AJ Fernandez New World

AJ Fernandez New World The New World is the newest cigar from AJ Fernandez. The AJ Fernandez New World is a medium to full bodied box pressed cigar that comes in four unique sizes. These sizes are: Navegante: 5.5 x 55 Robusto Almirante: 5.5 x 55 Belicoso Gobernador: 6.5 x 55 Toro Virrey: 6 x […]

Cigar Tips: Fix Cigar Canoeing

How to Fix Cigar Canoeing If you read our cigar tip on how to prevent cigar canoeing you may have noticed that it was missing how to fix cigar canoeing. If you have not read the article on preventing cigar canoeing then you can find it here. There are several ways that you can fix […]

Cigars of the Month Vol. 1

  View this email in your browser Cigar Basics 101 – Cigars of the Month Vol. 1 A New Cigar Smokers Guide to Cigar Basics One of the most frequent questions I am asked is “What cigar should I try?” I always tell people all of them! You never know what you will like until […]

CAO Amazon Basin

The CAO Amazon Basin is a small batch limited release cigar. The CAO Amazon Basin uses a rare tobacco found in the Amazon rainforest as part of its filler. The region that this tobacco comes in the Amazon rainforest is Bragança. This Bragança tobacco is harvested once every three years. Because of the low yield […]

Quick Review: Espinosa Y Ortega Murcielago

Espinosa Y Ortega Murcielago Description: Espinosa Y Ortega Murcielago cigars (Spanish for ‘bat’) are another visionary creation from Eddie Ortega & Erik Espinosa, and the gifted hands of Don Pepin Garcia. Handcrafted with hearty Nicaraguan long filler tobaccos, a Mexican binder, and a lush, dark Mexican San Andreas Maduro wrapper, the result is a medium to full-bodied […]

Doc’s Review – Rocky Patel Decade

Granted my exposure to copious amount of cigars has its limits but the Rocky Patel Decade rocked my pallet like no other cigar and is by far my favorite.  It’s a bold statement to make having such a young rookie pallet but it will lead us into a nice discussion on pallets.  Now let’s talk […]

Drew Estate Nica Rustica “EL Brujito”

The Drew Estate Nica Rustica “El Brujito” is not a fancy looking cigar. In fact, just as the name implies it is very rustic. It is one the things that first drew me to the Nica Rustica. Most people that know of Drew Estate know them for Acid or their Liga Privada #9 lines of […]

Falto Seleccion Especial (Guest Review)

Here is my first shot at doing a review for the Falto Seleccion Especial Corona Gorda. It is a pleasure to be a guest writer for my brother of the leaf’s website, Cigar Basics 101. My background in smoking cigars would be classified as still wet behind the ears but I have some great cigar […]

The Best Damn Cigar Show – 11/10/2013

On November 10, 2013 I had an opportunity of being a guest on “The Best Damn Cigar Show” that is hosted by Brad Berko the owner of the Scottsdale Cigar Club to discuss the blog and the topic of cigar basics. This is my second appearance on the show. You can listen to the first […]

Davidoff Nicaragua Robusto Tubo

I was introduced to the Davidoff Nicaragua Robusto Tubo when I decided to take a break from work and walked over to the Churchill Cigar Store located in Downtown Phoenix. The gentlemen that helped me recommended the Davidoff Nicaragua Robusto Tubo that was new to their store. He seemed really excited about it and I […]

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