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Cuban Cigar

Byron Distinguido Cigar Review

Yesterday on The Cigar Authority podcast which is embedded just below we smoked the Byron Distinguido on our Christmas show. We paired the cigar with Ron Zaya rum which made for a phenomenal pairing and helped bring out some of the subtle vanilla notes in the cigar. Cigar Review: Byron Serie Siglo XXI Size: 6 x 55 (Distinguido) Wrapper: Unknown Binder: Unknown Filler: Unknown Strength: Medium-Full The Look: The Byron Distinguido features a simpler band then the regular Byron line. Instead of an […]

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Cohiba 50

Cohiba Majestuosos 1966 Cigar Review

50 years ago, the most famous name in cigars was born, Cohiba. At Festival del Habano XVIII during the gala dinner, guests were given a box of 2 cigars. Encased in a felt sleeve, the lacquered boxes denote Cohiba 50 and were designed by Nelson Alfonso who also makes Atabey, Byron and Bandolero. Inside the cedar box are two cigars, one of which David Garofalo gifted to me. This limited edition cigar is not to be confused with […]

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Cigar Review | HR Habano Maduro

One of the biggest stories of 2014 was Hirochi Robaina, the grandson of renowned Cuban tobacco grower Alejandro Robaina would be joining forces with Cubanacan Cigars to release a cigar made in Nicaragua. The story began in 2011 when Omar Gonzalez Aleman the master blender for Cubanacan who once worked in Cuba’s cigar industry reached out to the grandson with the idea of making a cigar to honor Alejandro. The cigars are now available and […]

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