Wrapper : Ecuadorian Habano
Binder : Dominican
Filler : Nicaraguan and Dominican
Source : Gifted by Jeff O.
Welcome to this week’s cigar review of the Vallejuelo Cigar in the gran toro size (6×54). This cigar is available in four different sizes and MSRP is $4.50 to $6.50 depending on size. This cigar in the gran robusto size has won accolades so lets see how the gran toro does.
Taking a look at this Vallejuelo Cigar and …
Wrapper : Ecuadorian Connecticut
Binder : Nicaraguan
Filler : Nicaraguan
Source : Gifted by local sales rep Dan
Down and dirty first impressions review on the Perla del Mar (Pearl of the Sea) by J.C. Newman Cigars this week. I am smoking the M size (4.75×52) which our local sales rep, Dan, gifted me two of. All of the Perla del Mar cigars are box pressed.
Wrapper of the Perla del Mar gives off a slight barnyard …
While down in Nicragua for Cigar Safari at Drew Estates, Brian and I were handed a bag of cigars which contained some rare releases and prototype blends made by Drew Estate. One of those cigars was the Drew Estate Liga Privada Unico Serie Velvet Rat. Described as a larger, smoother Dirty Rat, the Velvet Rat is in the pre-production stages with a limited release at Tesa Cigars in Chicago, IL late last year. As Brian and I lit up the …
Come with Brian and I as we take a tour of the Subculture Studios at Drew Estate Cigars with Jessi “Victims” Flores
Welcome back to another episode of Draper Dialogue. For this episode we got to spend An Afternoon with Marvin Samel of Drew Estate. Marvin has become a bit of a local fixture in the DC area, spending the good part of 2012 living in the area lobbying and walking the halls of Congress on behalf of the entire industry. Marvin and I go back some 15 years when he and Jonathan Drew started with a small kiosk in …