The branding for the Rebellion Rockstar cigar range is definitely eye catching but just what did I think of their “You Shook Me All Night Long” robusto?
What's new pussycat? My latest musings.
The Dapper El Borracho Natural Edmundo is an unassuming, slightly deceptive cigar. With strong aromas of cocoa, just how chocolatey does it taste?
During 2022 I have several special events booked in my diary. Weddings, birthdays and The Queens Jubilee all call for special cigars, so here are 5 of my picks.
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
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