James Brown

Team Cigar Review: Black Label Trading Co. Bishops Blend 5 Year Anniversary Corona Gorda

Team Cigar Review: Black Label Trading Co. Bishops Blend 5 Year Anniversary Corona Gorda

The Black Label Trading Co. Bishops Blend 5 Year Anniversary Corona Gorda has a consistently good flavor profile from start to finish. The 5 Year Anniversary release seemed to be a bit of a departure from previous annual releases. This cigar will appeal to BLTC fans and the reduced strength and body should bring in a wider audience of cigar smokers.

Personal Blind Cigar Review: Flor de Cesar Toro Largo

Personal Blind Cigar Review: Flor de Cesar Toro Largo

This cigar had the core main flavors that make up a good cigar. Sweetness, spice, wood and earth. The flavors themselves were good, but as a whole lacked harmony. Whoever blended this likes a heavier dose of strength and spice, even at times tipping the balance of sweetness and spice.

Personal Cigar Review: Black Label Trading Company Shere Khan

Personal Cigar Review: Black Label Trading Company Shere Khan

I'd have no problem smoking this again, but doubt I'll be able to get my hands on another one. The profile of a rare cigar like this should make you want to go back to it which the Black Label Trading Company Shere Khan achieved. Try it if you can find it.

Personal Cigar Review: Black Label Trading Company Santa Muerte 2017 Corona Gorda

Personal Cigar Review: Black Label Trading Company Santa Muerte 2017 Corona Gorda

For those that are fans of what comes out of Fabrica Oveja Negra, they'll find something they recognize and can enjoy in the Black Label Trading Company Santa Muerte 2017 Corona Gorda. For me, the profile was a bit too linear and I would prefer a bit more complexity as I found the profile to lose my attention as it got into the second half.

Team Cigar Review: Emilio Grimalkin Toro

Team Cigar Review: Emilio Grimalkin Toro

For those that are fans of the dark flavors and strength that normally comes out of the Fabrica Oveja Negra factory, they'll find something they like in the Emilio Grimalkin Toro as it follows a similar path. I could see myself enjoying more of these from time to time.

Team Cigar Review: Black Works Studio S&R Lancero

Team Cigar Review: Black Works Studio S&R Lancero

The Black Works Studio S&R Lancero is a nice offering in the brands portfolio and the strength, while above medium, isn't overpowering and is balanced with the flavor profile. I would have no problem smoking more of these and think fans of the brand and those that like lanceros are bound to find a favorite here.

Cigar News: Black Label Announces Fifth Anniversary Release of Morphine

This release commemorates the Fifth Anniversary of both the company and its first limited release, Morphine. To celebrate the Anniversary the Lancero features a barber pole with Ecuador Maduro and San Andres Wrappers. The Short Robusto comes in Box Press and the original release Corona vitola returns.