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2016 Must Try Premium Cigars 24-13!


2016 Must Try Premium Cigars 24-13!

Throughout the year, we have reviewed some of the best and hard to find cigars in the industry and each one were fantastic and a pleasure to smoke.  We have a total of 24 cigars that you need to definitely try the when you visit your cigar retailer, shop or cigar lounge.  Some of these cigars may be harder to locate but they are definitely worth the search.

Try and new cigar and enjoy “Keep It Smokey My Friends.”

No. 24 Flor Del Valle Cristal by Warped Cigar.


Outstanding over all construction with a great burn and draw.  Effortless cigar to enjoy giving a full and rich character and a great medium-full body.  The cigar produced a long and flavorful finish.  Excellent and well made.

Wrapper: Nicaraguan; Binder: Nicaraguan; Filler: Nicaragua; Size: 6” x 42.

Cost: $9.00

Rating: 90

No. 23 HVC Vieja Cosecha No. 2 Cigar.


This cigar maintained a very rich aroma.  Overall an outstanding cigar with flavor a complexities.A medium body with a long, flavorful ending. Great flavor and balance and aroma that wouldn’t let up.

Wrapper: Nicaraguan; Binder: Nicaraguan; Filler: Nicaragua; Size: 61/2” x 56.

Cost: $10.50

Rating: 90

No. 22 Hiram & Solomon Master Mason Cigar.


The flavor had an earthy sweet richness in the aroma and at the palate.  It continued to develop with more luring sweet and earthy tones.  A medium to full body overall with full flavored characters.

Wrapper: Dominican Republic; Binder: Dominican Republic; Filler: Dominican Republic; Size: 51/2” x 50.

Cost: $13.50

Rating: 90

No.21 Espinosa Especial No. 4 cigar.


Very good full flavored with some unique flavor.  An underlying creaminess with some present of peppery spicy finish.  Overall good construction with a very smooth draw and an even burn.

Wrapper: Mexico; Binder: Nicaraguan; Filler: Nicaraguan; Size: 5” x 52.

Cost: $8.25

Rating: 90

No.20 Don Kiki Daytona Edition Cigar.


Outstanding construction with a perfect burn.  Big and rich aroma with sweet tobacco.  Lightly complex and unique.  A very well made cigar with full tobacco characters.

Wrapper: CT & Habano Maduro; Binder: Nicaraguan; Filler: Nicaraguan; Size: 5 1/2” x 50.

Cost: $8.49

Rating: 90

No.19 Havana Daydremin’ by General Cigar Company.


The Havana Day Dreamin’ cigar has a very rich overall character.  Its outstanding construction allowed for a slow and even burn that produced a long and dense, tight gray ash.  It offers medium-full flavors and a very aromatic and alluring aroma.  Overall, it is an extremely well made and complex cigar that delivers a great balance.

Wrapper: Connecticut; Binder: Dominican; Filler: Dominican; Size: 5” x 50.

Cost: $8.50

Rating: 90

No.18 El Galan Reserva Especial Cigar. 


El Galan Reserva Especial cigar is a medium full body with a great balance of spices, cedar and floral notes.  This cigar just got better with every draw from start to finish.  Overall, it has great construction with big, spicy and full flavored character and a great aroma

Wrapper: Nicaragua; Binder: Nicaragua; Filler: Nicaragua; Size: 6” x 52.

Cost: $8.50

Rating: 90

No. 17 Blue Mountain El Threesome Cigar.


The complexity and flavor of the BMC Threesome really came forward in the second half of the smoke in a way that was not overwhelming.  It has very intriguing flavors along with many complex tones both in the aroma and on the palate.  The cigar maintains a smooth creamy texture throughout and offers a bold, full-flavored finish.  It is a very unique cigar with outstanding construction and is effortless to smoke.

Wrapper: Connecticut; Binder: Nicaragua; Filler: Honduran and Nicaragua ; Size: 6” x 60.

Cost: $7.95

Rating: 90

No. 16 Camacho American Barrel Aged Cigar.


Plenty of spice on the palate and in the aroma with some sweet undertones.  The cigar had a full aroma with some hints of spice.  A slow and even burn fairly light to medium body.

Wrapper: U.S. Broadleaf; Binder: U.S. Broadleaf; Filler: U.S. Broadleaf, Pennsylvania Maduro & Honduran Corojo; Size: 6” x 50.

Cost: $11.00

Rating: 90

No. 15 Royal Danish Havana Blend Cigars.


The Royal Danish Havana Blend Limited Edition cigar offers plenty of flavors with a bold character and a medium body.  It is overall a straightforward cigar that offers plenty of earthiness and spicy notes.

Wrapper: Nicaragua; Binder: Nicaragua; Filler: Nicaragua; Size: 6” x 60.

Cost: $11.00

Rating: 90

No. 14 OG OSOK Chakal Cigar by Edgar Hoill


The OG OSOK Carnalito is very flavorful with a slow build in strength and body.  It offers pleasant earthy and tobacco notes with both a long lasting finish and spices through the nose.  It is extremely well made with great overall construction.

Wrapper: Honduras; Binder: Honduras; Filler: Honduras; Size: 4 1/2″ x 52.

Cost: $12.00

Rating: 90

 No. 13 Falto Arawaco Cigar.


Silky wrapper with an interesting spice smell on the pre-light.  A full and very rich aroma started immediately and didn’t go away.  A creamy texture to the smoke through the mouth with plenty of spices in the nose.  Medium-full body with full body and a big rich earthy flavors.  A very well made cigar that delivered a lot of full flavor and complexity.

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Corojo ; Binder: Brazilian Sumatra; Filler: Brazil, Dominican Republic & Nicaragua; Size: 5″ x 54.

Cost: $11.00

Rating: 90

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