PuffingCigars.com - Cigar Reviews, Cigar News, and Cigar Culture - Part 33
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BYOC (Bring Your Own Cigar)
December 23, 2009 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
BYOC (Bring Your Own Cigar)

As an official supporter of the local tobacco brick and mortar shops across the world it is important to know the etiquette when it comes to BYOC (Bringing in Your Own Cigar).
Many of the frequent …

La Flor Dominicana L-200 Cabinet Oscuro
December 21, 2009 – 8:12 am | One Comment
La Flor Dominicana L-200 Cabinet Oscuro

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra
Filler: Dominican Republic
Size: Corona (4 7/8 x 40)
Strength: Full

Construction: This toothy wrapper is oily, dark and beautiful to stare at. The tobacco was packed heavy and you will not find any soft spots …

Cohiba v. Cohiba
December 17, 2009 – 12:00 am | One Comment
Cohiba v. Cohiba

(CN) – A Cuban government-owned tobacco company won its 12-year legal battle to stop a U.S. cigar producer from using the Cohiba name and trademark in the United States. A federal judge in Manhattan once …

Di Fazio Maduro
December 15, 2009 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
Di Fazio Maduro

Wrapper: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua & Honduras
Size: Robusto (5 x 52)
Strength: Mild-Medium

Construction: The Di Fazio Maduro looks good enough to take a bite out of. The wrapper seems to be made out of dark chocolate with a …

Di Fazio Connecticut
December 8, 2009 – 12:00 am | 26 Comments
Di Fazio Connecticut

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut
Filler: Nicaragua & Honduras
Size: Torpedo (6.12 x 52)
Strength: Mild

Construction: I always find my self staring at the blond silky wrapper as it sits nestled between the dark maduros in the humidor. The Di …

Quick Roundup
December 3, 2009 – 8:30 am | Comments Off
Quick Roundup

Here is a quick roundup of some interesting cigar news with a little bit of added commentary from puffingcigars.com.
California
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger donated $553 worth of cigars to his own office last month “to be used …