Archive for January, 2011

Alec Bradley New York

New York state cigar shops were walloped with big new cigar tax (75% of the wholesale price) this past year, so the Alec Bradley Cigar Co. has released a special cigar just for those shops in the state. They call it, simply enough, the Alec Bradley New York. Made in Honduras, the wrapper and binder […]


Press Release: STUDIO TOBAC COMMISSIONS LIMITED-EDITION CIGAR SAMPLER PRODUCTION TO BEGIN IMMEDIATELY TOTALLY NEW CIGARS WILL NOT BE FOR SALE

MIAMI, FL – January 4th 2011 – Studio Tobac today announced that they are beginning production on a very exclusive cigar sampler. The Studio Tobac Limited-Edition Cigar Sampler will contain six cigars; all of which will not be available as regular production. The Limited Edition sampler will be available in 2011 as a “gift with […]


Ben’s Top 12 Cigars of the Year

Well, its that time of the year again. You are probably getting overwhelmed with all the Top 10 or whatever list from everyone now including the magazines. I enjoy reading them myself as I like to see what everyone has liked over the year. That’s the great thing about cigars. There is a cigar for […]


San Cristobal

Sometimes I find a cigar in my humidor that I’m surprised I haven’t reviewed yet. The San Cristobal from Ashton is one of those cigars. When it was released in 2007 i was immediately drawn to the cigar by it’s beautiful and intricate band. then I realized it was made by Don Pepin Garcia for […]