Category Archives: Custom Rolls

Attended a fantastic Herf….

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Had the opportunity to attend a great Herf recently. This is one of the, if not the, longest standing Annual Herfs that I am aware of. It was the 14th Anniversario of this amazing event that is filled with laughter, … Continue reading

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New in the Humidor: Club Habana 10th Anniversary Commemorative Monsdales Release

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If you ever get to Havana, make the trek up to Club Habana. It will cost about $10 CUC and 20 minutes to get there from Havana. Share a cigar with Jorge and pick up some Monsdales. You won’t be … 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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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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2009 Reynaldo Canonazo Custom Roll

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This is the first of my ‘Custom Roll’ Series. Over the next few reviews, I will be smoking different cigars from various rollers, located in Cuba. The first one is from Reynaldo, who is the manager of the famous Casa … Continue reading

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2009 Hamlet Salamones

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This Hamlet Salamone was rolled 2 years ago using 4 year old tobacco. Hamlet describes it as aromatic, mediumto full bodied with lots of surprises. I haven’t had one of these for awhile so I figured today is as good … Continue reading

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