Matt Rivers

Revenge – My Take on the Blue Eyed Jack by ADVentura Cigars

As a cigar enthusiast, I was eagerly anticipating the release of Blue Eyed Jack’s Revenge by ADVentura Cigars. Having thoroughly enjoyed Barbarroja’s Invasion last year, its sequel promised a new adventure in smoke. Here’s a breakdown of my experience: Pre-Smoke: The presentation certainly lives up to ADVentura’s intrigue factor. Following …

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Macanudo Emissary España: A Journey to Spanish-Infused Luxury

The Macanudo Emissary España marks a bold departure for the brand, introducing a unique blend featuring Spanish tobacco alongside Dominican, Nicaraguan, and Colombian leaves. This innovative cigar promises a sophisticated smoking experience with a touch of European flair. Blend and Construction: The heart of the Emissary España lies in its …

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El Mago Renegade

A Powerful Nicaraguan Journey The El Mago Renegade is a full-bodied cigar targeted towards experienced palates. Crafted by Nicaragua’s own El Mago company, this cigar boasts a robust blend that promises a complex and flavorful smoking experience. Let’s delve deeper into its construction, flavor profile, and overall performance. Construction and …

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Tatuaje PCA 2023 Exclusive: A Robust Smoke for Discerning Palates

Tatuaje PCA 2023 Exclusive: A Robust Smoke for Discerning Palates The Tatuaje PCA 2023 Exclusive, a limited-edition cigar crafted for the 2023 Premium Cigar Association convention, caters to experienced cigar smokers seeking a complex and flavorful experience. This review explores the cigar’s construction, aroma, flavor profile, and overall smoking characteristics. …

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The Espinosa Sumatra

The Espinosa Sumatra: A Nutty Delight with a Spicy Edge The Espinosa Sumatra, a recent addition to Erik Espinosa’s ever-expanding portfolio, carves out a unique space for itself.  This Nicaraguan masterpiece boasts an Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper, a first for Espinosa’s La Zona factory. This review delves into the construction, burn, …

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