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Gurkha Warlord Hard to Find But a Keepsake

Posted by Blazing Bill on 19th Jun 2019

In the stogie world, Gurkha cigars are synonymous with exclusivity and prestige. They are among the most expensive cigars in the market. Gurkha cigars have often been associated with royalty and celebrities. In fact, these stogies are so badass, they were the official smokes for Bill Clinton in the White House, what?! That’s how Gurkha Cigars ended up coining the “Rolls Royce of Cigars” title.So, if you decide to indulge in a Gurkha cigar, expect to spend a pretty penny. However, don’t let … read more

Davidoff Mini Cigarillos, Luxurious Smokes

Posted by Blazing Bill on 7th Jun 2019

Ever so often, the craving for a premium smoke hits when you don’t have enough time to clip a full-sized stogie.And you know a sophisticated palate will not fall for a vile flavoured mass-market cigarillo. So, what brand of cigarillo will satisfy the craving?This is a question that lingers on a majority of cigar aficionados.Well, we cracked the code! Davidoff array of mini cigarillos is the best way to go.A little Davidoff HistoryDavidoff Mini Cigarillos are manufactured in Netherlands and … read more

San Lotano Requiem Maduro | Gotham Cigars

Posted by Blazing Bill on 31st May 2019

San Lotano Requiem Maduro is not a new cigar. This cigar has been around since 2011. But do not knock it just because its been around for a while. This bad boy is still as popular as when it was first released.A Little HistorySan Lotano Requiem Maduro is a cigar line from the San Lotano Series by AJ Fernandez.Until the San Lotano Series, AJ Fernandez had been creating cigars and blends for third-party manufacturers. The San Lotano Series is very dear to him because it is the first cigar br … read more

Bellas Artes Cigar by AJ Fernandez Nicaraguan Hybrid

Posted by Blazing Bill on 23rd May 2019

In the cigar world, no one blends like AJ Fernandez. This master blender is arguably the most sought-after blender of this era. So, when cigar lovers caught wind of a new proprietary blend from AJ Fernandez, feverish exuberance was obvious.AJ Fernandez announced the release of Bellas Artes in early 2016. Bellas Artes is the Spanish phrase for “Fine Arts” and this cigar is nothing short of phenomenal.A Little HistoryAJ Fernandez of AJ Fernandez Cigars is a living legend. A third-generation … read more

Oliva Connecticut Reserve Cigars | Gotham Cigars

Posted by Blazing Bill on 14th May 2019

One of the best Connecticut Shade Cigars?How does one describe perfection?When Oliva decided to temporarily deviate from their norm of making full-bodied cigars to a mild one, cigar enthusiasts had no idea what was in store for them.Oliva Cigar Co. is a cigar giant renowned for exquisite full-bodied stogies featuring flavourful Nicaraguan blends and a myriad of impressive wrappers.Lovers of the leaf cannot get enough of Oliva’s perfectly constructed cigars with aristocratic knock-out flavou … read more

The Top Selling Cigar Tins Right Now | Gotham Cigars

Posted by Blazing Bill on 30th Apr 2019

There is always a reason to have a smoke. Try as you may, you will never run out of excuses to have a cigar.The problem is time. Often the craving strikes for a stogie but you are just too busy to take a 2-hour break. This is why we have cigarillos.A cigarillo is basically a mini version of the full-size cigars you pack in your humidor. But these babies are meant for smoking on the move.In the past, cigarillos were machine-made, mass-market, cheapo little cigars made for anyone who didn’t … read more

Why Try CAO Flavored Cigars? Gotham Cigars

Posted by Blazing Bill on 1st Apr 2019

Flavored cigars are the fastest growing sector in the cigar market. The flavoured cigars of yester years featured crap tobacco in homogenized wrappers and no binder. But the flavoured cigar game has changed.Gone are the days when flavoured cigars meant cheap, machine-churned stogies with a sickening noxious taste. Now, flavoured cigars particularly the CAO Flavors line feature hand-rolled premium smokes with legit top-shelf tobacco blends and exquisite taste. A Little CAO HistoryCAO, an ac … read more

Joya de Nicaragua Silver 50th anniversary

Posted by Blazing Bill on 15th Mar 2019

Once again, the cigar world is in the presence of royalty. The Joya de Nicaragua Silver is a new release cigar produced by Joya de Nicaragua for their 50th anniversary.Joya de Nicaragua Silver was released in July 2018 at the IPCPR 86th Annual Convention. It joins the Joya family of decadent cigars full of flavour and complexity.A little History…Joya de Nicaragua is a cigar conglomerate that has been in the cigar business for, well, 50 years. The history of Joya de Nicaragua is filled with war, … read more

Learn how to Store Cigars Without a Humidor!

Posted by Blazing Bill on 1st Mar 2019

A cigar man is a different calibre from the rest of the population. From the first day you smoke a stogie, whether its gifted or bought, you enter a new realm of living.A cigar collection, in my opinion, compares to that luxury car that you love and refer to as a “she”. You like to make sure “she” is clean and waxed and never left in the sun for too long.Cigars require a similar level of care. You need to maintain specific levels of temperature and humidity to preserve their taste and fres … read more

The Rise and Popularity of the Russian Cream Flavor!

Posted by Blazing Bill on 8th Feb 2019

Ever so often, the cigar world experiences a quirky new flavor that catapults itself from new to beloved in a matter of months. Cigar manufacturers constantly revamp their brands in a bid to attract a new kind customer. These innovative moves birth interesting flavors that sweep lovers of the leaf off their feet. One such flavor is the Russian Cream. What is Russian Cream? Russian Cream is a perfect storm of rich chocolate and cream tang on a bed of fleeting liquor, vanilla and vo … read more