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Fonseca Habana Seleccion Cosacos

Size: 5 x 48 Wrapper: Nicaraguan-grown Habana Criollo ’98 Binder and Filler: Cuban Seed Nicaragua and Dominican Republic Strength: Medium Price: About $5.00 a pop Behind The Stick: One of the things that took me back was when I first saw these cigars I initially thought of Don Francisco E. Fonseca who first established his factory in 1892, in Havana, Cuba and was wondering if they were one in the same. A fun aspect I heard was that the company actually was started when a debt to the family had…

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La Flor Dominicana – Limitado III

Size: 6 1/2 x 52 Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra Binder and Filler: Dominican Strength: Full Price: Just under $10.00 a single Behind The Stick: The La Flor Dominicana, a name that since the cigar boom of the early 1990’s has not only become one of the larger ‘new guys’ to the cigar scene but also has been producing some amazing smokes in the past few years. One of the larger aspects that allowed the company to expand the way it has is directly related to the husband and wife team, Litto…

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Perdomo Lot 23

Size: 5¾ x 54 Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Binder and Filler: Cuban Seed Nicaraguan aged for 3 years Strength: Medium – Full Price: Just under $4.00 a pop Behind The Stick: This cigar is a release from the the famous Perdomo family and company, for a bit more of a detailed history on them please look at my review of the Perdomo Squared. I was able to pick this cigar up thanks to Cigars Direct in their cigar of the month program and was able to locate another pair at a…

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10,000 Unique Viewers In Under 9 Months!

I started the counter August 11th 2009 and slowly saw it climb – for myself at alarming rates. Some of the original viewers may have read about or even been winners in previous contests when I reached 1000 and 2000 viewers which at the time, were pretty big milestones for me. Now I sit back and am seeing over fifteen hundred people view my site, each week. . . This is just mind blowing to me. When I first started, I was expecting a few hundred views a month but…

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5 Vegas Relic

Size: 5.7 x 54 (Perfecto) Wrapper: Dominican Republic Corojo Binder and Filler: Dominican Republic Piloto, Corojo, Crillo Strength: Full Price: Roughly $5.25 Behind The Stick: I was lucky enough to have this cigar gifted to me from Cigars Direct within their cigar of the month program and I must say that I have not been able to smoke more than one, this is a single cigar or initial thoughts review. Right from the beginning one can tell this cigar is not like many others on the market – simply by…

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