262. Condega Don Jose Robusto

Gifted by Srecko Pavicevic, owner of Global Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Tobacco from Nicaragua. Size: 5.6x50, Robusto. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, smooth and tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel, when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Can't sense any particular flavour. 1st third: Starts of with a taste of barnyard … Continue reading 262. Condega Don Jose Robusto

259. Leonel 511 Robusto

Gifted by Srecko Pavicevic, owner of Global Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Colorado-Claro wrapper, filler and binder from Nicaragua. Size: Robusto. Wrapper: Light milk chocolate, silky smooth feel and tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel, when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light cedarwood notes. 1st third: Starts with a … Continue reading 259. Leonel 511 Robusto

258. Vega Fina Limited Edition Nicaragua Ometepe Magnum

Gifted by Anders Jonasson, Trade & Marketing Manager Habanos Nordic. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: All i know is that it's a pre-release cigar. A up coming limited edition cigar. Size: 5.5x54, Magnum with rat tail finish. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel … Continue reading 258. Vega Fina Limited Edition Nicaragua Ometepe Magnum

253. Blanco Liga Exclusiva De Familia Connecticut Shade Robusto

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Blanco & Plasencia families manufacture Blanco Cigars at one of Plasencia’s five factories located in Estelí, Nicaragua. This factory is one of the most opulent and beautiful factories in all of Central America and is commonly referred to … Continue reading 253. Blanco Liga Exclusiva De Familia Connecticut Shade Robusto

250. CAO Amazon Basin Limited Edition 2016

From my own collection. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Amazon Basin uses a rare tobacco called Braganca that is organically grown on unspoiled tropical land and harvested only once every three years. The Braganca leaf is thoughtfully surrounded by tobaccos from five different countries, giving you a smoking experience … Continue reading 250. CAO Amazon Basin Limited Edition 2016

249. Royal Danish Sangre Azul 2.0

Sponsored by Royal Danish Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: New blend, so it's a pre- release blend. Should be tobacco from Nicaragua. Size: 5x52, Torpedo Boxpressed. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth, oily feel with tiny veins. Construction: A light squeeze gives a feel of firm but still a … Continue reading 249. Royal Danish Sangre Azul 2.0

248. Omar Rodriguez Reserva Escogida Toro

Gifted by Ramin Pourasghari, owner of YXtobak. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Omar Rodriguez is a cigar expert and author of the well known book "Cigar makers of Nicaragua" and this cigar is one of his special blends. Size: Toro Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily but with a rough feel … Continue reading 248. Omar Rodriguez Reserva Escogida Toro

247. Royal Danish Viking Stories Valhalla Burning

Sponsored by Royal Danish Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: The Viking Series from Royal Danish Cigars are grown in Matagalpa, which is actually a highland coffee region in Nicaragua. There the climate is cooler, which means the tobacco grows slower, making it more flavourful and and powerful(just like … Continue reading 247. Royal Danish Viking Stories Valhalla Burning

246. Flor de Selva El Año del Cerdo (Year of the Pig) Toro Limited Edition 2019

Store bought at Cigarrummet. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Produced by Maya Selva Cigars. As the name implies, the cigar is being made in honor of the upcoming Year of the Pig, the next year on the Chinese zodiac calendar. The cigar has a habano wrapper from Jamastran, Honduran. … Continue reading 246. Flor de Selva El Año del Cerdo (Year of the Pig) Toro Limited Edition 2019

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

239. Bentley Tobacco Churchill

Store bought at Cigarrummet. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Bentley Tobacco is a German brand that mainly focuses on pipe tobacco, but has a cigar line of 3 sizes, corona, robusto and churchill. The cigar is made with tobacco from Jalapa Valley in Nicaragua. They also make a rum … Continue reading 239. Bentley Tobacco Churchill

194. 1502 Cigars Black Gold Toro

Gifted by Peter Gaudenzi, 1502 Cigars European Market Director. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Darker milk chocolate, oily with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Earthy sweetness and a light touch of wood. 1st third: Starts with a dark roasted coffee, … Continue reading 194. 1502 Cigars Black Gold Toro

191. Cigarkings Nicaragua Toro Habano Ecuador Sun Grown

Sponsored by Cigarkings. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: Starts with a creamy nutty smooth note like hazelnut butter. Light hint of lemon peal and cream cheese. 2nd third: Keeps the same … Continue reading 191. Cigarkings Nicaragua Toro Habano Ecuador Sun Grown

190. Cigarkings Nicaragua Elegantes Maduro

Sponsored by Cigarkings. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Dark chocolate, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Hay and sandalwood. 1st third: Starts with a nutty sweetness and a sandalwood together with a milk chocolate creaminess. 2nd third: Keeps the same flavors from … Continue reading 190. Cigarkings Nicaragua Elegantes Maduro

