Profile: Creighton Williams Abrams
June 17th, 2014
by Jonathan DeTore

Creighton Williams Abrams, Jr. Perhaps you’ve heard of him, perhaps not. This cigar smoking military hero certainly is worth recognizing either way you cut it. This Army General was rarely seen without a cigar in his mouth, and even had the famous General Patton say “I’m supposed to be the best tank commander in the […]

Profile: General George S. Patton Jr. (1885 –1945)
June 17th, 2014
by Gary Korb

Intro Considered perhaps one of the most controversial figures in U.S. Military history, and regarded as one of the most successful field commanders of any war, General George Smith Patton, Jr. was born on November 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, California. Even as a child Patton had visions of grandeur, and believed that his goal […]

Profile: General Tommy Franks
June 9th, 2014
by Jonathan DeTore

General Franks started smoking what we all most likely did, Tampa Jewels and Tampa Nuggets; however his traveling with the Army took him all over where he truly became immersed in the cigar experience. Like the strong military tactician he was, he loves analyzing flavors and aromas of cigars and finds them relaxing.

Profile: Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965)
May 1st, 2014
by Gary Korb

There is perhaps no figure in world history more closely linked to smoking premium cigars than Sir Winston Churchill. After all, when a cigar is actually named after you, that speaks volumes right there. Sir Winston (a.k.a. “Winnie”) also consumed Johnnie Walker Red Label scotch whisky, Hine brandy, and Pol Roger champagne in equal measure, […]

Ulysses S. Grant: The General and his Cigar
April 29th, 2014
by Jonathan DeTore

As we look deeper into the world of famous military cigar smokers, one name rings loud and clear – Ulysses S. Grant. It’s no wonder the U.S. Mint put Ulysses S. Grant on the $50 bill, because he’s so money. The 18th President of the United States, he actively supported the Civil Rights Movement, restored […]