Cigar Reviews

Stolen Throne Crook of the Crown

Mike reviews the new brand on the scene – Stolen Throne Crook of the Crown. See if the boys from Virginia made a stogie that belongs in your humidor.

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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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David’s Fine Tobaccos

OVERVIEW ADDRESS:   9759 University Avenue Clive, Iowa PHONE #:   (515) 278-8701 HOURS:   Monday – Thursday 10AM-8PM                   Friday & Saturday 10AM-9PM Sunday 12PM-6PM BOOZE AVAILABLE:   N DRINKS AVAILABLE:   Coffee, water, soda (water and soda are for sale) FOOD AVAILABLE:   Snacks (for sale) SPECIFICS SMOKING LOUNGE:   Y WALK-IN HUMIDOR: …

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Habano Cigar Lounge Davenport

OVERVIEW ADDRESS:   432 E 4th St, Davneport, Iowa PHONE #:   (563) 888-5477 HOURS:   Sunday – Thursday 11AM-12AM                   Friday & Saturday 11AM-12AM BOOZE AVAILABLE:   N DRINKS AVAILABLE:   Water & Coffe FOOD AVAILABLE:   Milkshakes (coming soon!) SPECIFICS SMOKING LOUNGE:   Y WALK-IN HUMIDOR:   Y SPONSORED LOUNGE:   N OUTDOOR SMOKING AREA: …

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Episode 22: Two Lounges

Recorded at Capital Cigar Lounge (5505 S 16th St Ste 100, Lincoln, NE 68512) I sat down with the owner, Tony Goins, and the owner of Cigarz Lounge (800 Q St #104, Lincoln, NE 68508),  Stacy Williams. We also had Capital’s lead bartender Kelly, and their head humidor coach, Jeff. We discussed how both lounges…

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L’Atelier Cote d’Or 2017 L.E.

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   [vitola name] SIZE:   [##” x ##] ORIGIN:   [country of origin] FACTORY:   [factory] WRAPPER:   [wrapper] BINDER:   [binder] FILLER:   [filler] STRENGTH:   [strength] SOURCE: [source] ENVIRONMENT WHERE: [location] WHEN: [date/time] DRINKS: [bev] WEATHER: [weather] WHAT’S ON: [what’s on] PRODUCTION RELEASE TYPE  [release type] ORIGINALLY RELEASE DATE  [OR release date] TOTAL PRODUCTION Typical Box Size:     Boxes of [##] Production…

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Foundation El Gueguense

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Corona GordaSIZE:   5-5/8″ x 46 ORIGIN:   NicaraguaFACTORY:   Tabacos Valle de Jalapa S.A. WRAPPER:   Nicaraguan Corojo 99BINDER:   Nicaraguan Corojo 99FILLER:   Nicaraguan Corojo & Criollo from Estelli & Jalapa STRENGTH:   Medium SOURCE:   Jungle Jim’s ENVIRONMENT WHERE:   Three-Season Porch at Home WHEN:   January 12, 2017 @ 10 AM DRINKS:   Starbucks Dark Roast WEATHER:   Super windy morning but great temperature…

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Isabela Time-Traveler 2019 Limited Edition

OVERVIEW VITOLA:   Corona SIZE:   6-1/2″ x 42 ORIGIN:   Nicaragua FACTORY:   Small fabrica outside of Condega, Nicaragua WRAPPER: Small-farm Ecuadorian Connecticut Desflorada; Aged Nicaraguan dark Prieto Habano; aged Nicaraguan maduo BINDER:    Aged sourced small-farm Nicaraguan medio tiempo FILLER: Aged sourced small-farm Nicaraguan medio tiempo, unripe ligero and Corojo STRENGTH:   Full SOURCE: Samples provided by Isabela Cigar Company…

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Episode 21: Isabela Time Traveler 2019 Review

I announce the first Patreon exclusive content from Simply Stogies Podcast called, Tales from the Lounge, is now available for Patreon supporters! To become a Patron of Simply Stogies Podcast please go to https://www.patreon.com/simplystogies and sign up to get instant access to this new bonus content! I welcome simplystogies.com Content Director and Lead Reviewer, Mike Breig, to…

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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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