Picked up some spicy pepper, a rich tobacco mixed with some sweet barnyard. …Continue
Added by Cigar Surgeon on May 7, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
George Rodriguez owner of Rodrigo Cigars is amazing. Rob and I recently had George on CigarChat to discuss what he has been up too. We discussed the La Fortaleza in detail, he dropped some truth on us, and we discussed his prior releases including the Habano Classic, and the Boutique Blend.
The La Fortaleza is a Dominican puro, which you don’t see…Continue
La Palina Classic Robusto 5X52
Wrapper: Brazilian Habano
Filler: Dominican and Nicaraguan
Ever since I started smoking cigars, I have always loved grabbing singles to try out and explore new blends and companies in the burgeoning boutique cigar business. La Palina is a brand that I continually hear about amongst aficionado’s all over the country. I have had the pleasure of smoking a few of their…Continue
I began smoking cigars about 10 years ago however it wasn’t until about 5 years ago that I really started paying attention to all of the things that affect the overall cigar “experience”. Things like appearance, draw, burn and most…
Added by The Cigar Lector (Tony) on May 4, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Hello again, and welcome back for Half Ashed Episode 013. This week’s episode features the 2005 Padron Aniversario 1964 natural corona as our Cigar of the Week. This cigar, one with which I am not overly familiar in the natural wrapper, turned out to be a phenomenal smoke. These…Continue
Added by The Cigarmy (Kip) on May 4, 2013 at 2:58pm — No Comments
Last year George Rodriguez, the president and founder of Rodrigo Cigars, which already has the Habano Classico and Boutique Blend lines, released La Fortaleza in an effort to round out the company portfolio with a full-bodied smoke that was also complex and flavorful. If you get a chance between puffs go to…Continue
Last night I flew home from Boston and when I arrived in Austin I was craving a cigar. During my trip to Boston I stopped at Watch City Cigar and was able to pick some boutique cigars I am unable to find in Austin easily.
There was one in particular which I wanted to smoke last night. This is a newer cigar line and the owner has a stellar reputation in the industry. Hell, I love most everything he/she has done. That all…Continue
I received this cigar as a part of my Secret Santa pack from the December /r/cigars exchange.
I picked up earth, some sweet tobacco and hints of cedar. There wasn't anything else I could detect here.
The Four Kicks Seleccion No. 5 is a 6 1/2" x 44 Lonsdale. There are veins present all throughout the wrapper but they are all flat. The cigar is…Continue
Added by Cigar Surgeon on May 2, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments