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Weekly Smoke & Bourbon: 02/17/20 – 02/23/20

This week’s pairing combines the nutty sweetness of American Barrels Kentucky Bourbon with the bold and peppery Oliva Melanio. “Whiskey is by far the most popular of all remedies that won’t cure a cold.“ Jerry Vale Overall Impressions: This was more of an untraditional pairing, where we combined a full-bodied Oliva Melanio cigar with a “nutty” bourbon that has a…

Weekly Smoke & Bourbon: 02/03/20 – 02/09/20

This week’s pairing combines the zesty flavors of Monkey Shoulder Batch 27 with the smooth and creamy La Perla Habana Black Pearl Cobre Gordo. “By the cigars they smoke, and the composers they love, ye shall know the texture of men’s souls.” John Galsworthy Overall Impressions: This was a neat pairing, the creamy smoke from the Pearl, mixed nicely with…

Electric Arc Lighter – Will It Light A Cigar?

In case you haven’t been keeping up to date with the latest in lighter technologies, there is a new type on lighter on the block that is begging for attention. Let’s take a close up look at the “electric arc lighter” and see what all the fuss is about. This style of lighter is an attractive one on initial view,…

Weekly Smoke & Bourbon: 08/25/19 – 08/31/19

This week’s pairing combines the sweet flavors of Crown Royal Salted Caramel with the mild and spicy Romeo Y Julieta – Reserva Real. “There are two things a man never forgets – his first love and his first cigar.” John Bain Overall Impressions: The Reserva Real and the salted caramel create the makings of an excellent mild and relaxing evening.…

Which Cigar Cutter is Right for You?

There are a plethora of ways you can cut your cigar to enjoy it. Some use a guillotine cutter, others a punch. For real savages, you can use the tip of a ballpoint pen or even your teeth. No matter your preference, let’s cover some of the more “common” methods of cigar cap removal, so you can make an informed…

Key-organizers: Useful or Useless?

When it comes to “key organizers” there are a plethora of options on the market, from the Key Bar to the Key Smart, each bringing some advantages and disadvantages over the competition. One question that came to my mind when I started becoming more self aware of what I was touting around daily was “are key organizers even useful?”. Growing…

Weekly Smoke & Bourbon: 08/11/19 – 08/17/19

This week’s pairing joins the dry smokiness of Johnnie Walker Blue Label with the robust flavors of the Diamond Crown Maximus. “A fine cigar is just like a woman. If you don’t light it up just right and suck on it with a certain frequency, it will go out on you.” Unknown Overall Impressions: The Maximus comes in strong with…

Tactical Humidor – Practical or overkill?

The “tactical” humidor was something I was gifted when I first got in the cigar game. I remember opening this thing up and assuming it was some sort of cool tactical gun case for a 380 or something. After loading this case up and putting it through its paces for the last year or so, I think this pelican case…

Extended Controls Kit for Glock – Glock Store

Introduction: In my search for an extended slide release for my Gen 4 Glock 19, I found this complete extended controls kit from the Glock Store. Working on making some additions to my “Gucci Glock” build, they have this kit in Titanium Nitride as well to add a little bit of shine and match my barrel. Added the kit to…

Weekly Smoke & Bourbon: 07/28/19 – 08/03/19

This week’s pairing brings together the sweet Jim Beam Vanilla with the bold and rich blend of tobacco from the La Herencia Cubana CORE. “I’ve got a great cigar collection – it’s actually not a collection, because that would imply I wasn’t going to smoke every last one of ’em.” Ron White Overall Impressions: The harmony of the sweet vanilla…

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