Review: 5 Vegas Series ‘A’ Apotheosis

Photo via cigarsinternational.com Numbers are the name of the game with this cigar.  Tobacco from 4 different countries are aged for 4 years before being rolled together and rested for an additional 6 months to produce the 5 Vegas (Pronounced Cinco Vegas) Series ‘A’ Apotheosis cigar.  Fillers from the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Nicaragua areContinue reading “Review: 5 Vegas Series ‘A’ Apotheosis”

Review: Ramon Bueso Genesis The Project Toro

Photo via cigarsinternational.com Have you ever heard stories about musicians like Pharrell Williams who were known for writing some very famous hits for others, but then finally stepped out and wrote songs for themselves?  Well inthe cigar world, Ramon Bueso was a ‘behind-the-scenes’ type who since 1977 has had a hand in some amazing blendsContinue reading “Review: Ramon Bueso Genesis The Project Toro”

Scotch 101: Tasting Whisky

It sounds snooty right? The “correct” way to taste a beverage.  From wine, to whisky, to beer, to even water (there are water sommeliers?!?), there’s all kinds of people out there to tell you exactly what you should be tasting when it comes to your beverage of choice.  Now I will say this article wasContinue reading “Scotch 101: Tasting Whisky”

Review: Monkey Shoulder

Photo via scotchwhisky.com It’s not often you find a distillery named after an injury, but apparently Monkey Shoulder breaks the mold in a couple ways.  For reference, according to their website, the name “monkey shoulder” comes from an old story from the history of making scotch:  “malted barley is turned by hand by malt menContinue reading “Review: Monkey Shoulder”

Review: LFD 50th Anniversary Oro 2018

Photo via halfwheel.com The Tobacconists’ Association of America, started in 1968, is an exclusive group of approximately 80 of the most influential and highest volume tobacco retailers in the country.  Every year they get together to decide on what exclusive lines they want to release under the TAA name, and La Flor Dominicana usually popsContinue reading “Review: LFD 50th Anniversary Oro 2018”