007MI6's Blog – October 2014 Archive (5)

Review: Falto Lonsdale

The Falto Lonsdale is far from a new cigar, but it is definitely new to me. Until just recently, I was not aware of this brand, but I ran into them at IPCPR and was able to learn more. Check them out here, at La Garita Cigar. The Falto Lonsdale, is a nice looking cigar. Great construction, smooth, clean wrapper and a nice in hand feel. The pre-light aroma was…

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Added by 007MI6 on October 31, 2014 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

Review: Total Flame Premium

The Total Flame Premium debuted at IPCPR 2014, along with a few other new lines. The Premium is made at the La Aurora factory, using La Aurora's Preferidio shape and tubo, under license. I got my sample at IPCPR though, and sadly they did not have the tubos. I smoked one of these at the En Fuego party, during the show, and I remembered that even after a day of smoking, this cigar was quite good. With an ash that held on for miles, so let's see how this one burns. The prelight gives off a…

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Added by 007MI6 on October 24, 2014 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

Review: Epicurean Gonzo Santeria

The Gonzo Santeria has a very sharp, box pressed shape, which seems to give it a hefty feel. The wrapper is a nice chocolate brown, with smooth pressed seams and slight oily sheen. It looks great and gives off an awesome aroma. I am smelling a deep, sweet espresso with a little bit of chocolate and sweet tobacco. The cold draw is a little less flavorful, mostly cedar and tobacco notes, but still plesant.

Gonzo Santeria by Epicurean Cigars…

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Added by 007MI6 on October 15, 2014 at 8:25am — 5 Comments

Review: 1502 Emerald Lancero

The 1502 Emerald Lancero is a very elegant looking cigar. The green and gold band sits nicely on the silky smooth, light brown wrapper. The soft box press, perfect construction and cigar lock all make the appearance of a great cigar. I’m sorry, it’s not a cigar. It’s a 1502!

Emerald  by 1502 Cigars

Size: 7 x 38…

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Added by 007MI6 on October 10, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Review: La Sirena Oceano

The Oceano by La Sirena, is the companies first new launch since separating from Miami Cigar Co. This blend is produced at the Quesada factory in the Dominican Republic, as opposed to the La Zona factory, which producing the revamped La Sirena line. I’ve always been intrigued by the La Sirena line, with it’s over the top band, which I think looks great.

Oceano by La Sirena Cigars…

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Added by 007MI6 on October 3, 2014 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

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