Tag: $18 Cigars

Cigar Review: Plasencia Alma Del Fuego Panatela

Initial Thoughts When I first reviewed the Plasencia Alma Del Fuego Panatela way back in 2019, I was just starting my cigar review journey. Now, three years and thousands of cigars later, we’re going to take another look at this Nicaraguan puro from the volcanic soil of Ometepe Island. The Plasencia Alma Del Fuego Panatela, Read more…

Cigar Review: Drew Estate Year of the Rat 2022

Initial Thoughts The golden aluminum that wraps the 2022 Edition of Drew Estate’s Year of the Rat is what catches your eye first. However, what is underneath is no less beautiful. Today we’re going to review the Drew Estate Year of the Rat 2022. After taking the time required to get unwrap the cigar, I Read more…

Cigar Review: Kauai Cigar Co Hawaiian Vintage Series Perfecto

Initial Thoughts: As I mentioned in our review of the Kauai Cigars Island Prince, experiencing a culture through what they make is a great way to learn about a community. So, today, we’re gonna review the second cigar purchased from Kuai Cigar Company, the Hawaiian Vintage Series No Ka Oi Perfecto. After removing the cigar Read more…

Cigar Review: Hooten Young Overlord Churchill

Initial Thoughts: Today’s cigar took quite the journey to get to me. From Miami to Albuquerque and back again, the Hooten Young Overlord Churchill finally found its way into my humidor in Cincinnati, Ohio. If you ever needed a good reason to upgrade your humidor, here you go. The Overlord Churchill, once liberated from the Read more…

Cigar Review: La Aurora Preferido Ecuador #1 Perfecto

Initial Thoughts: Bought cigars are great. Gift cigars are even better. And today’s cigar, the La Aurora Preferido Ecuador #1 Perfecto was just such a gift, and I got it for my birthday in 2020. As soon as I pulled the La Aurora Ecuador out of the cellophane, I was greeted with a strong aroma Read more…

Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Muestra de Saka Nacatamale

Initial Thoughts: Very few people in the cigar world make a name for themselves outside the brand they’re associated with. Of course, the Fuente family members have an advantage, but if you’re not from a Cuban family with 100+ years of cigar heritage, establishing yourself can be a challenge. However, Steve Saka has done it. And, Read more…