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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The Best Bang for Your Buck

by Rick September 15, 2014

With the wide variety and abundance of cheap cigars out there, it’s difficult to know which discount cigars are still worth giving a try. The first three cigars listed are in the $3 per stick price range, while the last cigar is the cheapest of the list. At these great prices, anyone can afford a [...]

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6 Cigar Tips You Need to Know

by Rick September 11, 2014

This guide provides all of the cigar smoking tips that you need to know. For the aspiring cigar connoisseur, these are the necessary Do’s and Don’ts that you should take note of. Keep these tips in mind the next time you are about to enjoy a cigar. 1. Don’t Inhale the Cigar Smoke Some new [...]

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Cigars 101: Choosing, Cutting, and Lighting

by Rick September 5, 2014

For those of you who are unaware, there is a lot that goes into the process of actually enjoying a cigar. This beginner guide will help you select the “best cigars” for you to practice with, and it will teach you what you need to know in the vast world of cigars. Look to Trying [...]

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Kristoff Ligero Robusto Maduro: A Review by Ken York

by Ken York September 2, 2014

The Kristoff Ligero is excellent—well made, solid construction, great earthy smell, an excellent smoker. Ligero refers to a specific section of a cigar tobacco plant. Ligero (and corona) refers to the top rows of leaves on the plant. The higher up the plant, the more powerful in flavor and nicotine, so this is a strong [...]

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Camacho Triple Maduro: A Review by Ken York

by Ken York August 7, 2014

Camacho’s Triple Maduro claims to be strong – it is. Not quite strong enough to wake up married to a waitress missing her front teeth, but definitely strong enough to give you a buzz and having you stumbling around light headed. My preference is for medium to strong cigars, but every so often you have [...]

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