March 2011


March 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

PUNCH RARE COROJO RETURNS WITH NEW FRONTMARK Richmond, VA—The highly-anticipated 10th anniversary edition of Punch Rare Corojo is about to be made even more exciting with the release of a new, limited edition frontmark which will debut at tobacconists nationwide beginning in late March. Called Rare Corojo 10th Anniversary, the 5” x 50 frontmark is unique in that it will feature a proprietary Connecticut Corojo wrapper. The new cigar will begin selling in late March […]

Hoyo de Monterrey Reposado en Cedros

March 28, 2011 // 2 Comments

Size: 5 x 50 Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra Binder and Filler: Connecticut Broadleaf, Honduran, Nicaraguan, Dominican (Piloto Cubano) Strength: Medium Price: Under $7.00 a piece Behind The Stick: In a seemingly new push from General Cigars, quite a few new mergers and cigar blends have hit the shelves, one of these new additions is the Hoyo de Monterrey Reposado en Cedros which is spanish for ‘rested in cedar’ which you will see is a major overlying […]

Murcielago Belicoso

March 24, 2011 // 2 Comments

Murcielago Belicoso Size: 5 1/2 x 52 box press Wrapper: Mexican San Andreas Maduro Binder and Filler: Mexico, Nicaragua Strength: Upper Medium to Full Price: Just over $9.00 a single Behind The Stick: Can you believe it, another cigar by Don Pepin Garcia, this time with the backing of Eddie Ortega & Erik Espinosa! This is another review that I meant to complete months ago, but as things go – I’m slacking. If you have […]

Tales From The Nut – First Nut

March 21, 2011 // 6 Comments

For those of you who follow me on Twitter, you will know a bit more about the underlying reality of who the ‘Nut’ is, not only because I have a tendency to remove the filter in this 140 character world, but I like to bounce ideas I have on certain things off others and get their input. I have been kicking around a few ideas to ‘break up the monotony’ around here and figured why […]


March 16, 2011 // 2 Comments

SERIE N DAY MARKS FIRST VIRTUAL CIGAR TASTING Richmond, VA—Team La Gloria Cubana® has designated Friday March 25, 2011 as Serie N® Day and will commemorate the occasion with the premium cigar category’s first-ever national virtual cigar tasting which will be broadcast on

Winner of the Guess My Stash and Win an Ash(tray) contest!

March 14, 2011 // 12 Comments

While the contest ended and I still don’t have the drawers and shelves in my possession, I couldn’t keep you guys waiting any longer! After gathering all the information from all 78 entries (nice!) there was one person who voted almost EVERY day. Not only did he get a good range of guesses in, but one of his guesses was within 12 cigars of my actual count! So without further ado, congratulations too…

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