Cigar Reviews 2008
Review of Carlos Torano Exodus 1959 Double Corona Cigar
Review of Torano Exodus 1959 Double Corona cigar made in Honduras with tobaccos from five countries, to commemorate the exodus of cigar families from Cuba after Castro's revolution. Rated the fifth best cigar in the world during 2006, but also value priced.
Pairing Review of Casa Torano Cigar and Decadencia Port
Cigar pairing review of Casa Torano Robusto and Wilson Creek Decadencia Chocolate Port. The Casa Torano is a mild to medium cigar that is packed with flavor, and is recommended as a great value for both beginners and seasoned cigar smokers.
Review of Cruz Real Cigars by Rocky Patel
Review of Cruz Real cigars made exclusively for Famous Smoke by Rocky Patel with Dominican and Nicaraguan filler tobaccos, a Mexican binder, and your choice of either a Connecticut Natural or Dark Sumatra wrapper.
Review of Cuba Aliados Toro Cigar
Review of Cuba Aliados cigars made in Honduras by renown cigar maker Rolando Reyes, who also makes Puros Indios, Roly, and several other popular brands of stogies. Cuba Aliados cigars are full bodied sticks made with a blend of Dominican and Nicaraguan tobaccos.
Review of Cuesta Rey Centro Fino Sungrown Cigar
Review of Cuesta Rey Centro Fino Sungrown cigar made by the Fuente-Newman cigar family in the Dominican Republic with Dominican fillers and binder, and a Sumatra seed sun grown wrapper from Ecuador.
Review of Cusano 18 Double Connecticut Robusto Cigar
Review of Cusano 18 Double Connecticut Robusto cigar made with Dominican filler tobaccos that have been aged for 18 years, and blended with two Connecticut Shade wrappers to deliver a smooth, mild, but rich smoke.
Review of Don Lino Africa Duma Cigar
Review of Don Lino Africa Duma cigar made in Nicaragua for Miami Cigar and Company using African Cameroon filler tobacco in the blend to give this stick an unique flavor.
Review of El Rico Habano Torpedo Cigar
Review of El Rico Habano Torpedo cigar made in the Dominican Republic by Ernesto Perez Carrillo, who also makes La Gloria Cubana cigars. El Rico Habano's are full bodied and recommended for more seasoned smokers.
Review of La Flor Dominicana Ligero Robusto L500 Cigar
Review of the La Flor Dominicana Ligero Robusto L500 cigar made in the Dominican Republic with ligero filler tobaccos grown in the Dominican Republic and dark Ecuadorian sun grown wrappers.
Review of La Gloria Cubana Corona Gorda Natural Cigar
Cigar review of La Gloria Cubana Corona Gorda Natural cigar made in the Dominican Republic by master cigar maker Ernesto Perez Carrillo with a blend of Dominican and Nicaraguan filler tobaccos and natural Ecuadorian Sumatra Connecticut wrappers.
Review of Maxx Freak Cigar By Alec Bradley
Review of the Maxx Freak cigar made in Honduras by Nestor Plasencia for the Alec Bradley brand. Freak is the size of the particular Maxx cigar being reviewed, aptly named because of its large ring gauge and full bodied blend of tobaccos.
Review of Oliva Serie G Cameroon Cigar
Cigar review of the Oliva Serie G Cameroon Corona, made by Jose Oliva with Nicaraguan filler tobaccos and a genuine African Cameroon wrapper, especially recommended for new cigar smokers, and seasoned smokers, too.
Review of Padilla Series 68 Robusto Cigar
Review of Padilla Series 68 Robusto cigar made in Honduras by Tabacalera Aguilar for Ernesto Padilla. The cigars are made with Nicaraguan Cuban-seed filler tobaccos and Corojo wrappers.
Review of Pioneer Valley Especiales Robusto Cigars
Cigar review of Pioneer Valley Especiales Robusto cigars made in the Dominican Republic with Dominican filler tobaccos and a choice of Connecticut Shade or Broadleaf wrappers.
Review of Power Torpedo Cigar
Cigar review of the 15th Anniversary Power Torpedo cigar by Felipe Gregorio, made in the Dominican Republic with aged Piloto Cubano and Nicaraguan filler tobaccos and a rare Cuban seed Costa Rican wrapper.
Review of TeAmo World Selection Series Cigars
Review of Te Amo World Selection Series cigars made in Mexico but using tobacco blends from other countries resulting in three distinct cigars featuring Dominican, Nicaraguan, and Honduran tobaccos.
Review of Zino Platinum Shorty and Pudge Cigars
Cigar review of Zino Platinum Shorty and Pudge cigars made with Dominican and Peruvian filler tobaccos and Ecuadorian wrappers. Two short cigars from Zino's Platinum Scepter series can be smoked when time is limited, but each having completely different smoking characteristics.