Cigar Aficionados Smoke Alec Bradley Premium Cigars

by Rick June 12, 2014

Since 1996 Alec Bradley has manufactured cigars that have come to be known as premium cigars the world over. The company is family owned and operated and prides themselves on providing one of the finest cigars manufactured. Special care is taken with the manufacturing of these cigars and includes tobacco production, fermentation and the actual […]

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Try Acid Cigars and Enjoy a Sweet Smoke

by Rick June 10, 2014

Acid cigars are a brand of aromatic cigars that tend to have a sweet aromatic essence. They come in a wide range of flavors that are reminiscent of a botanical aromatic cigar. Although they are fairly new on the market, they have already become quite popular with connoisseurs of cigars. If you are trying these […]

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H. Upmann Legacy Toro, A Review by Ken York

by Ken York June 3, 2014

I once had the rare opportunity to tour the Tabacalera de Garcia cigar factory in the Dominican Republic.  The factory is one of the largest handmade cigar factories in the world, if not the largest. At the end of the day I left with some of José Seijas’ exquisite personal blends and a box of […]

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Drew Estate Nirvana Torpedo – A Review By Ken York

by Ken York May 29, 2014

Drew Estate Nirvana Torpedo, $11.99 a stick The Drew Estate Nirvana Torpedo is a great cigar. It was created by Drew Estate for Royal Gold and released in 2014. It’s rolled in Nicaragua, but breaks away from the recent trend of all tobaccos have to come from the same country. It has a Rosado wrapper […]

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RyJ by Romeo y Julieta – A Review By Ken York

by Ken York April 16, 2014

First a little background on myself and Romeo y Julieta Cigars. I used to smoke nothing – not cigars, cigarettes, or a pipe, then one of my sons in harm’s way over in the Mideast sent me two boxes of Cuban Romeo y Julieta cigars. Since he was still deployed over there I felt it […]

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Will The Real Montecristo Cigars Please Stand Up

by Rick March 20, 2014

To many people; when you say the word “cigar” their minds think of Cuba; partly because; in our “Western” versions of history, Columbus “discovered” tobacco smoking when his fleet “discovered” the Caribbean island we have since named Cuba. Cuba does have a very real and legitimate claim to fame with true tobacco aficionados; the blending […]

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How Do They Put The Flavor Into Flavored Pipe Tobacco?

by Rick March 18, 2014

Back in the days of clay and corn cob pipes; all that smokers really wanted was for their tobacco to stay alight so they could continue sucking in smoke (blowing it out into the faces of others wasn’t considered anti-social back then; let alone harmful to the health of the so called “passive smoker”). However, […]

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