Banned “Tony the Tiger”

Hello today we are hitting the second stick from the October Privada box. From their banned series it’s Tony or what seems behind the band to be. Anyways it brought a chuckle to my day. So let’s see if it’s any good shall we.

Cigar Makeup: Nothing available at the time of this review.

1st 3rd; Pepper, spice, floral, and dirt.

2nd 3rd: Still strong belts of pepper, spice, dirt, cedar, floral, and slight hits of chocolate.

Final 3rd: Nothing really changed accept for the addition of sugar hits.

Smoking Apparatus

Final Verdict: Not a bad smoke but just not for me. Should you try it? “Yes.”

Until Next Time

Stew

Mad Monkey

Well Halloween season is upon is so today we are starting it off with the Mad Monkey from the October Privada box. I never smoked the original but read overwhelming great reviews about it. Hoping this one will follow in its footsteps.

Cigar Makeup:

Wrapper: Nicaraguan

Binder & Filler: Nicaraguan

Size: Toro

Price:????

1st 3rd: Dark chocolate, pepper, dirt, and graham cracker.

2nd 3rd: Dark chocolate, cherry, coffee bean, graham cracker, and vanilla.

Final 3rd: Dark chocolate, graham cracker, caramel, vanilla, and spice.

Smoking Apparatus:

Final Verdict: A home run just outstanding. If you can get it do it!

Until Next Time

Stew

La Gloria Series R Maduro

Today I am I take a look a legend in the cigar market. This stuck has been around for a long long time and seems to just her better with it. The brand has a high loyal following so I am going to find out if it’s really all that. So with that speech behind us lets go!

Cigar Makeup:

Shape: 6×52

Wrapper: Nicaraguan Jalapa

Binder & Filler: Nicaragua

1st 3rd: Licorice, chocolate, coffee, raspberry, peanuts and cocoa.

2nd 3rd: Licorice, chocolate, raspberry, coffee, pepper, and peanuts.

Final 3rd: Licorice, chocolate, and coffee.

Smoking Apparatus:

Final Verdict:

I totally get the following this bad boy has after an unbelievable smoking experience. This stick is full of flavors and never stop giving. Easily one of my top 3 cigars now. Should you buy it? “Yes!”

Until Next Time

Stew

Privada “Minnesota Fats“

Today I am reviewing another exclusive from Privada Cigar Club August pack. If you don’t recognize the name of it then sadly you’ve been living under a rock. Anyways let’s see what it has to offer.

Cigar Info:

No information available at the time of this review.

1st 3rd: Slight pepper, rich dark chocolate, caramel, cocoa, and peanuts.

2nd 3rd: Dark chocolate, cocoa, caramel, coffee, and nuts.

Final 3rd: Dark chocolate, coffee, raspberry and nuts.

Cigar Apparatus:

Final Verdict:

Just an outstanding cigar living up to the name it represents. Boy oh boy do I hope more will be provided for purchase on the Privada online store! Should you buy it? “Yes indeed!”

Until Next Time

Stew

La Aroma De Cuba My Amor Reserva

Taking a break from Privada and reviewing a familiar brand. I was gifted this from a friend. So with that behind us lets go.

Cigar Makeup:

Wrapper: San Andrés Oscuro

Binder & Filler: Nicaraguan

Size: 5.5 X 50

Price: Approximately $9.50-12.00

1st 3rd: Dark chocolate, raspberry, cocoa and pepper.

2nd 3rd: Dark chocolate continues along with the raspberry and pepper notes. Caramel has replaced the cocoa flavor.

Final 3rd: Dark chocolate, caramel and hickory.

Cigar Apparatus:

Final Verdict: Just a beautiful smoking experience. I should have know it would be after I found out Don Pepin was behind it. Should you seek it out? “Yes!”

Until Next Time

Stew

Flor de D’Crossier by Santa & CIA

Well another day and Yes another cigar. Today I embark on another new journey with this unknown brand that I’ve never personally heard of. Maybe I’ve been in the dark on them but seriously I can’t remember ever smoking anything from them. This stick was in the September Privada box so that’s how I acquired it.

Cigar Makeup: Nothing to report as of this review.

1st 3rd: Rich dark chocolate, brown sugar, and hints of cocoa powder and wood.

2nd 3rd: Cocoa powder blast with the dark chocolate now taking a back seat. Still hints of wood and now molasses in the background.

Final 3rd: Cocoa powder, dark chocolate, molasses and coffee.

Cigar Apparatus

Final Verdict: Wow just wow! Loved it! Should you buy it? “Yes!”

Until Next Time

Stew

Punch Kung Pow

Hello, today I finally got my hands on the new Punch release that’s supposed to be out of this world. After months of searching lol, well actually my local B&M finally restocked them and I immediately purchased it. Anyways enough of the boring stuff, let’s dive into it!

Cigar Makeup:

Size: 6 x 52 toro

Wrapper: Connecticut broadleaf

Binder & Filler: Honduran Habano & Brazil & Honduran.

Price: $12.99

First 3rd: Pepper, soy sauce, nuts and spice.

2nd 3rd: Soy sauce, nuts, heavy spice and wood.

Final 3rd: Soy sauce, nuts, heavy spice and wood.

Extras:

Just like a fortune cookie you receive after your meal, the back of the cigar label has a special note just for you.

Cigar Apparatus

Final.Thoughts: Well all I can say is don’t believe the hype! This cigar is not for me! Should you buy it? Well I’ll let you be the judge of that.

Until Next Time

Stew

Privada “Night” Cigar

Today I bring you the final stick from the Good Day pack. I am truly expecting this stick to be just as exciting as the prior ones. So without further delay let’s close it out.

Cigar Makeup:

1st 3rd: Dark chocolate, molasses, slight notes of black pepper on retrohale.

2nd 3rd: Dark chocolate, cocoa puff flavor, molasses, and coffee.

Some how the photo I took was deleted 🤦🏻‍♂️.

Final 3rd: Dark chocolate, molasses, cinnamon, and coffee.

Lighting Apparatus:

Final Verdict: Truly a fantastic stick to finish out a fantastic pack! Should you buy it? “You bet you should!”

Until Next Time

Stew