Archive for January, 2013

Ditka Kickoff Series The Coach Super Toro – Cigar Review

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The Mike Ditka Kickoff Series is a new line of cigars from Camacho which honors the football legend, Mike Ditka. Within the series are three separate blends, which each honor a different stage of Ditka’s career. There is The Hall of Famer, The Player, and the Coach which I am reviewing today. Each of these [...]

ACS NFL Big Game Challenge

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Along with our ACS Big Game Pool we have decided to run a Big Game Challenge! If you didn’t hear about the Big Game Pool you can check out the post here. It was limited to only 100 entries and filled up in just about 3 days, and as a result we had some people [...]

Ditka Kickoff Series The Player Robusto – Cigar Review

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The Mike Ditka Kickoff Series is a new line of cigars from Camacho which honors the football legend, Mike Ditka. Within the series are 3 separate blends, which each honor a different stage of Ditka’s career. There is The Hall of Famer, The Coach, and the Player which I am reviewing today. Each of these [...]

My Uzi Weighs A Ton (MUWAT) Digital Son 6 – Cigar Review

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The MUWAT Digital Son 6 is the newest addition to the My Uzi Weighs A Ton line. The news of the release was first reported by Cigar Coop and Leaf and Grape. The Digital Son 6 is being made exclusively for Outland Cigars in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Digital Son 6 is a 5 x [...]

NAT SHERMAN NAMED OFFICIAL CIGAR OF THE FOOD NETWORK SOUTH BEACH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL CELEBRITY CHEF GOLF TOURNAMENT

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NEW YORK, NY (January 29, 2013) – Nat Sherman, tobacconist to the world since 1930, has been selected as the official cigar partner for the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival’s Celebrity Chef Golf Tournament presented by Benchmark Hospitality International hosted by José Andrés. Taking place on February 23rd at the legendary Turnberry Isle Miami, the culinary, wine [...]

Inception 288 – Cigar Review

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Today I am reviewing the Inception from JSR Cigar Distributors. The Inception is offered in three sizes, the 518 which is a corona, the BCD which is a torpedo, and the 288 a robusto which I am reviewing today. The Inception features a Nicaraguan Cuban seed Criollo 98′ wrapper, a Costa Rican Cuban seed Criollo 98′ [...]

Sunday Links – 1/27/13

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Here we are again, the end of another wonderful week. I’d like to thank everyone who signed up for our Big Game Pool, I was amazed how quickly we were able to fill it up. We got all 100 entrants in just a few days, I’m going to get the images of all the prizes [...]

L’Atelier LAT 52 – Cigar Review

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The L’Atelier LAT 52, 54, and 56 were introduced at the 2012 IPCPR. L’Atelier is french for “The workshop” and is the result of a collaboration by K.C. Jonson, Dan Welsh, and Sean “Casper” Johnson, with some close involvement from Pete Johnson (Tatuaje). They released both the L’Atelier line, two new sizes to the Surrogates line, [...]

Tequila Avion and Nat Sherman Cigar pairing at the Townhouse

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On Tuesday, Jan. 23 Nat Sherman hosted an event where Co-Founder of Tequila Avión, Jenna Fagnan, and Executive Director of Retail & Brand Development of Nat Sherman, Michael Herklots, partnered up to offer bartenders and media a special pairing experience with Tequila Avión and Nat Sherman cigars. While Scotch is the traditional choice, guests discovered the [...]

La Hermandad by El Primer Mundo – Cigar Review

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The new La Hermandad by Primer Mundo was featured at the 2012 IPCPR in Orlando, Fl. I was recently given a sample by Sean Williams, the owner of El Primer Mundo. The new La Hermandad is being made in the Dominican Republic by Abe Flores in the PDR factory. I’m quite familiar with Abe Flores’ [...]

ACS NFL Playoff Challenge Part 3 Results!

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Last week we not only posted up a contest for the NFL Championship games, we also put up a post about our Big Game Pool! Our Big Game Pool has already filled up since Friday night, and we will be writing up a post about the prizes this week. For this final part of the [...]

601 La Bomba Atomic – Cigar Review

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The 601 La Bomba is the “powerhouse” in the EO Brands line up. It is an attractive Nicaraguan puro named after “The bomb” in spanish. Not surprisingly, each vitola in the line is named after an explosive of some sort. Today I am reviewing the 6 x 60 Atomic, but there is also the Napalm, [...]

Sunday Links – 1/20/13

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Happy Lazy Sunday guys! Tonight is the big night and I can’t wait to watch the 49ers vs the Falcons and the Ravens vs the Patriots. I’m planning on heading up to a lounge and firing up an Undercrown and a nice Perdomo 20th anniversary Sun grown while I watch the games. What does everyone [...]

Vega Fina Master 2012 – Cigar Review

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The Vega Fina Master 2012 is single vitola, limited edition release from the Vega Fina brand. Past releases include the Vega Fina Jose Seijas, and the Vega Fina Sumum 2010 (which was originally only a European release, but this year was released to the US). I was intrigued by the new Master 2012, since I [...]

ACS Big Game Pool

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This Sunday we will see who will get to take part in the Big Game! Here at A Cigar Smoker we have been running a contest each week which combines Man’s two great loves in life, football and cigars. During these contests we have given away several 5 packs of cigars, ashtrays, cutters, travel humidors, [...]

Tarazona Cigars announces the release of the Cubanacan Habano

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MIAMI, FL, January 16, 2013 – Building off the success of its Cubanacan Connecticut line, released at IPCPR 2012, Tarazona Cigars is announcing the release of the Cubanacan Habano As with the Connecticut, the Cubanacan Habano will be available in five vitolas and housed in boxes of fifty. MSRP for the Cubanacan Habano will be [...]

ACS NFL Playoff Challenge Part 3!

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Welcome back to the last round of the A Cigar Smoker NFL Play off Challenge! This weekend the 49s and the Falcons will face off along with the Ravens and the Patriots to see who will get the chance to take part in Super Bowl XLVII. Yet more is a stake here than just seeing [...]

Room101 Big Delicious

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West Palm Beach, Florida – In a continuing effort to create limited runs of premium cigars blended by the industry’s top manufacturers, Smoke Inn Cigars of South Florida proudly presents its sixth installment of their MicroBlend Series™,Room101 Big Delicious™. The Room101 Big Delicious™ cigar will be a 6.25” x 42-54 Torpedo with a shaggy foot. [...]

ACS NFL Playoff Challenge Part 2 Results!

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Last week we ran another ACS NFL Challenge, this time for a cigar which is quite a rarity. Up for grabs was a La Flor Dominicana Meaner Digger, a double ligero barber pole, which was limited to only 2012 cigars in total! (Check out my review of it here) Once again we had a lot [...]

Sunday Links – 1/13/13

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Happy Sunday fellow brothers of the leaf! My favorite link this week is about Cigar shop and lounge etiquette from Cigar Advisor. Cigar Advisor often posts great editorials about Cigar smoking, but out of all the ones I’ve read this has to be my favorite to date. It is all about how often regulars take [...]

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