Cigar Surgeon's Blog – May 2015 Archive (4)

Review: Dram Cask No 3 Whisky Pairing

The Dram Cask No. 3 is one release a 4 cigar lineup from C & C Cigars specifically designed for pairing with whisky. Each Cask No relates to a profile of whisky they are intended to be paired with. The Cask No. 3 is aimed at spicy / smoky whiskies.

Available in 4 vitolas, a Robusto (5x50), Toro (6x52), Gigantor (Double…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on May 26, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Review: Dominion Cigar Black Lotus

Dominion Cigar is a Canadian based cigar company out of British Columbia. I was introduced to them at the Rocky Mountain Smokeout in October of 2014. The price point reflects the reality of Canadian tobacco taxes and will be significantly lower once they launch in the US.

Available as a Robusto (5”x52), Toro (6”x50), Gordo (6”x60).



Added by Cigar Surgeon on May 19, 2015 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Review: Oliva Nub Café Espresso

After reviewing the Nub Café Cappuccino I was eager to move on to the Nub Café Espresso. Being a huge coffee nerd, it gave me an opportunity to try my hand at various coffee pairings.

The Nub Café series is produced in the Dominican Republic by General Cigar Co. on behalf of Oliva Cigars.

Available as a Cigarillo (4”x30), 354 Rothschild (3-3/4”x54), 438 Short Panatela (4”x38), 430 Tubo (4.7”x30), 460 Gordo (4”x60), and a 542 Corona (5”x42).  …


Added by Cigar Surgeon on May 12, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Review: Cubanacan Soneros Habano Maduro

At the 2014 IPCPR in Las Vegas I had the pleasure of meeting Lawrence, VP and Brand Ambassador for Cubanacan Cigars.I enjoyed the samples I smoked at the trade show, but I was looking forward to the opportunity of reviewing them on a fresh palate.

The Cubanacan Soneros Habano Maduro comes in 20 count boxes, and in 5 vitolas. The Campana (5-1/2”x60 RG), Gran Robusto (5-1/2”x60 RG), Petite Sublime (3-3/4”x54 RG), Toro (6”x52 RG), and the Corona Gorda (5-5/8”x46…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on May 5, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments


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