Archive for June, 2013

“Smoked Up” No.25

I am back into the swing of things and getting this week’s “Smoked Up” out a little early. I usually put it out on Tuesday, but I will be on a vacation starting Tuesday. So my editing time will be none while on vacation. My corneal ulcer from the previous week is gone, so that’s a plus […]

La Aurora 107 Maduro Robusto

La Aurora Cigars from Miami Cigar Company has always been a staple in my humidor for as long as I can remember. Their blends have always been very pleasing and well worth the money. From the La Aurora Cameroon to the Puro Vintage line and everything in between, they are all a solid good smoke in their own […]

“Smoked Up” No.24

Summer is here in the deep south!! Well, not until the 21st, but its hotter than blue blazes here! Most days last week were 90°+ with a heat index in the area of 105°. With that being said, my cigar time has been cut down to late evening if possible. My corneal ulcer cleared up on Saturday. […]


June 10th – Dona Flor USA announced receiving 4 nominations in the Best of 2013 categories by Cigar Journal Magazine.  Nominated for “Best Cigar, Brazil” – the Dona Flor Seleção and the Alonso Menendez Churchill #10. Nominated for “Best Brand, Brazil” – the Dona Flor Tradicional and Alonso Menendez. “The Seleção has performed consistently for […]

2013 Chattanoog​a Tweet-Up Information

Summer is heating up and once the again those crazy folks from Burns Tobacconist in Chattanooga, Tennessee, are gearing up for what has been terms “Party of the Year” (or #POTY for those on Twitter). The 2013 Chattanooga Tweet-Up and Cigar Festival will be held on Thursday, August 1, through Saturday, August 3.   Thursday […]

Camacho – Bold is back with a vengeance

    –– The World’s Leader in Bold Cigars Reveals Most Brazen Move In History –– PINELLAS PARK, FL (Wednesday, June 12th, 2013) –– Camacho, the world’s leading brand of bold cigars, today revealed one of the most brazen moves in their nearly fifty-year history. The brand is taking an aggressive stance on the future […]

“Smoked Up” No.23

This week has been one rollercoaster of a week. I usually like riding roller coasters, but when they bottom out hard, like this week did, I don’t care much for them. The mid week started out great with work going well and starting a carpentry project for a friend, the week was going to end […]

Casa Miranda Chapter Two

“Casa Miranda Chapter Two” Miami, FL June 6th, 2013 – Everybody loves a good sequel, and the Casa Miranda Chapter 2 is set to debut at IPCPR which is being held this year in Las Vegas, NV. The follow up to the original which was made in Miami at the famed El Titan de Bronze, […]

New La Sirena Sizes Discovered

New La Sirena Sizes Discovered Miami, FL June 7th, 2013 – In a recent expedition to Lake Nicaragua, which archeologists feel was once a large bay alongside the Pacific Ocean, a discovery was made. The dangerous mission to find treasures of the mermaid was met by sharks and other seemingly out of place aquatic animals. […]

Recluse Draconian ships to select retailers

Recluse Draconian ships to select retailers.       The newest blend from Iconic Leaf Cigar Company has shipped to only four select retailers strategically spread out across the country.   As of Monday June 10th the following four retailers should have our new Recluse Draconian blend on the shelves.   Outland Cigar 14815 Ballantyne […]