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Stogie Guys Friday Sampler LVI

10 Aug 2007

In our ongoing effort to make as entertaining and reader-friendly as possible, each Friday we’ll post a selection of quick cigar news and stogie-related snippets. We call ‘em Friday Samplers. Enjoy.

1) On Wednesday we reported Houston’s senseless smoking ban was set to take effect on September 1. Fortunately, a coalition of private business owners filed a lawsuit challenging the would-be law, claiming it “will create an unfair competitive environment for them to operate.” The lawsuit may delay enforcement of the ban until the possible trial is complete.

Opus X: Cigar of the Year2) The prized Fuente Fuente OpusX was recently named the hottest cigar in America, a title it has held for the past three years. Over 50 percent of the various stores surveyed say the brand is the most requested by customers.

3) Around the Blogs: Cigar Monkey smokes the CAO Extreme. Leafy Times tries the Fuente God of Fire. Keepers of the Flame lights up the Don “Pepin” Cuban Classic. Stogie Review reviews the Rocky Patel Vintage 1992. Cigar Jack tries the Oliva Serie G.

4) Deal of the Week: For under $20 you’ll be hard pressed to find a better nine cigars that this “El Clasico” sampler from our affiliate, It includes favorites like the Don “Pepin” Garcia Cuban Classic Black Label, a Punch, and the La Reserva No. 2. Pick yours up here.

[Bonus: While you’re at Tinderbox, check out their RTDA Blowout Sale for some real bargains as they clear out room for new cigars purchased at the trade show.]

The Stogie Guys

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5 Responses to “Stogie Guys Friday Sampler LVI”

  1. Robby Friday, August 10, 2007 at 5:45 am #

    Wow. Those Tinderbox RTDA deals really are pretty good. I may have to pick up that box of Oliva O's for $50… those are tasty.

  2. Nichole Friday, August 10, 2007 at 10:12 am #

    That El Classico sampler ain't too bad either. I just picked one up.

  3. Cigar Jack Saturday, August 11, 2007 at 5:05 pm #

    "Sempler" I'm not sure I've heard that term before. 🙂

  4. matthew cortez Saturday, August 11, 2007 at 5:14 pm #

    It is an ancient spanish term used to describe tasty cigars it is pronounced like this SE'mplEr.

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