“Smoked Up” No.56

Well, I made it out of winter storm “Leon” pretty good. It got way too cold for my southern blood. Last Tuesday afternoon brought freezing rain with a few snow flurries. That night it got colder and almost all the bridges and a few roads were shut down in the area. Thursday afternoon they started opening […]


Chris’ Version of a Top 10

This time of year so many of the cigar blogs publish their Top 10 lists for the year. And although I see how these lists are beneficial, I personally don’t feel like I can create a single list. Honestly, there are just too many factors to consider. So, I decided to create two lists of […]


La Riqueza Cabinet Petit Robusto

La Riqueza is an old brand that Pete Johnson brought back, with an updated look, in 2008. Now in 2009 Pete has extended this line to include a Cabinet selection. The Cabinet line featured round cigars instead of the original box pressed vitolas and features a few new sizes. The cigar is cloaked in a […]