Cigarnival is Dead! Long Live Cigarnival!

By |February 11th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, News|

Recently, Famous Smoke Shop who puts on the annual Cigarnival event at their facility, announced that they are ending Cigarnival. Smokey Butts and I, with little c.gar (my son) and Ben-Jammin (little c.gar's best friend) attended the Cigarnival event in [...]

Cigar Event Carnival Cruise Dominican

By |February 4th, 2016|Cigar Events, Smokey Butts' Blog|

If you ever find yourself on a Carnival Cruise in the Dominican Republic one of the shore excursions is a tour of La Flor Dominicana Cigar Factory.. Here's the excursion details from the Carnival Website.   Explore a charming village and [...]

2015 Cigar of the Year-Redux

By |January 29th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Cigar of the Year, Cigar Resources|

Dang there are a lot of sites that create their own 2015 Cigar of the Year list! This is a second listing including more of the 2015 Cigar of the Year selections by various magazines and websites. You can view [...]

Christie Vetoes Increasing New Jersey’s Smoking Age to 21

By |January 22nd, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, News|

On Tuesday, Governor Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would increase New Jersey's smoking age from 19 to 21. Bills to increase the smoking age are the in thing now in many states. This is the first time that we've [...]

Cigar Event: CIGARfest 2016

By |January 15th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Cigar Events|

Cigars International recently released the dates for CIGARFest 2016. The mega-herf is April 27, 2016 through May 1, 2016 and most events take place at Split Rock Resort in the Poconos, PA. This is a spectacular event that Smokey Butts [...]

2015 Cigar of the Year-A Compendium

By |January 8th, 2016|C.Gar's Blog, Cigar of the Year, Cigar Resources|

Below is a table with a list of the 2015 Cigar of the Year selections by various magazines and websites. While we don't review cigars except for our own single Cigar of the Year published in early January, we certainly [...]

Cigar Intel 2015 Cigar of the Year

By |January 2nd, 2016|Cigar of the Year, Smokey Butts' Blog|

Since 2013, we've been posting our choice for Cigar of the Year. Our selections are typically a highly sought after rare cigar that you can only get by traveling from cigar lounge to cigar lounge, searching the back rooms and upper [...]

Cigar Event: Puro Sabor Nicaragua 2016

By |January 1st, 2016|Cigar Events, Smokey Butts' Blog|

Not so much an excursion as an event, the Puro Sabor Cigar Festival is held in Nicaragua starting January 12th. Highlights: The 5th year of the event. 3 days and nights 7 farms Here's the Intel from the Puro Sabor [...]

How to Light a Cigar: Not as Simple as it Sounds

By |December 26th, 2015|C.Gar's Blog, Cigar College|

Introduction on How to Light a Cigar Lighting a cigar is simple, right? Not so fast, bubba. Did you know there are a number of different methods to light a cigar? This article discusses four methods on how to light a [...]

Cigar Advisor Releases 2015 CA Report: The 5 Most Prominent Cigar Flavors

By |December 18th, 2015|C.Gar's Blog, Cigar College, Cigar Resources, News|

Cigar Advisor has just published a new article entitled "2015 CA Report: The 5 Most Prominent Cigar Flavors," by Copywriter Jonathan Detore. Cigar Advisor is an online cigar magazine that brings a fresh and down-to-earth perspective on all things cigars [...]