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“Smoked Up” No.83

I not only enjoy cigars, from time to time I enjoy a pipe as well. I have been dabbling with the enjoyment of a pipe for a few years now. Recently on Aristocob’s YouTube page, I found out that CVS Drugstore had all of their tobacco products on clearance. Most were at 75% off already as they [...]


JR Cigar Announces Black Abyss

Fans of premium-quality San Andrés wrapper leaf are gonna want to check out, Black Abyss, a brand-new handrolled premium cigar crafted by José “Jochy” Blanco, the guy who grows the leaf for a bunch of Boutique Blends cigar brands, including Aging Room and Swag, both of which have collected tons of high ratings in cigar [...]


Nomad Cigar Co. Releases C-276

Nomad Cigar Co. Releases much-anticipated C-276 Estelí, Nicaragua (July 18, 2014) – Nomad Cigar Company is pleased to announce the release of the Nomad C-276 at this year’s IPCPR in Las Vegas.  The C-276 is a full flavored complex blend featuring five different filler tobaccos (with two Ligeros). It also marks the second full production cigar that Nomad has [...]


Viaje Teases Satori Arya, Cache & Collaboration for IPCPR

The Viaje Satori was released in 2010 and was my favorite cigar that year and still is one of my all time favorites. Every year since, there has been another release of the Satori. This year, Andre Farkas plans on releasing a new Satori. Teased on Andre’s Facebook page today was the Arya. From the [...]


Recluse Cigar Announces Amadeus

PRESS RELEASE:   We at Iconic Leaf Cigar are pleased to announce the newest addition to our Recluse family of cigars. RECLUSE AMADEUS Blend specs: Wrapper: Conn. Seed, Ecuadorian shade  (Grade A) Binder: MBC (Propriotary) Filler: Dominican Ligero, Dominican Viso, Dominican Seco, Conn. Broadleaf   The Recluse Amadeus blend will be in keeping with our [...]


Cigar Clip Contest Winner

The Cigar Clip Contest ran for two weeks following the The Cigar Clip Review. There was a good amount of entries to the contest and thanks to The Cigar Clip for sponsoring the contest and thanks for all who commented on the review.     I had a lot of great entries and a few “funny” [...]


Herrera Esteli Launch Party at The Cigar Shop Biloxi Event Recap

Yesterday I had the pleasure of going to the Herrera Esteli Launch Party that was held at The Cigar Shop in Biloxi, MS. The Cigar Shop is one of two of my “home shops” and they have events once or twice a month with good food, many beverage choices and of course cigars. The event [...]


Drew Estate Unveils “Kentucky Fire Cured” line extension to My Uzi Weighs a Ton brand of cigars

Miami, FL – Drew Estate Inc. announced today the impending release of Kentucky Fire Cured Cigars,an extension to the MUWAT brand also to be produced at the Joya de Nicaragua factory. Indevelopment for over 2.5 years, this extension to the MUWAT line of premium cigars was inspiredduring a trip to the Dominican Republic where Jonathan [...]


“Smoked Up” No.1

Its a new year and I am going to try out a few ideas this year. I did a small editorial on Trends of 2012 and will do a few more articles as time passes of things on my mind in the cigar world. Another new (to me) thing I am going to try is [...]


This New Year, Resolve to Smoke More and Enjoy the Health Benefits of Cigar Smoking

This New Year, Resolve to Smoke More and Enjoy the Health Benefits of Cigar Smoking   “So slow down, take time and enjoy a fine cigar with a good friend. You’ll be glad you did. After all, It’s for your health!”   Green Bay, WI, January 04, 2013 –(PR.com)– Contrary to the guarantee of certain [...]