Staff Reviews for January 2011

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    Tatuaje El Triunfador

    Posted , by Steve R
    88

    Some time ago I wrote a review on Tatuaje Miami. Today, I am going to burn an El Triunfador by Tatuaje, an all Nicaraguan blend of Cuban-seed tobaccos inside a milk chocolate brown Habano Ecuador wrapper. I have in my hand the No. 7 vitola, a double-stuffed Toro measuring 5.8”x54. The cigar is fitted with a triple-cap, like all Tatuajes. Oddy, these caps popped right off before I ....

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    Edge Counterfeit Toro Corojo

    Posted , by Brock
    88

    After spending more than a decade in the cigar industry I’ve seen tons of cigar brands (and “Cigar Super-Stars” come & go. Don Juan, Don Smith, Don This & Don That…the list just never seemed to end. Now, long after the dust has settled from the Cigar Boom of the 90’s we’re well past the end of the Don’s & only the strong are left ....

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    San Miguel

    Posted , by Steve R
    92

    I’ve been on a hitting streak as of late. The tail end of 2010 spoiled us with a healthy list of tasty new releases from big names and top-notch blenders, and I’ve been burning them all at a feverish pitch. My latest find, San Miguel. A product of Nicaragua that screams old school, old world. These boxes hit our receiving docks and I had to try them at first glance. A gorgeous, ....

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