Tag: $16 Cigars

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: Aganorsa Leaf Aniversario Maduro Toro

Initial Thoughts I’ve been looking forward to reviewing the Aganorsa Leaf Aniversario Maduro for a while now. We just added this cigar to our store, so I grabbed one out of the box for today’s review. The Aganorsa Leaf Aniversario Maduro Toro is an interesting cigar. Since it comes from the Aganorsa brand, it’s wrapped Read more…

Cigar Review: Dunbarton T&T Stillwell Star Navy No. 1056 Toro

Initial Thoughts If you’re looking to try something new in the cigar world, take a look at the Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Stillwell Star line of cigars. Instead of normal cigar leaves, the Stillwell Stars all have pipe tobacco inside. The Dunbarton T&T Stillwell Star Navy No. 1056 Toro is a very aromatic cigar. Like Read more…

Cigar Review: Peter James Los Estoico 54 Habano

  Initial Thoughts The Peter James Los Estoico is supposed to fit and feel as comfortable and reliable as your favorite pair of jeans. Does that mean we’ll get hints of denim from the Los Estoico 54 Habano? Is a $15-$16 pricepoint low enough to be your daily smoke? Those questions and more, answered today. Read more…

Cigar Review: Quesada 40th Anniversary Salomon Press

Initial Thoughts: Before smoking it, I’d had the Quesada 40th Anniversary Salomon Press for right about a month. And, with each passing day, the 40th Anniversary looked more and more delicious. Let’s dive in. The Quesada 40th Anniversary Salomon Press is a very interesting-looking cigar. At first glance, the medium-brown wrapper leaf has quite a Read more…

Cigar Review: Room 101 Johnny Tobacconaut

Initial Thoughts: Something I’ve said before and I’ll say again is that it’s often better to be interesting than good. And that’s where we start today’s review of the Room 101 Johnny Tobacconaut. Man, this thing sure is interesting. The Room 101 Johnny Tobacconaut, once you get it out of the paper (there’s no cellophane Read more…

Cigar Review: Martinez Patrimonio San Andres Torpedo

Initial Thoughts: Over the past year or so, we’ve had the chance to smoke and review a couple of Martinez Cigars. And, today, we’re going to dive into the Martinez Patrimonio San Andres Torpedo, a dark cigar with an oily wrapper that came sleaved in cellophane that doesn’t quite fit. Visually, the Martinez Patrimonio San Read more…

Cigar Review: Casdagli Villa Casdagli Pigasus

Initial Thoughts: You know, some cigar names are easy to say, like Padron or RoMaCraft. Others, like today’s cigar from Casdagli, are extremely difficult. However, a cigars’ name typically has little bearing on its flavors. So, today, we’re going to dive right into the Casdagli Villa Casdagli Pigasus. Right off the bat, one of the Read more…

Cigar Review: Illusione OneOff Pyramides

Initial Thoughts: A few years ago, while traveling, I visited a bar up in the North East. Sitting at a table nearby, I heard a guy talking about cigars. Come to find out, he was, apparently, the founder of today’s cigar, the OneOff Pyramides (OneOff is now owned by Illusione Cigars). Once removed from the Read more…

Cigar Review: Martinez 45 Series Maduro Torpedo

Initial Thoughts: Here at CigarScore HQ, we love trying new cigars. And, today’s cigar comes from Martinez Cigars, a boutique brand based in New York City. Today we’re smoking their Martinez 45 Series Maduro Torpedo. The first three things I noticed about this cigar were visual. First, I noticed that the torpedo end on this Read more…

Cigar Review: San Cristobal Ovation Decadence Toro

Initial Thoughts: San Cristobal cigars, which are made by Ashton, have been some of my favorites throughout the years. In fact, one of them made the Best Cigars Under $10 list for 2018. However, some of their cigars have also been pepper bombs that I didn’t love. So, when I went into one of the local Read more…

Cigar Review: MBombay Gaaja Torpedo Maduro

Initial Thoughts: MBombay is not a cigar brand with which I’m too familiar. However, when I got this near-$16 cigar from Luxury Cigar Club, I was very excited. The MBombay Gaaja Torpedo Maduro is a beautiful cigar. The wrapper is a medium-dark color that looks like a Hershey’s chocolate bar. The cigar is box-pressed and a Read more…

Cigar Review: Rocky Patel Aged, Limited and Rare Sixty (2018)

Initial Thoughts: My first thoughts of the Rocky Patel Aged, Limited and Rare were that it was a big, beautiful cigar that looked really well made. Although a 60 ring gauge cigar is larger than what I normally smoke, I was excited to dive into this one. CigarScore: Brand: Rocky PatelLine: ALR – Aged, Limited & Read more…