Articles by Thomas Bebin


Cigar Review: Debonaire (Toro)

DEBONAIRE (TORO) Debonaire is carefully crafted by Philip S. Zanghi III, founder of Indian Tobac Cigar Company and Daniel Sinclair, founder of Durfort Holdings. According to Debonaire Cigars, ‘Debonaire is the culmination of 20 years of research and…




Making Your Own Coolidor

There are times in a person’s life when they must face change.  Facing that change can be difficult, especially if that person happens to have collections…say like a cigar collection.  There are a couple of…


Cigar Review: GTO Pain Killer

  The GTO Pain Killer line was inspired by the Día de los Muertos. Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Latin American holiday that remembers and celebrates the lives of those who…



Cigar Review: Oliva Serie O

OLIVA SERIE O The Oliva Serie O is made from a Cuban tradition.  It is a Nicaraguan Puro and the seeds are grown in the Esteli, Condega and Jalapa Valleys. Origin: Nicaragua Type: Toro Size:…


Cigar Review: Thunder By Nimish Patel

THUNDER BY NIMISH Patel Origin: Honduran Size: 6 x 52 Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano Binder: Nicaragua, Honduras (Dual Binder) Filler: Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica Strength: Full Price: $5-$7     00:01. The Thunder by Nimish starts…



Cigar Review: San Cristobal Elegancia

  The San Cristobal Elegancia was released in 2011 as a collaboration between Ashton Cigars and Don Pepin Garcia. Ashton added this Ecuadorian/Connecticut shade smoke to their San Cristobal line of cigars, and I believe this cigar has strengthened…




San Cristobal Revelation – Cigar Review

The San Cristobal Revelation was the fourth line in the San Cristobal brand, and it was released at the 2013 IPCPR. The smokes are constructed in Nicaragua, under the watchful eyes of Jose “Pepin” Garcia, and…