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  • Guide to Drew Estate Natural Cigars (aka Drew Estate Larutan Cigars)

    Drew Estate has made a name for themselves by doing the unusual. They first made waves in the cigar industry by popularizing premium flavored cigars. Then, they won over the natural cigar community with a stick wrapped in a gnarly and forgotten Connecticut tobacco.After his success with Liga Priv...

  • Lesser-Known Animal Cigars: 7 Cigars with Bite

    Cigar branding is fun stuff. There’s a million ways to go to market when you want to sell cigars. Companies have tried sophistication, intensity, history, family, art, and have invoked every manly image under the sun to move boxes of stogies. Of course, as any guy will tell you, we never really l...

  • The Best Coffee Cigars Money Can Buy

    Unfortunately, we can’t spend our whole lives drunk (well, you can and many have tried, but the results are generally disastrous). Occasionally, we need to get things done, so there’s a need for sobriety. Usually, this is in the mornings. And for those morning times, we have an almighty beverage ...

  • 5 Under $5: A List of Decent Inexpensive Cigars

    As anyone knows, cigars can be an expensive vice. One minute you’re browsing an online cigar store, and the next thing you know, you’ve got a cart over a $100. And there’s only 7 cigars in it! While those cigars are undoubtedly going to produce some premium smoke, it may send you running for the ...

  • Why Do People Smoke Cigars?

    Okay, so you did it. You went ahead and Googled, “Why do people smoke cigars?” Your curiosity finally got the better of you and now here you are. Here’s the easy answer:People smoke cigars to relax.That’s it. You can go on your way now.Still here?All right, we’ll explain it a little better than t...

  • 7 Fall Cigars Ready to Float Down Into Your Humidor

    As fall comes again, we’re readying for a good season of smoking. Dealing with the falling leaves in our yards is the price we pay to harvest and enjoy the upward-growing tobacco leaf in our cigars. The trees get ready to let go and we can’t help but wonder: why can’t I gather up all these friggi...

  • Good Expensive Cigars: 4 Cigars Over $15 that Deliver

    Cigars can be pricey as hell. And for many people, the challenge is to find ones that deliver good value in exchange for all those hard-earned dollars. In a previous post, we talked about cigars under $8 that gave great value. In this post, we want to highlight a few high-cost cigars that deliver...

  • Do Cigars Get You High?

    Don’t be embarrassed for asking – it’s a normal question. After all, there are no stupid questions, only stupid people.Cigars contain nicotine, which you’ve probably heard of by now. Nicotine is a stimulant, which means that it increases activity in your nervous system. Now, do cigars get you hig...

  • Just for Kicks: Crowned Heads Carves Their Own Way in A Crowded Cigar Market

    Nashville-based Crowned Heads is one of the OG boutique cigar brands, breaking out into the cigar scene back in 2011. In the decade since, they've been known for two things: a dedication to traditional, small-batch quality and devotion to classic counterculture icons.From the Kings of Leon and Le...

  • The Spooky Seven: 7 Halloween Cigars to Darken Your October Nights

    Halloween provides a perfect excuse to smoke some cigars. The weather is still nice enough to enjoy the outdoors, there’s plenty of work to be done in the yard, and if anyone complains about the smoke you can just say that it’s part of the “special effects atmosphere” you’re trying to cultivate.W...

  • Cubans Are Again Off the Menu As of September 24, 2020

    Once again, it is illegal under federal law to bring Cuban cigars into America. And if you’re thinking of visiting Cuba again someday after the pandemic is over, we hope you have relatives there or a nice Airbnb lined up, because the new regulation also makes it illegal to stay in hundreds of Cub...

  • Most Calming Mild-Medium Cigars

    When we crave a cigar, what many of us crave is an experience that takes us away from ordinary life and stress – that sends us on a little vacation in our mind, no matter where we are, physically. You could be in the middle of a loud city on a stoop, you could be on a busy-ass jobsite sitting on ...