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Mar 29

Impromptu CO Live 3/29/15 1:30pm EST

Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2015 in CO Live

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It’s time for another Impromptu session so join me in just a little bit, smoke um if you got um! Let’s talk cigars!

Anyone can view but you have to be on a desktop version or some mobile platforms to join the live chat. Replay is up :) (more…)

Mar 25

CO Spring Photo Contest

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in World of CO

IMG_0075Spring is here for most of us! Time for another contest for a CO custom sampler pack :) This is open to anyone of legal smoking age with a US mailing address.

All you have to do is take a spring themed cigar pic and have a written CO somewhere in the photo. Comment below on the website with your entry, one per person. A random winner will be drawn in a week!

Good luck!

EDIT: some are having problems posting pics below. I will also take entries in the CO Fans group. See the link above.

Mar 25

Garo Double Habano Toro Cigar Review

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Cigar Reviews

Garo Double Habano Toro Cigar Review

This 6×50 stick features a dark brown lightly packed mottled wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible seams, a large double cap, silky soft feel and pungent hay and cocoa aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Mar 19

Edgar Hoill OSOK Desmadroso Cigar Review

Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2015 in Cigar Reviews

Edgar Hoill OSOK Desmadroso Cigar Review

This 7×52 salomon shaped stick features a firmly packed silky smooth dark chocolate mottled wrapper with small veins, tight invisible seams, triple cap and mild sweet cedar aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Mar 19

2nd Annual Cigars For Warriors Donation Dropoff

Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2015 in World of CO

A huge thank you again to everyone that donated to this year’s drive! Cigars For Warriors thanks you and most importantly you just made a crapload of troops very happy! See you again next year ;)

Mar 18

Truth In Advertising, In Our Beloved Cigar Industry

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Informational

Untitled-1The cigar industry as a whole is a benevolent, trustworthy, straightforward passionate lot. Filled with astounding personalities, deep generational ties, immense amounts of pride and fantastic work ethic. All working in tandem to produce some of the most enjoyable and coveted product on the planet to the most diverse range of consumers possible.

So when something shady starts happening and is allowed to creep in the back door, kept under the rug, growing by the year – it’s especially important to snuff it out. That’s what’s going on right now and for the last few years (at least) with the practice of certain retailers rebanding non-genuine manufacturer-made cigars. Cigars that are made using non-manufacturer tobacco, made at non-manufacturer facilities with a non-manufacturer blend – yet sold and labeled as genuine manufacturer goods. If you buy a Ford Mustang you expect a Ford engine, not a Chinese no-name. Yet that’s exactly what you get with a variety of branded cigars at some places right now.

This issue came to light and a head recently when one such occurrence was made so incredibly poorly, consumers opened up cigars purchased to discover the atrocious fillers inside, rather than what they were advertised and sold. Yet it had been going on for quite some time under the radar, just not bad enough to ring the alarm bells. Also to be clear, I have no problem whatsoever with anything being reblended or produced elsewhere AS LONG AS that information is clearly advertised. THAT is the crux of this entire issue. The lies to the consumer!

The point of this post is not to (more…)

Mar 18

2nd Annual CfW Donation Drive Final Update

Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in World of CO

Untitled-1The drive has ended with 3197 donated cigars! Awesome work guys, thank you so much for blowing away last year’s record setting drive!

This concludes the 2nd Donation Drive, and you bet it’ll return the same time next year as well :) Tomorrow I have an appointment with Cigar For Warriors to make the drop off and of course I’ll have that vid after I return as well with some words from the guys!

Thanks! (more…)

Mar 14

CO Herf 2.0 Live

Posted on Saturday, March 14, 2015 in World of CO

150107ig0004The show starts at 4pm EST for anyone that wants to watch lol! There will be the usual live chat but I have NO idea how much or who will be interacting – but the cam will be on till close lol! Lots of guys will be putting up videos from the Herf to the CO Fans group above too!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NP8OIO9_EH4

Mar 14

Guerrilla Warfare By Viva Republica Corona Cigar Review

Posted on Saturday, March 14, 2015 in Cigar Reviews

Guerrilla Warfare By Viva Republica Corona Cigar Review

This 5.25×43 stick features a firmly packed mottled dark chocolate wrapper with medium veins, tight seams, large double cap, butter smooth satin finish and pungent sweet cocoa aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Mar 13

CigarsDirect.com is looking for College Basketball fans and Cigar Aficionados

Posted on Friday, March 13, 2015 in Informational

Sportsfan_Hompage_2015_FinalCigarsDirect.com is once again hosting a free contest to get in on some WICKED cool prizes worth thousands of dollars! Get your brackets in and good luck! (more…)