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CAO Concert Roadie

I’ll be honest, I have not been impressed with CAO cigars since they were taken over by General Cigars.  Nothing against General and their brands, but CAO just seemed to lose some “umph” (for lack of a better term).  The Oso didn’t impress me at all (as evidenced by the fact that I bought a […]

The Cigar Inn - Shop Review by Brian Donnell of the Harrisburg Cigar Club

Cigar Inn – Review

“Some members of a local cigar club were there enjoying some happy hour festivities and asked me to join them. We shared my Ridgemont and their libations, swapped cigars and I was treated like one of the family… as I have been in cigar stores from coast to coast.” – Brian Donnell

Alec Bradley Nica Puro Harrisburg Cigar Club

Alec Bradley Nica Puro Review

I walked into Civil Cigar Lounge in D.C. with the idea of getting a bite, watching the Heat game and maybe running into a few old friends.  What I didn’t expect was what transpired over the next 60 minutes. I was greeted in the corridor by Paul Spence, the general manager.  Paul is the consummate host and […]

Brian Donnell – Club VP

Learn about Brian Donnell Top 3 Cigars: I don’t really have a favorite cigar. I like to say my favorite cigar is the one I’m smoking right now. A number of factors go into my choice (mood, environment, what I’ve eaten/drank). But lately, the 3 that I tend to smoke the most are La Flor […]