“Smoked Up” No.86

Finally a break in the hot weather here in the south! I am glad it is here and hopefully the heat is out of the forecast the remainder of the year. The nights are nice and comfortable, so when I am not hanging out with my daughter, I have been trying to get some cigars […]


Nomad Cigar Co. Adds a “Belicoso” To The Connecticu​t Fuerte Collection

Tamboril, Dominican Republic (July 8, 2014) – Nomad Cigar Company is pleased to announce the release of a Belicoso sized cigar to its popular Connecticut Fuerte collection. The Nomad Connecticut Fuerte launched this year in March and was immediately available in four sizes… Corona 5.5 x 44 Toro 6 x 52 Robusto Gordo 5.5x 54 […]


“Smoked Up” No.64

“Never judge a book (or cigar) by its cover.” I found that out this week as I had a few cigars sort of threw me off. I had a few predetermined notions of how the smoke was going to be and it turned out quite the opposite and it worked out for the better in these […]


Moya Ruiz La Jugada Prieto Belicoso

Since Erik Espinosa and Eddie Ortega separated the EO Brand, they have both went on their separate ways and made their own cigar companies. Erik, also bought his first factory, The La Zona in Esteli Nicaragua. One of the first side lines blended & rolled at the La Zona Factory is the La Jugada Prieto […]


Press Release: Miami Cigar Announces the Release of Añoranzas Line of Cigars

What is Añoranza? The newest cigar from Miami Cigar & Company will have many wondering how to pronounce it (Ahn-yor-ahn-za) and what does it mean? The word which is Spanish, means nostalgia; a sense of yearning. Often when we smoke, we reflect on times gone by and look back to a period of our lives […]


Man O’ War Ruination Belicoso

    This review comes courtesy of our good friend Brian.  We met Brian via Twitter, and found out he only lives about an hour away.  We’ve had the opportunity to hang our a few times and enjoy some great cigars.  So we were happy when he decided to give reviewing cigars a try, so […]


Fuente Opus X xXx Belicoso “Power Ranger”

Today I’m smoking the Fuente Opus X xXx Belicoso “Power Ranger” and sipping some Highland Park 12 year Single Malt Scotch.  The Opus X line of cigars is consistently rated highly by many mainstream Cigar media publications and enjoyed by a wide variety of cigar enthusiasts.  Now that I have smoked my samples you can […]


Paul Garmirian Gourmet Series

Passion is what has created success stories in the cigar industry, and in my opinion it’s the greatest asset any cigar manufacturer can possess.  In the case of Paul Garmirian, owner and creator of PG Cigars, his passion started early in the 1980’s when he began a nine year research and writing process that culminated […]