Prior to the Pandemic the last thing I wanted to do was join a herf. Cigars were a solo pastime. Roll on May 2022 and I’m up in Halifax with 40+ cigar smokers
What's new pussycat? My latest musings.
The Joya de Nicaragua Red Robusto is part of Joya de Nicaragua’s Modern line up. Is the Joya Red a modern classic or just a pretender to the crown?
The Montecristo No 5 is the smallest hand rolled Cuban cigar. Is this petit corona a satisfying short smoke or a lacklustre remix of other Montecristo cigars?
I love a lancero and it’s disappointing there are so few in the UK market. I was delighted that two lanceros from Casa Turrent were going to become available.
There’s a lot of talk about the positive holistic effects cigar smoking can have. Does the Alec Bradley Project 40 Experimental Series enhance these effects?
Don’t be fooled by the dimunutive size of La Flor Dominicana El Carajón. Underneath an understated band, this tres petit corona punches well above its weight.
What does five generations and 150 years experience in the world of tobacco bring to a cigar? I smoked the Plasencia Reserva Original Toro to try and find out.
The Bobby Burns cocktail is the perfect warming tipple. A delicious combination of whisky, vermouth and Benedictine, this makes the perfect Burns Night cocktail
For me, the Gurkha cigar brand has always seemed to be style over substance. I’ll be the first to admit that I haven’t smoked many of them, and those that I have, including the...
Just how good can a New World cigar blended by a Habano Cigar Sommelier be? I smoked the Rolando Soto Midnight Habano cigar from Rebellion Cigars to find out.