H Upmann Banker Annuity Review By Ken York

by Ken York November 10, 2014

When I went to try the H Upmann Banker Annuity, I felt like Scrooge McDuck, the cartoon character who liked to smoke cigars and sleep on a bed of money. I suspect the character has since been pulled from the annals of history or at least gone through the political-correctness washing machine. I on the […]

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How to Smoke a Pipe Correctly

by Rick November 10, 2014

As a beginner’s guide, you will need a few supplies if you are interested in trying out smoking tobacco through a pipe. Here’s the guide to get prepared to enjoy smoking a pipe with one of your favorite cocktails, the two ingredients for a perfect evening. Basic Supplies This list is intended for beginner’s, which […]

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A Deeper Look at Punch Brand Cigars

by Rick October 7, 2014

A Number of Owners The Punch brand was first registered in 1840 by a German man named Stockmann, who decided to name the brand after the European puppet show character Mr. Punch. The brand originated in Cuba, and it was specifically marketed for the English market. The history behind this famous brand also featured a […]

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Decoding the Myths of E-Cigs

by Rick September 30, 2014

Even though electronic cigarettes have been on the American market since 2007, many people still question what they really are and how they hold up as an alternative to smoking a traditional cigarette. For customers that are seeking a high quality smoking option that does not contain tobacco, researching and looking into the different premium […]

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Oliva’s Most Innovative Cigar

by Rick September 29, 2014

The well known and respected Oliva Cigar Company thought up a pretty creative and innovative cigar idea that just started out as a theory. The idea to capture the core of cigar’s flavor immediately upon lighting the cigar was once just a theory. This theory was born in one of the Oliva factories by Sam […]

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Dunhill Diamantes: A Review by Ken York

by Ken York September 23, 2014

To start off with the Dunhill Dominican Diamantes is aged for one year in cedar-lined rooms to produce a mellow, well-rounded smoke. This makes a difference. The more a cigar ages, the more its flavors merge. The next time you are around a cigar roller (and all cigar lovers should be at least once) buy […]

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Taking a Closer Look at the Dutch Masters Brand

by Rick September 17, 2014

Unique Packaging The Dutch Masters brand of naturally wrapped cigars began being sold in the United States back in 1911. The brand is known by many due to its unique packaging that features Rembrandt’s 1662 painting known as The Syndics of the Drapers’ Guild (De Staalmeesters). The men in the painting are known as drapers, […]

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