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Chess extreme torpedo

At intertabac in Germany I got a few samples from Hawk, the Norwegian owner of the Dominican cigar company Chess. One of those samplers was the 4×64 Chess Extreme torpedo I. The cigar is blended with years old Nicaraguan ligero and corojo tobaccos, a Dominican binder and a corojo wrapper that had been aged 5 […]

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Viking Valhalla Robusto

Viking is the brand of the Norwegian cigar distributor Hakon Aanonsen. His company sigar.com has been distributing cigars for over two decades in Norway and previously Aanonsen owned the brands Amero, Chess, and Hawk. Those brands were made by a small factory in the Dominican Republic and the project failed. Aanonsen tried again, but this […]

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Amero Short Robusto

Amero, a Norwegian brand made in the Dominican Republic. You might think, hey, that sounds familiar and you are right, its the same Norwegian guy that own Viking cigars and his first attempt to make it in the industry was a collaboration with Willis Cabrera of the now also defunct Cabreras cigars. Together they made […]

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Cigar of the month February

Over the last month I reviewed 8 cigars with my new 100 point rating system and the cigar of the month february is: Viking Robusto by Viking Cigar with a 93 score In January all of the scores were 89 and up, but since it was my first month of rating cigars with the 100 […]

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Viking Viking Robusto

A few years back I met a Norwegian guy, nickname Hawk, at the Intertabac trade show who had his own brands of cigars named Chess, Hawk and Amero. These cigars were Dominican made and for some reason his factory manager in the Dominican Willis Cabrera added me to Facebook. Now the last 2 years I […]

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Amero lancero

The day before my trip to the Intertabac tradeshow in Dortmund my facebookfriend Willis Cabrera said that I should stop by their Chess cigars booth for some samples and as I am always eager to smoke cigars that I haven’t smoked before I did. Chess cigar company owner Hawk gave me a few samples for […]

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