The Half Ashed Cigar Podcast

The Half Ashed Cigar Podcast


Latest Episodes

Half Ashed 186: Unbanded 036
November 30, 2018

This week we're smoking Unbanded 036 submitted by zedman.  I have to apologize for the fact that my audio was atrocious due to some unforeseen technical troubles.  Hopefully that will not persist, nor be too annoying for you. 

Half Ashed 185: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Mi Querida
October 31, 2018

Mi Querida literally translates as “my dearest”, however it is a rather provocative word within Nicaragua used to expressly describe your secret mistress. While this may sound like an oxymoron, it is not. It is not uncommon

Half Ashed 184: Tatuaje Brown Label
October 31, 2018

The Tatuaje Brown label as a cornerstone of the industry post 2003. These cigars are one of the best examples of “New School” Nicaraguan blending style.

Half Ashed 183: Pipe Night Part Tres
September 29, 2018

We revisit the pipe again, in Part 3 of our Pipe Night Series. Join us to talk pipes, tobacco, and useful tips for getting full enjoyment from your pipe. 

Half Ashed 182: LFD Air Bender Maduro
September 01, 2018

The LFD Air Bender Maduro is a 6-½”x54 is behemoth with Dominican internals and a Brazilian Habano wrapper. Its aroma is unique in a spicy sort of...

Half Ashed 181: Unbanded 035
August 24, 2018

Unbanded 036 is 5" x 50 with moderate, even brown coloring. The cold draw is dusty, and there is very little aroma on wrapper or foot. Thanks to Michael F.!

Half Ashed 180: Caminos TMM Robusto
August 09, 2018

Tonight's cigar, the Caminos TMM comes out of the same small, publicly unnamed “Top Secret Nest” factory in Tamboril, Dominican Republic as we've discussed before.

Half Ashed 179: Pipe Night part dos
May 23, 2018

Tonight is the long overdue 2nd installment of Pipe Night here on Half Ashed.  We ended up doing a pretty free-form, rambling, 2-hour show as we're prone to do.  We covered a number of basic topics related to pipe smoking,

Half Ashed 178: Unbanded 034
April 29, 2018

Unbanded 034 (J2) from JLedou. Tonight's Unbanded is a robusto, coming in at 5”x50 with an evenly colored, dark brown wrapper. The wrapper is actually very oily, although this is disguised by the tooth. The cold draw is sweet,

Half Ashed 177: Southern Draw Quickdraw PA
April 29, 2018

The Southern Draw Quickdraw PA with a Pennsylvania wrapper (also available with EC Dark Habano or EC CT). The binder is Nicaraguan, and filler composed of Nicaraguan and Honduran tobaccos. We are smoking the Short Panatela, coming in at 5.