2 Years Old Today!

Today marks the second anniversary of Amateurreviews.online and my continued love of cigars. This also coincides with my 100th review! I honestly thought before I started this blog that a cigar was a cigar, but oh how wrong I was. I am continuously learning and experiencing new flavours that I never would have thought a […]

Read More 2 Years Old Today!

Plasencia Alma Fuerte Nestor IV

Sweet cocoa and clove spice from fresh.   The presentation of this cigar is exceptional. Smooth dark wrapper with a firm even pack, possibly box pressed? The triple band of black and gold are a very nice touch also. Once cut, the cold draw had great resistance and tastes simply of hay. Right from the […]

Read More Plasencia Alma Fuerte Nestor IV

Hamlet Liberation Toro

I’ve never had such a hit from the cold draw, you could think the cigar was lit. Musty barnyard describes it best. Firstly I have to address the scruffy foot, so contrasting to the perfect wrapper you can’t turn your eyes away. The wrapper is very smooth but still resembles a leaf with some Modest […]

Read More Hamlet Liberation Toro

Partagas Mille Fleurs 42 x 129

Pretty. Ugly. This cigars appearance is pretty ugly, or as partagas may say, rustic? Cold draw is very tight with a taste of dirt, OK this sounds pretty grim so far. Lighting provided pleasing tastes of leather wood earth and white pepper. Traditional predictable flavours that are always a hit. To top this off the […]

Read More Partagas Mille Fleurs 42 x 129

H.UPMANN Magnum 46

I don’t know why but I really like this brand, it just conveys quality. It may be highly offensive or even taken as a compliment but to me, most Cubans taste the same. Ok ok that is a gross overstatement I know, but what I meant is that they have many similarities. From the start […]

Read More H.UPMANN Magnum 46