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Oct 1

Kings Cigars Conde Churchill Cigar Review

Posted on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Kings Cigars Conde Churchill Cigar Review

This 7×52 stick features a very dark brown mottled wrapper with a soft spongy pack, small veins, tight seams, big double cap and pungent damp musty aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Sep 27

Press Release: THE NEW G.A.R. RED: MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK

Posted on Friday, September 27, 2013 in Informational

Untitled-1THE NEW G.A.R. RED: MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK

Gran Habano announces the release of G.A.R. Red full-bodied, big-ring gauge premium cigars.
Miami, Florida, September 25. 2013 – Santa Cruz Tobacco has unveiled an addition to the G.A.R. by George A. Rico lines, the G.A.R. Red Trays that are nothing but amazing in size and price.

These robust smokes come in a complex blend containing 100 cigars in each tray, in three sizes that are now tradition in the Gran Habano Family: 6 x 60, 6 x 66, and the incredibly popular 7 x 70. The most impressive of all is the price, the 7 x 70 size coming in at a MSRP of $5.00.

This fully-loaded, 100% Puro Nicaraguan (more…)

Sep 24

Gimmick Rant

Posted on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 in World of CO

IMG_4634I tell you what – as I plow through photographing more and more boxes in my career I see ALL kinds of stuff – what works well all around, what is geared towards the retailer, what towards the consumer, some do both and some no neither! Some go all out with a LOT of money in the box and little to the tobacco. Well this one has to be the MOST annoying to actually use. Requiring TOOLS just to open it, it works well neither for the retailer or consumer. I have two more to get open and I just want to throw them against a wall! How I wish I could change the industry in so many ways, to bring out more common sense and quality where it matters. (more…)

Sep 17

Playboy Toro Cigar Review

Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Playboy Toro Cigar Review

This 6×52 stick features a dark brown butter soft squishy wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible seams, double cap and faint tobacco aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Sep 12

Padron 7000 Natural Cigar Review

Posted on Thursday, September 12, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Padron 7000 Natural Cigar Review

This 6.25×60 stick features a dark brown oily satin wrapper with an even spongy pack, lumpy roll, single cap, minimal veins, tight invisible seams and a rich milk chocolate aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Sep 8

Ashton Estate Sun Grown 20 Year Salute Cigar Review

Posted on Sunday, September 8, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Ashton Estate Sun Grown 20 Year Salute Cigar Review

This 6.75×49 stick features a dark brown firm, dry slightly toothy wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible seams, large double cap and mild peppery wood aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Aug 31

Cordoba & Morales 19th Hole Toro Cigar Review

Posted on Saturday, August 31, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Cordoba & Morales 19th Hole Toro Cigar Review

This 5.5×54 box pressed stick features a very dark brown almost black mottled wrapper with a slightly spongy even pack, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, triple cap, oily, slightly toothy satin finish and rich musty damp aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Aug 30

AKA Cigars Nth Degree Infinite Cigar Review

Posted on Friday, August 30, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

AKA Cigars Nth Degree Infinite Cigar Review

This 5.5×50 stick features a dry firm paper bag textured dark chocolate wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible seams, triple cap and faint musty sweet tobacco aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Aug 23

D’Crossier Limited Edition 2008 Churchill Cigar Review

Posted on Friday, August 23, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

D’Crossier Limited Edition 2008 Churchill Cigar Review

This 7×47 stick features a dark tan wrapper with a velvet smooth feel, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, an even spongy give, double cap and sweet hay aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Aug 21

Foundry War Of Currents Shoreham Cigar Review

Posted on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Foundry War Of Currents Shoreham Cigar Review

This 5.5×56 stick features a dark brown oily satin textured slightly toothy wrapper with minimal veins, tight invisible seams, triple cap, firm even pack and rich tobacco and pepper aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Aug 19

Sindicato Cigars Affinity Corona Cigar Review

Posted on Monday, August 19, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Sindicato Cigars Affinity Corona Cigar Review

This 5.5×46 stick features a thin fragile dark tan wrapper with a soft buttery texture, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, double cap and light woody aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Aug 13

Primer Mundo La Hermandad Costa Fuerte Embajador Cigar Review

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

Primer Mundo La Hermandad Costa Fuerte Embajador Cigar Review

This 6×52 stick features a dark chocolate oily satin finished wrapper with tiny tooth, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, triple cap, tight firm dense pack and mild sweet soapy aroma. First light reveals (more…)

Aug 12

AKA Respect 2013 Hooah Cigar Review

Posted on Monday, August 12, 2013 in Cigar Reviews

AKA Respect 2013 Hooah Cigar Review

This 5.5×50 stick features a very dark brown mottled wrapper with a firm pack, minimal veins, tight invisible seams, triple cap, fine tooth and wet wood aroma. First light reveals (more…)