Editorial: Getting Your Settings Right

Since so much of cigar smoking is about slowing down and relaxing I believe that the setting in which we enjoy our cigars has a huge impact on what we get out of them. Cigarette smoker don’t tend to have a favorite place or time of day to enjoy a cigarette, yet so many cigar smokers can sit down and take several minutes to describe what they feel is the perfect setting for a cigar. As I sit here in an empty cigar lounge, just my computer, my cigar, a…

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Editorial: The Future Looks Bright For General Cigars

The recent acquisitions of Toraño Cigars and Leccia Tobacco by General Cigar have created a large amount of buzz in the cigar community. Theories are flying from all angles as to why and what and so on. Many are speculating that the FDA might have been a driving factor, while some feel it may have just been a smart financial business move. There are also plenty who fear the possibility of re-blending could “ruin” what are wildly popular and successful cigars. As we look at General Cigar as a company…

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The Week in a Nutshell (8/16-8/22 2014)

Our “nuts” have been crackin’ this week to bring you the the best cigar content on the web, here is our  week in a NUTSHELL!   CIGAR REVIEWS Viaje Skull and Bones WMD Padilla Miami Lancero L’Atalier Surrogates Tramp Stamp   NEWS & EDITORIALS Cigar Oasis Wi-Fi attachment and app available Drew Estate Barn Smoker Man owes millions from cigar tax evasion Guayabera Lady and Fuente Family announce 3rd annual charity event Davidoff Diadema announced Bill Clinton a cigar connoisseur  Editorial: Anatomy of a Cigar   Tweet This Post

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Cigar Review : Tatutaje Black Label Petite Lancero

Cigar Review : Tatuaje Black Label Petite Lancero Size: 7 1/2 x 38 ( Lancero ) Wrapper: Nicaraguan Sun grown Criollo Binder and Filler: Nicaraguan Strength: Full Price: $8.50 USD each Behind The Stick: There are certain cigar brands out there that are just a bit more popular than others. Sometimes it is due to an excellently performing cigar but more often then not, it is a combination of that great cigar along with the ‘image’, the exclusivity and brand ‘essence’ that pulls people in. Pete Johnson of Tatuaje Cigars…

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Cigar Review : Gurkha Pre-Release – Rogue Bamboozle

Size: 6 x 60 ( Bamboozled – Box Pressed ) Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano Binder and Filler: “Rare” Ecuadorian Binder – Dominican, Honduran and Nicaraguan filler Strength: Medium Price: ~ $10.00 Behind The Stick: Gurkha has become such a common name within the industry that sometimes their latest releases have a tendency to fall through the cracks or we just wait for it to show up on the ‘devils site’ and get them at a 75% discount and then bitch about them. Gurkha is one of those rare brands that is…

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