Fast Review: Leaf by Oscar Corojo

This is a new feature I’m trying periodically while the magazine is on hiatus! Today I review the Leaf by Oscar Corojo.  This series will contain nothing but my personal thoughts on the cigar in question. I don’t look up anything about it, nor do I indicate where I bought it from.  Just the review,…

A Yuletide Treat! (5 Vegas Cask Strength Torpedo)

What a whirlwind the holiday season can be!  I’ve hardly had time to think, let alone write a review.  So I was pleased to finally sit down with a cigar I’ve been saving; the 5 Vegas Cask Strength Torpedo.  The wrapper note revealed a mild cocoa scent, presented in an attractive maroon and gold label…

Nice, But Not Intense (Cu-Havana Intensus Toro)

It was a lovely day this past Sunday, so my gentlemen and I decided it would be a great time to go for a drive to do a little sightseeing.  As I am inclined to do while driving, I thought it might be the perfect opportunity to continue to enjoy that Big Brand Showstopper Full-Bodied Sampler from Pipes and…

Don Pepin Garcia Series JJ Maduro Belicoso Review

Brand: Don Pepin Garcia Line: Series JJ Maduro Size: 5 3/4″ X 52 Shape: Belicoso Wrapper: Nicaraguan Corojo Origin: Nicaragua Price: $7.95 USD           The Don Pepin Garcia Series JJ line of cigars was one of the first lines that the Garcia family produced which really put them in the spotlight. For those of you who aren’t familiar with…

Alec Bradley Prensado Robusto Review

Brand: Alec Bradley Line: Prensado  Size: 5″ x 50 Shape: Robusto Wrapper: Honduran Corojo Binder: Nicaraguan / Honduran Filler: Nicaraguan Origin: Nicaragua Machine or Hand-rolled: Hand-rolled Age: 4 Years Price: $8.50 USD Where to Purchase: Atlantic Cigar Co.           Part of reviewing cigars is making sure that the reviewer tried all the different sizes in a particular line of cigars. Doing this will help to…