All Blog Posts Tagged 'Cigar' (36)

A Cut Above: Choosing the Perfect Cigar Cutter

Luzzie Normand is a cigar enthusiast and freelance blogger. When she isn't blogging, Luzzie enjoys writing her own serial comic books and slinging ink at tattoo shops.

For most of my friends who I have turned on to smoking cigars, the first question they have for me is what sort of cigar they should get.  With literally thousands to choose from, this is a great question.  Without proper knowledge, picking out a cigar for the…


Added by Luzzie N on April 8, 2013 at 10:33am — 2 Comments

FDA to Expand Regulation to Cigars

In September, the FDA acted to tighten its grip on tobacco products from of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products to include cigars. The regulation of cigars can kill the industry to a sad shell to what it is today. The freighting thing is that these new regulations can be put in at any time!

  • Higher prices from cigar user fees or “taxes” that will fund this…

Added by Nick Hennen on October 17, 2011 at 10:29pm — 1 Comment

Have you heard about Urbano Cigars?

Matt Urbano’s passion for cigars began 20 plus years ago while working in the restaurant industry.   As an executive chef passionate about food, rich flavors, and complex textures, he worked in many restaurants and private clubs throughout the northeast.  After an unexpected relocation to Tampa he quickly became steeped in the local area’s rich cigar history.  Matt became friendly with a master cigar blender that travels regularly between Tampa and the DR.    Trusting his new…


Added by Matt Urbano on June 16, 2011 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

5 Vegas Relic Perfecto Cigar Review

Anyone else smoked this cigar?



Added by Flawless Crowns on April 18, 2011 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Frank Llaneza 1961 Corona Grande Cigar Review

Added by Flawless Crowns on April 10, 2011 at 11:55pm — No Comments

This time each year, since 1992 we have had the honor to announce “The Cigar of the Year”    "The 2010 Cigar of the Year" 22°North – 83°West (22 degrees North – 83 degrees West)   The competition in …

This time each year, since 1992 we have had the honor to announce

“The Cigar of the Year”


"The 2010 Cigar of the Year"

22°North – 83°West

(22 degrees North – 83 degrees West)


The competition in 2010 was tough, this was again a great production year for premium cigars, and it was 22°N – 83°W that stood out among the…


Added by David Garofalo on February 5, 2011 at 8:33pm — 1 Comment

PANA Ligero-Maduro Churchill

Cigar Review: PANA Ligero-Maduro Churchill


Added by Matthias Clock on February 5, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

FTNYC Event Recap: Refugio Cigar House grand opening!

Event Recap: Refugio Cigar House Grand Opening


Added by Matthias Clock on January 23, 2011 at 10:05pm — No Comments

The Social Cigar & One Killer Stogie

I have been a pipe smoker for many years and it is truly a passion of mine. There is just something about the feel of a pipe and good tobacco that is just a little bit of heaven for me.  But over the last year something has replaced the pipe as my number one passion (which I would have never guessed) and…


Added by Brian Sledge on December 31, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Broadway Cigar Co. – A Northwest Cigar Enthusiast Hangout


Added by Matthias Clock on December 30, 2010 at 3:48pm — No Comments

The Dark Crystal

A few days ago I went to the city to meet a friend I hadn't seen in a long time. Since he was running late because of business, I decided to shorten my time with a cigar. Since they didn't have any Cubans across the street from the restaurant, I bought a Macanudo Crystal. I had tried the Maduros by this brand, and they were so-so, which is why I expected an OK cigar... how wrong I was...

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Added by World of Smoke on August 13, 2010 at 1:44pm — No Comments

This Week Huge Cigar Event In Dayton

Hello Fellow Cigar Lovers, Just a final reminder that a few tickets are still available for the huge cigar dinner event this week at The 88 Club's Havana Room in downtown Dayton, Ohio. They will be hosting a Cuban Master Cigar Roller from Little Havana in Miami Florida along with a delicious Cuban dinner featuring roast pig! All attendees will receive 4 premium cigars (one from the rolling table and three from local tobacconist, Arrow Wine). There will be live Latin acoustic music from Danny… Continue

Added by me on June 14, 2010 at 11:32am — No Comments

Cuban Cigar Master Roller and Pig Roast Dinner Next Week

Don't miss the Cuban cigar roller coming to the 88 Club's Havana Night next Wednesday, June 16th from 6 to 9pm. There will be a pig roast with all the Cuban side dishes...a wonderful complete meal. Everyone attending will receive 4 cigars (one from the rolling table and 3…

Added by me on June 11, 2010 at 11:02am — No Comments

Cuban Master Cigar Roller & Roast Pig Cuban Dinner In Dayton, OH

There's a great event coming to The 88 Club in Downtown Dayton on Wednesday evening the 16th of June. You won't want to miss this! Cuban Master Roller, Adonis Artiaga from Little Havana in Miami, FL will be on hand rolling his premium cigars. Adonis' sticks are famous all across southern Florida and soon to be distributed world wide. The event will also feature a complete Cuban dinner with a roast pig!!! Each attendee will recieve 4 premium cigars and enjoy live Latin acoustic music provided…


Added by me on June 7, 2010 at 11:57am — No Comments

Drew Estates Event Tomorrow Night

Just wanted to let everyone in the southwestern corner of Ohio know that Drew Estates will be holding a huge event in Dayton at The 88 Club tomorrow night. It also features a complete Pork Chop dinner! For more information check out and click on the events tab. The event is also listed here on SC... Hope to see many friends there! --Mark

Added by me on May 18, 2010 at 1:56pm — No Comments

The First Cigar

“I have to laugh when I think of the first cigar, because it was probably just a bunch of rolled up tobacco leaves”
~~ Jack Handy

Added by Eric Shriner on May 5, 2010 at 10:23am — 1 Comment

Dayton Cigar Event Best Kept Secret

Hello Cigar Enthusiasts, It has been great meeting many of you at The 88 Club Havana Night events in Dayton. Those of you who attend these events every other Wednesday night, know what a hidden gem they are. Great dinners, premium cigars, music, games, fun and fellowship. And, one of the biggest raffles in the tri-state area--literally hundreds of dollars in cigar related merchandise given away at each event. If you haven't made the trip to The 88 Club, what are you waiting for? The next…


Added by me on May 2, 2010 at 7:11pm — No Comments website growing!

Please check out the new website exclusively for cigar and pipe tobacco enthusiasts. The address is and the site is updated weekly with new events, reviews and info. Bookmark the address so you can visit often. The first Havana Night at… Continue

Added by me on March 19, 2010 at 1:24pm — No Comments

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