Category Archive: Reviews

Oct 22

Zino Classic #6 Tubo Cigar Review

Binder: Honduran Wrapper:  Connecticut, Ecuador (Sun Grown) Filler: Honduran, Piloto Ligero, Dominican Republic Length: 5 Ring Gauge: 50 Zino Cigars have been one of my favorite cigar brands for a long time. While I frequent the Zino Platinum series more often, the Zino Classics have been a signature release for the Davidoff company. I recently …

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Apr 29

Rocky Patel The Edge Candela Toro Cigar Review

Binder: Secret Wrapper:  Habano Seed Candela Filler: Secret Length: 6 Ring Gauge: 52 Rocky Patel Cigars is a brand I really favor and Rocky Patel is one of my favorite cigar guys. Their company in my opinion is very much for the smoker and it is reflected in their releases and pricing. Their newest cigar …

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Apr 15

Barrister Cigars, Union NJ

Barrister Cigars 2565 Rt. 22 West Union, NJ 07083 908-964-3000  Cigar lounges are hard to come by – especially good ones. I’ve personally seen cigar lounges with great potential turn away loyal customers through high prices, dry cigars, rude management and lack of a warm ambiance. One cigar lounge I’ve heard nothing but great things …

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Apr 10

CAO OSA Sol Lot 54 Toro Cigar Review

Binder: Connecticut Broadleaf Wrapper:  Olancho San Agustin Sun Grown Filler: Honduran, Nicaraguan Length: 6 Ring Gauge: 54 After my more than enjoyable experience with the box of CAO Brazilia Amazon Cigars I purchased, I was really excited when I heard about a new CAO release back in September in the CAO OSA Sol. I was …

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Mar 03

Perdomo Lot 23 Robusto Cigar Review

Binder: Nicaraguan Wrapper: Nicaraguan Filler: Nicaraguan Length: 5 Ring Gauge: 50 For my birthday last year my good friend and comrade Manny gifted me a box of Perdomo Lot 23 Robusto cigars. I was really honored as this guy has proven to be one of the best people I ‘ve come across. It is fitting …

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Jan 17

Cigar Aficionado Top 25 Cigars Of 2011 List

Every year Cigar Aficionado publishes their list of the Top 25 Cigars. As a cigar smoker and man of leisure I was very much influenced by this magazine with the launch of FlawlessCrowns.com. A lot of these cigars I have tried and some I have not. An interesting list nonetheless. Pin It

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Dec 26

Rocky Patel Vintage 2003 Cameroon Torpedo Cigar Review

Binder: Nicaraguan Wrapper: Cameroon Filler: Nicaragua, Dominican Republic Length: 6 1/4 Ring Gauge: 52 For my most recent birthday I was gifted a Rocky Patel Vintage 2003 Cameroon Torpedo. I totally fell in love with the Rocky Patel Autumn Collection 2009 Robusto Cigar so I was really looking forward to this smoke. After aging it …

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Oct 26

Emilio AF-2 Toro Cigar Review

Binder: Nicaragua Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano Oscuro Filler: Nicaragua, Pennsylvania Ligero Length: 6 Ring Gauge: 50 Emilio Cigars is an up and coming brand that I came across recently and I’m very glad I did. It is run and operated by cigar enthusiast, shop owner and all around good guy Gary Griffith. His AF2 cigar is …

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Oct 23

La Flor Dominicana Air Bender Maestro Cigar Review

Binder: Dominican Republic Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano Filler: Dominican Republic Length: 5 1/2 Ring Gauge: 52 The La Flor Domicana Air Bender cigar is a stick I have been fancying for about a year an a half. I had the pleasure of enjoying the La Flor Dominicana Air Bender Guerrero in Miami and I instantly fell in …

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Sep 25

CAO Brazilia Amazon Cigar Review

Binder: Brazilian Wrapper: Nicaraguan Filler: Nicaraguan Length: 6 Ring Gauge: 60 CAO is a cigar brand I have haven’t had much experience with. A couple of months ago I won an auction and got a box of the CAO Brazilia Amazon at a great price. I had heard from a buddy of mine that this …

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