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My Father La Opulencia 6 FREE CIGARS – 10% off – # 2 Cigar of the Year! »

PROMO CODE: MF10Toro 95 RATED#2 Cigar of the Year 2018 by Cigar AficionadoLa Opulencia features six box pressed sizes: Petite, measuring 4 1/2 inches by 48 ring gauge; Corona, 5 by 46; Robusto, 5 1/4 by 52; Toro, 6 by 54; Super Toro, 6 by 60; and Toro Gordo, 7 by 56. La Opulencia is packaged in 20-count boxes, providing some for […]

Patio Review: The Number 2 Cigar of the Year, the My Father La Opulencia Toro »

Every time around the New Year, we in the cigar industry eagerly await to hear the news of which cigars have won the prestigious position “Cigar of the Year”. While everyone’s pallets are different, the benefit of these lists is that across the board, the cigars really wowed folks. That holds true for the My […]

Diamond Crown Maximus Review »

Patio Review: 10 years running and still strong, the Diamond Crown Maximus It is getting proper cold outside and traffic is crazy with last minute holiday shoppers. So when I found the time today to I sit down and review a Diamond Crown in a warm and cozy spot of my choosing, I was pretty happy! I […]

My Father Le Bijou 1922 »

Cigar of the Year (2015): My Father Le Bijou 1922 The box pressed version of My Father Le Bijou 1922 won Cigar Aficionado’s Cigar of the Year award in 2015. This year, it is nominated for Tobacco Business‘ 2019 Cigar of the Year. A long time fan favorite for its full bodied strength and graceful flavor profile, this cigar […]

Drew Estate Dogma Undercrown »

A perfect midweek smoke: Drew Estate Dogma Undercrown (2018) Starting with an espresso and a smoke bright and early, the 2018 release of the Drew Estate Dogma Undercrown does not disappoint!     This stick returned to the outside world after an almost 4 year hiatus. Originally sold out of only 1 store in Florida, this […]

Viaje Skull and Bones Mystery 2018 »

The Viaje Skull and Bones M?stery 2018 is now in! So I had to smoke one of these Viaje Skull and Bones Mystery 2018 cigars right away. And by right away, I do mean right away. I didn’t give these 4.75 X 52 dark and mysterious box pressed robusto Viaje cigars a chance to settle after […]

Davidoff Florida Selection 2018 »

Review of Davidoff’s Florida Selection 2018 The just-in Davidoff Florida Selection 2018 cigar is a hit for sure. It’s got everything anyone could want. Spiciness? You got it. Glorious rolling smoke? Yup. Flawless construction? Indeed. The opportunity to add a new stick to your humidor that works for both Nicaraguan AND Dominican fans? Yes, please. […]

2017 CRA Sampler »

Do your part to Support the CRA with this 10 cigar sampler When you purchase this CRA Sampler 10 Count Humidor Pack, you not only get 10 premium cigars, but you also receive a complimentary 1-year individual membership to help Cigar Rights of America fight for your right to enjoy your cigars! Membership in CRA adds […]

Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 Petit Corona »

Patio Review: The unimposing Liga Privada No. 9 Petit Corona When smoking this Drew Estate Liga Privada No. 9 Petit Corona, I was going against the grain of the “Gordo is best” phase the industry is experiencing. A benefit of being one of the authorized Drew Diplomat Retailers means I get to geek out on the new […]

Drew Estate Liga Privada T52 Short Panatela »

Patio Review: New size of an already-classic, the T52 Short Panatela The seasons are changing from hot to not, making the patio a perfect cigar review location this fall. Smoking the new size of a crowd favorite, the Drew Estate Liga Privada T52 Short Panatela, was a fun little smoke. Although the Liga was a […]