05/27/2021 – Casa Cuevas Cigars and Gulf Stream Brewing Company

A special night for all the members that were in attendance at our May 27th event. Our group was among the first in the country to sample the upcoming Patrimonio blend from Casa Cuevas Cigars. The cigar was excellent… sweet, creamy, nutty and just the right amount of pepper to keep you engaged. Construction wasContinue reading “05/27/2021 – Casa Cuevas Cigars and Gulf Stream Brewing Company”

4/29/2021- Oliva Cigars and Twin Peaks Hollywood

In April, the Cigar Board was lucky to have Albert Sosa with Oliva Cigars, an amazing venue like the new Hollywood Twin Peaks location and Cigar Snob Magazine along to take photos of the event; all converge on one night. It was a spectacular event and we are so thankful to Luz Normand and theContinue reading “4/29/2021- Oliva Cigars and Twin Peaks Hollywood”

J.C. Newman Factory Tour and Ybor City – March 2021

For Spring Break this year, I packed up the family and with some close friends, also a BOTL, we headed to the west coast of Florida for a few days. We settled on the Treasure Island area and I knew no trip to Tampa would be complete without a stop at J.C. Newman’s El RelojContinue reading “J.C. Newman Factory Tour and Ybor City – March 2021”

03/18/2021 – Aganorsa Leaf Tasting Event with Terence Reilly

On Thursday, March 18, 2021, the Cigar Board gathered at Cafe Vico in Ft. Lauderdale to enjoy an evening of fine food, good drink, and excellent cigars. Working with Luz and the team at Neptune Cigars, we asked if Terence Reilly from Aganorsa Leaf could join us and walk us through a tasting event. TerenceContinue reading “03/18/2021 – Aganorsa Leaf Tasting Event with Terence Reilly”

Are you a Connoisseur?

January 2021 Pack Beginning in January 2021, Abe and the crew at Smoke Inn rolled out a new monthly club for cigar connoisseurs looking to test their abilities in blind smoking tests. Visit Smoke Inn to sign up for your own Connoisseur pack. What follows below are my notes * and photos of the January 2021 inaugural pack. RememberContinue reading “Are you a Connoisseur?”

01/28/2021 – Board Meeting with Orlando Gee from the Divine Leaf

We had the pleasure of meeting with Orlando and Rick with Divine Leaf. Both of these guys are super passionate about their cigars and we had a great night speaking with them and learning about The Divine Leaf. Visit The Divine Leaf and sign up for their monthly box of eight (8) cigars for $55.

01/21/2021 – An evening with Reinier Lorenzo from HVC Cigars

On Thursday, January 21st, the Cigar Board hosted Reinier Lorenzo from HVC Cigars. The session was recorded and posted on our YouTube Channel for future viewing. The Cigar Board and our followers would like to thank Reinier for joining us and speaking so candidly about his start in the cigar industry, blending philosophy and inseminatingContinue reading “01/21/2021 – An evening with Reinier Lorenzo from HVC Cigars”

PDR 1878 CAPA MADURA TORO 6 x 52

PDR Cigars is a boutique cigar manufacturer based in the Dominican Republic and has been in business for over a decade. Under the watchful eye of Abe Flores, PDR has garnered several rewards for their blends. PDR is committed to providing aficionados with quality cigars at reasonable prices and boasts of using the “entubado” methodContinue reading “PDR 1878 CAPA MADURA TORO 6 x 52”

10/22/2020 – Aladino Cigars & Tribeca Restaurant Lounge

Hi Board Members. Here are some of our images from our event at Tribeca Restaurant Lounge. Thanks to Joaquin the gang from Aladino and Daury’s and his brother for hosting us. Everything was excellent! Make sure to pick up your Aladino cigars from Tribeca Restaurant Lounge or Neptune Cigar Superstore Group.