Archive for May, 2011

601 La Bomba, Pre-release

A while back I saw a tweet from Eddie Ortega, of EO Brands, concerning their upcoming new release and giving folks an opportunity to try it. I quickly followed the link and signed up. Approximately a month ago two 601 La Bombas landed on my doorstep and I set out to fire them up and […]

Winston Churchill Lancaster

Recently, I was sent some samples of a new Winston Churchill cigar that was to be released in the end of April called the Lancaster.  This new line extension is a follow up to ever popular Spitfire line which are petit coronas available in tins.  As a historian and a World War 2 aviation buff, […]


Nassau, NP, Bahamas, (May 25, 2011) – The Graycliff Cigar Company and the Toraño Family Cigar Company are proud to announce that Graycliff has officially appointed the Toraño Family Cigar Company as its exclusive distributor in the U.S.A. as of June 1, 2011. “After many years of doing our own distribution, we decided that it […]

Press Release: Sam Leccia “Debut”

Sam Leccia “Debut” It is with great pleasure we announce the return of one of the most creative minds the cigar industry has known. Sam Leccia is back with his newest creation and what looks to be the years most anticipated cigar. The Sam Leccia Cigar Company ( proudly presents Sam’s “Debut”, a fitting name […]


Richmond, VA—General Cigar announces today that the company is reducing the price of all Macanudo 1968 cigars, representing an average price savings of more than $3.33 per cigar, and an average cost savings of more than $32.00 per box. The new pricing of Macanudo 1968 is currently being made available exclusively at brick and mortar […]

A Change of Pace

If you’re a regular viewer/reader of Nice Tight Ash you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been slacking the last few weeks. As the weather gets nicer, and weekend activities are picking up finding the time to sit down and get everything pulled together for a review has become tougher. That’s why I’ve decided to move my […]

J & D Cigars Temptation Churchill Maduro

A few weeks back, I was sent an email on Facebook from David Insignares of J & D Cigars.  He asked me if I would be interested in sampling some of his cigars.  I had heard quite a bit about them already from the rumblings on Twitter so I was anxious to try them out.  […]

La Flordita Gold

It’s been a couple weeks since my last review, real life just got the best of me. Anyways, today I’m smoking the La Flordita Gold which was sent to be by Scott from Famous Smoke Shop. I’ve been enjoying the La Flordita Fuerte ever since Brian and I got to sample the at last years […]

Press Release: Davidoff “Puro d’Oro” Eminentes: New Toro format to expand series

May 10, 2011 Davidoff “Puro d’Oro” Eminentes: New Toro format to expand series Davidoff introduces the new “Puro d’Oro” Eminentes, a new Toro format joining the “Puro d’Oro” Series introduced in 2010. Davidoff expands the “Puro d’Oro” Series introduced in 2010 with a new shape. The new large Toro format, “Puro d’Oro” Eminentes, is an […]

Contest: Win a Callaway golf bag from Club Macanudo!

Ben:  General Cigars was kind enough to give us one of these bag to give away to our readers/viewers.  All you have to do to enter the contest is to post on  here what is  your favorite size of cigar to smoke while golfing.  The winner will be chosen at random on May 27th.  Good […]