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Dec 18

CO Custom Sampler Contest

Posted on Thursday, December 18, 2014 in World of CO

ipw0039Up for grabs this week is a custom CO sampler!

All you have to do is comment with what you think of the CA Top 10 list this year and use the app below.

Entrants must be of legal smoking age and have a US mailing address. Good luck! (more…)

Dec 16

Latest Cigars For Warriors & Studio Updates

Posted on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 in World of CO

The new studio space is coming along nicely! Just a few more days of repairs and cleanup, then the new gazebo goes up! We have 2 weeks left for the Cigars For Warriors raffle. I’m donating 10 special 5 packs as prizes – every $10 entry gets you in! We are now past the $600 mark, I think we can hit $1000 by the end of the year. CfW thanks you all very much for donating! Just click the button on the left to enter/donate.

Dec 16

Torano Master Maduro Robusto Cigar Review

Posted on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 in Cigar Reviews

Torano Master Maduro Robusto Cigar Review

This 5×50 stick features a soft, squishy packed very dark chocolate oily wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible seams, a large double cap and potent mint and barnyard aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Dec 15

Contest Winners!

Posted on Monday, December 15, 2014 in World of CO

141121light0008-EditWith a clear lead and 108 thumbs up congratulations to the winner of the Prometheus gold lighter, Dr. Detroit (winning vid below)! And congratz to Travis Birchard taking home the 2nd place sampler! (more…)

Dec 12

Arturo Fuente Anejo Reserva #55 Cigar Review

Posted on Friday, December 12, 2014 in Cigar Reviews

Arturo Fuente Anejo Reserva #55 Cigar Review

This 6×55 torpedo stick features a dark chocolate, rock hard toothy wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible seams, a slight oil sheen and mild tobacco and cedar aroma, no doubt due to the sleeve. First light reveals (more…)

Dec 10

Rocky Patel Hercules Barbarian Cigar Review

Posted on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in Cigar Reviews

Rocky Patel Hercules Barbarian Cigar Review

This 6×60 stick features a dark brown firmly packed oily wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible seams, a soft squishy pack, velvet feel, triple cap and very faint hay aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Dec 9

CO Cigar & Cigars For Warriors Update & Blanco Office Tour

Posted on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 in World of CO

OP-CFW-LOGO_v7Here’s a quick update on the CfW raffle status – click the button on the left to donate and enter! I also went down to see Dave Blanco to try some new blends for the CO Cigar, and give you a little facilities tour too :) (more…)

Dec 8

Viewer Contest VOTE – Prometheus Gold Opus Lighter Contest

Posted on Monday, December 8, 2014 in World of CO

141121light0007-EditOK everyone, please take a look at the entries for this contest! Yes, there were VERY few participants. Yes I’m disappointed, but at least we had something. There were a couple that tried to sneak in old videos, those were not entered obviously.

All you have to do is give a thumbs up through YouTube to your favorite! Whichever has the most by the end of the week wins :)

VOTE IN YOUTUBE NOT IN THE COMMENTS

Voting ends this Sunday.

Enter with the app below for a 2nd place prize of a CO custom sampler!

Congratulations to the winners below!

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Dec 7

Impromptu CO Live 12/7/14 4pm est

Posted on Sunday, December 7, 2014 in World of CO

141029p50n0002-EditJoin again for another Live Show to shoot the breeze and smoke along if you can!

Anyone can view, but you have to use a desktop browser to join the live chat. Ask questions, say hi!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Crqsa6-DDW0

Dec 5

Press Release: ESPINOSA PREMIUM CIGARS TO RELEASE THE BACKROOM SERIES

Posted on Friday, December 5, 2014 in News

The Alibi CigarFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ESPINOSA PREMIUM CIGARS TO RELEASE THE BACKROOM SERIES

Hialeah Gardens, Florida (December 5, 2014) – Erik Espinosa of Espinosa Premium Cigars proudly announces the release of The Backroom Series, an Espinosa Lounge Exclusive. The Backroom Series will feature cigars exclusive and limited only to Espinosa Lounges.

Its first release, “The Alibi”, is a secretly blended, 6 x 48, Small Churchill, wrapped in a dark Ecuadorian Habano Oscuro wrapper. The Alibi is made at Erik Espinosa’s own La Zona Cigar factory in Esteli, Nicaragua.
Said, Erik, “My guys have been pushing me to get some limited and exclusive stuff out there.  I have been waiting for the right time and never at the expense of our core lines, which remain our company’s priority.” Added Erik, “At the end of the day, we are cigar makers, it’s what we love to do.  This gives us a chance to be creative and an opportunity to further showcase our factory, La Zona.”   (more…)