Reviews

Romeo y Julieta Perfectos (1968)

I recently purchased a four-pack of Romeo y Julieta Perfectos from 1968 to see what they would smoke like over 40 years after they were…

Litto Gomez Diez Chisel Puro Oscuro

Introduced in 2003, the Chisel is one of the innovative vitolas to hit the cigar scene. The story goes that Litto Gomez was driving into…

El Rey del Mundo Especiales (ER Italy 2008)

I had high hopes for this cigar and it had everything going for it. Great looking cigar with a light brown wrapper, an interesting shape and…

Tatuaje The Drac (Prerelease)

You would literally have to be living on a deserted island, with seaweed stuffed in your ears, humming a few random bars from “Piano Man” while…

Liga Privada T52 Parejo

Another of the new releases by the reinvented Drew Estate, the Liga Privada T52, has quite a bit going for it. It is a multi-country…

Padrón Family Reserve No. 45 Maduro

For as long back as I can remember in my smoking life, the name Padrón has been synonymous with three things: quality, flavor and expensive as…

Don Pepin Garcia Firecracker

In my quest to try every cigar that Pepín García makes, I ran across the Don Pepin Garcia Firecracker, which is a cigar that is…

Bolívar 109 5th Avenida (ER Germany) (Prerelease)

The Bolívar 109 5th Avenida is yet another Edición Regional released this year. The specific size revives a format that has not been manufactured for…

Liga Privada No. 9 Flying Pig (Prerelease)

When I heard that Drew Estate was releasing a new size in the Liga Privada No. 9 blend called the “Flying Pig,” I honestly thought it was…

Por Larrañaga Magnificos (ER UK 2007)

Just like in Highlander, there can be only one. And that one could very well be the Por Larrañaga Magnifico. It has been called the…

My Father Le Bijou 1922 Petit Robusto (Prerelease)

Another one of the sticks that were handed out at the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers trade show in New Orleans was the My Father…