La Barba Purple

La Barba Purple Cigar Review – A Living, Breathing Moment

A living, breathing moment, that’s how Tony Bellatto and Craig Rossi describe a cigar on their La Barba Cigars website. I don’t disagree with that statement. If you have been following boutique cigar lines for anytime in recent history then you are familiar with the La Barba brand founded in 2010. Like many boutique lines,[…]

Viaje Zombie Antidote

Viaje Zombie Antidote Collectors Edition Cigar Review – I Needed Help!

Let’s get one thing straight, I don’t believe in Zombies and I don’t watch or like Zombie movies or TV shows. Maybe I am in a small percentage of people but I am not worried about a Zombie Apocalypse. I figure if there was such an event we have plenty of Marvel Super Hero’s to[…]

Four Kicks Mule Kick 2017

The Crowned Heads Four Kicks Mule Kick 2017 LE Cigar Review

Jon Huber and The Crowned Heads cigar company is giving us another kick in the head with the latest release of the Four Kicks Mule Kick 2017 limited edition cigar. It has been a few years since the company has released an amped up version of their classic Four Kicks line. It has been 5[…]

Viaje Exclusivo Leaded Double Edged Sword

Viaje Exclusivo Leaded Double Edged Sword Cigar Review – A Connoisseur’s Cigar

A few months ago I was notified I placed #2 in the Ambassador Cigars and Spirits Lounge,  March Madness contest and received a gift certificate for the shop. Now not knowing the next time I would  be in the Troy, MI – I contacted the Ambassador team and asked if they would cash in my certificate[…]

Patoro Serie P

Patro Serie P Cigar Review

I remember meeting Dr, Pablo Richard several years ago at the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) Associations annual show and the one thing that sticks in my mind was what a fine gentleman Dr. Richard was. We spent time discussing cigars, the Patoro brand, and how he found himself in the cigar business. I[…]

The Ambassador Cigars and Spirits Lounge

The Ambassador Cigars and Spirits Lounge Review

Earlier this week, I left the sunny shores of Melbourne, FL to head up to the frigid cold and snow of Troy, MI.This was not my first trip to Troy, or to the state of Michigan, so I kind of know my way around  the area.  After a long day of meetings and dinner with[…]