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Half Ashed Episode 086: My Father Flor de las Antillas

Good day, folks.  I'm having to dig out the wayback machine to even post this episode.  We recorded this on October 3rd, but after a week off I still failed to get it posted.  None the less, here it is for...
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90%Points Overall

Review: Casa Fernandez JFR XT Corojo

I recently had the opportunity to sample a few upcoming blends from Casa Fernandez.  First up is the extension for the company’s JFR (Just For Retailers) line – the JFR XT Corojo.  This cigar is also...
Roberto P Duran Cacique Guama
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Review: Roberto P. Duran Cacique Guama

I recently received a few samples of the new eponymous Roberto P. Duran line announced earlier this year.  The line was presented as a progressively medium to strong cigar, estimated to be 20% stronger than...
la aurora

La Aurora Celebrates by Giving Back

LA AURORA TO DONATE 11 CENTS FOR EVERY PICTURE RECEIVED VIA SOCIAL MEDIA IN SUPPORT OF THE FIGHT AGAINST DIABETES One picture, eleven cents: #LA111th. La Aurora turns 111 years old this yeartoday and wants...
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Half Ashed Episode 084: Bolivar Regentes

Welcome to Episode 084 of Half Ashed, featuring one of Craigs faves as our Cigar of the Week.  Of that cigar, Craig says: My favorite small cigar. These earthy and mildly sweet stick packs a lot of fun into...
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Half Ashed Episode 083: Unbanded #018

I apologize for such a late (2 weeks) post of this episode.....which means, by the way, that you'll be getting TWO episodes in rapid succession this week.  I've been pretty tied up with preparing for my...
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Half Ashed Episode 082: Guest Barry Stein

Welcome to Episode 082 of Half Ashed, featuring special guest Barry Stein of Two Guys Smoke Shop and The Cigar Authority.  Craig was traveling this week, Barry graciously agreed to sit in and host with me....
joya de nicaragua

Half Ashed Episode 081: Joya de Nicaragua Dark Corojo

Welcome to Episode 081 of Half Ashed when we'r featuring the Joya de Nicaragua Dark Corojo - specifically, the "El Martillo" vitola.  This week we review this cigar during the show, as well as cover several...
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Half Ashed Episode 080: Bolivar Belicoso Fino

Good evening and welcome to Episode 080 of Half Ashed, featuring the Bolivar Belicoso Fino as our Cigar of the Week.  Through a shipping mishap, I (Kip) was without the featured cigar so I partook of a...