Category: Cigar Reviews

Cigar Review: Crowned Heads Four Kicks Capa Especial Corona Gorda

Hot on the heals of the previous review of the Capa Especial, we decided to try a different vitola of an almost identical blend. While that one was a limited edition, today’s review is of a cigar we can enjoy any time, the Crowned Heads Four Kicks Capa Especial Corona Gorda. Initial Thoughts Visually, the Read more…

Cigar Review: La Gloria Cubana 8th Street (2023) Corona Grande

Initial Thoughts Around here, we love our limited edition cigars, and the La Gloria Cubana 8th Street Corona Grande is just that. Made to celebrate the storied history of cigar making on Miami’s 8th Street, a.k.a. “Calle do Ocho,” the LGC 8th Street was made at the El Titan de Bronze factory, right across the Read more…

Cigar Review: Ozgener Aramas A-52 Robusto

Initial Thoughts The Aramas is the second release from Ozgener Family Cigars, and it follows the success of their first release, Bosphorus. The Ozgener Aramas comes in a variety of sizes, each covered in a dark and oily Mexican San Andres wrapper. After cutting the cap with my guillotine, the draw was still tight, and Read more…

Cigar Review: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Polpetta Short Robusto

Initial Thoughts We love it when cigar companies try new and different things. In the cigar world, Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust is always doing something different or trying something new. And today’s cigar, the Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Polpetta Short Robusto is… well, both new and not new. The Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Polpetta Short Read more…

Cigar Review: Drew Estate Liga Privada H99 Papas Fritas

Initial Thoughts After a long day of editing cigar reviews and unboxing videos, I decided to treat myself with the Drew Estate Liga Privada H99 Papas Fritas. While I’ve had the H99 Papas Fritas before, I’ve never reviewed it. And, if you’re looking for a similar cigar that’s a little bit spicier, check out the Read more…

Cigar Review: Rocky Patel The Edge Habano Toro

Initial Thoughts Before I joined a cigar of the month club like the Adventure Club, I smoked basically the same cigar all the time. That cigar was the Rocky Patel Edge Sumatra. But when that cigar was harder to find, or if I felt like changing things up, I went for today’s cigar, the Rocky Read more…

Cigar Review: Perdomo 30th Anniversary Connecticut Robusto

Initial Thoughts It’s not every day that Perdomo releases a new cigar. And it’s especially rare that they celebrate their anniversary with a new blend. But today, we’re smoking their latest cigar, the Perdomo 30th Anniversary Connecticut Robusto, mean to celebrate their 30 years of making great cigars. Despite the immaculately intricate label, the 30th Read more…

Cigar Review: C.L.E. Eiroa Jamastran Robusto

Initial Thoughts The Eiroa Jamastran Robusto is a cigar we’ve been looking forward to for a long time. And, when this cigar went out in the Adventure Club, a subscriber actually thanked us for introducing them to this cigar. Behind the thin paper surrounding the cigar, the Eiroa Jamastran Robusto is medium brown in color. Read more…

Cigar Review: Macanudo Emissary Espana Toro

Initial Thoughts Here at CigarScore HQ, we love it when cigar brands try new things. Cigars are hundreds of years old, so innovation can sometimes be difficult. However, over the past 3-4 years, Macanudo has been trying to learn, grow, and adapt to the changes in the cigar market. First, with their Inspirado line, and Read more…

Cigar Review: Rocky Patel Flor de San Andres Toro

Initial Thoughts Not to be confused with the Rocky Patel San Andreas, the Rocky Patel Flor de San Andres is something very different. While both have a Mexican San Andres wrapper, that’s about where the similarities end. The Rocky Patel Flor de San Andres is a somewhat dry-looking cigar with a slight box-press to it. Read more…

Cigar Review: Punch Dragon Fire Robusto 2024

Initial Thoughts As a follow-up to the Punch Spring Roll in 2023, to celebrate the “year of the dragon” on the Chinese calendar, Punch has release today’s cigar, the Punch Dragon Fire Robusto. Related: Punch Spring Roll Review The Punch Dragon Fire Robusto 2024 is a short, fat cigar with a flat head and a Read more…

Cigar Review: Espinosa Knuckle Sandwich Habano Robusto J

Initial Thoughts It’s not often that we get to review every blend in a line of cigars. While today we’re diving into the Espinosa Knuckle Sandwich Habano, I also recommend you check out our reviews of the Knuckle Sandwich Maduro, which took a few minutes before it became delicious, and the Knuckle Sandwich Connecticut, a Read more…

Cigar Review: CAO Flathead V23 MKI 660 Gigante

Initial Thoughts CAO has a knack for blending amazing, limited run cigars like the Amazon Basin. And today, we’re taking a look at another cigar that won’t be around for forever, the CAO Flathead V23, which was blended to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Le Mans. The CAO Flathead V23 MKI Gigante, was immediately off Read more…

Cigar Review: Espinosa Knuckle Sandwich Connecticut Short Churchill

Initial Thoughts One of the cool things about the Adventure Club monthly cigar subscription is that you get to try, not only new cigars, but variations of cigars within the same line. In a previous month we got to review the Knuckle Sandwich Maduro, and this month we’re taking a look at the Espinosa Knuckle Read more…

Cigar Review: Punch Knuckle Buster Maduro Toro

Initial Thoughts Punch Cigars is an old brand in the cigar world. Their history goes back a long ways, but over the last few years they’ve faced some pretty stiff competition. So, with cigars like the Punch Knuckle Buster Maduro Toro they try to stay in the game with budget-priced cigars from an historically great Read more…