If you’ve been following along over the past few weeks as I’ve stumbled my way out of retirement – you may recall a challenge I issued myself just this past week. In an effort to dig myself out of a Cigar Rut, I wanted to smoke Three New-To-Me Cigars this week. I feel obligated to […]
IPCPR 2019: Complete Digest
And now, our coverage of IPCPR 2019 is complete. We hope you have enjoyed the videos. As is tradition, here is our complete list of interviews for your convenience. Enjoy! Now it’s time to get back to our regular cigar review programming. Have a fine weekend and a fine cigar!
IPCPR 2019: Altadis
In an earlier interview, we talked about what’s new with H. Upmann this year. Now we return to the Altadis booth and talk to Eddy Guerra about the new very limited humidor to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their factory in the Dominican Republic and comes with a special box-pressed Montecristo No. 2. We also […]
IPCPR 2018: Complete Digest
And now, our coverage of IPCPR 2018 is complete. We hope you have enjoyed the videos. As is tradition, here is our complete list of interviews for your convenience. Enjoy! Now it’s time to get back to our regular cigar review programming.
IPCPR 2018: Altadis
This year Travis Pappenheim took us on a whirlwind tour of the new product in the Altadis booth at IPCPR 2018. And we cover a lot of ground. We get started with the new Romeo y Julieta 1875 Nicaragua, which is a step up in body from the original 1875 and features Nicaraguan Habano leaf. […]
Week In Smoke – Bayou Edition No. 7
I don’t do many Week in Smoke, but I’ve been down with a bad sinus infection the past couple of weeks so I haven’t been smoking many cigars. This past week, I’ve finally been able to enjoy some old favorites and some new cigars. I visited my good friend Jason Jackson, manager of Cigars and […]
Wrapper : Mexican San Andreas Criollo 98 Binder : Dominican Filler : Nicaraguan Source : bought locally Welcome to this weeks review of the Trinidad Paradox in the toro size. This cigar is available in four sizes, robusto (5×54), toro (6×54), belicoso (6 1/8×52) and a churchill (7×57). All of the sizes are box pressed. […]
Brian’s The Week In Smoke, Issue 9
Due to a number of factors, not the least of which being an oppressive pollen levels this past week, it’s time once again for 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 […]