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Beginners’ Guide to Cigars: Part II – Cigar Anatomy

In the first part of the Nice Tight Ash Beginners’ Guide to Cigars we took a look at the various sizes and shapes cigars are made in. Today we’re examining what makes up a cigar.

Cruzado Dominecos

Cruzado is a new line by Dion Giolito, maker of Illusione cigars, which was introduced this year in Las Vegas at IPCPR. The cigar has a wrapper of Nicaraguan criollo with a Nicaraguan and Honduran filler blend.

Sunday Fiver – March 8, 2009

A fiver of cigar stories from around the Web for March 8, 2009.

Guest Review: G.A.R. by George Rico

Our first guest review comes courtesy of dk_fxn. The G.A.R comes to us from George Rico. Known as a blender for the Gran Habano and 3 Siglos lines of cigars, the G.A.R is his personal line of cigars. I noticed this cigar in a few of my local shops. The simple look of the cigar […]

February Contest Winner

Our February contest has come to an end. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions. And, once again, thank you to our sponsor Duque Cigars for donating a film can of Bad Dog Cigars and the poster to go along with it.

March 2009 Contest

As our February contest winds down (hurry, it ends this Wednesday), we’re kicking off our March contest. And we’ve got a unique prize too! The Prize We’ve gotten tons of great comments on the Nice Tight Ash logo, and a lot of people have asked for the opportunity to get a Nice Tight Ash shirt. […]

Sunday Fiver – March 1, 2009

A fiver of cigar stories from around the Web for March 1, 2009.

Sunday Fiver – February 22, 2009

A fiver of cigar stories from around the Web. Reviews Jerry over at the Stogie Review has a twin pack of video reviews this week. The first was one of Charlie’s favorites, the El Triunfador from Pete Johnson’s Havana Cellars. The second was was the Por Larrañaga Panatela from Habanos S.A. Patrick from The Stogie […]

CAO Lx2 Lancero

The Lx2 is the latest cigar from CAO, and it’s been highly anticipated. We have chosen the limited edition lancero for our first video review.

February Contest: Win a box of Bad Dog Cigars!

Our February 2009 contest! Win a box of Bad Dog Cigars from Duque Cigars! Just leave a comment (1 per person per day) with a suggestion for Nice Tight Ash, and we will randomly select a winner.