ADN Dominicano Robusto 50 x 152

This cigar is rock solid! You really need a guillotine to cut this cap, it’s a seriously solid cigar! Once finally cut, dark chocolate and peanuts greet you for the cold draw. A surprisingly light draw with a slight hint of sweetness from the start; ten minutes in we are straight to full flavour and […]

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La Aurora Untamed Robusto 50 x 127

As you can see this is something very different from La Aurora. The band sold me so let’s hope that looks aren’t deceiving. Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper ticks all the boxes for me, dark & oily with a solid rustic feel that shows real authenticity. Dark chocolate with spice for the cold draw.  After twenty minutes […]

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1 Year old Today!

Today marks the first anniversary of Amateur Reviews .online and my first year of critiquing cigars. Enjoying cigars and sharing my experiences has been a very enjoyable hobby which I hope continues for many years to come. Winner of my Favourite cigar this past year is: JOYA DE NICARAGUA ANTANO DARK COROJO  Simply perfection! Don’t […]

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La Aurora 107 Robusto

First of all this cigar celebrates 107 years in the industry which is an amazing achievement. A well made cigar with a very firm pack, no soft spots but large veins throughout. Earthy scent from fresh which continued into taste for the first third. Smoke tasted a little dry, mainly of earth and tobacco. The […]

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