Wrapper : Nicaraguan Dark Habano Binder : Nicaraguan Filler : Nicaraguan Source : Sample sent to me Welcome to this weeks first impressions review of the Arandoza White Label cigar. This cigar is a Nicaraguan puro and is available in three sizes, robusto (5×52 – this is the size for the review), toro (6×52) and […]
I wasn’t familiar with Kings Cigars when I arrived at the tweetup, and it wasn’t long until I was introduced to Anwar and Pete, two of the guys behind the new boutique company. Click the play button for the scoop on their journey starting out in the cigar business. Their current lineup includes the Baron, […]
Oh, no, we’re not done posting manufacturer interviews yet. This time I have a quick chat with Jay Lundy of AKA Cigars. In it he talks about the original AKA Hybrid line (which features a wrapper that’s a Cameroon-Corojo hybrid), the AKA Respect 2013 vintage, the Davidoff Ecuadoran Connecticut-wrapped AKA Solace and the newest, the […]
Hello again my fellow cigar enthusiasts to this weeks post, which is something a little different and very interesting. My local shop, Genuine Tobacco, brought in Jesus Castanon, a local cigar manufacturer, to do a rolling event. Jesus was kind enough to sit down with me and answer some questions as well as talk us […]
I met Chris Arolfo of Cabal Cigars at the trade show, and I spent a little more time getting to know him and his new line of Cabal cigars at the 2013 Chattanooga Tweetup. In this video we talk about Cabal and Esoteric cigars, how he got started, the Cabal concept and what it’s like […]
Clay Roberts of AJ Fernandez and I talk about the “Cheatup”, the Oval Connecticut and Pinolero Maduro line expansions, the new limited edition El Mayimbe. The Mayimbe is nearly sold out at this point, but it will be return next year in a different blend. For all the juicy details, click the play button below.
While at the Chattanooga Tweetup I spoke to Steven Ysidron of Epicurean Cigars for a few minutes about his current products, the event, and future releases, including the upcoming Gonzo Santeria. Enjoy!
Cigar Welcome to a short ashes review of the Guerrilla Warfare by Viva Republica. I have been so busy I figured I would give you a short look at this cigar that was kindly sent to me for review from Viva Republica themselves. I will say, I went a bit long for a short ashes […]
Wrapper : Nicaraguan Candela Binder : Nicaraguan and Honduran Filler : Nicaraguan, Honduran and Panamanian Source : Bought at Genuine Tobacco Hello again my friends, it has been a while. Today I have for you the Alec Bradley Filthy Hooligan. I have been wanting to review this cigar for a long time now but the […]
The IPCPR trade show isn’t complete until we spend a little time with Keith Park of Prometheus and take a look at all the company’s new cigars and sharp-looking humidors and accessories. As always, there was no shortage of great looking products. If you’re a fan of rare cigars like Opus X and God of […]