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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…)

Dec 4

CO Studio Roof Demolition

Posted on Thursday, December 4, 2014 in World of CO

10818454_832919703414009_8994484950001527579_oFor those interested and following, the end is in sight! Yesterday the first roof and porch came down, then this afternoon I took it to 90% done. My roofer has to come over and finish the last detachments up top, then it’s just cutting up the rest of the parts. The new Gazebo was supposed to arrive in 4 days but the semi rolled up just NOW so I have 350 lbs. of parts in the garage waiting now lol! (more…)

Dec 3

Prometheus Fuente Forbidden X Lighter Giveaway Contest

Posted on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 in World of CO

141121light0008-EditEDIT: I have already had someone try and sneak in an old video, not following simple directions. Such people are blacklisted.

Woohoo end of the year cool contest time! I want to see your best accessory review! Produce your own video and upload it to YouTube as an Unlisted video then send me the link. You have through midnight Sunday 12/7est to email me the link bryan@cigarobsession.com

Then over the next week all the entry video go up for everyone to watch and vote on! Whoever gets the most thumbs up at the end of next week wins!

This is open worldwide.

Leave a comment below and use the rafflecopter app with what your favorite accessory is for a chance at a 2nd prize CO custom sampler! This is open to those of legal smoking age and a US mailing address.

Thank you once again to LightersDirect.com for sending this in for review!

Good luck!

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Dec 2

Cordoba & Morales Clave Cubana Etiqueta Blanca Lancero

Posted on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 in Cigar Reviews

Cordoba & Morales Clave Cubana Etiqueta Blanca Lancero

This 7.5×38 stick features a dark chocolate, thick hearty slightly mottled wrapper with an oily toothy feel, triple cap and pigtail, minimal veins, tight invisible seams and a rich barnyard aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Dec 1

Cigars For Warriors Raffle Update & CO Studio Ideas Needed

Posted on Monday, December 1, 2014 in World of CO

So the wife has decided she doesn’t want any part of the repair project. That’s good and bad – good part is, I get 100% say in what to do now :) So yup – man-cave time! I need your help in coming up with ideas for what would be really cool! With 4 weeks left we’re up a couple hundred bucks in CfW donations and raffle entries – plenty of time to get in, just click the button on the left! (more…)

Nov 30

CO Studio Update

Posted on Sunday, November 30, 2014 in World of CO

Here’s a quick rundown on what I’m up to!

Nov 27

Padron 50 Years ST Dupont Lighter Review

Posted on Thursday, November 27, 2014 in Accessory Reviews

This signed Padron 50 Years lighter from S.T. Dupont features the same rock solid construction and performance as the rest of the line, with a pinpoint accurate precision single flame. Additionally, this has an embossed, glove soft leather pouch that llows full operation while the lighter is protected! (more…)

Nov 25

Impromptu CO Pre-Turkey Day Live Tuesday 11/25 4:30pm EST

Posted on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 in World of CO

ipw0006Join me for a couple hours of hanging out Tuesday 11/25 4:30pm EST (live show is now done), enjoying some smokes if you got um and shooting the breeze! Anyone can view. If you want to participate in the live chat you just have to be on a desktop (non mobile) version of your browser. (more…)

Nov 23

Prometheus Fuente Fuente Forbidden X Lighter Review

Posted on Sunday, November 23, 2014 in Accessory Reviews

Featuring a gold apperance, solid metal construction and impressive heft, this Prometheus triple torch lighter features an immaculate layout of Fuente Forbidden X artwork. With signatures and logos covering every surface, this matches the great looks with great performance. Large fairly fot triple jets combine with the two outermost angled in for a large soft but precise tip. With a red tinted fuel window and flip out bottom punch, this is a versatile and attention grabbing lighter for any fan. (more…)