Lancero Sampler

Cigar Shopping and What’s a Humidor Anyways?

I’ve got this thing for Brick and Mortar (B&M) stores. Cigar shops that you can walk into, browse the shelves, talk shop, etc. These stores are the backbone of the…

Nomad S-307 and Four Roses Single Barrel OBSV (DN 87-3C)

Spring has Sprung

And it’s almost Summerlike here in Portland. I brought the convertible out of hibernation, knocked down the grass in the back yard, and torched up the firepit! I found a…

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Number 300 and a Trip to Seattle

I just got home from a mini-vacation in Seattle. My wife and I had a great time walking around, doing a little shopping, and otherwise spending some much needed time…

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One serious prize pack

I don’t normally post about contests, but this NPO raffle and fundraiser is pretty impressive http://www.stogiefriends.com/one-desk-foundation-raffle/ Yep, they’re giving away Opus X Lost City Double Robusto, Drew Estate Nica Rustica,…

Aged Padron 1964 I enjoyed as my anniversary cigar

What’ll it be?

Gah! So, I got my Cigar spreadsheet and “Had it, Got it, Want it” list all updated the other day and made a discovery: This weekend I’ll be smoking my…

TL Johnson Legend Reserve 63 habano

It’s been a busy year already!

It’s been over a month since my last blog post. With the ‘new’ job and sportsmen’s show season, I’ve been crazy busy. In fact, I’ve only managed to go fishing…

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Cigars I smoked in 2013 that were excellent

So, I guess you could call this my “best of” for 2013. I smoked a few cigars, enjoyed some, hated some, and fell in love with a few. Some of…

PDR Weekend

PDR Weekend & Drinking

Last year I picked up only a couple cigars from Pinar del Rio (PDR). Long story short, I wasn’t a fan. I found that they both had what I ended…

¡Viva Republica!

Viva Republica Cigars

This week, I started working smoking a few cigars that were sitting on the shelves in full boxes. Cigars that I haven’t had, cigars I hadn’t heard much about, cigars…

Drew Estate Acid

Drew Estates Acid Wafe

I didn’t want to smoke this, but it was homework. Drew Estates Acid cigars are uniquely infused, and they are coveted by those that like them. I do not. I…