La Sirena Review

Brand: Miami Cigar Co & Pepin Garcia       Country:  Nicaragua
   Size: Divine 5.5″ x 52                               Wrapper:  Connecticut Broadleaf
 Price: $10.00

La Sirena

The Label Factor:

The La Sirena’s label is pretty rad. Its non-traditional shape is interesting without being gimmicky and it’s unique without trying too hard just to be different. It definitely has some shelf appeal. In fact, I was strolling through the humidor of my local B&M and asked my non-cigar smoking fiance to pick out any cigar, and I would smoke it and review it. She was almost immediately drawn to the La Sirena –presumably because of the label. I wonder if Miami Cigar Co and Pepin Garcia had focus groups in an attempt to attract the under thirty female demographic…. Hey guys, it worked.

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La Aroma De Cuba El Jefe Review

Brand: Ashton                           Country:  Nicaragua
   Size: 7 x 58                           Wrapper:  Connecticut Broadleaf
 Price: $8.00 (Buy)

La Aroma De Cuba El Jefe Review
The Label Factor:

No surprises here — I love the label on the El Jefe just like I love the labels on all of the La Aroma De Cuba cigars.  All of the cigars in this line have a really great, old-time classic cigar look.  While many other brands have taken their labels in a more modern, sleek direction, Ashton seems to have maintained the classic style here and it serves these cigars very well.

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