The White Band Project, the second annual blind review series between Matt’s Cigar Journal and Zen & the Art of the Cigar has come to a close. It is now time to reveal what all six of the cigars were in the project and discuss the results. If you want to read up on exactly what the White Band Project is just click here for the project criteria and rules.

In a nutshell, Jamie and I exchanged three cigars each. We re-banded the cigars with our own numbered white bands and told each other nothing about the cigars. This time all we knew was that we were each giving the other three cigars made by a single cigar maker. Neither of us knew what cigar maker the other had chosen. We smoked them and wrote reviews of our experiences with them, and then hazard a guess on what they were. Now we find out how we did… (more…)