Monthly Archives: November 2010

La Estrella Cubana Oscuro

La Estrella Cubana Oscuro

This $1.99 Robusto was smooth, but nothing special. It is supposed to have had lingering notes of dark unsweetened chocolate, toast and espresso bean – I experienced none of that. This was the first cigar I’ve snuffed out before getting half way through it.

Cuba Libre

Cuba Libre Club Corona


Toro Maduro by Rocky Patel Olde World Reserve

Earthy, spicy and loaded with subtle nuances that include coffee and wood. At times the draw of spice is that of pepper – a blast of pepper! Not much in the way of coffee and it burned unevenly. Overall experience? Not worth the money at $9.40 a stick.


Java Cigar by Drew Estate

Man! This one is good!! This cigar packs a punch. Not in strength, but in flavor. Subtle sweet Nicaraguan that features a dark oily Maduro wrapper.Long-fillers infused during aging with the delicious flavor of gourmet mocha. Smokes smooth start to finish leaving an extremely pleasant aroma in it’s wake. I immediately ordered a box of…

The Edge

The Edge - Toro Maduro cigar by Rocky Patel

Rocky Patel’s The Edge – Toro Maduro cigar was mild, bland and and nothing to write home about. It is supposed too have wood, caramel and cocoa flavors with a finish that is dry and long with a hint of pepper. I experienced none of that for my $5.60.