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262 Allegiance Box Pressed Toro

262 Allegiance Box Pressed Toro

The 262 Allegiance was release in 2014 as another extension to the 262 portfolio.  The Allegiance was blended to have a broader appeal to cigars smokers by having a mild-medium body.  The name of the line came from the struggle we as cigar smokers deal with daily.  This is from the 262 website:

The Allegiance name, while stirring many connotations for many people, is 262’s official “line in the sand” campaign. While all of their previous brands have been

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La Flor Dominicana La Nox

La Flor Dominicana La Nox

One of the cigars I’ve been smoking a little more of lately is the La Flor Dominicana La Nox. It was featured in a lot of 2015 top ten lists, so I thought I’d get to know it better. For one reason or another, it was a cigar that really wasn’t on my radar in 2015. There are a lot of great sticks out there, sometimes a good one will fall through the cracks.

Even before lighting it up, I …

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Fox News Ruined My Cigar Shop

Fox News Ruined My Cigar Shop

It seems like it was only yesterday that Kensington Tobacconist closed its doors for the last time. It has been a few years but I think fondly of the shop. I spent a great deal of time there over the years and die a little inside every time I see what it has become – A Subway Restaurant.

One of the unique aspects of Kensington was the layout of the shop itself. The retail space was on the main floor …

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Ben’s Week In Smoke – Bayou Edition Lucky No. 13

Ben’s Week In Smoke – Bayou Edition Lucky No. 13

It has been awhile since I’ve done a Week In Smoke, so I figured it was due to get one out.  I traveled to Houston, TX this past weekend to visit my wife who is working there on a temporary assignment.  I usually travel there to visit her with my mom and my son, but this time I was able to go solo.  What does that mean?  Audio books and lots of cigars.  I was gather up a great starting …

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Hit by a Wave of Uncertainty

Hit by a Wave of Uncertainty

Have you ever lit up a cigar then, half way through, regretted your decision? I’m not talking about a cigar that tastes bad. In this case we are talking about a tried and true stick that always seems to deliver what is expected of it.

This morning I woke up earlier than usual. After a few minutes of staring at the time on my alarm clock, I got out of bed and decided to get a jump on the day. …

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