Month: October 2012

Week in Smoke

Charlie’s Month in Smoke, vol. 10

I’ve been doing some traveling lately, and haven’t had a chance to record a full review or first impressions (shame on me). However, I have had an opportunity to smoke some really great cigars during the last month, so if you’re disappointed not to see a video here today, consider this as your consolation prize. […]


Viaje 5th Anniversary Perfecto

Viaje released a special perfecto cigar this year to commemorate their 5th year anniversary.  This special perfecto comes with an all white embossed band in an all white box with the same artwork as the band painted in white on it.  At first, you would think it was a factory test box or something, but […]



My dad spent 30 years in the Air Force. As you can imagine that meant a lot of time away from home while me and my brothers were growing up. Other than my dad there have been two influential father figures in my life. The first was a man named Terry Kreft who taught me […]

Week in Smoke

Brian’s The Week In Smoke, Issue 17

It’s time again for another issue of Brian’s The Week In Smoke. What’s the deal with all the Week in Smokes lately, you ask? Good question. The answer is as simple as this: the collection of interesting one-offs I’ve been saving for The Week In Smoke has gotten a little out of control. It’s time […]

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1502 Ruby (first impressions)

Sorry for dropping the ball last week, guys. I had a lot of stuff come up at work and I just couldn’t find the time to put anything together for my weekly post. This past week was another busy one, but I found a few spare moments to record a quick first impressions video for […]


Oliva Serie V Melanio Torpedo

This year, Oliva released the much anticipated Oliva Serie V Melanio at the 2012 IPCPR.  This is a limited edition that differs from the core Serie V by adding extra Jalapa ligero to the blend as well as changing the wrapper from Nicaraguan Sun Grown Habano to an Ecaudorian Sumatra wrapper.  I went this year […]

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