Cigar Review: Cohiba Connecticut

Country of Origin: Dominican Republic Factory: General Cigar Dominica Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Binder: Mexican San Andres Filler: Brazilian Mata Fina / Dominican Piloto Cubano & Olor / Nicaraguan (Jalapa) Length: 5

Cigar Review: H. Upmann AJ Fernandez

Cigar Reviewed: H Upmann AJ Fernandez Country of Origin: Dominican Republic? Factory: Tabacalera A.J. Fernandez (Nicaragua) Wrapper: Ecuador Sumatra Binder: Corojo ‘99 Filler: Criollo ’98 / Piloto Cubano Length: 6” Ring Gauge: 54

Cigar Review: Drew Estate Liga Privada T52

Country of Origin: Nicaragua Factory: La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate Wrapper: Stalk cut Habano Binder: Brazilian Mata Fina Filler: Nicaraguan and Honduran Length: 5” Ring Gauge: 54 Vitola: Robusto Released in 2009,

Pairing Review: The Pawn of Prophecy, Drew Estate Liga Privada T52, and Gentleman Jack

There is something comforting about this pairing. The Pawn of Prophecy by David Eddings is a book that I’ve read and re-read since my youth,

Cigar Review: Guardian of the Night – Nightwatch

Made by: Aganorsa Wrapper: Nicaraguan Shade Grown Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Nicaraguan Ring Gauge: 44 Length: 6”   The Guardian of the Farm Nightwatch is an

Pairing Review: Nevernight – Guardian of the Night, Nightwatch, and Glenfarclas 21 Year

I paired Jay Kristoff’s Nevernight with Guardian of the Farm: Nightwatch because the night time tie in tickled me. What better than a book about

Pairing Review: The Four Suitors, Montecristo Platinum, & Disaronno

I paired The Four Suitors with a Montecristo Platinum in honor of the royalty involved in the story and a Disaronno for its low ABV,

Pairing Review: When Heroes Rise, Rocky Patel Decade and Dewar’s White Label

When Heroes Rise Written by: Trever Bierschbach  Series: N/A ebook: 179 pages  Publisher: Gray Raven Press  Publication Date: 01/03/2019 ISBN-10: 1733559000 ISBN-13: 978-1733559003  Genre: Short

Did You Know? Florida and the Cigar Industry

In the 1830s, small scale commercial cigar rolling operations were started in Florida by Cuban immigrants. The first cigar factory was established in Key West

Artist Introduction: Melva Houston

Yesterday I attended the 33rd Annual Carolina Blues Festival at LeBauer Park in downtown Greensboro, NC. With an array of artists, local and international, the

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