Every US cigar lover and everyone they know – needs to click the two links below NOW and help with the fight. Period. http://capwiz.com/cigarrights/issues/alert/?alertid=62606471 https://petitions.whitehouse.gov//petition/do-not-enact-fdas-option-1-final-rule-premium-handmade-cigars
In addition to the petitions to sign online you can directly help our cause by buying some relevant merchandise with all the proceeds going to the CRA! https://www.smokeinn.com/FDA/
Cuban Partagas Cigar Cut Open Real Or Fake? The second sample from James Nelson, we have up for consideration a rather large Partagas with a very nice looking band, regardless of the outcome. Deep embossing, perfect printing, a fine example. What do you think about this one? Have you been … Continue reading →
Cuban Bolivar Torpedo Cigar Cut Open Real Or Fake?by Bryan Glynn, May 10, 2016
Cuban Bolivar Torpedo Cigar Cut Open Real Or Fake? The first of three samples sent in by James Nelson – thank you! – we start off with a Bolivar Torpedo for your amusement 😉 Take a look and let me know what you think? Is the lack of band quality … Continue reading →
EVERYONE needs to do this and tell everyone they know AND get your local B&M to setup a ipad/laptop at the registers to have all the patrons sign it! NO JOKE: http://capwiz.com/cigarrights/issues/alert/?alertid=62606471 CigarRights.org
Today, May 5th 2016 will be remembered as one of the worst days in cigar history. Going forward we have industry changing times starting with the immediate disappearance of many cigars we all love. I feel very sorry for all the little guys producing such fantastic blends that frankly we … Continue reading →
Cuban Cohiba Maduro 5 Cigar Cut Open Real Or Fake?by Bryan Glynn, May 3, 2016
Cuban Cohiba Maduro 5 Cigar Cut Open Real Or Fake – The 2nd from Elias, let’s take a look inside this latest sample shall we?! What will we find – long filler, mixed, floor sweepings? How does the band and tobacco look to you?
Cuban Trinidad Cigar Cut Open Real Or Fake? – Elias sent this in for dissection! Take a close look at everything and let me know what you think – is it a real Cuban production cigar? A good fake? A bad fake? If you have any fakes or suspects you would … Continue reading →
Cuban Bolivar Cigar Cut Open Real Or Fake? – Thank you very much to viewer Evan who got this from a friend returning from Cuba! He said he’s not sure where it was purchased from but it is in unsmokeable condition so no worries if it’s a real one! Let’s … Continue reading →
Cuban Romeo Y Julieta Cigar Cut Open Dissection Is It Real?by Bryan Glynn, April 8, 2016
Cuban Romeo Y Julieta Cigar Cut Open Dissection Is It Real? – Coming straight from Havana Cuba, this is a robusto sized Romeo y Julieta Cuban cigar ready to inspect! Thank you Jim for sending this in! We shall see what lurks inside – from a real specimen to floor … Continue reading →
Cuban Montecristo No.2 Cut Open Dissection – Is It Real?by Bryan Glynn, March 29, 2016
Cuban Montecristo No.2 Cut Open Dissection – Is It Real? We have another viewer-sent Cuban to open up and inspect! Let’s inspect the band, wrapper, binder and filler! How does everything look to you? Shoutouts to Richard and Sean 🙂
Thank you very much to the viewer that sent in this Cuban Montecristo Open Eagle from the Bahamas. Scalpel! Let’s take a peek inside, shall we? OK screw a peek, let’s obliterate it 😉
Cuban Cigars Cut Open Dissection Are They Real? – An anonymous package arrived with two new dissection specimens in them – I love it! Thank you to the viewer who sent them in! Let me know in the comments if you think they are real or fake!
Cigar Inside A Cigar Dissection Viva Republic Jailbreakby Bryan Glynn, March 1, 2016
I wanted to do this when I first reviewed the stick but it’s going to a subscriber for the contest! However…
Continuing on for the short information series, we take a look at a relatively vintage Cuban Punch. What do you think about the reports lately that basically saw all Cuban factories are producing the same cigars and the ‘brands’ are just the size and color variations?
I have some Cuban cigars left here that I’m not going to smoke but I thought it would make for a very educational short video series! I have done a lot of FAKE cigars but only a few real ones (Like the Opux X vs. Padron vid) and these guys … Continue reading →
I have collected info on all the major cigar of the month clubs over the past several months so you all can make an informed decision on which might be a good fit for you to try. They vary somewhat, with what you get and how you can pay, so … Continue reading →
Dave Blanco is doing a special cigar factory tour in Esteli Nicaragua from Monday 11/16/15 to Saturday 11/21/15, arriving in and leaving from Managua. In his own words, this is a special trip – showcasing how a brand is born, not the usual cigar itinerary. He’ll provide extra behind the … Continue reading →
Here’s a cool Factory Tour vid from one of our sponsors, Southern Classic Cigars you all should enjoy 🙂
Truth In Advertising, In Our Beloved Cigar Industryby Bryan Glynn, March 18, 2015
The 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 … Continue reading →
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