At Fancy Tiger Crafts in Denver, co-owners Amber Corcoran and Jaime Jennings want to empower people to reach their creative potential. Kelly Pate Dwyer talks to the duo about their retail space, educational offerings, and enthusiastic outreach.
In 2011, Albéa revolutionized sprayers with the launch of its proprietary technology Panache, offering perfume brands a brand new user experience. Developed on the XD11 prestige pump, Panache is already a success with more than 15 international launches. Its enveloping effect is appreciated for hair perfumes and moisturizing body perfumes as much as in luxury […]
The unique Twist Up airless dispenser from RPC Bramlage-Wiko has been selected for a new premium skincare brand, specifically developed for the athletic male. The Reactiv Bodycare range has been created to meet the particular needs of those who exercise regularly. Among their unique properties, the products feature a rapid absorption gel technology, and are […]
Is today the day cigar smokers have been waiting for? That day when Cuba is no longer isolated, no longer taboo for Americans who love to smoke cigars? It is really too early to answer those questions.
It's that time of year again. The Top 25 reveal started this morning. I can tell you that it takes a lot of extraordinary effort to put together that final selection. As one of the tasters this year, I know how seriously we take this part of our job. But the reveal makes it all […]
On December 17th, the White House released a statement outlaying a plan to normalize relationships with Cuba. This is a huge change after decades of Cold War policies in place, and follows a recent exchange of prisoners between both countries. President Obama, speaking about the changes, said, “Neither the American, nor Cuban people are well […]
Early this year, the news hit that the FDA is seeking to extend its control over tobacco products. If the FDA is granted this control, it will have a great deal of regulatory power over product packaging, marketing, outreach, and more. And if those products were to include premium cigars, that would mean an end […]
One week ago we introduced you to a craftsman who creates excellent cigar-related artwork (just have a look at the poster above...), Darrel Morris. We've had two of his prints to give away to our readers. The randomly chosen winners are: Michael and Pete! Please claim your prize via the contact form. Many thanks to […]
As I stated in my best cigar books post, proceeds from sale of books would be given back to one lucky reader in the form of a gift certificate. Here is another one. It is a gift card for $32 that can be redeemed on Amazon.com (doesn't work on .co.uk or .fr). Just leave a […]
La Flor Dominicana is proud to announce the release of the 707 Ligero. The 707 Ligero is a full-bodied blend of Dominican filler and binder wrapped in an aged Ecuadorian Habano wrapper. Measuring in at 7 x 70 the 707 Ligero will be largest ring gauge regular production cigar we have ever produced. The 707 […]
Recently I stumbled across an impressive artist and craftsman on eBay who does cigar-themed artwork. I loved Darrel Morris’ work instantly and knew straight away I wanted to do a feature on him here on Cigar Inspector. When I got in touch with him, I discovered he is also an affable, pleasant fellow who is […]
Last week we reviewed the Screwpop Cigar Punch 2.0 and we had three punches to give away to our readers courtesy of Brett from Screwpop Tools. We've had around 100 participants and the randomly chosen winners are: Lance Besore, Jason (23:30 comment) and Steve (19:34 comment)! You'll receive an e-mail with details on how to […]
When you take a look at the label on the Jim Beam “Devil’s Cut,” you’ll read the following: “As Bourbon Ages, the Angel’s Share is Lost to Evaporation. The Devil’s Cut is Trapped in the Barrel Wood – until Now.” This bourbon hit the market in 2011. The cute name is a reference to the […]
Last year, Brett from Screwpop Tools sent me a tiny cigar accessory called the Screwpop Cigar Punch. It’s perfect for anyone who loves pairings, because you can use it as both a cigar punch and a bottle opener. It’s small enough to fit in your pocket, but also can conveniently be clipped to belt loops […]
Origin : Cuba Format : Robusto Size : 124 x 19.84 mm (4.9 x 50) Ring : 50 Box date : SEP 2011 Weight : 11.66 g Hand-Made Price : ~$230 for a cab of 25More info about purchasing Juan Lopez cigars... The Juan Lopez brand is definitely not among the most famous Cuban brands. […]