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Top 10 Cigars of 2013
TOP 10 CIGARS OF 2013


Choosing a top 10 list is no easy feat, it gets even harder when your very own rules restrict you to only include the cigars that were reviewed. There are cigars I smoke regularly, or love tremendously that will not appear on the list as they were not smoked for review. So just like last year, here are the factors that went into the list...

Cigar Review: Crémo Cigars Capa Caliente


A few weeks ago we broke the news that Crémo Cigars was preparing to launch there third blend, the Capa Caliente. The Capa Caliente, like all of the Crémo blends, is hand rolled at the tiny boutique El Titan de Bronze factory on Calle Ocho. Rolled in the Entubo style by some...

Cigar Review: Quesada Oktoberfest Dunkel – A Smoke Inn Microblend



Back in March I mentioned during my Big Delicious review that there was a rumor of a Quesada-Smoke Inn Microblend in the works. Last week Smoke Inn Cigars confirmed the rumor with the press release published here. The concept is simple, a tribute to “Dunkel” or “dark” Bavarian Ale which is fitting since the annual, limited, Oktoberfest blend was blended with a goal of being a pairing cigar for this seasonal beer. The “Dunkel” takes it to the next level by incorporating the same...

La Palina Goldie Laguito no.5
Cigar News: Press Release: Smoke Inn’s Newest Microblend – Quesada Oktoberfest Dunkel



Smoke Inn has once again teamed up with a manufacturer for our seventh installment of our highly regarded Microblend SeriesTM. Smoke Inn together with Manuel Quesada of Quesada Cigars are proud to present the world a very special limited version of Quesada Cigars’ highly acclaimed...

Cigar Review: Ezra Zion Tantrum


Last year I was one of the first to review Ezra Zion’s Jamais Vu (formerly known as (Inception) and I said then that it was “a terrific launching point”. Since then the Ezra Zion boys have been busy making a real foothold in the boutique cigar market by signing a distribution deal with Emilio Cigars and launching new lines including the Honor Series....

Cigar Review: CyB Lancero Fino

CyB Lancero Fino Size: 7” x 38 Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano Binder: Dominican Piloto Cubano (from La Canela) Filler: Nicaraguan (Estelí & Ometepe), Peruvian Strength: Medium   Price: $10.25   Grade: 9.3   The CyB line (formerly Cuenca y Blanco) is not just the brainchild of Jose Blanco and Joya de Nicaragua’s brand owner Dr. Alejandro Martinez...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Crémo Cigars to Release Third Blend, the “Capa Caliente”

For Immediate Release Miami, Fl-Ultra Boutique Manufacturer Crémo Cigars releases it’s third blend, the Capa Caliente! The Capa Caliente features a luscious Ecuadorian Dark Habano Wrapper over a Nicaraguan Binder and sumptuous blend of perfectly aged Dominican and Nicaraguan Filler. The Capa Caliente takes the traditional Crémo Classic blend, originally...

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Cigar Review: Quesada Oktoberfest Dunkel – A Smoke Inn Microblend

Size: Toro  (6″ x  54) Wrapper: Broadleaf Maduro & Ecuadorian Connecticut Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican Cuban Seed Criollo, Olor Viso & Ligero Strength: Medium-Full Price:  $8.95 Click here to buy now Grade: 9.2 Back in March I mentioned during my Big Delicious review that there was a rumor of a Quesada-Smoke Inn Microblend in the works. ...

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Cigar News: Press Release: Smoke Inn’s Newest Microblend – Quesada Oktoberfest Dunkel

Dear Brothers & Sisters of the Leaf, Smoke Inn has once again teamed up with a manufacturer for our seventh installment of our highly regarded Microblend SeriesTM. Smoke Inn together with Manuel Quesada of Quesada Cigars are proud to present the world a very special limited version of Quesada Cigars’ highly acclaimed annual Oktoberfest, the “Dunkel.” ...

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Cigar Review: Ezra Zion Tantrum

Ezra Zion Tantrum Size: Box Pressed Petit Corona  4 11/25″ x 44 Wrapper: Nicaraguan Corojo Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Strength: Full Price: $9.50   Grade: 9.0 Last year I was one of the first to review Ezra Zion’s Jamais Vu (formerly known as (Inception) and I said then that it was “a terrific launching point”.  Since then...

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Cigar News: Press Release: G.A.R. DELI CUSTOM CIGAR ORDERS

G.A.R. DELI CUSTOM CIGAR ORDERS George Rico announces the launch of G.A.R. Deli custom blended cigars out of Little Havana factory. Miami, Florida – G.R. Tabacaleras Co. Cigar Factory. About three years ago, George Rico envisioned developing a project where his customers could create their own cigar blends without having to go through the very costly process...

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Cigar Review: Sindicato “Hex” Churchill

Sindicato “Hex” Churchill Size: 7” x 54 Wrapper: Dark Ecuadorian Habano Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Strength: Medium   Price: $8.75 Click here for More Info Grade: 8.9 One of the biggest stories emerging from this past years IPCPR trade show was the launching of the brand Sindicato.  Why is this different from every other year where...

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My Father El Centurion Robusto Size: Robusto ( 5 3/4″ x 50) Wrapper: Nicaraguan Sun Grown Criollo 98 Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Nicaraguan Criollo, Corojo Habano and Sancti Spiritus Strength: Medium Price: $7.50 msrp Click here to buy now Grade: 9.1 One of the big surprises last year was word that My Father would be re-releasing the El Centurion blend for...

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Cigar Review: La Palina Classic Robusto

La Palina Classic Robusto Size: 5” x 52 Wrapper: Brazil (Habano) Binder: Ecuador Filler: Dominican Republic & Nicaragua Strength: Medium Price: $7.50 Click here to buy now Grade: 9.0 After my glowing review of the La Palina “Goldie” I thought it would be interesting to explore something a little more accessible from the La Palina brand.  That...

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Cigar News: Press Release: First Look: Camacho Blackout Limited Edition 2013

The New Camacho BLACKOUT Limited Edition 2013 utilizes tobaccos from 4-different years. Wrapper grown in 2006, Binder from 2009, Fillers from 2003, 2008, 2009. The rolled cigars where then aged together another 2-years, when the normal marrying process is normally just a few months. Wrapper, which was picked from the top 2/3’s of the plant, was fermented...

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Cigar News: Press Release: First Look: Room101 Master Collection One

First Look: Room101 Master Collection...

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