“Smoked Up” No.46

The holiday season is getting into full swing. The stores have Christmas music playing, with trees, lights and other holiday accessories out. The weather is getting pretty brisk and Thanksgiving is Thursday as the year is creeping to an end. I hope everybody has a safe and happy Thanksgiving no matter what your plans are. Also realize we […]


Espinosa Maduro Robusto

Following the success of the Espinosa line of new cigars released in 2012 comes the Espinosa Maduro. I have found a liking of most anything Erik Espinosa makes from the EO 601 series, Murcielago, La Zona and the La Jugada (made for Moya Ruiz Cigars). They all have distinct flavor profiles, but all have a good […]


Alec Bradley Maxx Brazil Corona

The Alec Bradley Maxx Brazil is a cigar that is only available at Cigar.com or CigarsInternational.com and is the same blend as the original Maxx line. But, instead of the Nicaraguan maduro wrapper and a Costa Rican binder, it has a Brazilian Habano wrapper and a Brazilian Mata Fina binder. I have had my fair share of […]