Archive for December, 2011

Ben’s Cigars of the Year 2011

This was a great year for cigar lovers.  So many great new cigars were released as line extensions, new lines or limited releases.  Every year it gets hard to try to come up with a list of the top cigars of the year.  This year, I’m doing it a little different.  I chose my cigar [...]


Shawn’s 2011 Cigars of the year

Christmas has passed us up this year so that means the year is coming to an end. Each year, I try to make a list of my favorite cigars that are released each year. This year, being no exception to the others, I sat down a thought about this year’s new releases favorites, and came [...]


Gran Habano STK Zulu Zulu Habano

George Rico has release a pretty interesting lancero. Supposedly this is a private blend for just himself, but decided to release it to the public with a little twist. The artwork for the cigar has an image of two child soldiers from Africa on the box and on the paper covering the cigar. The images [...]


Win a trip to Austin, TX and a Limited Edition box of Cromagnon Cigars from Cromagnon Cigars

Editor’s Note – Skip Martin and Mike Rosales of Adrian’s Cigars are running a contest to celebrate the release of the Cromagnon cigar in is full cube box release. Below are the details of how to enter: CroMagnon Culture Contest CroMagnon Transcends Lifestyle. CroMagnon is Our Culture. Prize (1): 2 Days in Austin, Texas (The [...]


Casa Magna Domus Magnus Optimus

Quite a name isn't it?  It almost seems like that should be the name of a Roman caesar instead of cigar.  Quesada Cigars released this cigar under the Casa Magna line, which won cigar of the year for that lifestyle magazine a few years back, but this cigar has an extremely low production of only [...]


Upcoming C4 Cigar Club’s Atlanta Christmas Herf

  The C4 Cigar Club is a cigar club based in Cobb County, GA, a Northern Atlanta suburb.  We get our name from our location, Cobb County Cigar Club, or C4.  We have various events throughout the year to support our local B&M’s and to get great brothers and sisters of the leaf together for [...]


2011 Atlanta Tweetup at Buckhead Cigar Club

This past weekend, Shawn and I attended the 2001 Atlanta Tweetup hosted by Boram and Mike from Buckhead Cigar Club in Buckhead, GA.  Shawn and I went up a day early for the 3 day mega-herf and had an outstanding time.  The herf was attended by other fellow bloggers like Brian Hewitt of Stogie Review, who [...]


First Responders Herf sponsored by General Cigar

As many of you know, I was invited to go to the Dominican Republic to visit General Cigar's Dominican operations. While there, I was talking to our coordinator, Victoria McKee Jaworski, about and idea I had about doing a herf for our first responders (police, firefighters, EMTs, nurses, etc) that give all they can to [...]


San Lotano Oval Corona

Vitola: Corona (rounded boxpress; aka "Oval Pressed") Size: 5×44 Wrapper: Habano 2000 Aged for 4+ years Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Nicaraguan, Honduran, and an AJ Fernandez "Secret Blend" Cost: $6.85 I have had many AJ Fernandez cigars with much luck. From the Man Of Wars to the San Lotano, I've liked many I have picked up. [...]


Drew Estate Launches iPhone App

Miami, FL – Drew Estate Inc. announced today that they have launched a Drew Estate iPhone app. The app is free of charge, and incorporates the following features: Browse Drew Estate’s cigar brands, including description, size, and quantity information Find nearby stores that carry Drew Estate brands Visit the Kult Shop, Drew Estate’s online store, [...]