Monthly Archives: September 2008

Manufacturer Spotlight – Tabacalera La Caya

Tabacalera La Caya was created in 1997, manufacturing and importing prime materials for cigar making.  President Luis Tomas Mendez has worked hard to make La Caya cigars grow and develop into a household name in the cigar community. Below is … Continue reading

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Ted’s Made by Hand Aged Maduro 6×50 (AUG 08)

Size: 6″ x 50 Vitola: Toro Wrapper: Nicaraguan Habano Maduro Origin: Dominican Republic Many thanks to the fine folks at Ted’s Made by Hand for letting me try their products!  This is the review for the Aged Maduro 6×50.  Right … Continue reading

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Manufacturer Spotlight – Ted’s Made by Hand

Here’s a great little company that you probably have heard of, just didn’t know it.  From Ted’s Made by Hand’s website: Reprinted from “Sophisticated Living’s” Caddy Concierge Magazine, September 2008 Ryder Cup Issue: After taking a long, relaxed draw from the … Continue reading

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Cigar Q&A – El Titan de Bronze

Here’s the second installment of my new Q&A section that I am very excited about.  This interview is with our fellow BOTL Willy Herrera from El Titan de Bronze, an excellent boutique in Little Havana, Miami. Zen: Can you tell us … Continue reading

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Manufacturer Spotlight – General Cigar

General Cigar Company- Below is a not-so-brief history of the company from their website.  I scaled it down a bit. The history of General Cigar Company, Inc. is the story of one family and its love of tobacco. It is … Continue reading

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Davidoff 100th Anniversary Diademas Finas (APR 06)

:  6 3/4″ x 50 Size   Vitola:  Perfecto (Diadema) Wrapper:  Connecticut Shade Origin: Dominican Republic From the Vault:  I’ve been sitting on this one for about two years and I thought now is as good a time as any … Continue reading

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Manufacturer Spotlight – El Titan de Bronze

If you’ve never heard of El Titan de Bronze, don’t worry, you will.  This is a great boutique cigar rolled in the heart of Little Havana in Miami, Florida.   Here’s a brief bit from their website: El Titan De … Continue reading

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La Flor Dominicana Factory Press II Limitada (JUN 08)

Size:  6 1/2″ x 54 Vitola: Toro Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Origin: Dominican Republic This cigar is different from the other Factory Press II cigar as it has a CBL wrapper instean of a Nicaraguan Sun Grown. The draw was nice for … Continue reading

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