Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces the Return of “Pope of Greenwich Village” for Smoke Inn

Drew Estate and Smoke Inn are once again teaming up to release “Pope of Greenwich Village,” for the Smoke Inn Micro Blend Series of cigars. Smoke Inn’s Micro Blend Series is a collection of rare, small batch cigars that Smoke Inn’s owner, Abe Dababneh, creates in collaboration with some of the premium cigar industry’s top Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces the Return of “Pope of Greenwich Village” for Smoke Inn[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Final Episode – Honest Abe Dababneh – Smoke Inn

In this 2020 season wrap up of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with Smoke Inn owner – Honest Abe Dababneh and discusses the history of the cigar lounge chain, online cigar business, and the upcoming virtual 2021 Great Smoke. We also talk about the Stogie Press top cigars Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Final Episode – Honest Abe Dababneh – Smoke Inn[…]

Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Announces Jane Doe 2.0

Once again, the Protocol Cigars team has an unidentified Jane Doe. This second release of the Jane Doe series is named Jane Doe 2.0. Like the original Jane Doe, the blend is described as: Wrapper: Unidentified Blinder: Unidentified Filler: Unidentified Jane Doe is the name given to unidentified females until identification can be made at Read more about Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Announces Jane Doe 2.0[…]

Cigar Review: Nestor Miranda Special Selection Coffee Break – Rated 90

Originally released tot he market in 2006, the Nestor Miranda Special Selection was taken off the market in 2014 a part of an overhaul and branding refresh. Five years later, Nestor and his Miami Cigar & Co. team re-introduced the blend in 2019 as part of the company’s 30th anniversary, and I for one, am Read more about Cigar Review: Nestor Miranda Special Selection Coffee Break – Rated 90[…]

Cigar Review: Perdomo Barrel Aged Maduro Epicure – Rated 95

When it comes to premium cigars, age is your friend and in the case of the Tabacalera Perdomo Habano Bourbon Barrel-Aged Maduro, age was key to the success of this blend. The Barrel-Aged Maduro is one of three barrel aged blends the company offers. The other two are the Connecticut and the Sun Grown. Besides Read more about Cigar Review: Perdomo Barrel Aged Maduro Epicure – Rated 95[…]

Cigar News: Stogie Press Launches the “Taking it to the Nub” show with Shirtless Mike and Boston Jimmie

This past Saturday, February 29, 2020 – Stogie Press launched the “Taking it to the Nub” cigar show that is planned for Saturday evenings at 7 PM eastern. Each weekly episode features Stogie Press contributor, “Shirtless Mike Holmes” and Stogie Press Editor in Chief “James – Boston Jimmie – Vita” along with special guests in Read more about Cigar News: Stogie Press Launches the “Taking it to the Nub” show with Shirtless Mike and Boston Jimmie[…]

Cigar Lifestyle: Shirtless Mike’s Epic 31st Birthday Weekend – By Mike Holmes

As I sit back and reflect on my birthday weekend I feel one thing – gratitude. I am eternally grateful to have been blessed enough to make it to see the age of 31. This past weekend I traveled to West Palm Beach, via Greyhound Bus, to attend the Smoke Inn’s massive cigar event “The Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: Shirtless Mike’s Epic 31st Birthday Weekend – By Mike Holmes[…]

Cigar Review: The Hand Gripper by Moya Ruiz Cigars – Rated 92

Earlier this year I had the opportunity to attend the Smoke Inn Great Smoke in West Palm Beach, FL and by now you have read my recap on this outstanding event. The package of goodies was awesome, but while I was there I secured myself a box of the new Hand Gripper cigars from Moya Read more about Cigar Review: The Hand Gripper by Moya Ruiz Cigars – Rated 92[…]

Cigar Review: Alec Bradley Magic Toast – Rated 93

If you visit the Alec Bradley website, you will see the following quote from Alan Rubin, owner of Alec Bradley Cigars: “A star in born. Alec Bradley Magic Toast got its name on a night forever etched in my memory. That’s the night, I saw for myself, by flashlight, a crop that was beyond belief. Read more about Cigar Review: Alec Bradley Magic Toast – Rated 93[…]

Michael Noelle Leatherworx

Product Review: Michael Noelle Leatherworx

Last month while I attended the Smoke Inn Great Smoke 2019, I had the pleasure of speaking to Bryon C. James, who had a vendor booth showcasing his leather works creations for the cigar enthusiast. The name of the company is Michael Noelle Leatherworx and from what I saw, his products were well crafted, functional, Read more about Product Review: Michael Noelle Leatherworx[…]

Cigar Review: La Palina Blue Label TAA 2018 – Rated 92

Last year was a busy year for Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA) exclusive cigars. There were 21 cigars including including 14 limited editions and 7 on going releases. The list represented 20 premium cigar makers. One of those brands was La Palina cigars who followed their 2017 Bronze Label with the introduction of the Blue Read more about Cigar Review: La Palina Blue Label TAA 2018 – Rated 92[…]