Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Cigar Review: H. Upmann Magnum 56 Edición Limitada (2015) (RAE JUN-15)

As I have said countless times, the H. Upmann brand is a brand that is on the rise for Habanos S.A. Since the brand became a Global Brand in 2007 it has begun to receive more releases, regular and limited production, and it has also begun to receive more praise from consumers as well. I enjoyed the line before it became what it is today, but with the increase in popularity the brand has become better. With that increase in popularity and demand, Habanos S.A. announced that the brand would be receiving its fourth limitada this year. The limitada would be an "extension" of the regular production Magnum releases, and would be a larger offering titled Magnum 56. While this is not the largest limitada to be released, it is actually the second, it is one of the largest H. Upmann releases of all time.

Monday, December 28, 2015

Habanos Critic: Top Ten Cigars of 2015 (Big Tuna Edition)

Habanos Critic:
Top Ten Habanos of 2015
Big Tuna Edition

When it comes to Habanos, a Top 25 Cigar list would be out of the question. You would notice the same Habanos on the list year after year, and more than likely it would be in the same place, or similar place, every year. If you recall, Catfish and Big Tuna took it to the limit in 2014, making only a Top Five, but this year Yellow Snapper and Big Tuna have something else in mind. This year, we are going with a Top Ten list. We don't exclude anything when generating the list, and you will never see Yellow Snapper and Big Tuna do that. We don't care if it is a Custom Rolled, Limitada or Regional, we might have it on there. The only thing we won't have on there is anything not from Cuba. Along with that, we are going to share the vintage and box-code, if we have it. It could be that we were smoking from a particular box and/or vintage, and if that is the case, we are going to share that with you. Enough of that though, let the goodness begin.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Cigarr Review: Romeo y Julieta Cedros de Luxe (LCDH Exclusivo 2015)

In mid-2015, Habanos S.A. released the eagerly awaited,  Romeo y Julieta Cedros de Luxe. This release would mark the fourth Cedros for the Romeo y Julieta brand and also the tenth exclusive release for La Casa del Habanos. The Romeo y Julieta brand is one of the more popular brands for Habanos S.A. and since 2012 the brand has been receiving a lot of love. They have had releases with titles bearing Limitada, Reserva, Añejados, and Gran Reserva, so you might as well make an exclusive for a La Casa del Habano while you are at. Enough of the introduction though, let's take a look at the Romeo y Julieta Cedros de Luxe.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

What Embargo?: Book II, Chapter IV (Pairing with Stouts)

What Yellow Snapper and Big Tuna at their best! ... "Throw the cigar. Dump the fucking beer out, and just don't fucking do it!"

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

What Embargo?: Smoking Blind

Watch Yellow Snapper and Big Tuna talk about smoking blind and Tuna himself smoke a blind Habanos. Will he like it? Does he know what it is? Tune in to find out!