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Jul 23

Pinar Del Rio & El Primer Mundo Cigars 2013 IPCPR Booth Tour

Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in World of CO

It was great seeing Abe and Sean again! Sean, now the Director of Sales for the combined PDR group, takes us through the old and new offerings from both companies! The new stuff really looks fantastic with some of the most gorgeous presentations of both the packaging and cigars themselves I have ever seen. And I should know, I spent quite a bit of time with it all doing their photography. PDRCigars.com (more…)

Jan 27

Biggest Cigar You’ll Ever See :)

Posted on Sunday, January 27, 2013 in News

downloadSome fun local news – and the dealer is one of my photography clients – small world! I saw this monster once a couple years ago, it’s ridiculous – but will make a great display piece somewhere!

LINK HERE

Jun 18

Behind The Scenes Professional Cigar Photoshoot

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2012 in World of CO

I’m finishing up a project and thought some of you might be interested in seeing a little of what I do, since today was about cigars :) I’ll show you a little about how I setup for a box shot and talk a bit about some of the gear and whatnot. ¬†Enjoy! (more…)

Apr 8

The ‘I had a great vacation’ / 4,000 Subscribers Contest

Posted on Sunday, April 8, 2012 in World of CO

EDIT: This contest is now closed. We just topped 4,000 subscribers, 10pm EST 4/14/12, congratulations user ‘ARM’!

I went on a vacation down to Key West last week and had a great time – it was a MUCH needed break, my first in a couple years. To celebrate that and my upcoming 4,000 YouTube subscriber mark, I’m running a simple contest on this post. All you have to do is (more…)

Sep 23

Fonseca Cubano Limitado Toro Cigar Review

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

 

Fonseca Cubano Limitado Toro Cigar Review

This 6×50 cigar features a very dark chocolate mottled wrapper with a few small veins, prominant raised seams, a thick bumpy pack, double cap and soft soapy aroma. First light reveals a perfect draw with medium-full bodied flavors of a thick, oily deep earth, with a bit of burned coffee, and a syrupy oily mouthfeel. (more…)

Sep 22

Emilio Grimalkin Torpedo Cigar Review

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

 

Emilio Grimalkin Torpedo Cigar Review

This 6.5×52 stick features a hearty dark brown, rough and toothy wrapper, a very light but firm and even pack, minimal veins, tight seams and a dusty earth and pepper aroma. First light reveals a perfect draw with plenty of thick rich medium-full bodied smoke giving flavors of a rich oily deep earth, (more…)

Sep 20

Falto Mentor Cigar Review

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

 

Falto Mentor Cigar Review

This 5.75×54 cigar features a dark brown, oily smooth wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible seams, large triple cap, firm pack and a faint hay aroma. First light reveals an excellent draw, minimal smoke output with near full bodied flavors of a smooth tangy tobacco with a long finish. (more…)

Sep 18

La Riqueza No.4 Cigar Review

Posted on Sunday, September 18, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

 

La Riqueza No.4 Cigar Review

This 5×48 cigar features a dark chocolate, thick and slightly toothy wrapper with minimal veins, good seams, triple cap and a sweet soapy tobacco aroma. First light reveals rich thick smoke with a slightly snug draw putting out medium bodied flavors of a creamy, oily, sweet leather (more…)

Sep 14

CAO OSA Sol Lot 54 Cigar Review

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

 

CAO OSA Sol Lot 54 Cigar Review

This 6×54 stick features a medium brown sungrown wrapper with small veins, tight seams, slight tooth, a firm even construction, double cap and a faint musty tobacco aroma. (more…)

Sep 8

Aborigen Robusto Cigar Review

Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

Aborigen Robusto Cigar Review

This 5×56 stick features a butter soft tan wrapper with minimal veins, tight seams, an even slightly spongy give, triple cap and rich chocolate and hay aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Sep 1

Tosa Reserva 22 Robusto Cigar Review

Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

 

Tosa Reserva 22 Robusto Cigar Review

This 5×50 stick features a dark brown mottled wrapper with a slight red hue, satin finish, minimal veins, tight seams, firm even pack, triple cap and oily tobacco and pepper aroma. First light reveals HUGE amounts of flavor, full body (more…)

Aug 30

Macanudo Maduro Sampler Edition Cigar Review

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

 

Macanudo Maduro Sampler Edition Cigar Review

This 6×60 cigar comes in a special retailer only 4 pack sampler with three other Macanudo blends, all in a 6×60 format. It features a coal black, thin firm wrapper with small veins, invisible seams, a nice oil sheen, a double cap and a rich hay and tobacco aroma. First light reveals a perfect draw, (more…)

Aug 28

CAO America Potomac Cigar Review

Posted on Sunday, August 28, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

 

CAO America Potomac Cigar Review

This 5×56 stick features quite the decorative display, with very patriotic banding including a footband, a firm even feel and pack with a slightly toothy very oily robust wrapper consisting on mainly a maduro but with a slender striped lighter shade section running up like a barberpole. The aroma is oily hay and barnyard and it shows minimal (more…)

Aug 24

Cuba Libre One Toro Cigar Review

Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

 

Cuba Libre One Toro Cigar Review

This 6×52 cigar features a dark chocolate slightly mottled wrapper with an even spongy give, tight seams, small veins, triple cap, very slight tooth, nice oil sheen and a rich coffee and barnyard aroma. First light reveals a perfect draw with plenty of thick very chewy smoke, with (more…)

Aug 22

Gurkha Special Ops Maduro Churchill Cigar Review

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2011 in Cigar Reviews

 

Gurkha Special Ops Maduro Churchill Cigar Review

This 7×50 stick offers a dark chocolate, firm, dry satin wrapper with slight tooth, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, a double cap and very rich barnyard aroma. First light reveals (more…)