Tag Archives: Smoking

Casa Cuba Cigar Review

Casa Cuba – robusto Dominican Republic The pre-light feel and aroma of the Casa Cuba is soft and oily, with a bit of a give to it. Smells of aged tobacco, leather, and soft earth. The Casa Cuba Lights up … Continue reading

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How I smoke, or, The Art of Smoking a Cigar

What do I look for when I smoke a cigar? How do I evaluate it? I have had some questions recently as to how I rate or evaluate the cigars that I smoke, and overall, what I look for in … Continue reading

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Where have all the Matchbooks gone?

Where have all the matchbooks gone? Not long ago we had a power outage in my area, and as with any good prepared family, we broke out the flashlights and candles and went about our business without much fanfare or … Continue reading

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Psyko seven robusto – Ventura cigar company

Psyko seven robusto – Ventura cigar company I did not have a favorable initial impression of this cigar primarily because of the extravagant marketing behind it. I am a fan of Ventura Cigar co, and they have had some excellent … Continue reading

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Heirloom Pipe Cleaning Solution

I must first apologize if the title of this post is a bit misleading. This is not a solution for cleaning heirloom pipes. The solution itself is an heirloom. Somewhat not surprisingly, I am not the only connoisseur of fine … Continue reading

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Pipes – Something to get you started

Pipes: The image of a man smoking a pipe initially brings up an idea of a stuffy professor or a Victorian detective; someone from a bygone era or a pompous elite. These days, with the recent resurgence of retro cool … Continue reading

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Kristoff Maduro Cigar Review

Kristoff Maduro The Kristoff Maduro has a very sweet pre-light aroma, with traces of honey and vanilla. It is firm to the touch, without any oil or give. The first thing that is noticeable is the tight pig tail at … Continue reading

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