Black Works Studio Green Hornet, Stinging the Competition

Black Works Studio Green Hornet, Stinging the Competition Since swarming onto the cigar scene in 2015, Black Works Studio has been creating tasty smokes much to the delight of the boutique fanbase. In 2016, The Green Hornet was originally released as an event only stick, as a follow up to the widely popular Killer Bee. […]

Nomad Fin de los Mundos, End of the Worlds

Nomad Fin de los Mundos, End of the Worlds Just about 5 years ago, the Nomad Cigar Company burst onto the cigar scene with great sticks and unconventional catchy names. Fred “GodFadr” Rewey, founder of Nomad, is not your typical Cigar company guy. What I mean by that is, he’s not the 5th generation, didn’t […]

Avo Improvisation, Spontaneity at it’s Finest

Avo Improvisation, Spontaneity at it’s Finest Creativity is one of those things they say, either you have it or you don’t. Artist, musicians, architects, etc. have a knack for imagining things, then transforming them into a presentation for the world to see. What I’ve found is that these people tend to be creative far beyond […]

Partagas 1845 Extra Oscuro: Lots of History, Lots of Flavor

Partagas 1845 Extra Oscuro: Lots of History, Lots of Flavor When is the last time you said, “the company that’s been around for 172 years” ? I can tell you, I’ve never made that statement. Well at Partagas, it goes without saying. A company rich in history and tradition, Partagas has been delighting the palate […]

Muestra de Saka, Sampling Greatness

Muestra de Saka, Sampling Greatness Quite a few years back, I had a mentor who helped me progress in my young career. Whenever I completed a project or looked for advice on a decision, he would always ask me one question. Would you put your name on it? For me to say yes, I had […]

HVC Black Friday, Let the Season Begin

HVC Black Friday, Let the Season Begin For some of us, Black Friday marks the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Some folks have made it a tradition to rush the local shopping centers just hours after overeating and watching football. For HVC, it means a different tradition. Since 2015 HVC has been releasing a […]

La Galera Maduro, Exceptional Flavor Secured

La Galera Maduro, Exceptional Flavor Secured Well this has been a great ride. The La Galera blends have been wonderfully pleasing. Today, I’ll be smoking my last blend in the line up, the La Galera Maduro. I save the Maduro for last, mainly because I tend to favor Maduros. For La Galera, most of their […]

La Galera 1936 Box Pressed, Establishing Foundation

La Galera 1936 Box Pressed, Establishing Foundation La Galera’s impressive line has been a work of art. So far, I’ve smoked through more than half the line and haven’t had a bad one yet. Today, I’ll be smoking the 1936 Box Pressed Torpedo. Previously I, smoked the 80th Anniversary. While both cigars commemorate the beginning […]

La Galera Connecticut, Where the Magic Happens

La Galera Connecticut, Where the Magic Happens Today, I will be switching up the gears a bit. I will be kicking off a series of blogs on the cigar brand La Galera. I’m pretty excited about where this ride takes me and the buzz on these sticks has been positive. So, without further ado, let’s […]