapper, Ecuadorian binder and the filler consists of tobacco from Dominican Rep, Brazil and Nicaragua. All tobaccos are from the 2007 harvest. It's the regular … Continue reading 213. La Aurora Puro Vintage 2007 Edicion Limitada

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

175. Bespoke 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 Daughters of the Wind Sabino Petit Salomone

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

166. La Aurora 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 ADN Dominicano Robusto

163. Bespoke 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 Basilica C No.3

162. Bespoke 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 Daughters of the Wind Piramide Insomnia

161. Bespoke 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 Daughters of the Wind “Caramelito” Testblend

160. Bespoke 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 Traditional Line Cotton Tail

153. Indian Motorcycle 1901 Robusto Maduro

Gifted by Jared Ingrisano, Brand Manager of Drew Estate. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Almost black wrapper, oily rough feel. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: Starts of with a dark chocolate note and a hint of oak wood. 2nd third: Keeps the same. The burn: … Continue reading 153. Indian Motorcycle 1901 Robusto Maduro

124. La Flor Dominicana 1994 Beer Stein (Toro)

Gifted by Yelitze Echenique Lokrantz from Brother of The Leaf Shop Sweden. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate brown, oily silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light note of hay and coffee. 1st third: Starts of with a creamy milk chocolate, with a … Continue reading 124. La Flor Dominicana 1994 Beer Stein (Toro)

109. Arturo Fuente Rosado Gran Reserva Sungrown King T (Churchill)

Sponsored by Arturo Fuente Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth to the touch with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Oak wood, sweet tobacco and white pepper. 1st third: Oak wood notes, creamy wiener melange coffee and milk chocolate. 2nd third: Keeps it's notes … Continue reading 109. Arturo Fuente Rosado Gran Reserva Sungrown King T (Churchill)

108. Arturo Fuente Especiales Emperador

Sponsored by Arturo Fuente Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors, in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, rough but oily wrapper, the veins protrudes. Construction: Soft, spongy but even feel. Cold draw: Black pepper notes, hay and a very light draw. 1st third: Creamy cedar wood notes, hazelnuts and coffee beans covered in chocolate. … Continue reading 108. Arturo Fuente Especiales Emperador

105. Bespoke Basilica C No.1

Bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. (Aged in my humidor for 3 years, so this cigar have the old style bands. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light dry hay note with a touch of citrus. 1st third: … Continue reading 105. Bespoke Basilica C No.1