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BEN’S WEEK IN SMOKE – NO. 20

BEN’S WEEK IN SMOKE – NO. 20

I’ve been slacking quite a bit with posting these Week in Smoke.  It’s been a busy time as I’ve somehow become my son’s soccer coach so my cigar time has been shortened quite a bit. I have managed to get a few cigars in here and there so let’s take a look at what I’ve managed to get in during the week.

Punch Diablo Champion

The Punch Diablo is a new line extension that is a collaboration with AJ Fernandez …

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Southern Draw IGNITE Navy SEALs Foundation Habano No. 3 Double Corona

Southern Draw IGNITE Navy SEALs Foundation Habano No. 3 Double Corona

Happy Veteran’s Day everyone!  For this week’s review, I thought I should review a cigar with a military heritage to it.  I found the perfect cigar in my humidor for today in the Southern Draw IGNITE Navy SEALs Foundation Habano No. 3.  We were introduced to the IGNITE series for 2019 at this year’s IPCPR.  Southern Draw uses the IGNITE line to introduce special cigars were their sales have a portion go to a charitable foundation.  For 2019, Southern Draw …

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Warped – Maestros del Tiempo

Warped – Maestros del Tiempo

Over the weekend, Gilbertsville Cigar Factory Celebrated its Two-Year Anniversary. It is hard to believe that is has been two years since Sir Stogies was transformed. There have been a lot of changes in the shop – some good and some bad, but the selection has never been better.

Not long after Chris took over the shop, he brought in a wide assortment of cigars. One of the early additions to the humidor was the Warped Lineup. Among them was …

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Whiskey and Cigars

Whiskey and Cigars

Back in later September, Gilbertsville Cigar Factory hosted an event with Island Jim. In addition to the usual cigar event, there was also Live Music by Dan O’Brien and a Whiskey Tasting from Manatawny Still Works.

I always enjoy these events because its a great opportunity for my wife (who doesn’t smoke cigars) and I to get away from the kids for a little while and enjoy some adult time together – which is hard to come by …

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Nat Sherman Timeless Limited Edition 2019

Nat Sherman Timeless Limited Edition 2019

Last week, we reviewed one of two limited editions released by Nat Sherman this year at IPCPR, Epoca Limited Edition 2019. This week, we take a look at the Timeless Limited Edition 2019.  The Timeless Limited Edition uses select Dominican tobaccos and is made in the Quesada SA cigar factory.  The cigar was released to select retailers in September in 5 count boxes with an MSRP of $85.00.  The Timeless Limited Edition was available in only one size:  6 x …