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

327. Blanco Liga Exclusiva De Familia Connecticut Shade Salomon

Gifted by Srecko Pavicevic, owner of Global Cigar. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Wrapper: Connecticut Shade, U.S. Seed (Honduran) Binder: Nicaraguan. Filler: Nicaraguan. Blanco & Plasencia families manufacture Blanco Cigars at one of Plasencia’s five factories located in Estelí, Nicaragua. Size: 6x54, Salomones. Wrapper: Light almond, oily and silky … Continue reading 327. Blanco Liga Exclusiva De Familia Connecticut Shade Salomon

296. Kauai Hawaiian Vintage Series Momona

Gifted by Les Drent, owner of Kauai Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Through the passage of time, and careful selection of tobacco leaf from Kauai and beyond, a great cigar comes of age. Like a clock without hands, time is defined only by taste. The Hawaiian Vintage Series … Continue reading 296. Kauai Hawaiian Vintage Series Momona

268. Caldwell Lost and Found Swedish Delight

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Lost and Found Swedish Delight cigars are orphaned smokes that were once part of Robert Caldwell’s popular Impromptu series. Made for the Swedish market and sold in some US stores. Tobacco from Dominican Rep and Ecuador. Size: 5.75x46, … Continue reading 268. Caldwell Lost and Found Swedish Delight

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

256. Room101 Farce Longsdale Pre-Release 2018

Gifted by Robert Caldwell, owner of Caldwell Cigars, and Martin Nelson, owner of Kind Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in Mellgrens cigar lounge. Information: Farce. It’s a five-size line being produced at Tabacalera William Ventura, a frequent producer of Caldwell cigars, and distributed by Down and Back, LLC, Caldwell’s distribution company. As for … Continue reading 256. Room101 Farce Longsdale Pre-Release 2018

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

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

227. Jas Sum Kral Toothpick 2.0 Habano

Store bought at Mellgrens Fine Tobacco. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and rough texture with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel all over. Cold draw: Sweet milk chocolate and a light woody notes. 1st third: Starts with a nutty creamy coffee note with a pine wood … Continue reading 227. Jas Sum Kral Toothpick 2.0 Habano

212. San Jerónimo Habano Maduro Robusto

Gifted by Gaby Kafie, owner of Kafie 1901 Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Darker milk chocolate, oily and smooth feel with tiny veins. Construction: A softer feel half way, the other half is firm and even. Cold draw: Light wood note. 1st third: Starts with a creamy smooth … Continue reading 212. San Jerónimo Habano Maduro Robusto

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

207. Kafie 1901 Sumatra 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 silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Light hay notes and wood. 1st third: Starts with a nutty sweetness, like mix of almonds and chestnuts. Creamy milk … Continue reading 207. Kafie 1901 Sumatra Robusto

206. Kafie 1901 Connecticut Robusto

Gifted by Gaby Kafie, owner of Kafie 1901 Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Light nutty brown, oily and smooth feel with tiny veins. Construction: Firm even feel. Cold draw: Hay. 1st third: Starts with a nutty medium roasted coffee note, followed by a light wood tone and a … Continue reading 206. Kafie 1901 Connecticut Robusto

195. Cornelius & Anthony Cornelius Robusto

Sponsored by Cornelius & Anthony 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. Cold draw: Light wood notes. 1st third: Starts with a light pinewood note, followed by a nutty note. I'm getting sweetness like a brioche bread. … Continue reading 195. Cornelius & Anthony Cornelius Robusto

188. J.C.Newman Perla del Mar Perla G Natural Toro

Sponsored by J.C.Newman Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Light nutty brown, oily and silky smooth with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light wood notes. 1st third: Starts with a nutty sweetness and a cinnamon aftertaste with a wood finish. … Continue reading 188. J.C.Newman Perla del Mar Perla G Natural Toro

