Monthly Archives: October 2012

Your shaving brush and you:

Tip of the day: After using your shaving brush for the morning scrape, make sure not to stand it up on its end. Whatever water is left in the bristles will soak into the glue, eroding away your fine silver … Continue reading

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Saint Crispin’s Day!

This day is called the Feast of Crispian. He that outlives this day and comes safe home Will stand a-tiptoe when this day is named And rouse him at the name of Crispian. He that shall see this day and … Continue reading

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Avo Robusto

Avo Robusto Anyone who has smoked with me knows that I am a big fan of the robust size, and this Dominican did not leave me disappointed. The Avo had a pre-light aroma of oak and leather, with a bit … Continue reading

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The Wild Geese …

The Wild Geese Irish Soldiers and Heroes – Rare Irish – Long name, with an even longer taste. This malted blend from the famed Cooley’s distillery in County Louth, Ireland is brand new to the market, and hard to find … Continue reading

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The Real Reason we pair Wine with Cheese

Read this earlier this morning and I found it pretty interesting. I always like learning the science behind things like this – it allows you to know WHY things go together, without the expense or time associated with learned aquisition. … Continue reading

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Know Your Suit! Notched Lapel vs Peaked Lapel

Know your suit! Peaked vs. Notched lapels If you’re like most men, you pick your suit based on how it looks and how it fits. You know what you like, and you know what feels good, but that is about … Continue reading

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Comisario Tequila Anejo

    Comisario Tequila Anejo Tequila, like many hard liquors, has gotten a bad reputation from ignorant young people who don’t know how to drink, or appreciate a good spirit. Good tequila, and especially an Anejo, is not to be … Continue reading

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Berger & Argenti Mooch

 Berger & Argenti Mooch The Berger & Argenti Mooch is a cigar that has been in my humidor for quite some time now, and I had just never had occasion to smoke it. I am not overly familiar with B&A … Continue reading

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Rockey Patel The Edge Maduro

                        Rocky Patel The Edge, maduro Immediate impression was that this cigar had a great feel and texture. The gorgeous Maduro finish was almost black, and not without a … Continue reading

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Oliva Serie V

Oliva Serie V, 6 x 56 torpedo The first time that I had an Oliva Serie V, it was right after they were released, and my cigar was lit by none other than Representative Jose Oliva… before the election, of … Continue reading

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