Rick takes us through his latest offering, the Flathead from COA Cigars! CigarWorld.com
PRESS RELEASE: CAO La Traviata “Luminoso” Maduro Announcedby Bryan Glynn, February 2, 2012
CAO La Traviata will introduce the popular “Luminoso” frontmark in a new Maduro version, making its retail debut later this week. Following in the footsteps of the highly successful Ecuadoran-wrapped CAO La Traviata Luminoso, the new Maduro version features a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper to lend a touch of sweetness to … Continue reading →
The General Cigar Dominican Republic Blogger Tour 2011 Slideshow & Videoby Bryan Glynn, October 24, 2011
If they say a picture is worth a thousand words, here’s 1/2 a million words for ya 😉 My fellow bloggers are much more gifted at the text of our trip than I so I’ll just stick to what I’m good at! You can read my highlights of each day … Continue reading →
CAO OSA Sol Lot 54 Cigar Review This 6×54 stick features a medium brown sungrown wrapper with small veins, tight seams, slight tooth, a firm even construction, double cap and a faint musty tobacco aroma.
Press Release: GENERAL CIGAR ROLLS BACK PRICE OF MACANUDO 1968 Richmond, VAâ€”General Cigar announces today that the company is reducing the price of all Macanudo 1968 cigars, representing an average price savings of more than $3.33 per cigar, and an average cost savings of more than $32.00 per box. The … Continue reading →
CAO Gold Robusto Cigar Review This 5×50 stick offers a medium tan soft wrapper with a fairly firm pack, small veins and good tight seams with a double cap. The aroma is a soft tobacco and slight pepper. First light reveals a perfect draw, lots of medium bodied smoke with … Continue reading →
CAO L’Anniversaire Cameroon Robusto Cigar Review This 5.50 box pressed stick offers a dark tan soft wrapper with slight tooth, a firm press, minimal veins and a slight barnyard aroma. First light reveals a firm draw, minimal smoke output and a mild dry tobacco flavor. The first third quickly develops … Continue reading →
I get several requests for ‘what are your favorites’ each week, so I’ve gone ahead and created a short list (2nd revision). This is by no means a ‘Top’ list, simply what MY personal taste favs happen to be at the moment. If you find yourself agreeing with the flavors … Continue reading →
CAO La Traviata Radiante Cigar Review This 6×52 sick offers an extremely oily, toothy rich dark chocolate wrapper with tight seams, minimal veins and a sweet chocolate and earth aroma. First light reveals a very oily medium bodied earthy flavor with a ton of rich smoke and a perfect draw. … Continue reading →
CAO Escaparate Ecuador Robusto Cigar Review This 5×50 stick offers a light tan, paper thin wrapper that has some minor problems. The shoulder peeled off after cutting, a couple small cracks appeared above the band and there is a large patch below. The burn however was not compromised and it … Continue reading →
I’m not sponsored by cigar.com or anything, but just have to say this latest catalog that came today has what I consider to be a GREAT sampler deal, especially for anyone relatively new! Not only is the price very good at $199 for 60 sticks – but they are ALL … Continue reading →
This 7×56 stick started out promising, albeit with simple flavors of pepper, tobacco and a hint of sweetness. By the 2/3 point 45 min in though, the flavors had changed to a nice smooth nut but then unfortunately the stick became unsmokeable in a matter of seconds prompting a recut … Continue reading →
This dense, pressed 5×56 stick offers a nice blend of flavors, comprised of a chocolate nuttiness with a touch of pepper on the draw and short finish. The draw is on the firm side, and it needed quick double puffs to get any smoke and flavor out. It had burn … Continue reading →
Great draw on the firm side, very good burn. Started medium-full ended medium. Started with a spicy finish that went away by final 3rd. Started chocolate and nutty ended nutty and coffee with oil.