Monthly Archives: January 2009

Three Blind Cigars Wrap-Up

Now what everyone has been waiting for… the results of the Blind Review Challenge that my buddy Matt of Matt’s Cigar Journal and I participated in.  Basically we gave each other three cigars, one inexpensive, one medium priced and one … Continue reading

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Manufacturer Spotlight – Gurkha

Gurkha, the Rolls Royce of Cigars (self proclaimed), has an interesting history.  Gurkha (Beach Cigar Company) is helmed by Kaizad Hansotia, who is a man with a penchant for the flamboyant and luxurious.  Gurkha is known for the intricate humidors … Continue reading

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Blind Review #6

This is my first part of a series of blind reviews that I am doing with my buddy Matt from Matt’s Cigar Journal. We each exchanged three cigars and the goal of this little “experiment” is to conduct an unbiased … Continue reading

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Blind Review #4

This is my first part of a series of blind reviews that I am doing with my buddy Matt from Matt’s Cigar Journal. We each exchanged three cigars and the goal of this little “experiment” is to conduct an unbiased … Continue reading

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Blind Review #2

This is my first part of a series of blind reviews that I am doing with my buddy Matt from Matt’s Cigar Journal. We each exchanged three cigars and the goal of this little “experiment” is to conduct an unbiased … Continue reading

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Cigar Accessories – Toys for the Aficionado

Whether it be a cutter or a lighter, it’s important to get the best item for your money. Below are essentials necessary (OK, some are superfluous) to truly enjoy your cigars. Cigar Cutters – unless you are smoking Phillies Blunts, … Continue reading

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Three Blind Sticks – The Blind Review Challenge

It’s time to put money where my mouth is, well not really. I was chatting with my good buddy Matt at the store a while back. And as always we were waxing philosophic on how well we new cigars, general … Continue reading

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2008 Zen Cigar of the Year – The Cruzado

The “Zennie” goes to Dion Giolito, the mastermind behind the Cruzado, the 2008 Zen Cigar of the Year! This took some deliberation as there were many great cigars in 2008. In fact, i would say this is a banner year … Continue reading

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