Camacho

Camacho Cured, Sauced & Smoked

Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in one of the most unique pairings I’ve ever experienced. While I’ve attended pairings featuring various liquors, beers, wines, chocolates, coffees, teas and even nuts, Camacho brought this event to a subject near and dear to my heart — BARBEQUE. The folks at Camacho had a blinding flash of the obvious and identified…

Perdomo

NEW — Perdomo Immenso

NOW IN STOCK! Seventy ring gauge cigars are definitely not everyone’s cup of tea, but their popularity has grown substantially over the last decade nonetheless. For those that have no problem puffing away on a cigar that is roughly an inch and an eighth in diameter, Nick Perdomo is excited to share his new Perdomo Immenso Seventy! Perdomo has officially…

Chesapeake Logo

CRASH!

At 10:18 AM on Thursday, April 8th, a 2014 Ford Explorer found its way into the front of our retail shop in Annapolis, MD. The out of control vehicle rammed the right set of windows, continuing into the shop and destroying the work station where Jessie and Jonathan both work everyday. While we don’t open each day until 11 AM,…

The Big Payback

The Big Payback By Room 101

In March of 2012 — nine years ago — Cigar Press magazine featured a small group of what have typically been referred to as boutique cigar makers that had taken the industry by storm. Pete Johnson of Tatuaje, George Rico of Gran Habano, Dion Giolito of Illusione, Jonathan Drew of Drew Estates, John Huber of Crowned Heads all joined cult…

Fuego Verde by La Palina

Fuego Verde By La Palina

Fuego Verde aka Green Fire From the late 1950’s until the early 1970’s, “green” cigars were smoked by the billions in America. These green looking Candela wrapped cigars were so popular in the US that they were known as American Market Selection (English Market Selection cigars, which are shades of cream and brown, are today’s standards.) Today, the “green” cigar…

NEW From G.L. Pease — WINDJAMMER

“A rich and satisfying cut cake comprising sweet, ripe virginias, nutty burleys, unflavored toasted black cavendish, and a generous measure of perique. A splash of dark rum ties it all together, and adds a bit more sweetness. As you enjoy this slow, clean burning flake, you’ll find hints of cocoa, black walnuts, and dried fruits enhancing complex, natural tobacco goodness.…