Cigar Review

Cigar Review: Casa Magna Liga F Toro by Quesada

I have smoked a number of Quesada Cigars over the years and there were a couple of standouts from the past. I am partial to the Oktoberfest Limited Release, especially when paired with a nice dark beer. The Casa Magna Colorado was the first of the Casa Magna line and the Liga F (F stands…

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30 Clear the Air: A Simply Stogies After Show

Tim welcomes James and Nick back to another Simply Stogies After Show to dig in a little deeper on the latest episode of Simply Stogies Podcast with their guests Jonas Santana and Miyagi Montes of Blackbird cigars. [arve url=”https://rumble.com/embed/v4rccre/?pub=14sdft” /]

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Cigar Review: Patina Cigars’ Oro de Nicaragua Toro Extra

Mo Maali, owner of Patina Cigars, announced in February of 2024 that he was adding a new core line to Patina’s portfolio: The Oro de Nicaragua. Now, for those of you who have lived in Chicago, Oro de Nicaragua might sound familiar. In fact, that was the name of a line from My Father for…

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29 Clear the Air: A Simply Stogies After Show

Welcome back! Tim brings James and Nick back to the microphone to wrap up the 2024 PCA Trade Show coverage. Each provides their thoughts on how it all went down, their favorite cigars, and take a few minutes to look into the future of their coverage during the show. [arve url=”https://rumble.com/embed/v4o97kh/?pub=14sdft” /]

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Episode 125: PCA 2024 Part 2

We have quite the lineup for part 2 of our coverage of the PCA 2024 Convention and Trade Show, sponsored by My Old Kentucky Herf. We begin with Nick at the General Cigars booth. He talks with Macanudo, CAO, Cohiba, Sancho Panza, and Matt Booth. Nick then heads over to Freud Cigar Co. and speaks…

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Cigar Review: Micallef Blue

The Micallef Blue is a follow-up release of the Black from last summer. I have smoked a number of Micallef Cigars over the years and I believe that they are severely underrated. I appreciate the business discipline that they follow in keeping a strong relationship with their customer base through communication and releases such as…

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28 Clear the Air: A Simply Stogies After Show

Tim brings James and Nick back to Clear the Air to talk about the latest episode of Simply Stogies Podcast with Brooks Whittington of halfwheel. The trio discuss Festival Del Habano and the associated cost, The Cuban people and economy, and lastly American tipping culture. [arve url=”https://rumble.com/embed/v4hyibh/?pub=14sdft” /]

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Cigar Review: The Conqueror by ADVentura Cigars

In my local cigar lounge, I was immediately taken by the packaging of this cigar. The box this cigar comes in is shaped like a boat, which is something that I had never seen before.  Because of this, not only did I want to try the cigar, I wanted to learn more about ADVentura cigars…

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27 Clear the Air: A Simply Stogies After Show

Join Tim (aka, the Secret Sauce) and James as they reflect on the most recent episode of Simply Stogies Podcast with William from Cigar Coop. The episode is hard to follow, because it is just that good. Tim gives Coop some grief (and props) and forces James to conduct some self reflection. Live Long, “The…

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Cigar Review: La Vereda by Crowned Heads

This is the most expensive Crowned Heads cigar to date. At just over $20 for the No. 54 (close to a toro), getting three of these for this review was a hard pill to swallow but I didn’t hesitate too much as I have really enjoyed many of the recent releases from them. Crowned Heads…

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