March 2015 Blog Posts (43)


Retailer
Review: Viaje Cache

At the 2014 IPCPR in Las Vegas Rob and I interviewed Andre Farkas of Viaje, and he revealed that the name for the Cache was based on the  storage area for the tobacco which looked like a weapons cache. In the bottom of every box they built a hidden cache of 5 box pressed Cache cigars, which you can see in the interview video below. 

My good friend Derek from Texas was generous enough to bomb me with a significant number of Viaje cigars I had not tried…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on March 3, 2015 at 6:00am — 6 Comments


Brand
Review: Tatuaje 10th Anniversary Belle Encre Reserva

The Tatuaje 10th Anniversary Belle Encre Reserva is a limited edition cigar that was released in March of 2014.  As I'm sure you know, 2014 was the 10th Anniversary of the Tatuaje brand and many Tatuaje releases featured the 10th Anniversary band.  The Belle Encre Reserva also features a secondary "Reserva" band noting it's Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper and limited edition status.  This particular cigar is limited to 1994 22-count boxes.…

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Added by RobbyRas on March 2, 2015 at 10:30am — 21 Comments

Punch, Ora Vivo, Quesada cigars: Go Big or Go Home!

For no other reason than I had the cigars and time, I smoked some large cigars this week.  Punch has come out with two new sizes in the Rare Corojo line, the Rare Lapiz, a figurado, and the great big El Diablo, a 6½” x 66 box pressed monster.  You’d expect a cigar called Rare Corojo to have a Corojo wrapper, right? It has a Ecuador Sumatra wrapper, a Connecticut Broadleaf binder and fillers from Nicaragua, Honduras and The Dominican Republic, with no real mention of Corojo tobacco in…

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Added by Craig Vanderslice on March 1, 2015 at 10:03am — No Comments

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