Hialeah Gardens, Florida (September 17, 2014) – Sarsaparilla was very popular drink in the old west and was often believed to be a remedy for a number of health conditions. Sarsaparilla remains popular to this day because of its distinct and complex flavor. Eric Guttormson, AKA Master Sensei, owner and operator of the popular Cigar […]

Espinosa to Debut Laranja Rerserva at IPCPR

Hialeah Gardens, Florida (July 10, 2014) – Espinosa Cigars is proud to announce that they will debut a new line at the upcoming IPCPR convention and trade show called Laranja Reserva. “I wanted to release something different for the show, we had started working with this orange Brazilian Laranja wrapper last year and we are […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ESPINOSA PREMIUM CIGARS PRESENTS “THE LA BOMBA MIKEY STORY” Hialeah Gardens, Florida (November 27, 2013) – Espinosa Premium Cigars has released a short film entitled “The La Bomba Mikey Story” today on their website and YouTube Channel.  Earlier in the year the company began an advertising campaign to promote the strength of […]

“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 […]

Espinosa Drops the F-Bomb!

Espinosa Cigars (the maker of my Cigar of the Year) announced they are dropping the F-Bomb! No, not THAT F-Bomb, a new size to their La Bomba line of cigars. The F-Bomb is a massive 7×70 size that has been added to their already popular “La Bomba” line.


Hialeah Gardens, Florida (April 9, 2013) – Espinosa Premium Cigars is proud to announce the release of the long anticipated Espinosa Maduro. Coming off last year’s successful debut of the medium bodied Espinosa Habano, the Espinosa Maduro will be wrapped in a beautiful, smoothly textured, dark chocolate Mexican Maduro wrapper. Within this triple capped cigar […]

“Smoked Up” No.1

Its a new year and I am going to try out a few ideas this year. I did a small editorial on Trends of 2012 and will do a few more articles as time passes of things on my mind in the cigar world. Another new (to me) thing I am going to try is […]

Espinosa La Zona Connecticut Robusto

If you have been around cigars for a few years or so, you have surely heard of such brands as 601, Murcielago or Cubao. Well, one of the men behind these brands, Erik Espinosa, has started his own cigar company and purchased his own factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. One of the first lines from the factory […]

601 Maduro

Months ago I planned on reviewing both the 601 Blue and Black but, like lot’s of things, I quickly forgot. So when Brian posted his review of the 601 Oscuro a few weeks ago it reminded me that I had planned on reviewing this stick. The 601 comes to us courtesy of Eddie Ortega and […]

601 Oscuro

The 601 Oscuro is one of four blends from EO Brands 601 series. This 601 Oscuro is a Nicaraguan puro blended by Don Pepin Garcia in Esteli, Nicaragua. This cigar features a Nicaraguan grown Habano Oscuro wrapper. There is still time to enter our May Contest.  Please give us your best or worst cigar joke, for […]