Monthly Archives: September 2013

Review: Cuban Stock – Exquisito Doble Capa

The Exquisito Double Capa is a truly unique blend. Aged for eight years in a coffee factory, this medium-bodied smoke is smooth and creamy…. “Barber Pole” wraps are a style to get right, think about, two opposite style wrappers with different burning qualities and densities. Another obstacle is getting the seems just right, if they […]

Review: Black Label – Benediction

Black Label Trading Co. (BLTC) is about as micro – boutique as the come. So much so, only 500 boxes are made per year of a few blends. With exception of Texas, they will only have one B&M per state carry their cigars in house.  No online retailers just local boutique shops. BLTC has created […]

Review: 90 Miles by Flor de Gonzalez

If you read our reviews or follow us on instagram or twitter than you know we focus on boutique brands. Not to say we aren’t partial to bigger brands, we just love boutiques and are constantly searching them out. We came across 90 Miles Cigars on twitter, for those of you who don’t know, 90 […]

Review: Jordan Alexander III – The Legend (Prerelease)

CIGAR:Jordan Alexander III – The Legend WRAPPER: Honduran BINDER: Honduran FILLER: 5 Year Aged Second-Generation Cuban Seed Dominican, Brazilian, Nicaraguan & Honduran SIZE: 52×5 VITOLA: Robusto PRICE: $9.00 (unofficial) We came across Jordan Alexander III (JA3) on twitter (@JA3Cigars) a few months back and was instantly drawn in by the image portrayed. Shortly after we […]

Review: Cult – Fuerte

CIGAR: Cult – Fuerte WRAPPER: Ecuadorian Habano BINDER: Ometepe, Nicaragua FILLER: Jalapa, Nicaragua SIZE: 6 x 50 VITOLA: Toro STRENGTH: Medium – Full There’s a reason that we at C&S put a big focus on boutique brands; they’re pushing the limits of the industry and always trying to break out something or create an image […]