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

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

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

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

152. Condega Cigars Serie S Robusto

Gifted by William Kilander, President of the Swedish Cigar Federation. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Darker milk chocolate, oily, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light hay notes and cedarwood. 1st third: Starts of with a light cedarwood note, with a cane sugar sweetness … Continue reading 152. Condega Cigars Serie S Robusto

143. Romeo y Julieta Medallas de Oro 1875 Reserve Churchill (USA)

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little soft spots. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: Starts of with a sandalwood tone, some dryness and a slight peppery note. 2nd third: Keeps the flavours but smoothness … Continue reading 143. Romeo y Julieta Medallas de Oro 1875 Reserve Churchill (USA)

136. CAO Consigliere Boss

Sponsored by Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate brown wrapper, tiny veins with a oily smooth feel. Construction: Firm but still giving feel. Cold draw: Hay note. 1st third: Dark chocolate and oak wood. 2nd third: Keeps the same all through the second part. … Continue reading 136. CAO Consigliere Boss

110. CAO Cigars Amazon Anaconda Toro

Store bought at Brobergs Tobakshandel. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Dark brown like 80-90% dark chocolate, oily but rough feeling, still tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feeling. Cold draw: Sweet tobacco. 1st third: Dried fruits, like plums, dark wood, dark chocolate and a salty zest. 2nd third: A very … Continue reading 110. CAO Cigars Amazon Anaconda Toro

107. Plasencia Cigars Alma del Campo Travesía

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. 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 notes pencil wood. 1st third: Cedar wood, dark chocolate and a touch wheat. 2nd third: Medium roasted coffee and the same cedar wood note … Continue reading 107. Plasencia Cigars Alma del Campo Travesía

99. Drew Estate Pappy van Winkle Tradition Churchill

Gifted by Jared Ingrisano, Brand Manager of Drew Estate. 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 and a touch of sweetness. 1st third: Creamy, cane sugar and a wood oak cask taste to it. 2nd third: Keeps … Continue reading 99. Drew Estate Pappy van Winkle Tradition Churchill

76. 1502 Cigars Blue Sapphire Toro Gordo

Gifted by Peter Gaudenzi, 1502 Cigars new European Market Director. Location: This review was made outdoors during an partially cloudy but still warm afternoon with 19°C. Wrapper: Darker but still a light brown shine to it, oily and smooth. A little bumpy veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Hay and a touch of something … Continue reading 76. 1502 Cigars Blue Sapphire Toro Gordo

67. Caldwell Cigars KC/Black

Sponsored by Kind Cigars. Location: This review was made outdoors on a foggy afternoon with 17°C. Wrapper: Darker brown, oily and smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Hay and some black pepper. 1st third: Round sweetness like caramel, with a touch of milk chocolate that's just about to turn into dark … Continue reading 67. Caldwell Cigars KC/Black

64. Blanco Cigar Obsession Final Third (Boxpressed Robusto)

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny afternoon with 18°C. Wrapper: Milk chocolate brown, smooth not oily. Still some protruding veins. Construction: Firm feel and evenly filled. Cold draw: Hay and black pepper. 1st third: Cedarwood, black pepper and hazelnuts. A slight dry note washes over the mouth. There … Continue reading 64. Blanco Cigar Obsession Final Third (Boxpressed Robusto)

63. Blanco Cigar Obsession 2nd Third (Boxpressed Robusto)

Gifted by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors during a sunny afternoon it was 17°C. Wrapper: Light brown, almost with a gold shine in the sun. Tiny veins, smooth but not oily. Construction: Firm feel and evenly filled. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: Natural hazelnuts, pencil wood, a little salty note in the … Continue reading 63. Blanco Cigar Obsession 2nd Third (Boxpressed Robusto)

62. Blanco Cigar Obsession 1st Third (Boxpressed)

Gifted to me by a friend. Location: This review was made outdoors, during a rainy day. 14°C, but it felt warmer. I only drank water during the review. Wrapper: Medium brown shade, tiny veins, smooth but not oily. Construction: Firm but still a little soft to the touch, evenly filled. Cold draw: Hay, cacao and … Continue reading 62. Blanco Cigar Obsession 1st Third (Boxpressed)

45. Plasencia Alma Fuerte Generacion V Salomon (Not a Review)

Sponsored by Cigarrummet. (Not a review just some notes I wrote down) Oily wrapper Construction medium soft Ash: flaky, gray. Initial taste, dark roasted coffee, slightly bitter dark chocolate, leather and earth. Starts of with a kick but after about 4cm it goes over to a medium full body. Burns a bit wonky. /Cigarmaster André … Continue reading 45. Plasencia Alma Fuerte Generacion V Salomon (Not a Review)