Month: May 2015

Stogie Talk

Cigars and Talk

Sunday was a beautiful day here in Pennsylvania. It was so nice, in fact, that I couldn’t resist the urge to fire up the lawn tractor and and tame my wildly growing lawn. With my wife and daughter out visiting my mother in-law, it was a perfect opportunity for me to light up a cigar […]

Stogie Talk

Cigars and Light Beer

Have you ever made the mistake of posting a photo of a cigar and light beer pairing on social media? Your friends probably read you the riot act for drinking anything other than a high octane, micro-brew, or pinky-finger-up boutique. I’m here to tell you it is alright. I feel your pain and have been […]

Stogie Talk

Satisfaction Guaranteed

About fifteen years ago I graduated high school with no interest in going to college. Instead, I learned the trade of cabinetmaking and set myself up with a job right away. The position wasn’t exactly what I wanted. You see, I spent the vast majority of my time working with plastic laminate and flakeboard. We […]

Week in Smoke

Brian’s The Week In Smoke, Issue 84

It’s once time again for another issue of Brian’s The Week In Smoke. In case this is your first Week in Smoke, be advised that it covers many (though not necessarily all) of the cigars I’ve smoked in the past week (or the past month, or however long it has been since the last issue), […]


For Your Consideration

A little twist on our Week in Smoke series…For Your Consideration is a collection of items (cigars, food, wine, books, quotes, etc) that I’ve been enjoying and naturally, you should consider enjoying yourself. Don’t expect this to be to be some in depth exploration into pairings. This is supposed to be fun. So, sit back, […]

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