Tag: $10 Cigars

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: 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: 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: Room 101 Los Statos Deluxe Maduro Toro

Initial Thoughts The Room 101 Los Statos Deluxe Maduro Toro is a very mysterious cigar. It comes wrapped in white parchment paper that’s wrapped again in blue and white paper keeping this cigar’s appearance a total secret. Once the paper was pulled back, the LS Deluxe Maduro revealed a veiny and dark United States Connecticut Read more…

Cigar Review: Macanudo Inspirado Black Toro

Initial Thoughts If you’ve been avoiding and ignoring Macanudo’s cigars for the past 15 years, it’s time to get your head on straight, get with the program, and get yourself the new Macanudo Inspirado Black. A few years ago, Macanudo decided to get back into the conversation around cigars. So, they hired a new blender, Read more…

Cigar Review: AJ Fernandez New World Puro Especial Robusto

Initial Thoughts In the cigar world, there are “old world” and “new world” cigars. New world cigars come from Brazil, Nicaragua, Honduras, Sumatra, the Dominican Republic, Peru, and the list goes on. Old-world cigars come from, well, Cuba. To celebrate these “new world” cigars, AJ Fernandez decided to come out with a line of cigars Read more…

Cigar Review: Cabal Initiative Short Robusto

Initial Thoughts It’s always exciting to smoke a cigar from a brand-new company. Today we’re taking a look at the Cabal Initiative Short Robusto, the first cigar from Cabal Cigars. The Cabal Initiative Short Robusto is a fun-looking cigar. The Dominican wrapper is somewhat rustic, but still very attractive. The wrapper also wonderfully extends beyond Read more…

Cigar Review: Founders Roosevelt Maduro Robusto

Initial Thoughts In the business world, there’s a saying that goes like this, “It’s better to be different than it is to be better.” In other words, different is better than better. And today we’re smoking a cigar that’s definitely different, the Founders Roosevelt Maduro Robusto. Hopefully, it’s also better. The Founders Roosevelt Maduro Robusto Read more…

Cigar Review: La Gloria Cubana Serie R No. 5 Natural

Initial Thoughts When it comes to classic cigar brands, La Gloria Cubana is right up there with the oldest of the old. Started in 1885, LGC began in Cuba, but split off during all of the Castro nastiness and started again in Miami in the 1970s. With such a storied history and over a century Read more…

Cigar Review: La Palina Red Label Sun Grown Toro

Initial Thoughts: Whether you’ve heard of La Palina Cigars or not, you’ll surely appreciate the eye-catching nature of their beautiful labels. As a brand, La Palina has been around since 1896. And today, we’re reviewing the La Palina Red Label Sun Grown Toro. Just as the label of this cigar was intricate and ornate, so Read more…

The 10 Best Cigars Under $10 [2022]

You work hard for your money. And right now, it seems like everything is costing more, and cigars are no different. But the quest for a great cigar under $10 remains. Is it (still) possible to get a good cigar for less than ten bucks? NOTE: This list is as comprehensive as possible. While it’s Read more…

Cigar Review: Oliva Serie V 135th Anniversary Edicion Limitada

Initial Thoughts: As soon as we got the Oliva Serie V 135th Anniversary LE in inventory, I knew I wanted to review one. While we’ve reviewed the Serie V Double Toro before, the 135th Anniversary Edicion Limitada is a new vitola/size and one that may not be around for long. You can buy the Oliva Read more…

Cigar Review: Kristoff GC Signature Series Robusto

Initial Thoughts: Today we continue our series of blind cigar reviews, where our goal is to provide you with a totally objective, completely neutral review of a cigar. Ellory went into this review completely blind; that means without knowing what it is, who made it, how much it costs, or what’s in it. To see Read more…