Cigar Review: Cohiba Connecticut

Country of Origin: Dominican Republic Factory: General Cigar Dominica Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Binder: Mexican San Andres Filler: Brazilian Mata Fina / Dominican Piloto Cubano & Olor / Nicaraguan (Jalapa) Length: 5

Pairing Review: Tailchaser’s Song, Cohiba Connecticut, Bushmills Original

Tailchaser’s Song by Tad Williams was his debut book in 1985. Tad Williams’ career went on to be a staple of must read authorship with

Cigar Review: Casa Cuba Flor Fina

Cigar Reviewed: Casa Cuba Flor Fina Country of Origin: Dominican Republic Factory: Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia Wrapper: Ecuadorian Havana Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican Length: 5 ½ ” Ring Gauge: 44 Vitola: Robusto

Pairing Review: An Unwanted Guest, Casa Cuba Flor Fina, Lagavulin

An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena was mystery ‘whodonit.’ The Casa Cuba Flor Fina by Fuente and Lagavulin 12 year were also mysteries, as I

Cigar Review: H. Upmann AJ Fernandez

Cigar Reviewed: H Upmann AJ Fernandez Country of Origin: Dominican Republic? Factory: Tabacalera A.J. Fernandez (Nicaragua) Wrapper: Ecuador Sumatra Binder: Corojo ‘99 Filler: Criollo ’98 / Piloto Cubano Length: 6” Ring Gauge: 54

Pairing Review: Red Rising, H. Upmann AJ Fernandez, and Talisker Storm

There was something just a little off about this pairing. Red Rising by Pierce Brown is a dynamic,  bold book that is fast paced and

Cigar Review: Drew Estate Liga Privada T52

Country of Origin: Nicaragua Factory: La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate Wrapper: Stalk cut Habano Binder: Brazilian Mata Fina Filler: Nicaraguan and Honduran Length: 5” Ring Gauge: 54 Vitola: Robusto Released in 2009,

Pairing Review: The Pawn of Prophecy, Drew Estate Liga Privada T52, and Gentleman Jack

There is something comforting about this pairing. The Pawn of Prophecy by David Eddings is a book that I’ve read and re-read since my youth,

Cigar Review: Diamond Crown Black Diamond Emerald

Cigar Reviewed: Diamond Crown Black Diamond Emerald Country of Origin: Dominican Republic Factory: Tabacalera A Fuente y Cia Wrapper: Sun Grown Connecticut Maduro Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican Length: 6” Ring Gauge: 52 Vitola:

Pairing Review: The Last Wish, Diamond Crown Black Diamond, and Crown Royal Black

From all that I had heard, The Last Wish by Andrjez Sapowski was a robust, diamond in the rough kind of read. That prompted me

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