Skip to content

What makes a cigar bad? + We blind taste 3 California Reds and smoke the Stillwell Star

From construction, to flavors, to fermentation, the guys break down all of the factors that unequivocally mean that your cigar is a bad one. Did they miss anything? Let us know in the comments. Also, they smoke the Stillwell Star from Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust and were joined by Cigar Dojo’s Eric Guttormson to discuss the upcoming Top 25 lists.

Stillwell Star Navy No. 1056

Manufacturer: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust

Country: New Hampshire

Wrapper: Ecuador

Filler: Nicaragua

Binder: Mexico

Shape: lonsdale

Size:  6 x 52

MSRP: $15.30

Check out the Inflation Buster sections:

Check out Cigar Snob Magazine for more content:

Sign up for a Cigar Snob Magazine print subscription:

Sign up for Cigar Snob Magazine’s free, weekly newsletter:

Follow Cigar Snob Magazine’s social media profiles:

Send questions and comments to: [email protected]

Music in this episode:
“BossaBossa” Kevin MacLeod (
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

Click HERE for our other podcasts!

Share this Podcast