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IPCPR 2014 – Cigar Federation

Today is the final day of the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers trade show in Las Vegas. While this isn’t an event that I attend, I have been paying…

The newer "bold" Band is certainly not as classy as the original

Review: Camacho Corojo Maduro old vs new

Since I smoked my first Camacho Corojo Maduro, I have been a big fan. It’s a tasty cigar. It’s a strong cigar. It even made an appearance in Cigar Aficionado’s…

Cigar Matching Guide from Noblego: Cigars and Beverages

Cigar Matching Guide from Noblego: Cigars and Beverages

Cigar Matching Guide from Noblego: Cigars and Beverages. I’m not sure how I came across this page. I wasn’t even looking for pairing information. It is in German, but the…

Nica Rustica

Don’t ya just hate it…

…when life gets in the way of enjoying a fine cigar? It’s been a crazy year for me so far. My truck has broken down more than once. Inventory season…

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So many Gurkhas…

So, I’ve had a few Gurkhas, and I have to say that I’m not a fan. There’s just something about their flavor profiles that just doesn’t hit me just right….

The Tatuaje Limited Lancero Collection

Lancero Load-up part II

Oooohhh… Aren’t they gorgeous? As part of the order last month with CigarHustler.com I pre-ordered two boxes of these Tatuaje Limited Lancero Collection. The first box arrived in the mail…

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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…

¡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…

how about that?

Review: CAO Flathead

CAO Flathead Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf maduro Binder: Habano Connecticut Filler: Nicaraguan Ligero and Piloto Cubana Ligero Sizes: Lancero, Robusto, Toro, Double Toro Retail: about $7 Size for review: Robusto I’ve…

Without a name that has become its name, the Unnamed Reserve

Cabin Fever

It’s a real disease. I have it. I can’t handle being stuck in my home for more than a couple hours. This week has been especially difficult for me to…