Gotham Cigars Blog

The Humidor Supreme Collection

Cigar smoking is an expensive affair. It is not a “wham bam thank you ma’am” kind of affair either. It is a long-term loving commitment between a person and their cigars. What do I mean?Cigars require more than just basic care. These babies are premium products that need equally premium TLC to thrive. If you are a cigar newbie, the…

Review of Chillin’ Moose by Foundry Tobacco Company

Chillin’ Moose is one of those names that just jump out at you. Especially when you see that laid-back moose on the band. Imagine it kicking back in its posh demeanor enjoying a fine cigar. I reckon it is utterly impossible to think of it without coming up with puns. Go on, give it a try.Well, just so you know, I may or may not try a few m…

Rocky Patel Cargo, Budget Friendly Bundles

Rocky Patel is a living legend in the cigar world. In truth, his creations feature prominently in top cigars lists year after year. Also true is the fact most Rocky Patel cigars are quite pricey. They are not your everyday smokes that you can give away all willy-nilly. There are, however, some little-known budget-friendly cigars in the Roc…

Review of H. Upmann by AJ Fernandez

It is a common consensus, in the cigar world, that AJ Fernandez can do no wrong. I am obliged to agree.Obviously, not everyone loves AJ Fernandez and his creations. But whether you love AJ or love to hate him, the truth remains; the man knows his stuff. Nowadays, it is virtually impossible to shop for top cigars without coming across one o…

Gotham’s Picks For The Best Cigars Of 2019

Its that time of the year again when we reveal our picks for the best cigars of 2019.In a word, 2019 has been a great year for cigar enthusiasts. With releases such as Dias de Gloria by AJF, H. Upmann 15th Anniversary Limited Edition, and JFR Lunatic Loco, this has been quite a year.Picking the best cigars of 2019 has certainly not been easy.…

The AVO LE05 30 Year

As AVO Cigars celebrates its 30th Anniversary, cigar enthusiasts are scrambling to grab a box of the AVO LE05 30 Year cigar. The AVO LE05 is AVO's most revered brand of all time. Some cigar connoisseurs say it was their most potent, too, but…I don't know. A lot of time has passed since the original AVO Limited Edition 2005 (AVO LE05) was…

Rocky Patel ALR 2nd Edition: Aged, Limited, Rare

Rocky Patel sure knows how to create a buzz. The release of Rocky Patel ALR 1st Edition was phenomenal. These delicately-aged scrumptious smokes were in and then gone before we could blink.If you missed out on the Rocky Patel ALR 1st Edition, don't fret. You still have a chance to grab the 2nd Edition.If you did get the 1st Edition, then you kn…

A Review of the H. Upmann Connecticut Blend

We all know and love our Connecticut Shade cigars. They are mellow and easy, and more importantly, they don’t push back with too much force. The Connecticut Shade leaf is beloved by dozens of cigar blenders due to its impeccable smoothness and shy disposition. They say it is perfect for encasing mild, ultra-flavourful, and complex cigars.&…

​A Review of The Exquisite Oliva Serie V Cigars

I know it’s weird for me to be reviewing a cigar that was released a dozen years ago. But this is not just any cigar; it’s the Oliva Serie V!In a market full of cigars, there is that one cigar that stands above them all. A blend so rich, that it transcends time and trends. For me, this is the kind of cigar Oliva Serie V is. If y…

The All New Dias de Gloria by AJ Fernandez

There’s a brand-new cigar on the market, and it’s a doozy. The new cigar, Dias De Gloria by AJ Fernandez, is creating a feverish whoop-de-doo among cigar enthusiasts.Everyone knows that AJ Fernandez is unrivaled as a blender. To him, blending comes naturally. And rightfully so.AJ Fernandez is a 3rd generation cigar savant and one of t…

A Review of the Rocky Patel Sun Grown Cigars

Rocky Patel is a household name in the cigar business. Every cigar connoisseur has an opinion about Rocky Patel. And why not?This formidable company has for years made “in your face” cigars that simply cannot be ignored. Rocky Patel, the founder of Rocky Patel Premium Cigars Inc., is a powerhouse of a person and a cigar visionary. He…

Romeo y Julieta Nicaragua, a Captivating Smoke

A medium bodied cigar you should have in your humidor.Romeo y Julieta needs no introduction. This brand has captivated the palates of cigar connoisseurs for more than a century. To date, Romeo y Julieta continues to roll masterpieces that showcase the classic Cuban flavor with a modern flare. Periodically, Altadis U.S.A, the makers of…