“Smoked Up” No.33

Another hot and humid week is in my rear view mirror here in the deep south. We had a “tropical depression” come through this weekend. All it did was dump a good amount of rain and some wind; no damage on the homefront. I went to a RoMaCraft event at The Cigar Shop in Biloxi, […]

RoMa Craft releases new Intemperance

RoMa Craft announced the release of their new Intemperance line featuring two different wrappers:  a Brazilian Arapiraca and an Ecuadorian Connecticat wrapper.  Released in both parejo and figurado sizes, the retail prices range from $5.00 to $7.00.  Sampler packs are available for order now at their online store at Hava Cigar Shop with 5 and […]

Rosales and Martin Launch RoMa Craft Tobac

  Austin, January 24, 2012:  Two familiar names in the cigar industry, Michael Rosales and Skip Martin, announced today the formation of a new premium cigar company, RoMa Craft Tobac. The new entity combines the operations of Rosales’ Costa Rican Imports, LLC and Martin’s Galveston Bay Tobacco, LLC into a more efficient independent company managing […]

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 […]


A few evenings ago Ben, Shawn and I got together via Skype to review the CroMagnon. CroMagnon is the brainchild of Skip Martin, owner of Hava Cigar Shop. Skip teamed up with Michael Rosales of Adrian’s Cigars to create a cigar he felt would be appreciated by hardcore cigar enthusiasts. What they created is a […]