La Palina Nicaragua Connecticut Robusto

La Palina Cigars has been around longer than any of us. The company’s roots go back to the late 1800s when Samuel Paley immigrated from the Ukraine to Chicago where he took on the job of a lector at a cigar factory. A lector is someone who reads books, newspapers etc… to the factory workers. […]


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 […]


“Smoked Up” No.84

Summer is finally winding to an end. The days are not as hot and the nights are a tad bit cooler. I can’t wait till the nights when I can sleep with the windows open and enjoy the cooler evenings. Although the summer is ending, the humidity isn’t. With that being said, even though the nights […]


“Smoked Up” No.81

Life is good. Things are looking up in my neck of the woods. Work is going great as we are about a week ahead of schedule and the boss’s attention is now off of me and my crew. My friend has been progressing very strongly over the last few weeks. She is more alert & […]


“Smoked Up” No.60

This week has been very off and on. The first part of the week, it got down to freezing a few days and then the weekend was one of the best one could expect. I went to a Room 101 Cigar event and got to talk to Matt Booth and he is one cool and […]


Nomad Cigar Company Releases “Connecticut Fuerte.”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nomad Cigar Company Releases “Connecticut Fuerte.”   Orlando, FL (March 3, 2014) – Nomad Cigar Company is pleased to announce the release of the Connecticut Fuerte: Blended and rolled in the Dominican Republic. Earlier in the year Fred Rewey, founder of Nomad Cigar Company, outlined his plans for the year, which included […]


“Smoked Up” No.16

This week’s “Smoked Up” is extremely light. I haven’t been fealing all that great this week. My tastebuds are off, so it was tough to enjoy a cigar. The latter part of last week was sort of hetctic at the abode with my daughter in and out of being sick, so I spent a lot […]


Alonso Menendez Robusto

The Alonso Menedez line of cigars is from the Dona Flor Cigars company from Brazil. Dona Flor has a rich history in the cigar industry and their cigars are now available in the US via Dona Flor USA. For more company information take a look at the review i did of the Dona Flor CC Bahia Blend […]


Montana Azul Torpedo

Back in 2010 I was at the IPCPR Trade show in New Orleans, LA and was handed a few of these cigars. I set them with the rest of the samples into my humidor and quite frankly forgot about them. I kept seeing them peek out in the humidor and thought to myself “I haven’t […]


Miami Cigar & Company to Release Nestor Miranda Grand Reserve 2012

Miami, Florida – May 16, 2012 – Following in the footsteps of the Cigar Aficionado 91-rated Nestor Miranda Grand Reserve, Miami Cigar & Company is set to release the 2012 edition at IPCPR in August. The 6 1/8 x 52 box-pressed maduro cigar will be limited to 1500 boxes of 10 cigars. Rolled in Esteli, Nicaragua, this year’s […]