Archive for May, 2010

Casa Magna Colorado Pikito

Happy Memorial day everyone. On behalf of all of the ash-holes here at Nice Tight Ash I’d like to extend our deepest thanks to our military service members, past and present; we are forever in your debt. Today I have a short written review of a cigar that was provided by Cigars Direct. The Casa [...]


Nice Tight Ash Goes Rolling

A while back Chris and I took a trip down the road to check out the operation at Roberto Cigar and get a lesson in rolling cigars. We had a great time and learned a great deal about the art of cigar making. I want to thank Bob for taking the time to show us [...]


La Gloria Cubana Artesanos de Tabaqueros 652B – Contest

General Cigars has released an interesting new cigar to the La Gloria Cubana line up.  This new cigar called the Artesanos de Tabaqueros, features two different wrappers over the same filler.  The two wrappers are an Connecticut shade wrapper near the foot and an Ecuadorian Sumatra on the upper part of the cigar.  Benji Menendez [...]


Alec Bradley MAXX Traditional

The Alec Bradley MAXX was released in 2006 in response to the markets demand for cigars with larger ring gauges. Then retailers and customers began asking for more traditional sizes so Alec Bradley took the same MAXX blend and released the MAXX Traditional. Just as the name suggest, these cigars are available in more traditional [...]


Fuente Fuente Opus X Perfexion No. 5

I recently received a package from Cigars Direct with a few cigars for me to review. One of which I was pretty eager to fire up. Now I’ve had plenty of Opus X over the years, but I always feel a sense of excitement when I pick up a new batch plus I couldn’t recall [...]


Avo Limited Edition 2010

Well, I’m back! This week I have the Avo LE 10 for you. I was lucky enough to attend one of Avo’s few events and I picked up a box of these and have been enjoying them ever since. According to the Avo website…”Avo Uvezian’s new birthday creation is a cigar that no aficionado would [...]


Nestor Miranda 1989

Nestor Miranda has release a new cigar called the 1989 aimed at the more value conscious cigar smoker.  Coming in at $5, this cigar represents a true value in today’s market.  Named after the year Miami Cigar Company was started, Nestor Miranda ask Don Pepin Garcia to create a cigar with certain flavor profiles, yet [...]


La Flor Dominicana Cameroon Cabinets

This review comes to you courtesy of a request from Mike at Stogie Review. He was curious to hear my thoughts on this cigar, so I thought I’d fulfill his wish. But to be perfectly honest, I’ve always enjoyed the LFD Cameroon Cabinets, so I figured this review would be a simple one. But to [...]


Room 101 “305″

Today I’ve decided to review a cigar that I actually named as one of my most disappointing cigars of 2009. This cigar had a lot of buzz leading up the the 2009 IPCPR show, and actually got some good reviews following the show. However, when I first sampled the cigar I was less than impressed. [...]


PUNCH CELEBRATES THE TWO REASONS MAN INVENTED FIRE

National BBQ Promotion Debuts at Tobacconists Nationwide Richmond, VA—Two of the biggest names in smoke, Punch® cigars and Char-Broil® are teaming up to encourage consumers to break out the cigars and fire up the grill to kick off the much-anticipated barbecue season with the Punch “King of the Deck” promotion. Consumers of legal smoking age [...]