Monthly Archives: September 2012

2007 Edicion Regional Suiza Ramon Allones Eminencia

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This was gifted to me from a great BOTL in New Jersey. He wanted to see how the 2007 edition of this regional compared to the original 2005 release. The size of the vitola is the same as the original … Continue reading

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2008 Edicion Regional Canada Bolivar Simones

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The 2008 Bolivar RE Canada Simones has a sentimental value to me as it is the first cigar I bought multiple boxes of when I got back into cigars. The Simones was originally released in 600 50 cabs in 2007. … Continue reading

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Knocking one off the wish list: 2004 Ramon Allones 898

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Finally got my hands on one of my ‘White Whale’ boxes. The fabled Ramon Allones 898. These were ‘Officially’ discontinued in 2002 however, there were boxes that appeared on the marketplace until 2004. When I saw these being offered for … Continue reading

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2009 Crisantos Sublime Custom Roll

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Crisantos Cardenas is the house roller at the LCDH in the Hotel Commodoro in Miramar, Cuba. He makes wonderful cigars. Full of flavour, complexity and power. One of the best custom rollers right now IMHO. This cigar is from 2009. … Continue reading

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2005 Cohiba Lancero

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Been reviewing a number of custom rolls and had a craving for some Cohiba goodness. Tonight is a return to one of my favorites. A great BOTL from Europe sent this to me after reading my review of a 2001 … Continue reading

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2011 Monsdale Custom Roll

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Enrique Mons is a prominent figure in the Cuban Tobacco world. He is known for creating the ‘Monsdale’ which is a pig tailed, closed foot elongated lonsdale. Recently, Mons retired as the manager of the LCDH in Club Habana however, … Continue reading

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2011 Hamlet Flying Pig

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In 2011, my friend Hamlet, a level 9 roller, came to Canada for 4 months, touring various cigar shops nationally, conducting cigar roller demonstrations on behalf of Habanos SA. We had the opportunity to spend lots of time together. One … Continue reading

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