Black Label Trading Company Last Rites Viaticum

Black Label Trading Company Last Rites Viaticum

posted on September 11th, 2019

Brian’s The Week In Smoke, Issue 119

Brian’s The Week In Smoke, Issue 119

posted on September 6th, 2019

IPCPR 2019: Complete Digest

IPCPR 2019: Complete Digest

posted on August 23rd, 2019

Available on iTunes Archive

711 articles

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Arandoza White Label – First Impressions

Arandoza White Label – First Impressions

Wrapper : Nicaraguan Dark Habano
Binder : Nicaraguan
Filler : Nicaraguan
Source : Sample sent to me

Welcome to this weeks first impressions review of the Arandoza White Label cigar. This cigar is a Nicaraguan puro and is available in three sizes, robusto (5×52 – this is the size for the review), toro (6×52) and a doble corona (7.25×49). Price point is $6.50 – $8.00 which fits in that sweet spot for most cigar smokers.…

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CHATweetUp 2013: Kings Cigars

I wasn’t familiar with Kings Cigars when I arrived at the tweetup, and it wasn’t long until I was introduced to Anwar and Pete, two of the guys behind the new boutique company. Click the play button for the scoop on their journey starting out in the cigar business. Their current lineup includes the Baron, a “Connecticut with an attitude”, the Conde, a San Andres Maduro, and the King of Kings, a box-pressed 6 x 64 Ecuadoran Habano. They …

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CHATweetUp 2013: AKA Cigars

Oh, no, we’re not done posting manufacturer interviews yet. This time I have a quick chat with Jay Lundy of AKA Cigars. In it he talks about the original AKA Hybrid line (which features a wrapper that’s a Cameroon-Corojo hybrid), the AKA Respect 2013 vintage, the Davidoff Ecuadoran Connecticut-wrapped AKA Solace and the newest, the AKA Nth Degree Maduro. Enjoy!

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Jesus Castanon

Jesus Castanon

Hello again my fellow cigar enthusiasts to this weeks post, which is something a little different and very interesting. My local shop, Genuine Tobacco, brought in Jesus Castanon, a local cigar manufacturer, to do a rolling event. Jesus was kind enough to sit down with me and answer some questions as well as talk us through how he rolls a cigar. If you would like to stop in at his shop, Hain’s Pipe and Cigar Shop, it will …

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CHATweetUp 2013: Cabal Cigars

I met Chris Arolfo of Cabal Cigars at the trade show, and I spent a little more time getting to know him and his new line of Cabal cigars at the 2013 Chattanooga Tweetup. In this video we talk about Cabal and Esoteric cigars, how he got started, the Cabal concept and what it’s like working with Hendrik Kelner Jr.

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CHATweetUp 2013: AJ Fernandez Cigars

Clay Roberts of AJ Fernandez and I talk about the “Cheatup”, the Oval Connecticut and Pinolero Maduro line expansions, the new limited edition El Mayimbe. The Mayimbe is nearly sold out at this point, but it will be return next year in a different blend. For all the juicy details, click the play button below.

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CHATweetUp 2013: Epicurean Cigars

While at the Chattanooga Tweetup I spoke to Steven Ysidron of Epicurean Cigars for a few minutes about his current products, the event, and future releases, including the upcoming Gonzo Santeria. Enjoy!

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Guerrilla Warfare

Guerrilla Warfare

Cigar

Welcome to a short ashes review of the Guerrilla Warfare by Viva Republica. I have been so busy I figured I would give you a short look at this cigar that was kindly sent to me for review from Viva Republica themselves. I will say, I went a bit long for a short ashes video but you can yell in the comments.

I will let the video speak for the cigar this time but I will tell you it …

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Alec Bradley Filthy Hooligan

Alec Bradley Filthy Hooligan


Wrapper : Nicaraguan Candela
Binder : Nicaraguan and Honduran
Filler : Nicaraguan, Honduran and Panamanian
Source : Bought at Genuine Tobacco

Hello again my friends, it has been a while. Today I have for you the Alec Bradley Filthy Hooligan. I have been wanting to review this cigar for a long time now but the stars never lined up to get it done until now. This is a limited edition cigar that comes in 22 count boxes and retails …

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IPCPR 2013: Prometheus

IPCPR 2013: Prometheus

The IPCPR trade show isn’t complete until we spend a little time with Keith Park of Prometheus and take a look at all the company’s new cigars and sharp-looking humidors and accessories. As always, there was no shortage of great looking products. If you’re a fan of rare cigars like Opus X and God of Fire, or enjoy high-end accessories, you need to check this out. And if you’re not, you might be by the end.