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Romeo San Andrés By RyJ Toro

As I smoked through several Romeo San Andrés Toros for this review, I found myself imaging the moment when the idea for the cigar came together. I envision a small group of Altadis blenders and decision-makers walking leisurely along a tobacco field, looking on as a tour group gets the scoop on farming and tobacco […]

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East India Company Classic Cigar Havana Blend Robusto

It doesn’t matter how often it happens, getting cigars in the mail is always a source of happiness, especially when it’s unexpected. Back in December, the people at Gurkha sent me just such a surprise- the East India Company Classic Cigar Havana Blend Robusto. The name’s quite a mouthful, and the band is equally large, […]

Week in Smoke

Brian’s The Week In Smoke, Issue 72

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), […]

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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 […]


La Grande Classe

Today’s review is of a cigar that slipped quietly onto the market at the end of last year, created by a man who needs no fanfare to sell cigars, Dion Giolito. It’s named La Grande Classe (or “the great class”) and is a 470-box limited run blended by Dion exlcusively for his retail shop FUMARE […]


El Primer Mundo Announces Clase Reserva

It’s new cigar season, my favorite time of the year. And the very latest word on premium tobacco is Sean Williams, owner of Atlanta-based El Primer Mundo is getting into the San Andreas Maduro game with a new cigar named “Clase Reserva”. (You don’t have to know much Spanish to correctly guess that translates to […]


Subculture Studios and JDN My UZI Weighs A Ton

In doing the legwork for this week’s cigar review, I was reminded of the broad spectrum of cigar preferences. While the chatter on twitter has been generally positive with regard to the new My UZI Weighs A Ton (or MUWAT, or MUWT, but I’ll call it “the Uzi”), I also encountered a number of comments […]

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