Would Have Been Fantastic, Were it Not for the Wrapper (Alec Bradley “The Lineage” 1996 Robusto)

Listening to the Damage Report, as we generally do every morning, I was tired, so I wanted something good and strong. Normally I smoke cheroots in the morning, but today I was going for the heavy duty. Enter the Alec Bradley Family Blend 1996 “The Lineage.” Cigars International tells me that “A milk chocolaty Honduran…

More Complex Than it Looked! (East Coast Rollers Pure Mayhem Churchill)

Recently, Erin has been ordering me random sampler packs from Pipers & Cigars or Famous Smoke. These have been bargain-priced clearance packs because, let’s face it: money for tobacco has been kind of tight as of late. I’ve got nothing against clearance packs; often it’s just a matter of some things not selling for whatever…

How I Review a (Deserving) Prize-Winning Cigar (Rocky Patel Renaissance Toro)

Friday morning, and I’ve been so busy that I am just now sitting down to smoke a morning cigar for review.  With everyone having been ill this week, the duty falls to me to maintain regular content!  So today I have selected the lightest of the two cigars I have not yet tried from the…