Top 10 Cigars of 2018

Top 10 Cigars of 2018

posted on January 18th, 2019

Montecristo Epic Craft Cured Toro

Montecristo Epic Craft Cured Toro

posted on January 14th, 2019

Davidoff 50th Anniversary Diademas Finas

Davidoff 50th Anniversary Diademas Finas

posted on January 10th, 2019

Guest Reviews Archive

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Ambos Mundos Habano (Guest Review)

Ambos Mundos Habano (Guest Review)

This review comes courtesy of Chris (aka schedel) from the
Stogie Review Fan Forums

Cigar: Ambos Mundos Habano Toro
Vitola: 6 x 50 Toro
Filler: Nicaraguan
Binder: Nicaraguan
Wrapper: Nicaraguan Habano
Price: $4.50-$6.00 depending on place of purchase.

Pre-light Appearance and such:
Released in February 2009, Pete Johnson created the Ambos Mundos blend to appeal to the masses hurt by the current economic woe. Unlike the other Tatuaje brands the Ambos Mundos is using B and C grade tobaccos. These …

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Rocky Patel Fusion (Guest Review)

This review comes courtesy of our good friend Nathan.
You may remember Nate from the American Front Porch, Porchcast.

The Setting:
Morning on a Saturday. It’s a balmy 80 degrees on the Porch, with a slight breeze. All in all a good day to enjoy a cigar, and today I chose the Rocky Patel Fusion. Birds are chirping, trees are gently swaying, and a fresh rain has fallen. It’s a day that just says “chill.”

I must admit up front …

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Dona Flor Selecao (Guest Review)

The Tom and Ed show is back once again for another cigar review. This time the guys take on the Dona Flor Selecao cigar.



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Rocky Patel Spring Collection 2009 (Guest Review)

Rocky Patel Spring Collection 2009 (Guest Review)

Cigar: Rocky Patel Spring Collection 2009
Website: http://www.rockypatel.com
Vitola: 6×50 Toro
Filler: Nicaraguan
Binder: Pennsylvania Broadleaf
Wrapper: Sumatra
Price: $7-$10

Pre-light Appearance and such:
The newest line of Rocky Patel’s seasonal collections, is this review’s cigar. I first have to let you know that I received this stick from Justine, who manages the local shop that I frequent: The Blue Havana in Chicago. They received some samples from their rep and decided to pick up the line. It will be …

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Punch Rare Corojo 2009

Tom and Ed are back once again with another video review. This time the guys take a look at the 2009 release of the Punch rare Corojo.






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Padilla Obsidian and Sam Adams Double Bock (Guest Review)

Padilla Obsidian and Sam Adams Double Bock (Guest Review)

Padilla Obsidian and Sam Adams Double Bock (Imperial Series)

Today’s review will be on the Padilla Obsidian and Sam Adams Double Bock (Imperial Series).

Cigar Facts:
Vitola: Belicoso (6 x 54)
Price: Free (part of a bomb from BradInBuffalo)
Wrapper: Nicaraguan
Binder: Honduran
Filler: Nicaraguan and Honduran Blend

Beer Facts:
Brewer: Boston Beer Company
Alc/Vol: 9.5%
Type: Doppelbock
Availability: Year-round
Price: $10 a 4-pack

The Beer
The Sam Adams Double Bock is part of a relatively new series of beers …

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La Flor Dominicana Salomon (Guest Review)

La Flor Dominicana Salomon (Guest Review)

Cigar: La Flor Dominicana Salomon
Website: www.laflordominicana.com
Vitola: 7 x 64 Salomon
Filler: Dominican
Binder: Dominican
Wrapper: Sun-Grown Nicaraguan
Price: $25.00

Pre-light Appearance and such:
To start with, this is the La Flor Dominicana Salomon. This cigar was created and released by Litto Gomez of La Flor Dominicana in December of 2008. From what I read, they have had a second shipment this past month of March. They come in at a whopping 7 inches with 64 ring gauge at …

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Reposado by AJ Fernandez (Guest Review)

Reposado by AJ Fernandez (Guest Review)

Cigar: Reposado by AJ Fernandez
Size: Salomon (7.1 x 58)
Wrapper: Habano
Filler: Nicaragua
Drink: None




Pre-light:
Nice looking wrapper on a very large unbanded cigar. Cut the end with a borrowed pair of Xikar scissors a little over 1/4 of an inch up the cigar. Even with the small little nipple lit at the lighting end of the cigar the draw is perfect. The aroma from the smoke is nothing special to me. The opening flavor contains a pretty …

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Viaje Platino

Viaje Platino

Cigar: Viaje Platino
Website: http://viajecigars.com
Vitola: Chiva 5×52
Filler: Cuban-seed Nicaraguan
Binder: Cuban-seed Nicaraguan
Wrapper: Cuban-seed Nicaraguan Corojo 99
Price: $7-$8

Pre-light Appearance and such:
I got this cigar from the girl who manages my local shop. I had read a little bit about them in a recent cigar press magazine, and it all sounded very nice, I was looking forward to trying them. This particular line is one of two blends and is the medium bodied of the two, …

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Montecristo Open (Guest Review)

Montecristo Open (Guest Review)

Disclaimer: This review was originally published at Cigar Tower after the Habanos Festival in Cuba. This review (text and pictures) is being republished on Stogie Review with the full approval of its creator, Peter Agardi. I want to thank Peter for bringing this to our attention and for filling in for my usual slot as I was away traveling this past weekend and didn’t have time to record two videos this week.

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