Category Archives: Custom Rolls

2010 Hamlet closed foot pig tail Robusto extra custom roll

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Every time I reach for a Hamlet custom roll, a smile begins to form. I had the opportunity to meet him when he was on a cigar rolling tour in Toronto. Confident, entertaining, warm hearted and humble. He is one … Continue reading

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2012 Hector Luis Farm Roll closed foot Piramides – The ‘Gifted’ Series

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Was going through my ‘custom rolls’ humidor and this quickly caught my eye. Custom rolls are one of my favourite items to bring home from Havana. Each LCDH has a custom roller and every roller has their favourite vitola and … Continue reading

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15th Anniversario Club Habana Monsdale

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The 15th Anniversario Club Habana Monsdale is an elegant looking cigar. The name ‘Monsdale’ came from its creator, Enrique Mons. He was a legend in the tobacco industry and the manager of Club Habana since it opened. I’ve had the … Continue reading

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2010 Monsdale Custom Roll

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I was digging around in my humidor and noticed a foiled bundle, wrapped in Saran Wrap, with 2010 written on it. Recognizing the packaging, I quickly cut open the package and a huge array of aromas hit my like a … Continue reading

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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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