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LA AURORA 1962 COROJO AND LA AURORA 1987 CONNECTICUT NOW IN STORES

La Aurora is pleased to announce that the La Aurora 1962 Corojo and the La Aurora 1987 Connecticut are now in stores. La Aurora is celebrating their 113 years in existence. These two blends are dedicated to the years in which they began working with the types of wrappers used on each.   The La Aurora […]


MBOMBAY KeSara Vintage Reserve Nikka

If you never heard of the Mbombay Tabak cigars, you must not be on any form of social media. They are very active on instagram, facebook & twitter while posting their pictures as well as reposts of other people enjoying their cigars. Mbombay offers six lines of cigars each rolled in Costa Rica. The Vintage […]


Suriel Day & Night

Uriel Suriel, founder of Suriel Cigars, has been a close friend to the Kelner family. If the Kelner family name does not ring a bell, think Davidoff as Henke Kelner is the blender to the famed Davidoff line of cigars. His son, Hendrik has been in the cigar industry for 25 plus years and is […]


Foundry Tobacco Company Announces Plans for Growth

March 3, 2016 Foundry Tobacco Company (FTC) is expanding. The maverick cigar company has added two sales brokers and a brand manager to drive growth of its innovative portfolio of cigars. FTC has hired Taven Johnson and Stephan Mayer of C.H.I.M.P., a broker agency, to represent the companies brands in AL, DC, GA, MS, KY, […]


CAO Steel Horse Will Welcome Two New Vitolas

CAO Steel Horse is launching two smaller-format smokes — Handbrake (4.5” x 50 – SRP per cigar is $6.99) and Roadkill (5.5 x 54 – SRP per cigar is $7.00) will be available at retail beginning next week. A spin-off of CAO’s wildly-popular Flathead line, Steel Horse is wrapped in a proprietary Connecticut Habano Grueso […]


Shawn’s 2015 Cigars of Year

2015 was one of the most “interesting” years for me in all of my 35 years. It started out fine and dandy, a few months in my family was basically forced to find another home. That nightmare turned into a Godsend as we found a larger house in a better neighborhood at a deal (way […]


“Smoked Up” No.99

Getting back into the rhythm of things here at the new house. There are still things that need to be done here, but time, money and patience is one of the barriers of my projects. None the less, I have been smoking more due to the weather has been pretty “decent” at night with temps […]


Ezra Zion Releases “Blending Sessions”

From Ezra Zion: If you’ve ever wanted to know what we smoke in our off time, now you know. We smoke samples from the hundreds of blends we’ve created over the years. In fact, if you came over for a BBQ, these are what we’d smoke all day! We thought it would be the coolest […]


MBombay Offers A Chance to Attend one of Cigar Aficionado’s Big Smoke

Palm Desert, CA: In an effort to provide Aficionados & Aficonadas a cigar Experience to remember, Bombay Tobak is offering a Drawing for 5 Tickets each to either Big Smoke Las Vegas or Big Smoke New York! The Deal…. BUY ANY 3 Mbombay cigars at any MBombay Retailer, receive a Raffle Ticket to enter the […]


“Smoked Up” No.98

It has been a few months since my last “Smoked Up” and a lot has been going on since then. Through a chain of good and not so good events, I am now an official homeowner! I closed on the house a month and a half late, so that itself was a headache and involved […]