Team Review

Team Cigar Review: H. Upmann Connecticut by Grupo de Maestros Toro

Team Cigar Review: H. Upmann Connecticut by Grupo de Maestros Toro

The H. Upmann Connecticut by Grupo de Maestros Toro carried a fairly traditional Connecticut shade profile with a slightly amped up strength level. While the flavor profile is pretty typical of many other Connecticut shade cigars, the price point for the vitola is attractive.

Team Cigar Review: Providencia Hostage

Team Cigar Review: Providencia Hostage

The Providencia Hostage delivered a bold and at times, medium plus flavor experience that I found enjoyable. With notes of cedar, baking spices, leather, chocolate, earth, minerality and sweetness, there is a lot going on.

Team Cigar Review: Tatuaje 15th Anniversary Habano Rosado Oscuro Belicoso Fino

Team Cigar Review: Tatuaje 15th Anniversary Habano Rosado Oscuro Belicoso Fino

In terms of the actual smoking experience, overall, I enjoyed the profile Tatuaje 15th Anniversary Habano Rosado Oscuro Belicoso Fino. Bolder, more rustic notes of cayenne pepper, white pepper, minerals, sharp oak and cream. Not typically the type of cigar that reminds me of Tatuaje but one worth checking out.

Team Cigar Review: Davidoff Luke Bryan

Team Cigar Review: Davidoff Luke Bryan

The Davidoff Luke Bryan was a very pleasurable smoking experience. Not only did it deliver great balance, the profile was also transitional. Even with such a high price point, it is well worth experiencing for yourself.

Team Cigar Review: Fernandez Torrens 4ta Década Barrilito Leyenda

Team Cigar Review: Fernandez Torrens 4ta Década Barrilito Leyenda

I was blown away by the Fernandez Torrens 4ta Década Barrilito Leyenda and found it to not only be a fantastic Dominican puro, but a great offering as a cigar overall. If I look back on the Dominican puros I have had throughout my smoke life, this in the top five. Amazing!

Team Cigar Review: Cornelius & Anthony The Gent Robusto

Team Cigar Review: Cornelius & Anthony The Gent Robusto

The Cornelius & Anthony The Gent Robusto is a fantastic smoke that showed a lot of growth from start to finish in terms of strength and body. It continuously delivered an amazing amount of flavors, and was complex from start to finish. The depth and transitioning was fantastic as well and it is difficult to find the faults in this cigar.

Team Cigar Review: Jas Sum Kral Kralot Robusto Extra

Team Cigar Review: Jas Sum Kral Kralot Robusto Extra

This is another good cigar from JSK. I especially enjoyed the leveling sharpness of cedar throughout the cigar as it intermingled with cocoa, dry earth, soil/dirt and hints of sweet cherries. Although I did enjoy the Jas Sum Kral Kralot Robusto Extra, there is tough competition of some excellent (new) Mexican San Andres cigars I smoked this year.

Team Cigar Review: Foundation Tabernacle Havana Seed CT #142 Corona

Team Cigar Review: Foundation Tabernacle Havana Seed CT #142 Corona

In the case of the Foundation Tabernacle Havana Seed CT #142 Corona, the pure number of full flavors ranging from sweetness in chocolate, bread to spices such as dry red peppers and cinnamon made me engaged the entire time. So engaged that every draw made me say "dang this is legit." Excellent job by Nick.

Team Cigar Review: Partagas Legend Corona Extra Leyenda

Team Cigar Review: Partagas Legend Corona Extra Leyenda

The Partagas Legend Corona Extra Leyenda is an enjoyable smoking experience. With a complex flavor profile of cream, chocolate, leather, pepper, baking spices and loamy earth. I particularly enjoyed the vitola, and found the soft square press very comfortable.

Team Cigar Review: Nub Cameroon 460

Team Cigar Review: Nub Cameroon 460

The Nub Cameroon 460 is a nice cigar to smoke at any time and they are pretty rugged if you're smoking while doing other things. While I wouldn't identify this as a go to cigar for me, it's one I keep coming back to on occasion and would suggest you try it out if you haven't done so already.