Robusto

Emilio Limited Edition LJZ Robusto

Whenever I hear the name Emilio, the image of a cigar with a pair of cat eyes on it immediately comes to mind. That cigar,…

San Miguel by Gurkha Robusto

Prior to 2019, Gurkha had never had a cigar produced by the Tabacos Valle de Jalapa S.A. (TABSA) factory in Estelí, Nicaragua. Now, for the…

La Aurora 107 Nicaragua Robusto

Earlier this year, La Aurora announced—no doubt with the help of a marketing company—that it was launching a new version of its 107 line. Some…

Tatuaje Musubi (2015)

A few weeks ago, after the Los Angeles Dodgers won the World Series, one of the people I follow on Instagram put up a picture…

Davidoff Robusto Intenso Limited Edition 2020

In recent years, this site has written its share of stories about cigar manufacturers diving into their archives and aging rooms. Many of those have…

E.P. Carrillo Pledge Prequel

Earlier this year, E.P. Carrillo announced the newest addition to its Perez-Carrillo Series: Pledge. Following the La Historia and Encore brands—which were introduced in 2014 and…

Hamlet 2020 Robusto

Five years ago, one of the most famous rollers in Cuba teamed up with one of the most well-known non-Cuban cigar manufacturers. That roller was…

Onyx Bold Nicaragua Robusto

While many cigar brands and companies have a handful of lines, maybe even enough to get into the double digits, the portfolios of the biggest…

Joya de Nicaragua Antaño CT Robusto

Last week I was on El Oso Fumar, a podcast hosted by Bear Duplisea. Pretty early onto the show—which you can watch here—Duplisea asked if I…

Las Calaveras Edición Limitada 2020 LC52

For most cigar companies that have been in business more than a couple of years, there is most likely one blend, series or release that…

Trinidad Espiritu Robusto

Just about a month ago, I reviewed the new Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real Nicaragua Robusto, a 5 x 50 robusto using entirely Nicaraguan tobacco that…