La Galera – Imperial Jade Robusto

I loved this La Galera cigar it is beautifully wrapped and has great flavour.  The Imperial Jade Robusto has a ring gauge of 50 and is 5,1” and is crafted in the Dominican Republic. This is the description that came with the cigar: “The wrapper of this Robusto is dark and coarse with some oil, […]

Santa Bras Cigars – Escobar.

Their story begins in the 1990s when their founder started experimenting with local tobacco. After trial and error, the hobby grew into something special: The only South African cigar company. I recently had the privilege of doing a cigar tasting with the awesome people at Santa Bras Cigars. My colleague and I had an amazing […]

Drew Estate – Isla Del Sol – Robusto

This lovely cigar was made in Nicaragua, where Drew Estate has been making cigars since 1996. It is a 5” Robusto with a ring gauge of 52. This is the description that came with the cigar: “Well constructed with a sweetened cap, this cigar delivers a smooth mix of earthy tobacco and sugary black coffee, […]

Cigars – Avo Syncro Nicaragua Toro

This is a beautiful cigar from the Dominican Republic. It has an even burn and easy draw. Flavour profile: nutty, caramel and sweetness in the final third. Avo cigars achieve their complex characteristics from a variety of Dominican binder and filler leaves, as well as tobaccos from Nicaragua and Peru. Cigars don’t just have to […]