Cigar Rights: What doesn’t belong with the others?

It feels kinda like Sesame Street. You’re shown a bunch of pictures and you need to figure out how it doesn’t belong. In this case, we’re talking about the use of cheap “cigars” to be used as blunt wrappers but a law that doesn’t narrow the specification down. I mean, come one. Do they really […]

Cigar Review: A visit on the Potomac

Cigar Name: CAO America Potomac (5 x 56) Cigar Description: Connecticut Shade and Broadleaf Maduro around filler from Dominican, Nicaragua, Italy and USA Cigar Strength: Full Review of the Cigar itself: Since moving to the USA, I’ve become more and more fascinated by America and the people that make up this vast and varied land. […]

Cigar Review: The Whites, Part 4 — Maduro

Cigar Name: Los Blancos Maduro Robusto (5 x 52) Cigar Description: Nicaraguan Wrapper around Nicaraguan filler Cigar Strength: Mild-Medium Review of the Cigar itself: This is the last of the Los Blancos Robusto cigars I got in the 4 pack. The wrapper is a near-black dark chocolate color, oozing with lush oils. This wrapper was […]

Cigar Review: The Whites, Part 3 — Criollo

Cigar Name: Los Blancos Criollo Robusto (5 x 52) Cigar Description: Nicaraguan Wrapper around Nicaraguan filler Cigar Strength: Medium-Full Review of the Cigar itself: After doing a bit of work this morning, I decided to give another of the Los Blancos a go. The construction wasn’t as smooth as the others and again a couple […]

September Poll: Are you a member of CRA?

While most people get their cigar community from online mechanisms, one of the things we can do is support each other to ensure that we continue to have the right to enjoy a fine smoke now and again. This is especially true now that the FDA controls the promotion of tobacco products. While I recognize […]

Cigar Review: The Whites, Part 2 — Sumatra

Cigar Name: Los Blancos Sumatra Robusto (5 x 52) Cigar Description: Indonesian Sumatra wrapper around Jalapa Valley (Nicaragua) and Jamastran Valley (Honduras) Cigar Strength: Mild-Medium Review of the Cigar itself: After spending last week in San Francisco (entry about the Cigar Bar and Lounge pending), I figured it’d be time to continue with the “Whites” […]