Custom Rolled

Robaina Family Gran Pirámides (2010)

In the cigar world, few names have been made by farming. For most, the way to popularity has been by owning your own company, blending...
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Finca Montesino Petit Corona

Head west from Havana, through the province of Artemisa along the Autopista Este-Oeste, and in about two hours you will find yourself in the province of Pinar del Río....
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When it comes to the retail side of the Cuban cigar industry, Enrique Mons could be considered the most well-known person in the business. Mons...
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La Guarida 52

Private businesses of certain kinds are legal in Cuba, Amongst the most popular are paladars, family-run restaurants. La Guarida is arguably the most well-known paladar in...
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Cigars of Habanos Custom Rolled Piramides

Today we are looking at the original release of a custom rolled Cuban cigar for the Cigars of Habanos of Hong Kong. These were originally...
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Robaina Family La Bestia

To kick off 2013, I had the opportunity to return to Cuba for several days, a trip that included a visit to one of the...
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Taboada Gran Sublime

The cigar world lost a legend two weeks ago when famed Cuban roller Rodolfo “Taboada” Campa suffered a heart attack and passed away at the age...
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Mercer Pinar Del Río Pirámides

Back at the end of 2010, it came to my attention that there were some custom-rolled Cuban cigars being sold by Mercer Cigars out of...
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Redux: Reynaldo Lancero (2010)

Back in August of 2010, I reviewed a custom Lancero from Reynaldo Gonzáles Jimenez that was rolled at the La Casa del Habano at Hotel...
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Review: Cueto No.4 Largos

Today we will be taking a look at a yet another cigar in our Custom Rolled Cuban series, the Cueto No.4 Largos. Cueto, whose real name...
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Cueto Salomones (2008)

Renowned Cuban cigar roller, José Castelar Cayro (Cueto) rolls cigars out of LCDH El Morro across the bay from Old Havana in Cuba, and also...
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