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Tuesday nights at Detention

I really started smoking cigars when my wife created “Dad’s Night.” You see, I’m a stay at home dad with a lovely little daughter. I also get cabin fever in…

Small cigars are great for when you're fighting the clock or bad weather

AB Maxx Nano

I don’t reach for small sticks on a regular basis, but cigars like the Alec Bradley Maxx Nano are amazing when you need that quick smoke. The Maxx offers great…

A fine smoke at a great price

La Tradicion Cubana

Fired up a La Tradicion Cubana with my coffee. It’s quiet tasty, and frankly amazing for less than $5 per stick. Here are my quick tasting notes: La Tradicion Cubana…

Ooh la la

Unspeakable Things

That’s what I did to the FedEx guy this morning. For one, he was a full day earlier. Secondly, be brought me these: That’s a box of God of Fire…

Here's a drop dead gorgeous stick

TL Johnson Legend Reserve 63 Maduro – review

Wrapper: Maduro (brazilian?) Binder: Honduran Filler: Peru Ligero and Nicaraguan Habano Seco Sizes: Churchill, Toro, Gordo, Robusto, Corona, Torpedo size for review: Corona The first time I saw a photo…

One of the most beautiful labels I've seen

Flor de las Antillas

The third cigar I ever smoked was the My Father Cigars’ Flor de las Antillas. It was at an event at Broadway Cigar. I followed it up with a Padron…

Black Ops maduro

(Gurkha) Black Ops Maduro – review

Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Maduro Filller/Binder: Nicaragua sizing: Churchill, Robusto, Toro, Torpedo Churchill selected for review These come up on C-bid with so much regularity, I had to give them a…


Aging Room Quattro F55

It’s rare that I smoke the same cigar twice in a week. The Aging Room Quattro F55 is the second cigar with that distinction this year. To be honest, though,…


Aging Room Havao

Aging Room Havao Connecticut – smells of hay, barnyard. Build is good, firm throughout. Veins are thin. Bit of wrapper torn off with foot band. Fires up with a bit…

TL Johnson Signature Maduro was just what I wanted for the 4th of July

Fourth of July

This is all I wanted for the 4th: friends, fire and a TL Johnson I have a few others as the sun goes down