Por Larranaga Panetelas

I recently visited the category of cheap Cubans, I have to say I  was very disappointed with an extremely bad machine-made cigar. So I thought, hey lets run the gauntlet again! This time I tried my luck with the Por Larranaga Pantelas which had a firm pack and just slightly above medium resistance for the […]

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CAO Flathead V660 Carb 6 x 60

I love the 50’s Hot Rod theme that the CAO Flathead series embodies. The V660 Carb is a beast at 6 x 60 and box pressed so perfectly the edges could cut you! Scent from fresh is of sweet sweet cocoa with a medium resistance for the cold draw. I used the punch twice in […]

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Romeo y Julieta No.1 5.5 x 42

The very first cigar I reviewed on this site was the RYJ No.3.  Fourteen months later I thought it was time to revisit this brand and try the RYJ No.1. Opened with a punch this time the cold draw has a taste of Weet-Bix and honey. Draw is pretty tight hopefully not a hindrance. First third  […]

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Guantanamera Cristales 41 x 150

Ok so it’s getting close to Halloween so time to try something scary… A machine-made cigar! Well at least its Cuban. The band is average to say the least, the wrapper is the definition of bumpy but I have read some good reviews so I am not letting this bother me 🙂 Lets get straight […]

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The Tabernacle Broadleaf Toro

Instantly you’ll notice the quality of this cigar, firm to the touch with a flawless Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper. The cap was placed meticulously and such a regal band, I’m impressed. A faint smell of coco and hay was what was first noticed, the cold draw was very light with hints of barnyard. Once lit full […]

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