May 2012 Blog Posts (10)

Gurkha Event at House of Cigars – 5/26/2012

We showed up to the Event a bit early. Paul and Tasha were still setting things up, so we settled in with a new Gurkha cigar and coffee, and just relaxed for a little bit. Paul set up an awesome spread of food, as well as the Gurkha products.…


Added by Bethany Strickling on May 29, 2012 at 7:47am — 1 Comment

Memorial Day Weekend Cigar Patriotism!

Since it’s the Memorial Day Holiday Weekend here in the US,  I thought I’d throw together a little list of serious threats to our rights, those same rights that Americans laid down their lives to protect.  So in between great cigars and holiday weekend fun, take a moment to remember all those who’ve paid the ultimate price, and honor them by doing your best to prevent our liberties from being trampled!

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Added by Craig Vanderslice on May 26, 2012 at 8:27am — No Comments


The Gurkha Cigar Group has rolled out several new blends in the past year aimed at the brick-and-mortar market. We’ve reviewed a couple of them – Royal Challenge and Seduction – previously, and now we take on perhaps ...the fullest-bodied of the group, the Cellar Reserve. As with just about every Gurkha…


Added by Jason Zahner on May 25, 2012 at 7:59pm — No Comments

The Cigarmy - A quick summary of my nephew's visit to look for places in FL to have a cigar...

This past week, my nephew came down to visit for our 4th annual Cigar Week.  Each year, I take a week off work when he comes down from Tennessee, and we putter around the state of Florida visiting a number of cigar shops, manufacturers, or any other events that happen to be going on at the time.  This year, we…


Added by The Cigarmy (Kip) on May 19, 2012 at 9:43am — No Comments


Cigar Stats: The Reposado en Cedros filler is Honduran, Nicaraguan, and Dominican (Piloto Cubano), the binder is a Connecticut Broadleaf, and the wrapper is a specially aged and treated Ecuadorian Sumatra. It is offered in three sizes: Sueno (5.25×54, MSRP $6.69), Liso (7×49, MSRP $6.99), and today’s selection, a figurado…


Added by Jason Zahner on May 18, 2012 at 10:40pm — No Comments

COVERING YOUR ASH: Macanudo Cafe Gigante

When you think of the Macanudo brand of cigars, you will most likely think of a smoking experience that’s on the mild end of the taste spectrum. And while Macanudo has lately been making an effort to broaden its portf...olio of offerings, its bread-and-butter products remain mild-tasting sticks such as the Cafe. While this cigar has been around for a while, the Macanudo…


Added by Jason Zahner on May 10, 2012 at 12:43pm — No Comments

The Cigarmy's goofy giveaway - May 2012

Well, it's time again for a giveaway, and I pulled out a really goofy mode of entry this time around...

No – it’s not the Jeep.  But, we seem to have skipped a month with our giveaways, so it’s definitely time for another one.  This month, I have a couple of items for the winner(s) to choose…


Added by The Cigarmy (Kip) on May 5, 2012 at 8:39pm — 1 Comment

Cigarmy Review - illusione f9

According to the illusione cigars website, “The concept behind Illusione Cigars was to re-create a specific taste profile from years past.  Before the Sandinistas took over Nicaragua in 1979, Nicaragua was growing some of the…


Added by The Cigarmy (Kip) on May 3, 2012 at 8:44pm — No Comments

A Namakubi, a Guillermo Leon and a Liga Privada

Sunday was a beautiful day, and we had plans to attend our grand-daughter’s first birthday party at my daughter’s house.  After I finished publishing Sunday’s installment, I had just enough time to relax in the sunshine with a cigar.  This was one of those circumstances where the cigar selection is very important, too large a cigar and there’s not enough…


Added by Craig Vanderslice on May 2, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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Added by Mark Sandstrom on May 1, 2012 at 3:06pm — No Comments

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