Casa Fuente Double Robusto

Casa Fuente Double Robusto

posted on February 20th, 2018

Brian’s The Week In Smoke, Issue 114

Brian’s The Week In Smoke, Issue 114

posted on February 17th, 2018

United Cigar Bandolero Traviesos

United Cigar Bandolero Traviesos

posted on February 12th, 2018

Top Cigars of the Year Archive

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Top 10 Cigars of 2017

Top 10 Cigars of 2017

It’s list making season and it’s about time we posted one for Stogie Review. Due to some scheduling difficulties, we’re a little later posting it this year than we planned. But better late than never, right?

This year we went with a different approach, abandoning separate lists and opting instead for a single, official Stogie Review top ten. Our approach was pretty straightforward, Ben and I made individual, unordered lists of top ten candidates based on the cigars we smoked …

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The Box-Worthies: Brian’s Top 10 Cigars of 2016

The Box-Worthies: Brian’s Top 10 Cigars of 2016

2017 is here, and just when you think it you’re safe from 2016, up pops my list of the top 10 cigars of 2016. I hope the sudden shock and inevitable controversy that follows is not too taxing on your health. Remember, breath deeply and evenly when you’re yelling at me over the internet. Stress, like the FDA, is not your friend.

My rigorous scientific method in picking the top cigars of the year is as follows:

1.) Sit around …

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The Box-Worthies: Brian’s Top 10 Cigars of 2015

The Box-Worthies: Brian’s Top 10 Cigars of 2015

This is the part where I whine about how hard it is to pick ten cigars I smoked in 2015, rank them and declare them the box-worthiest of all cigars to be box-worthy in that year. The truth is, this year’s list seemed easier to compile. I quickly put together a pool or 25 or so cigars to choose from in a tidy little text document. And then I lost the tidy little text document. A little later while I …