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Cigar of the Week

Chocolatey coffee goodness + cigars = [COTW Tabak Especial Toro Negra]
February 7, 2017

Chocolatey coffee goodness + cigars = [COTW Tabak Especial Toro Negra]

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The way to the heart is through the senses…

Does the mention of Valentine’s Day make you groan inwardly?

It doesn’t have to, ya know.

Whether you’ve got …
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Not knowing what you want can be a good thing…[COTW AF Rosado Magnum R Vitola 54]
January 31, 2017

Not knowing what you want can be a good thing…[COTW AF Rosado Magnum R Vitola 54]

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“It’s not the customer’s job to know what they want.” Steve Jobs

We didn’t know that we wanted smart phones, and iPads and music libraries in our pockets …
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January 23, 2017

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Stepping out from big brother’s shadow…

Following in the footsteps of your successful big brother can be daunting. Just ask Eli Manning. While no slouch on the field, …
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This cigar became famous in his hand [COTW-La Aroma de Cuba]
January 10, 2017

This cigar became famous in his hand [COTW-La Aroma de Cuba]

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“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” Winston Churchill

I have a new respect for Winston Churchill after completing the first season of “The Crown.”  His …
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Rare things get better with age [COTW-Anejo 888]
January 3, 2017

Rare things get better with age [COTW-Anejo 888]

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The difference between rare and obscure… Rare things are sought after, and obscure things fade away, kinda like the difference between an autographed Beatles or Milli Vanilli record. (Ok, …
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Once considered “impossible” resulted in “perfecxion”
November 21, 2016

Once considered “impossible” resulted in “perfecxion”

Can pilgrims and cigars really have something in common?

This week we’ll celebrate Thanksgiving. We remember a voyage across a tempestous sea in a ship far too small, and …
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For the “True” Aficionado…[COTW]
November 15, 2016

For the “True” Aficionado…[COTW]

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Rustic, unpolished, and unrefined…for hard-core tobacco lovers

Esteli, Nicaragua isn’t shiny, polished or expensive like Miami. Instead it’s beautiful in its own rustic, agricultural way. The Nica Rustica is Drew …
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Alec Bradley American Classic Blend Robusto [COTW]
November 8, 2016

Alec Bradley American Classic Blend Robusto [COTW]

“If you can’t send money, send tobacco.” -George Washington (to the Continental Congress, 1776)

George Washington understood the way to his men’s hearts, and how to lift their …
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In a “Liga” of it’s Own–COTW
November 1, 2016

In a “Liga” of it’s Own–COTW

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“We flew all over the damn world to find what we were looking for in Connecticut!”

Frat brothers, Jonathan Drew and Marvin Samel have made a name for themselves in …
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COTW: Oliva Serie V Double Toro
October 25, 2016

COTW: Oliva Serie V Double Toro

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“Nothing compares to Cuba like Nicaragua.” –Gilberto Oliva

We think Nicaraguan cigars deserve a little more respect. After fleeing from Cuba in the 1960s, the Oliva family had to …
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