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Terrible Terrible!

With the holiday quickly approaching and passing I wanted to fit in a few cigar reviews and maybe a whiskey review or two into the mix but as luck would have it I have been struck with one of the worst head colds I’ve had in years. That being said, going on 7 days now without smell or taste – well, I’m reaching for the archives and will be clearing out some of the ‘to be posted’ reviews that have been collecting dust, I finished up my latest rant (a…

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Cain F Lancero

Cain F Lancero Size: 7″ x ~38 Wrapper: Nicaragua Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Nicaragua Price: n/a Behind the Stick: The Cain F Lancero is the latest (albeit unreleased) cigar in the Cain line of cigars made by Oliva. The Cain cigars boast the use of straight ligero for filler. This mix of different ligero tobacco creates a very strong but smooth cigar. The “F” line of the Cain cigars uses more Esteli ligero, which is the strongest of the three used in the filler. Although the lancero is very petite compared…

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Happy Thanksgiving

http://www.fotosearch.com/CLT003/d2832/ To all those who are lucky enough to spend time with their families, stuff their face and take a small turkey coma – I hope you are able to enjoy it to the fullest. For those military personal over seas, I hope next year will bring you home safe and able to hold your families – I know how hard it is to enjoy a holiday away from home. To those outside America who don’t get the chance to celebrate our holiday – take this chance and be an…

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Cuban Crafters Cameroon – Redo

Cuban Crafters Cameroon Redo Size: 5 1/2 x 60 (Torpedo) Wrapper: Cameroon (Tabacalera Esteli) Binder and Filler: Virgin Sun-grown Cuban-Seed Habano (Nicaragua) Strength: Medium to Full Price: Roughly $6.00 Behind The Stick: If you check out my previous review of the Cuban Crafters Cameroon you’ll see a bit of the background on the cigar – but this is a redo! I reviewed this cigar December 18th, 2009 and this single has been sitting in my humidor ever since just getting ripe and ready for this. I figured this cigar would…

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Ichiro’s Malt 1991 Five of Clubs

Ichiro’s Malt 1991 Five of Clubs Country: Japanese Whisky Distillery: Hanyu Bottler: Venture Whisky Ltd Distillation Date: 1991 Style: Single Malt Whisky Bottling Date: 2009 Alcohol: 57.40% Price: Roughly $210.00 usd per bottle Behind The Booze: One thing that many people do not realize is that Japan is the fourth biggest producer of whisky in the world and the second largest producer of single malt whisky, winning a number of huge international praise and awards since 2001. Now I am personally new to whisky, especially the spirits from Japan but…

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