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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…

Review of Chillin’ Moose by Foundry Tobacco Company

Chillin’ Moose is one of those names that just jump out at you. Especially when you see that laid-back moose on the band. Imagine it kicking back in its posh demeanor enjoying a fine cigar. I reckon it is utterly impossible to think of it without coming up with puns. Go on, give it a try.Well, just so you know, I may or may not try a few m…

Rocky Patel Cargo, Budget Friendly Bundles

Rocky Patel is a living legend in the cigar world. In truth, his creations feature prominently in top cigars lists year after year. Also true is the fact most Rocky Patel cigars are quite pricey. They are not your everyday smokes that you can give away all willy-nilly. There are, however, some little-known budget-friendly cigars in the Roc…

Review of H. Upmann by AJ Fernandez

It is a common consensus, in the cigar world, that AJ Fernandez can do no wrong. I am obliged to agree.Obviously, not everyone loves AJ Fernandez and his creations. But whether you love AJ or love to hate him, the truth remains; the man knows his stuff. Nowadays, it is virtually impossible to shop for top cigars without coming across one o…

Gotham’s Picks For The Best Cigars Of 2019

Its that time of the year again when we reveal our picks for the best cigars of 2019.In a word, 2019 has been a great year for cigar enthusiasts. With releases such as Dias de Gloria by AJF, H. Upmann 15th Anniversary Limited Edition, and JFR Lunatic Loco, this has been quite a year.Picking the best cigars of 2019 has certainly not been easy.…

The AVO LE05 30 Year

As AVO Cigars celebrates its 30th Anniversary, cigar enthusiasts are scrambling to grab a box of the AVO LE05 30 Year cigar. The AVO LE05 is AVO's most revered brand of all time. Some cigar connoisseurs say it was their most potent, too, but…I don't know. A lot of time has passed since the original AVO Limited Edition 2005 (AVO LE05) was…

Rocky Patel ALR 2nd Edition: Aged, Limited, Rare

Rocky Patel sure knows how to create a buzz. The release of Rocky Patel ALR 1st Edition was phenomenal. These delicately-aged scrumptious smokes were in and then gone before we could blink.If you missed out on the Rocky Patel ALR 1st Edition, don't fret. You still have a chance to grab the 2nd Edition.If you did get the 1st Edition, then you kn…