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10/15/2011 02:00 PM By DBenitez
The following beer is one of the reasons I love being in Tampa, Cigar City Brewing. If you haven''t heard of them, they are a micro brewer in the heart of Tampa. About half of their beers are a dedication to the Cuban influence over Tampa. From M...


10/08/2011 10:58 AM By DBenitez
Alright, so I''m officially starting the reviews today (for every Saturday from here on out). I waited till today because of a beer I just saw on TV, Guinness Black Lager. I''m a Guinness drinker outside of St. Patrick''s day so this took me a bit...


09/20/2011 02:20 PM By DBenitez
1894 Henriques & Henriques Extra Choice Madeira Malmsey Review

So I''m going to start the reviews with something ridiculous. The Madeira shown in the picture is 1.5 ounces, circa 1894 and cost $50. I was lucky to try this since one of...


04/27/2009 10:07 PM By DBenitez
Havana Club Barrel Proof Rum Review

Dario - I got a bottle of this during December when my parents came back from visiting family in Cuba. I''ve tried all the Havana Clubs except the Maximo, £1,050.00, and the 15 year ...


04/20/2009 02:01 PM By DBenitez
Rogue Dead Guy Ale Review

Dario - I''m very happy to review this beer because it''s one of my favorites. Dead Guy Ale is a dark goldish/amber color that gives off a scent of the malts and hops (and it''s very easy to detect)...


02/03/2009 06:05 PM By DBenitez
Chivas Reviews

This is a review for the Chivas 12 year Regal, 18 year Regal and 21 year Royal Salute versions of Chivas. I am a big drinker of Chivas mainly do to my father. Since i can remember, he has always been drinking t...


01/22/2009 05:23 PM By DBenitez
Cigar Shops in Tampa Review

Since the Super Bowl is coming to our town in the next week, I figured to put up a review of some local shops to help people when looking. The following are probably the most frequented shops by Frank, myself ...


01/21/2009 12:02 PM By FEstevez
Hey gut great news we finally got the interview with Sam Leccia of Nub Cigars that we have been promising you.

Frank-How did you get into the cigar industry?
Sam- I smoked cigars since high school; I alway...


12/15/2008 04:02 PM By FEstevez
This week I am reviewing the Chimay Ale Peres Trappistes Grande Reserve, AKA Chimay "Blue". The bottle I had was a June 2002 vintage (you can find the vintage year and month on the cork of the 750ml bottles). Serving type: bottle 750
Appeara...


12/05/2008 12:26 AM By DBenitez
Budweiser American Ale Beer Review

Dario - I was skeptical about this one before I tried it a while back. I do not like any Budweiser products nor do I drink them. But InBev did not do a bad job with this one. The color is a...


12/05/2008 12:07 AM By DBenitez
Barefoot Moscato and Gallo Moscato Wine Review

Dario - This is wine that tends to be more of a super light drink. More than likely your wife or "woman" will be drinking this over you. In general, it is a light bodied alternat...


11/21/2008 12:01 AM By DBenitez
Jonesy Rare Aged Port Wine Review

Before starting the review I would like to mention that I was having the port by itself. There was no food, cigar or other drink to change the taste of the port.
I picked this up for the fir...


11/20/2008 12:43 PM By FEstevez
Frank - Today we a starting a new feature here on Humibase, the cigar drink pairing. My first pairing is the Nub Cameroon with Delirium Nocturnum. What I’m going to do is give you some of my thoughts on the Nub Cameroon, review the beer witho...


10/31/2008 03:47 PM By DBenitez
Xikar Xi2 Cigar Cutter Review

Frank - This thing is great. My Xikar has kept a sharp blade for 3 years. Although I only smoke one to three cigars a week that still adds up to between 156 and 468 cuts. Not to mention all the tim...


10/20/2008 02:23 PM By FEstevez
Today’s product review is for Carlitos Stogie Nubber.

When you pick this up for the first time you feel the weight behind the construction. What provides the weight is the solid piece of high grade aluminum which the Nubber is mac...


10/16/2008 03:27 PM By DBenitez
Rocky Patel Table Torch Lighter Review
Rocky Patel Summer Collection Cigar Review

Cubano - This lighter is one of the best on the market! It's a five torch lighter with a great flame and also has a 3 size punch at the...