“Smoked Up” No.12

It is that time of the week when I tell you about the week’s happenings in my cigar journey through life, plus some news from around the interwebs. We had a glitch in our server last week and thought I had lost a few posts (including the Cuenca Cigars 5 Anniversary review), but we got them […]

Tatuaje L’Esprit de Vérité Robusto – 2009 Vintage

Editor:  Due to technical difficulties with blip.tv, this review is airing later than expected.  It was supposed to air before my Top Cigars of the Year list.  Never the less, here it is. Pete Johnson has started a pretty interesting concept with cigars that has been used in France for decades.  Pete visited one of […]

Camacho Liberty 2009 – Ben’s version

While readying for another cigar review, breaking news came across my TV.  Osama Bin Laden had been found and killed by US Navy SEALs.  Because of that, I decided to change my review cigar to something more fitting for the occasion. That cigar was the Camacho Liberty 2009.  I have a few 2009s as some […]

Highlights of IPCPR 2009 – New Orleans

Four years ago, RTDA came to New Orleans and two week after the show, the mother of all storms hit us….Katrina. After 4 years and changing its name to IPCPR, it has come back bigger and better than ever with hundreds of vendors. Many cigar companies introduced a lot of new cigars and it seemed […]