September 2012 Blog Posts (10)

Cigarmy Review - Antonio Benitez Edicion Especial corona

You may remember this post I hastily typed out on my phone and uploaded here back in August while at IPCPR.  It was the middle of the night, and I had just finished up my first…

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Added by The Cigarmy (Kip) on September 30, 2012 at 5:48pm — No Comments

quite impressive

Wow!  Its been a while since my last visit the web site, it has grown quite a bit!  Very impressive.  Just picked me up a few Ezra Zion smokes for the weekend look forward to a few puffs.

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Added by Brian Glad on September 28, 2012 at 9:23pm — 1 Comment

COVERING YOUR ASH: CAO CONCERT

Inspired by the brand’s roots in Nashville, the theme surrounding the CAO Concert seems like a no-brainer. From the guitar pick band, to the music infused names for the sizes, or the cigar box made to look like a classic Marshall amp, the CAO Concert, blended by their head of product development, Rick…

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Added by Jason Zahner on September 28, 2012 at 7:08pm — No Comments


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Review: Oliva V Melanio

This is my review of the Oliva V Melanio which comes in the Robusto vitola.

Nose:

I was excited to try out this new release from Oliva.  After considerable examination all I picked up is a peaty earth and some dried fruit. 

Construction:

The Melanio has a rich brown color to it, with a wrapper that does not reveal any flaws.  I've always found the Oliva V band to be well designed and eye catching,…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on September 27, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

COVERING YOUR ASH: FOUNDRY

As tough jobs go, reinventing the wheel is going to rank quite high on any list, but of course some people are going to try to do it anyway. Enter Michael Giannini, who has launched the Foundry collection of cigars that aspires to spur smokers “to take a bold step back in time and a quantum leap into the future to…

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Added by Jason Zahner on September 21, 2012 at 10:15pm — No Comments


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Review: El Cobre, Reddit /r/Cigar of The Month (Sep 2012)

This is my review of the El Cobre by Oliva,which was chosen as the Reddit /r/Cigars cigar of the month in September 2012. 

Nose:

I was expecting a strong nose on this given the reported strength.  Instead what I picked up was a light mixture of nuts, and an oak / cedar combination.                                            

Construction:

Flawless construction.  I would expect nothing less from…

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Added by Cigar Surgeon on September 17, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

COVERING YOUR ASH: RED WITCH XO

The Red Witch is the second release under the East India Trading Company, a subsidiary of Gurkha Cigars. The Red Witch is named after a British trading ship, pictured on the band, that transported tobacco, among other things, during the 1800s.

Cigar Stats: The Red Witch features a…

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Added by Jason Zahner on September 12, 2012 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Cigarmy Review - La Tradicion Cubana "American Born Cubans"

The obligatory summer time cold has passed from my family, so now that my head is clear I thought it’d be a great day for a review!  Today’s cigar is the “American Born Cubans,” or ABC, from Luis Sanchez at La Tradicion Cubana.  This is a new cigar from Luis, although a line was produced several years ago under the name, which was lost to a devastating fire at his…

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Added by The Cigarmy (Kip) on September 11, 2012 at 12:55pm — No Comments

COVERING YOUR ASH: MACANUDO MADURO GIGANTE

A few months back we surveyed one half of Macanudo’s recent venture into the 60 ring gauge world, the Cafe Gigante. Today, we take on the other half, the Maduro Gigante. While the Cafe hews to Macanudo’s established reputation for mild-mannered sticks, the Maduro aims for a fuller-bodied…

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Added by Jason Zahner on September 6, 2012 at 7:58pm — No Comments

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Win a box of @AKACigars from @RobbyRasReviews and @AKAJayLundy Details here http://bit.ly/RRRakaBox @RobbyRas @LoganatDell

Added by Josh mccoy on September 2, 2012 at 4:52pm — No Comments

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