Archive for December, 2010

Gurkha Black Dragon: I Want One

I don’t even have to try the cigar to want one. The mere mention of the name makes me want to light one up right now. Doesn’t it just evoke a sense of excitement, a quickening of the blood? Gurkha Black Dragon. That sounds wonderful! Tom Johansmeyer recently reviewed this cigar at Luxist, and this is what he has to say: The box alone suggests that the contents are fascinating. Slick black with orange trim, the only reason you disturb the presentation is because you know what's inside. The Gurkha Black Dragon Tubo cigars sit within, each ...

More On Cigar Lounge Etiquette

In the previous post, I posed some question that will help you analyze your knowledge of cigar etiquette. Here are a few more that, hopefully, will help you realize whether or not you are one of those stogie lovers that irritate the crap out of every other person in the cigar lounge. When your mobile phone rings, where do you take the call? A better question might be, do you take the call at all? Sometimes, the cigar lounge is just like the movie theater. People hate interruptions such ...

Do You Know Your Cigar Lounge Etiquette?

Courtesy is something that some people just don’t get. Some simply do not care, while some are just not aware. If you are going to a cigar lounge to enjoy a smoke, you should know the basic etiquette that is expected of you. How well do you know your cigar lounge etiquette? Ask yourself these questions and find out! If a conversation is going on when you enter the lounge, what do you do? Some people would probably sit down and observe for a while, maybe join in when they feel like it. Others might immediately ...

Montecristo White Especial No. 1

If you are looking for a high quality mild cigar, I have the perfect suggestion for you. Why don’t you try out the Montecristo White Especial No. 1 cigar? The length of this cigar is 6 5/8 inches – just right for a long leisurely smoke. The ring gauge is 44 and it has an Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade wrapper. That is, the wrapper has a pale creamy tan color, which gives you an idea of just how mild the flavor is. The binder is Nicaraguan ...