Tag Archives: Cigars

Casa Cuba Cigar Review

Casa Cuba – robusto Dominican Republic The pre-light feel and aroma of the Casa Cuba is soft and oily, with a bit of a give to it. Smells of aged tobacco, leather, and soft earth. The Casa Cuba Lights up … Continue reading

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Plans for the Future

So here I am again, with an unacceptably long hiatus between now and my last post, and a considerable about of time between that one and the one before it. I enjoy writing. I enjoy the subjects that I choose … Continue reading

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Drew Estate Undercrown

Drew Estate Undercrown This is a cigar that I have reviewed several times and I am fond of. I don’t want to go back through my old posts to see if I have written on it before for a number … Continue reading

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How I smoke, or, The Art of Smoking a Cigar

What do I look for when I smoke a cigar? How do I evaluate it? I have had some questions recently as to how I rate or evaluate the cigars that I smoke, and overall, what I look for in … Continue reading

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Antique Pipe Case

One of my followers on Instagram, @elderwoodpipes, asked for more information on a series of posts I made yesterday featuring an antique rolling leather pipe case. Pushing myself to write more, I figured I would use this opportunity to give … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

How did you spend yours?

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Avo Robusto

Avo Robusto Anyone who has smoked with me knows that I am a big fan of the robust size, and this Dominican did not leave me disappointed. The Avo had a pre-light aroma of oak and leather, with a bit … Continue reading

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Oliva Serie V

Oliva Serie V, 6 x 56 torpedo The first time that I had an Oliva Serie V, it was right after they were released, and my cigar was lit by none other than Representative Jose Oliva… before the election, of … Continue reading

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Estillo Cubano …

Estillo Cubano Toraso from Ventura Cigar Company. My initial impressions of the Estillo Cubano Toraso was that this thick cigar had a good firm feel of oiled leather, and a pleasant aroma even before it was lit. The rabo de … Continue reading

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Conversations Through the Smoke

It honestly never ceases to amaze me at the level of conversation and the people you can meet at your local cigar lounge. First of all, I was slightly surprised and somewhat embarrassed by the amount of attention and celebrity … Continue reading

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