Joya de Nicaragua Silver Corona

This smooth dark Ecuadorian Oscuro wrapper really is a feast for the eyes when presented in a box pressed format. I’m really excited to try this new cigar from Joya! Unmistakable scent of milk chocolate from fresh, and like most box pressed cigars I have tried the pack was undeniably firm. The cold draw was […]

Read More Joya de Nicaragua Silver Corona

Cohiba Medio Siglo

What better way to ring in the New Year than to try my first Cohiba! Presentation is on point! Smooth wrapper minimal veins and perfect cap, I wouldn’t expect anything less from this iconic brand! I have found many cuban cigars have a softer pack and today this example is no exception. Once opened with […]

Read More Cohiba Medio Siglo

Charter Oak Rothschild 4.5 x 50

When I first started smoking cigars I was all about the Maduro wrapper, which I still am a very big fan but lately Connecticut shade has been a standout for me. As expected barnyard aromas of  hay and cedar are shown from fresh. Pack is a little soft but uniform with an exceptionally smooth wrapper, […]

Read More Charter Oak Rothschild 4.5 x 50

Curivari La Democracia 6 x 52

The Curivari La Democracia is Greek themed, as an homage to owner Andreas Throuvalas’s heritage. Unfortunately this is the only thing I found interesting about this cigar. Honestly I don’t have anything bad to say, it just wasn’t interesting.  Nicely made, smooth wrapper consistent pack, all the expected quality of the Curivari brand. Tobacco and […]

Read More Curivari La Democracia 6 x 52

Norteno Corona Extra 4 3/4 x 48

As I browse which cigar to buy next I have found it’s becoming increasingly difficult to avoid the Drew Estate brand. Firstly because there is such huge variety but most importantly they rarely disappoint. Unlike the picture suggests you can find a good or even great cigar without having to break the bank. Well Maybe […]

Read More Norteno Corona Extra 4 3/4 x 48