Spotlight: Crowned Heads Cigars

At this point in your life you’ve probably moved from one place to another and had to make some pretty big changes. We all know how hard it is to be the new guy in town. Some people just have the ability to adjust correctly and take it by storm. In the cigar world, that […]

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6 True Cigar Men of Hollywood

Let’s face it, when you think badass the first thing that comes to mind isn’t always celebrities and hollywood, but that doesn’t always mean that there aren’t some pretty badass celebrities out there lighting up. Most people put them up on a pedestal but that doesn’t mean they don’t light up just like the rest […]

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Kickin’ Ash with Kayla: Black Market by Alec Bradley

Construction Carefully crafted in the Tobacos de Oriente factory in Danli, Honduras, the Black Market was trotted out for the first time during the 2011 IPCPR. This solid, dark chocolate-colored stick comes dressed in a giant sleeve-style band that covers the majority of the wrapper leaf. Underneath the sleeve, the wrapper leaf is slightly mottled […]

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Staff Picks and Pix: Jeff

Staff Picks: Jeff Casseus Position: Customer Service Manager Where did you grow up? In the state of Florida. Favorite Candy? Gummy Bears.  Wanna make me happy?  Send me gummy bears.  Animal? Lion Movie? Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai.  Haven’t seen the move?  Check it out.  You probably won’t like it but hey, to each his own. Band? Kanye West!  Oh […]

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Kickin’ Ash with Kayla: Relic by AJ Fernandez

Construction A.J. Fernandez, need I say more? I have never smoked a stick blended by this man that I did not like. For those of you unfamiliar with A.J., he is the mastermind behind such brands as San Lotano, Pinolero, Diesel, Ave Maria, Man O’ War, Fallen Angel, etc. The Relic Robusto is masterfully blended […]

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Kickin’ Ash with Kayla: Flor de Olivia Gold Cigar

Construction The bargain based line of the much-loved Oliva brand; Flor de Oliva and Flor de Oliva Gold are designed for the cigar smoker on a budget. The Flor de Oliva Gold cigar is rolled in a nougat-colored Connecticut shade-grown wrapper. The wrapper leaf is fairly asperous but appears smooth and silky. There are a […]

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