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Top Five Avo Cigars and a History of Avo

"I have always loved beautiful music. Then I found the cigar. A good cigar is like music. Now I have two loves." -Avo UvezianAvo Uvezian was a larger than life man who excelled in the two loves of his life; cigars and music. Whether he was composing a symphony or consulting with Hendrik Kelner on the next palatable Avo release, this man was t…

Perdomo 10th Anniversary Champagne, A Decadent Affair

Perdomo is known for high-end, full-bodied smokes that tag on true aficionados’ heartstrings. And Perdomo, the man, is not shy about fronting blends that are off the beaten path. There is one Perdomo cigar though. The Perdomo 10th Anniversary Champagne. This cigar is as delicious as it is mysterious. And you know what they say about mystery. W…

The Exquisite Perdomo Lot 23 Review

In a largely flooded cigar market, it is difficult to come up with something truly unique. And this, in my opinion, is what separates ordinary blenders from the masters. Perdomo Lot 23 was a daring experiment that went really well. Bet I have piqued your interest. Here is the story.Perdomo Lot 23 HistoryNick Perdomo and his large portfoli…

Deadwood Cigars & the Three Crazy Sisters

The cigar market is pretty saturated. Worse still if you are trying to come up with a new and interesting flavor profile. Ultimately, it depends if you have the cajones to put something new out into the market. Speaking of something new and exciting, have you tried Deadwood Cigars?Deadwood Cigars by Drew Estate are the very definition of new a…

Top Premium Cigars of 2020

At this point, we can concede that 2020 has been an unusual year. With the Covid-19 pandemic still ongoing and all the lock downs around the world, we must hold on to the familiar things that bring us comfort. For me, it’s a fine Camacho Connecticut.We decided to compile this list of the top premium cigars for 2020, so you have a go-to list wh…

How to Smoke Cigars Like a Pro

CuttersIn truth, you can never call yourself an aficionado unless you know some specific rules and etiquette about smoking a cigar. However, no one really tells you what you should or shouldn’t do. But you can be sure that novice mistakes will be noticed. Cigar aficionados pride themselves in knowing how to smoke a cigar like a pro. These…

ACID Cigars, Not Your Typical Flavored Smoke

Flavored cigars have a reputation. So much so that cigar aficionados couldn’t be caught dead with one. But that was before ACID cigars. Before ACID cigars came into the market, flavored cigars were nothing more than mediocre mass production smokes with nauseating flavors and beyond terrible quality. ACID cigars changed all that with f…

Top 5 AJ Fernandez Cigars

Choosing the top 5 AJ Fernandez cigars is no easy feat.Why, you ask?Because AJ Fernandez is a blending savant, the man has been churning premium 90+ rated cigars for years. Some pretty tasty blends for his portfolio, as well as top-notch contract blends. In fact, it is safe to say blenders like AJ Fernandez are the stuff of movies and lege…

The Best Ashton Cigars By Rating

We love to rate things; cars, clothes, experiences, even friends. Favorites make enduring the less “refined” things more tolerable. Personally, I have a rule when it comes to cigars. Life is too short to endure a bad cigar. For this reason, I had rather not smoke any cigar than have a crappy “every day” cigar.Luckily there are plenty of pr…

Camacho Cigars, a Powerhouse Brand That Endures

Whenever we are gabbing about cigars and our all-time favorite brands, Camacho is always on the list. Hailed for its exquisite Cuban-Esque hand-rolled stogies, Camacho has for decades satisfied both mellow and bold flavor profiles with effortless full-frontal all-out flavors. It is truly a powerhouse brand. If you are unfamiliar with the C…

Fuente Fuente OPUS X, Opulent and Rare

What comes to mind when you hear of Fuente Fuente Opus X? I'll tell you, a primal pride that crescendos into a titillating aristocracy at being one of the few people to experience such a cigar. A bit much? I think not. Consider this, Fuente Fuente Opus X cigars debuted 25 years ago. To this day, they are still the most sought-after ci…

The Humidor Supreme Collection

Cigar smoking is an expensive affair. It is not a “wham bam thank you ma’am” kind of affair either. It is a long-term loving commitment between a person and their cigars. What do I mean?Cigars require more than just basic care. These babies are premium products that need equally premium TLC to thrive. If you are a cigar newbie, the…