Archetype Strange Passage by Ventura Cigar Co.

Smoked by The Bearded Gentleman Immensely impressed with the amount of smoke and the free-flowing draw. Super creamy and grassy with little degradation as the thirds go by. Easy to smoke, day after day, and leaving you wanting more. There’s nothing to not like about this stick and it presents with smooth, high-end flavor. The […]

Perdomo Champagne Sun Grown

Pre-light draw presents with light wood flavors, smooth and cool. Easy to fire up and consistent, the Champagne offers the cedar plank smoke and profile as it burns. Ample smoke comes off an easy draw that maintains throughout. Immediately apparent though is a troubled burn which required multiple touch-ups. Not a game-changer, but not preferable. […]

MUNDIAL by Alec Bradley

Size sampled: PL #6 (6 x 54) There are a whole lot of cigar lines out there, and most have their hits and they have their misses. But Alec Bradley is fortunately one of those brands that can always count on, and the Mundial is no exception. This is a full-bodied smoke that provides ample […]

El Rey del Mundo Nicaragua Reserva

Size sampled: 6.25 x 54 The Honduran sun-grown wrapper gives this smoke a gorgeous aesthetic, and it smokes almost as good as it looks. This El Rey del Mundo delivers like you’d expect with strong flavors of cocoa and aromas of dark woods. It has ample smoke and burns fairly even, even for such a […]