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The Best Selling Avo Classic, The Avo No. 2

The festive season is here with us and I don’t know about you, but I am feeling like bursting out my all-time favorites! Even though I pride myself a cigar connoisseur, to many, an advanced palate means appreciating a cigar bursting with strength and character. This is not always the case. I do love a cigar that knocks me upside the head.…

My Father Connecticut Cigars

When you need a cigar that takes no prisoners, then My Father cigars is the best place to start. For years, this boutique brand has raked in loads of 90 percentile ratings for full-bodied cigars flaunting lashings of pepper spice and flavour. Jose “Pepin” Garcia, the man behind the brand is a master at the top of his game. Just ask industry le…

My Father Flor de las Antillas Review

Recently, we did an article on My Father Cigars and how this incredible brand continues to awe cigar aficionados with its incredible blends. More specifically, we spoke about the iconic My Father cigar and its impressive array of accolades. We are not done yet.If you know anything about My Father Cigars, then you know almost the entire co…

Gurkha Cellar Reserve 21 Years

Practically every cigar manufacturing company has a Connecticut Shade cigar but none commands your attention quite the Gurkha Cellar Reserve 21 years. And even though a lot has been said about Gurkha lately, when all is said and the dust settles, we will still agree that Gurkha does make a mean cigar. If you can’t tell from the massive to…

CAO Flathead Cigars Review

CAO is a household name in the cigar business and a mainstay in our humidors. The range of CAO cigars in the market is impressive. And this is because CAO always believes in their blends and works constantly to improve them rather than scrape them from the market.We have enjoyed countless CAO masterpieces from the World Line featuring cigars like C…

Top 5 Camacho Cigars

You don't need to beckon a heart attack sneaking a good Cuban cigar through customs when you can get a premium Cubanesque cigar with bold flavors and an overwhelming presence right here in the US. I am talking about Camacho cigars. Camacho Cigars have for decades quenched authentic Cuban Cigar cravings for cigar aficionados across the wor…

My Father Le Bijou 1922

It is not easy to make a mark in the cigar market. Lovers of the leaf demand a lot from cigar manufacturers. If we are being honest, cigar aficionados will not touch a flavoured cigar with a ten-foot pole. They insist on a world of tradition and the good ol’ ways of making cigars.At the same time, we, the critics want a cigar with some flare a…

My Father Cigars

There is a lot to be said about My Father Cigars. From humble beginnings to robust flavours, this Nicaraguan cigar giant has for decades claimed a sizeable portion of our humidors.If you are unfamiliar with My Father cigars, let me just say you are in for a treat. Today we shall be discussing the My Father brand as a whole as well as the My Father…

Perdomo Lot 23 Connecticut Review

In a recent review, I smoked a Perdomo Lot 23 Nicaraguan Sun-grown cigar and went into detail about the history of the Perdomo Lot 23 blend. You can say that lately I have a hankering for Perdomo Lot 23 stogies because today we are reviewing the Perdomo Lot 23 Connecticut.I will not go on about the history of the brand, again. In fact, if…

Review of CAO Pilon

I know you have had a lot of cigars in your lifetime. You are probably thinking it’s impossible to find a new and unique taste in cigars-you have had them all. Well, hold on to your hat because this cigar is about to challenge that belief. Today, we’ll be discussing the CAO Pilon and why it’s so special. If you cannot tell, I am posit…

Top Five Avo Cigars and a History of Avo

"I have always loved beautiful music. Then I found the cigar. A good cigar is like music. Now I have two loves." -Avo UvezianAvo Uvezian was a larger than life man who excelled in the two loves of his life; cigars and music. Whether he was composing a symphony or consulting with Hendrik Kelner on the next palatable Avo release, this man was t…

Perdomo 10th Anniversary Champagne, A Decadent Affair

Perdomo is known for high-end, full-bodied smokes that tag on true aficionados’ heartstrings. And Perdomo, the man, is not shy about fronting blends that are off the beaten path. There is one Perdomo cigar though. The Perdomo 10th Anniversary Champagne. This cigar is as delicious as it is mysterious. And you know what they say about mystery. W…