It’s been quite awhile since I last published a Week In Smoke so I figured, after our small vacation after IPCPR, now is a great time to start them back up again. Here is a list of some of the cigars I’ve smoked over the past week or so. Some are some old favorites and […]
IPCPR 2019: Balmoral Cigars
We met up with Boris Wintermans, President of Royal Agio, and Francisco Batista, master blender, to discuss what is new at Balmoral Cigars.
Balmoral Anejo XO Connecticut Gran Toro
One of my favorite cigars that has been released in the past 5 years has been the Balmoral Anejo XO by Royal Agio, so I was really excited to visit their booth at the 2018 IPCPR show in Las Vegas. Royal Agio had a distribution deal with Drew Estate to distribute the Balmoral line in […]
IPCPR 2018: ROYAL AGIO BALMORAL
We visit with Boris Wintermans and Jaime Florez-Estrada at the Royal Agio booth to talk about the new offerings from the Balmoral line. We also talk to them about their collaboration with Ernesto Perez Carrillo on the Dueto.
Brian’s The Week In Smoke, Issue 106
This time of year can be a lot of fun, but it doesn’t always afford me many opportunities to enjoy a fine cigar. Or a lot of time to write about (or video) the cigars I do get to enjoy. But I did my best to shoehorn in as many as I could. The silver […]
Cigar Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Vintage 2010 Binder: Dominican Olor Vintage 2008 Filler: Nicaraguan and Honduran Vintage 2009 This week I have a go with the Romeo Anejo in the Toro size (54×6) that has a MSRP of $9.00. Starting out this Romeo Anejo with a smoothness up front and a sharpness on the aftertaste. Getting […]
Herfin Heads – Señor Rio Añejo Toro (And Tequila)
In this episode of Herfin’ Heads, Brian and Ben take a look at two things named “Señor Rio Añejo”- a cigar and a tequila. Spoiler, we like one of them a lot more than the other. To find out which, you’ll have to watch the video below. Note: It’s the Herfin’ Heads they didn’t want […]
Week in Smoke – Bayou Edition No. 9
I’ve been working all week on getting my Top 10 Cigars of the Year list ready, but its not easy. I thought I had an idea of what my 10 favorites were, but as I looked through my Facebook pictures and talked to my cigar buddies, I realized it wasn’t going to be as easy […]
Kafie 1901 Don Fernando Maduro 6 year Anejo robusto
When I was visiting the new Crescent City Cigars location in Metairie, LA, I picked up a Kafie 1901 Don Fernando Maduro 6 year Anejo robusto on the recommendation of Armando Ortiz, the owner. I had never heard of Kafie cigars before, but he talked me into giving it a shot. I have to say […]