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Cigar of the Month (November 2015): Montecristo Edmundo

Cigar of the Month (November 2015): Montecristo Edmundo

Many of you will be aware of the renowned wine and cigar critic called James Suckling. His views in the cigar world are greatly respected, and his knowledge of Habanos is not matched by many people. A few months ago he named his Cigar of the Year for 2014, it was the Montecristo Edmundo.
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Cigar of the Month (October 2015): Romeo y Julieta Churchill A/T

Cigar of the Month (October 2015): Romeo y Julieta Churchill A/T

In the cigar world we often make big claims about cigars, and easily throw around phrases like “classic” and “legendary” which really should be reserved for less cigars in order to preserve their true meaning. The RyJ Churchill cigar however, truly is a legendary and classic cigar. It dates right back to its initial release in the 1950s and has fluctuated a little in that time in terms of its quality. I'm told that in the early 2000 years the quality was lower than now.
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 Cigar of the Month (September 2015): Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure no.2

Cigar of the Month (September 2015): Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure no.2

Without doubt the Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure no.2 is one of the most popular cigars in the world, and is nothing short of being one of the best robustos ever made.
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Cigar of the Month (July 2015): Oliva Serie V Melanio

Many of you will already know that Cigar Aficionado magazine feature a Top 25 cigars list each year. And whilst we don't agree with some of their choices, they haven't gone far wrong with the 2014 winner, the Oliva Serie V Melanio Figurado.
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Cigar of the Month (June 2015): Partagas Serie D no.6

The D6 is a new addition to the Partagas line up and at just 3.5 inches long ​is the shortest in their range since the discontinued Half Corona in the 1970s. It is basically the younger brother of the legendary and rather delicious D4. Both share the same 50 ring gauge which makes it slightly fatter than H Upmann's wonderful Half Corona. It is therefore a Petit Robusto and Habanos S.A. claim it to be a short 15 minute smoke.
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Top Short Cuban Smokes for the month of Ramadan

Top Short Cuban Smokes for the month of Ramadan

As salamou alaikum. Ramadan is quickly approaching which means 1.5 billion Muslims worldwide will be fasting for the month from before sunrise to sunset. Therefore time is short in the evening to enjoy a cigar so we've selected 5 of the best short Cuban smokes for y'all.
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Cigar of the Month (May 2015): H Upmann Royal Robusto

Cigar of the Month (May 2015): H Upmann Royal Robusto

This is the first of our new series of Cigar of the Month blogs. Basically I'm going to share with you the best cigar that I've had in that particular month, or a cigar which I feel deserves extra attention!!
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What?! Why no GST?! Is that even legal?!

What?! Why no GST?! Is that even legal?!

We received some concerned queries from our customers who wondered how we were not charging GST. Were we breaking the law? Was there favourite cigar supplier about to get locked up, thus denying them supplies of the finest Cubans at low prices?!
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Cigar Secrets #3: The Halfway Hold

Cigar Secrets #3: The Halfway Hold

This is an often underlooked secret which I've heard almost no one mention. I call it the "Halfway Hold" which pretty much explains what it's all about.
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Cigar Secrets #2: The 24 hour rest

Cigar Secrets #2: The 24 hour rest

This secret is sometimes known as "dryboxing" but as the humidity here in Kuala Lumpur is usually over 90RH, it doesn't quite seem fitting! Instead I've called this technique the "24 hour rest".
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