“Smoked Up” No.93

2015 has started out with the utmost of crappiness. Tuesday morning I was heading into work and was greeted with a broken window and one of my pistols was stolen from the truck. I was cold, tired and now severely aggravated. I usually conceal my pistol in the truck when I leave it for the […]


Elogio Habano Edicion Limitada Salomon

Several months back, Armando Ortiz, owner of Crescent City Cigars in New Orleans, told me about an exciting new cigar line he had started carrying.  He was amazed by the quality of the cigars and the great flavor.  That new cigar line is Elogio Cigars.  I had heard a little bit about them before Armando […]


Viaje Oro Reserva Edicion Limitada Double Torpedo

That name is a mouthful, huh?  Viaje released the follow up to their No. 2 cigar of the year last year for Cigar Aficionado, Viaje Oro Reserva.  This year, its in a special shape.  The Double Torpedo.  This has become one of Andre Farkas’ favorite cigar shapes.  Enough that it will become a regular shape in […]


First Impressions: La Escepcion Edicion Limitada 2009

I just spent most of the weekend doing some remodel work on the kitchen. With that said I wasn’t able to put together a full blown review, but I did get a chance to smoke the La Escepcion Edicion Limitada 2009 and write down a few notes for you. Since I’ve only had two of […]


Viaje Platino Edicion Limitada

This week I review the Viaje Platino EL which is an extension to the Viaje Platino line.  Like the Oro EL, its the same blend as the regular Platino line, but in a special double torpedo size which is 6″ x 50. Wrapper:  Nicaraguan Corojo ’99 Binder:  Nicaraguan Filler:  Nicaraguan Grade A Cuban seed How […]


Rocky Patel Decade Edicion Limitada

Two reviews in a row I’m bringing you a Rocky Patel product. Normally I wouldn’t do these back-to-back reviews, but when I found out about this cigar I knew I had to share it. The Rocky Patel Decade Edicion Limitada is indeed limited, because as far as I know only 250 boxes were made. And […]


Viaje Oro Edicion Limitada

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from everyone at NiceTightAsh.com! Today, I’m reviewing the Viaje Oro Edicion Limitada.  This cigar is an extension of the Viaje Oro line.  Its a special size called the double torpedo and was release with a double torpedo in the Platino line as well: Oro   (5 1/4″ x 52) Platino  (6″ […]