The Pinar del Rio Oscuro in the Robusto vitola was Reddit /r/cigars cigar of the month for November 2012 picked by yours truly.
I picked up chocolate and espresso and some light cedar.
The construction on the PdR is flawless with flat veins and a rich oily brown shaded…Continue
Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 30, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
This is my review of the 601 Serie Blue Box Press Maduro Torpedo.
The nose on this was fairly complex. I spent a good deal of time with it and picked up fairly strong earth, a nice balanced chocolate and just a hint of hay.
The 601 Serie Blue Box Press Maduro Torpedo was a bit loose at the foot with some imperfections. There are bumps and veins throughout the…Continue
Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 22, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
The Oliveros King Havano Black Knight "Mace" cigar was Reddit /r/cigars cigar of the month for October 2012.
I was picking up very sweet tobacco with equal strength of chocolate.
This King Havano Black Knight "Mace" cigar is a 6x60 size. It's a box press that is double banded. The main large band is a…Continue
Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 20, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
I picked up a leathery earth combination with a medium pepper. Very interesting nose on this.
The La Aurora 107 Robusto (4 1/2 x 50) has a gold, yellow and white band with a picture of a lion. There was a long flat vein running down the underside of the cigar. No flaws to be found on the cap, wrapper or foot. …Continue
Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 15, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
This is my review of the Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 in the Robusto vitola.
The wrapper has a balanced scent of chocolate and earth with an oak background. The nose isn't overpowering but definitely inviting.
This is the Liga No 9 Robusto (5x54). Like the T52 or other Drew Estates cigars, the construction is flawless from cap to foot. No…Continue
Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 8, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
This is my review of the Alec Bradley Prensado Churchill.
There's not a lot of stogies that I get the sweet smell of tobacco from, but this was one of them. There's also a nice complex woody combination with about the same strength.
This is an Alec Bradley Prensado Churchill (7x48). There is a rich, dark, oily sheen across the entire wrapper. Flat veins…Continue
Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 1, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments