Black Label Trading Company – Salvation Toro
Black Label Trading Company / Cigars

Black Label Trading Company – Salvation Toro

This is a new offering from a new (to us) boutique maker and I picked it up at  First, a brief description: The Salvation Toro features a beautiful, reddish-brown Ecuadorian sun-grown Habano wrapper, rolled around a Honduran binder with Nicaraguan filler tobaccos. Pre-l ight is spicy with some of that raisin/plum flavor.  Cigar feels … Continue reading

Mombacho Cigars

Cigar Review – Mombacho Liga Maestro

Another new blend to me, suggested by the folks at Highland Cigar Company. Mombacho Liga Maestro cigars were originally created in limited edition to celebrate the boutique cigar company’s 10th Anniversary. These Nicaraguan puros are the product of Mombacho master blender, Claudio Sgrio, and Italian celebrity cigar enthusiast, Stefano Bertini. Now a regular production cigar … Continue reading

Highland Cigar Company / Local Cigar Events / Papa's Pilar / Rum

May 24th Havana Nights – Cigar Mike’s B’Day Bash at Highland

One of my favorite spots, one of my favorite new themes!  Well, not new but you know I’m developing an obsession about Havana – considering I’m pondering a trip out to Cuba for a weekend sometime this year. In the meantime, Papa’s Pilar Rum – a damn fine sipping rum which we’ve had and will … Continue reading

Cigar Review – La  Flor Dominicana Reserva Especial
Cigars / Dominican Cigars / La Flor Dominicana

Cigar Review – La Flor Dominicana Reserva Especial

As  we get further into the year and start digging in at newer releases, I find myself wanting to expand my regular rotation. The LFD Reserva Especial was different from the start. Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Binder: Dominican Republic (Estancia La Flor de Palma) Filler: Dominican Republic (Estancia La Flor de Palma) The Gran Robusto is 5 1/2X60. … Continue reading