Cigar Accessories

Episode 25: REVIEW: Stolen Throne’s Crook of the Crown Robusto

I welcome SimplyStogies.com lead cigar reviewer, Mike Breig, back to the show. Before we dive into our reviews, we discuss Micallef Cigars shipping a cigar without a name and how that translates to their open letter released earlier this year. Mike and I then give our in-depth review of Stolen Throne’s Crook of the Crown…

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Episode 23: Habano Cigar Lounge Davenport, Iowa

I get to sit down with Freddy Allan, owner of the brand new Habano Cigar Lounge in Davenport, Iowa. We talk about what it takes to open a cigar lounge, the hurdles that have to be overcome, and his vision for Habano Cigar Lounge. Freddy also owns four other cigar shops in Chicago and the…

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ProjectCarbon – “Grand Panda” Travel Case

In a sea of many cigar travel case, ProjectCarbon stands out with their design and style. Find out if this is the right travel case for you, even with their not-so-cheap price point.

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Colibri Julius Double Soft Flame Lighter

A soft flame lighter is not a very popular option for lighting your cigar of choice but Colibri has given us the Julius Double Soft Flame Lighter in an attempt to change our minds. How will it stack up? Should you add this to your collection? Tim gives us the nitty-gritty in this review.

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Episode 15: The Hobby Within the Hobby

James begins this episode with several big announcements! James announces interviews with Jeremy Casdagli of Casdagli Cigars and Pete Johnson of Tatuaje Cigars. He also announces a contest with pupperdor.com. Details and rules of the contest are found in this episode! Thank you to Pupperdor.com for sponsoring this contest. Have you ever wondered why there…

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Wineador 101

Wineador 101 Why a Wineador? There are many options available when selecting a humidor, what makes a Wineador special? The biggest advantage is its ability to maintain a programmed temperature. Choosing a Wineador There are 2 things to consider when looking for a Wineador: Size – How many cigars to do plan to store in…

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Humidor Seasoning

Humidor Seasoning This post is to help you to understand why you need to properly season your wooden humidor and how to do so. I recommend that you read the HUMIDOR 101 post before venturing into this to familiarize yourself with humidors in general. Background You just got your first Spanish Cedar humidor. That’s great! You can’t…

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Episode 10: Boveda Butler Review

I recall how I was gifted with something completely unexpected by a great BOTL before jumping into Facebook cracking down on the buying/selling/trading/private transactions of cigars. As I discuss Facebook’s shift in policy, I land on Netflix cutting down on scenes that portray tobacco use. This underscores the need to support groups like the Cigar…

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Boveda Butler

Boveda’s Smart Buttler is just one of many pieces of technology that allows you to monitor what’s going on in your humidor without having to physically opening the lid. Getting what you pay for is the theme in this review brought to you by James.

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