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Aug 29

Republic Silver Label Toro Cigar Review

Posted on Thursday, August 29, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Republic Silver Label Toro Cigar Review

This 6×52 stick features a dark tan wrapper with a firm even pack, small veins, tight invisible seams, a few stretch marks and discolorations, a sloppy double cap with a rich bitter wood aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Aug 24

Ezra Zion Eminence Corona Cigar Review

Posted on Saturday, August 24, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Ezra Zion Eminence Corona Cigar Review

This 6×46 stick features a very dark almost black wrapper with slight mottling, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, triple cap, an oily satin firm feel and rich musty sweet wood aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Jul 21

Carlos Torano Exodus 1959 50 Years Box Pressed Cigar Review

Posted on Sunday, July 21, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Carlos Torano Exodus 1959 50 Years Box Pressed Cigar Review

This 5×55 box pressed stick features a dark chocolate mottled wrapper with a very soft squishy pack, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, lare double cap, smooth oily sheen and feel and a rich dark cocoa aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Jul 12

Blanco Nine Lancero Cigar Review

Posted on Friday, July 12, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Blanco Nine Lancero Cigar Review

This 7×38 stick features a dark chocolate lumpy satin textured wrapper with a firm pack, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, double cap and potent chocolate and hay aroma. First light reveals (more…)

May 28

Guy Stuff – Beef Stew

Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in Guy Stuff

20130503bstew0001-EditGuy Stuff – Beef Stew

This is like a super amped up crock pot meal! You get the delicious browning for more flavors and it’s still super easy to make! There is quite a bit of prep time but obviously it scales well to feed a huge group or just a meal for four. It uses cheap beef that is cooked slow for maximum value, and proves to be a hearty chunky manly meal! (more…)

May 2

Placeres Reserva Estrellas Cigar Review

Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Placeres Reserva Estrellas Cigar Review

This 5×50 box pressed robusto features a dark brown red hued mottled wrapper with a soft oily slightly spongy give, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, double cap and rich musty damp tobacco aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Mar 30

Oliva V Melanio Robusto Cigar Review

Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Oliva V Melanio Robusto Cigar Review

This 5×52 box pressed stick features a dark brown butter smooth wrapper with a soft even pack, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, double cap and a mild chocolate and hay aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Mar 3

Don Cirilo Maduro Reserva Familiar No.4 Cigar Review

Posted on Sunday, March 3, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

 

Don Cirilo Maduro Reserva Familiar No.4 Cigar Review

This 5×50 box pressed stick features a dark chocolate and red mottled wrapper with a slight tooth, butter soft feel, tight seams, minimal veins, double cap and rich licorice and tobacco aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Nov 4

Ashton VSG Belicoso No.1 Cigar Review

Posted on Sunday, November 4, 2012 in Cigar Reviews

 

Ashton VSG Belicoso No.1 Cigar Review

This 5 1/4×52 stick features a very dark chocolate mottled wrapper with an oily glove leather like texture, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, a light pack, even spongy give and a peppery chocolate and cedar aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Aug 20

La Aroma de Cuba Edicion Especial No 2 Cigar Review

Posted on Monday, August 20, 2012 in Cigar Reviews

 

La Aroma de Cuba Edicion Especial No 2 Cigar Review

This 4.8×48 stick features a dark brown smooth rustic wrapper with small and medium veins, tight seams, rock hard but light pack, triple cap and mild tobacco aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Aug 14

La Aurora Preferidos Maduro Sun Grown #2 Cigar Review

Posted on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 in Cigar Reviews

 

La Aurora Preferidos Maduro Sun Grown #2 Cigar Review

This 5×54 (actually a bit short of 5) features a dark brown rough, dry wrapper with minimal veins, tight seams, an even spongy pack and pungent manure aroma. First light reveals (more…)

May 25

Arturo Fuente Solaris Cigar Review

Posted on Friday, May 25, 2012 in Cigar Reviews

Arturo Fuente Solaris Cigar Review

This 6×49 torpedo features a dark tan and slightly red wrapper with firm, slightly lumpy pack, minimal veins, tight seams, dry smooth texture and a mild wood aroma. First light reveals (more…)