Review: 5 Vegas Series ‘A’ Apotheosis

Photo via cigarsinternational.com Numbers are the name of the game with this cigar.  Tobacco from 4 different countries are aged for 4 years before being rolled together and rested for an additional 6 months to produce the 5 Vegas (Pronounced Cinco Vegas) Series ‘A’ Apotheosis cigar.  Fillers from the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Nicaragua areContinue reading “Review: 5 Vegas Series ‘A’ Apotheosis”

Review: Ramon Bueso Genesis The Project Toro

Photo via cigarsinternational.com Have you ever heard stories about musicians like Pharrell Williams who were known for writing some very famous hits for others, but then finally stepped out and wrote songs for themselves?  Well inthe cigar world, Ramon Bueso was a ‘behind-the-scenes’ type who since 1977 has had a hand in some amazing blendsContinue reading “Review: Ramon Bueso Genesis The Project Toro”

Review: LFD 50th Anniversary Oro 2018

Photo via halfwheel.com The Tobacconists’ Association of America, started in 1968, is an exclusive group of approximately 80 of the most influential and highest volume tobacco retailers in the country.  Every year they get together to decide on what exclusive lines they want to release under the TAA name, and La Flor Dominicana usually popsContinue reading “Review: LFD 50th Anniversary Oro 2018”

Review: Asylum 13 Pandemonium

The official shape of this cigar is “giant” and putting this cigar next to a regular toro is like standing next to Shaquille O’Neal.  The Pandemonium line was released in 2019, and was billed as Asylum’s boldest and strongest blend to date. Owner Tom Lazuka and his team combined an Ecuador Sumatra wrapper and aContinue reading “Review: Asylum 13 Pandemonium”

Review: Guillermo Leon Corona Gorda

Photo via halfwheel.com Released in 2010, these cigars are known as “ the cigars that Guillermo [Leon] smokes everyday”.  Guillermo Leon being the owner of La Aurora cigars, a brand known as the leading cigar factory in the national Dominican market, with its brands are sold in more than sixty countries all around the world. Continue reading “Review: Guillermo Leon Corona Gorda”

Review: Rocky Patel ALR 2nd Edition

Photo via cigars.com Aged, Limited and Rare.  Well those sound like 3 great adjectives to describe any cigar (or scotch, or bourbon, or whiskey, or …).  While Rocky Patel Cigars is a well known brand, it’s also the name of the man who started the company.  Rocky Patel was a lawyer who sold his legalContinue reading “Review: Rocky Patel ALR 2nd Edition”