So on April 1st the DC Government imposed a new tax of 12% on cigars. Here is the catch, exempted from the tax are pipe tobacco and “premium” cigars, defined in the law as a cigar that costs more than $2. The new tax was created to increase the cost of inexpensive tobacco products to […]
I find it great to review cigars that someone I know has smoked. Over on another site my buddy Walt reviewed the Hoyo Dark Sumatra and now it’s my turn. Origin: Honduras Length: 5.75 Ring: 54 Strength: Full Wrapper Color: Dark Brown Wrapper Type: Ecuador Sumatran Binder: Connecticut Broadleaf Filler: HON/NIC/DR Shape: Parejo I focused […]
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First let me say that this was so much fun to do! Unamed13 I’m very glad you got a hold of me on IM and asked me to do this. I may have to make something like this a regular feature on the blog. To recap, I was asked to review and compare two cigars […]
This came to me as a request from a new reader. Asked me if I would review and compare the Sancho Panza Double Maduro and the Sancho Panza Extra Fuerte. I just so happenend to have both resting in my humidor for about 3 months on the Extra Fuerte and 9 months on the Double […]
Origin: Honduras Length: 6.25 Ring: 45 Strength: Full Wrapper Type: Ecuador Sumatran Binder: Connecticut Filler: Honduras/Nicaragua The Bolivar Fuerte (Cofradia) was a surprise when I reviewed it. As I mentioned in an earlier entry, these smokes were the weekly special at my local JR Cigars. Before I start my review let me add this disclaimer. […]
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Origin: Honduras Length: 6.00 Ring Gauge: 48 Wrapper: Cameroon Binder: Dominican Filler: Dominican/Brazil/Mexico First let me say my good buddy Ghosty has been telling me week after week this whole year to try the Don Tomas Cameroon. I guess I finally decided to give it a try to if anything to get him to leave […]
Blowing Smoke (Movie) I found out about this movie thanks to my buddy Unamed13 from the Cigar World Forums. Here is the synopsis from the movie’s website: Late one night, seven guys are sitting around at a cigar club in Beverly Hills, smoking cigars, playing high-stakes poker and complaining about how men always seem to […]
Okay let me say that this has to be in the Top 5 of the most awesome things I’ve ever discovered on the internet. The other 4 not being appropriate to be mentioned here… Cigar Catering – How awesome is this? You can have a cigar roller at your next party! They roll cigars, make […]