Fitness and Cigars ?

Cigar Thought of the day My real job is managing a fitness center. I often hear from clients and friends how do you justify smoking

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Sometimes we don’t always get to things

Cigar Review: I reviewed  the Caldwell Gibraltar Extra robusto this past November 2016 and then totally forgot about the smoke. Does this mean the cigar

Super Bowl or Super Cigar?

Cigar Review Heading to the Lone Wolf Cigar Lounge shortly to see the Pats hopefully win. Still not decided what cigars to bring to the

It’s all about the cigar

Cigar ReviewThis was a prize winner from Cigar Aficionado several years  back.  I originally tried it and thought it was a good smoke but not

Best Cigar of the year, so far.

Cigar ReviewBrand/ Name of Cigar: Montecristo/ Pilotico/ Pepe MendezCountry of Origin: NicaraguaSize: 6.2 x 52Wrapper: Ecuador SumatraBinder: DominicanFiller: Dominican, Nicargua Shape: Toro Price: Purchased from

Feedback , the good kind

Apparently my comments about cigar business practices hit the mark with several of my fellow cigar mavens. I received several twitter responses about the nature

Bad cigars and bad music

I have been a Dead head for years listening and attending dozens of events since 1971. As much as I have enjoyed the band, there

Favorite Cigars of 2016

If I wait any longer ,  my favorite cigar list of 2016 will be blogged in 2017. Here we go. A couple of ground rules.

Black is Black/ Cigar review San Lotano Maduro Toro

Years ago, I thought maduro cigars were the greatest thing. Perhaps because they were different from what I was used to .  In 2011 I

Cigar stash for the holidays

Partegas Sirie D filling the coffers Top of the heap Habanos getting crammed in my humidor                  

Real American Knowlege/Sage advice

“A good cigar gives a wise man time to think and a fool something to put in his mouth. “Mark Twain

Out of the box?

I was with several of my cigar friends today at the Lone Wolf Cigar Lounge, when a friend went to the humidor and came back

A great link for alcohol and cigar pairings from Famous Cigars.

Sometimes we like our cigar to have a complementary beverage which enhances the enjoyment of the smoke.Famous Cigar, a well known cigar catalogue company has

Special Thanks to Lone Wolf Cigars

A big thank you to Dave Weiss and Lone Wolf Cigars who contributed cigars for the annual Porter Valley Country Club Charity Classic.  Lone Wolf

You get what you need

Cigar Review La Palina Cigars, El Ano 1896 Oscuro The name of this cigar does not roll off your tongue very easily. Cigar marketing has

Good to the last puff

Cigar Review: El Rey Del Mundo, Choix Supreme A good cigar will make the grade if you smoke it every day or once a month.

No flash in the pan

AJ Fernandez came on like gang busters several years ago with the San Lotano brand. Similar to rock  bands who have been around for years

The nation’s capital has cigar cool

JR cigars is a cigar juggernaut , one of the biggest retailers and catalogue venders in the United States. I was in Washington DC for

Evil Twin?

Cigar Review: Foyle Toro Maduro This is a cigar I could not figure out. I will explain my statement in the review.  There are cigars

The Big Question/ not about the cigar

Cigar Review: Foyle Pudao Before we start this review a few words about the impending FDA regulation changes.  The heavy hand of the FDA is

Quick hitter Foyle Cigars

Just smoked a Foyle maduro belicoso at the abobe which was a good way to spend an hour and change listening to the Red Sox

A cigar with body and soul

This is the time of the year where cigar manufacturers are releasing hundreds of new brands. The powerhouse cigar companies, the boutiques, just about anyone

Not pretty but…….

J. Fuego Origen, 4 pack Sampler This is a very funky looking smoke with a quirky nature to it. However, what it lacks in looks,

Cigar oasis in Watertown , Ma.

As much as I enjoy cigars, I enjoy meeting cigar folks even better. Going back to Boston to visit family and friends, I made  time

Who is that bearded dude?

Cigar mavens take themselves sometimes far too seriously. We all like what we smoke and have opinions about our cigars  but if someone disagrees ,

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