187. J.C.Newman Diamond Crown Julius Caeser Toro

Sponsored by J.C.Newman Cigars. Location: This review was made indoors in a cigar lounge. Wrapper: Milk chocolate, oily and smooth feel with tiny veins. Construction: Firm but still a little giving when lightly squeezed. Cold draw: Light wood note. 1st third: Starts with a smooth note of whipped cream and a nutty finish. 2nd third: … Continue reading 187. J.C.Newman Diamond Crown Julius Caeser Toro

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

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)

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)

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)

42. Don Kiki White Label Harvest of 2013 Robusto

Sponsored by Don Kiki/Karen Berger. Thanks to Karen for sending a sampler for me to do a review on. This review was made outdoors during a sunny day with 22°C. Good construction, evenly filled. Light color wrapper, with tiny veins and sandy in texture. First taste, is a rich taste of toasted bread. Then there is … Continue reading 42. Don Kiki White Label Harvest of 2013 Robusto

39. Micallef Reserva Limitada Privada Churchill

Sponsored by Micallef Cigars. I want to dedicate this review to Al Micallef and to thank him for this lovely cigar I got as a gift at Big Smoke Copenhagen 2017. Firm construction, milk chocolate wrapper, small veins. First taste, hasselnuts, white pepper, milk chocolate and hay. The draw is nearly perfect with some resistance and … Continue reading 39. Micallef Reserva Limitada Privada Churchill

37. Micallef Experiencia Prominente

Sponsored by Micallef Cigars. This review was made outside in 19°C. Good firm construction. 65% milk chocolate dark wrapper. It's sandy with tiny veins. First taste pine nuts, peanuts, cedarwood and a touch of marzipan sweetness. It's smooth in the draw and leaves a bitter almonds taste on the lips. It's an medium to full bodied … Continue reading 37. Micallef Experiencia Prominente

33. Blanco Nine Robusto

Gift from my friend Marko Bilić, thanks 😊 Review Time! Milk chocolate brown wrapper, oily. First taste: Dark roasted coffee, dark chocolate and earth. Burns pretty quickly, gets pretty warm. White to light gray ash. In the second half it smoothens out to an enjoyable smoke. The smoke is voluminous. Third part, smooth but still … Continue reading 33. Blanco Nine Robusto

32. Hammer & Sickle Moscow City Robusto

Sponsored by Hammer & Sickle Cigars. Good firm construction, oily dark brown wrapper. First taste: Honey, dark roasted chocolate, slight tone of black pepper in the back of the mouth. Slight citrus peal notes. Good firm ash, white and crispy. Voluminous smoke. Keeps a steady taste all through. I would give this a score of 89. … Continue reading 32. Hammer & Sickle Moscow City Robusto

31. Hammer & Sickle Trademark Maduro Robusto

Sponsored by Hammer & Sickle Cigars. Good firm construction, have some spots that are a little soft but that dosen't mean it's bad. The wrapper is a very dark brown oily wrapper. First taste: A straight up espresso, dark chocolate like maybe 60% in straight and a slight sting from the coffee. It burns quite quickly … Continue reading 31. Hammer & Sickle Trademark Maduro Robusto

30. Hammer & Sickle Trademark Icon Toro Connecticut

Sponsored by Hammer & Sickle Cigars. Soft construction, sandy light wrapper as most Connecticuts are. Round smooth notes of medium roasted coffee and almonds. The ash is crisp white, sadly falls of to easy. The flavors keeps steady, still smooth and toasty. It's a really easy smoke perfect as a morning cigar or for a newbie … Continue reading 30. Hammer & Sickle Trademark Icon Toro Connecticut

29. Hammer & Sickle Berlin Wall Toro

Sponsored by Hammer & Sickle Cigars. Soft and smooth wrapper, overall good construction with tiny veins. First taste: Dark coffee, leather, milk chocolate, oak wood, lime peal and juniper. The ash is a beautiful white-grayish tone. The ash has an good construction and dosen't fall of as easy as most of the other cigars from H&S. … Continue reading 29. Hammer & Sickle Berlin Wall Toro