Rocky Patel of Rocky Patel Cigar to Run for President

Premium cigar retailer officially backs industry leader in bid for Independent candidacy EASTON, PA –– With news breaking of cigar maker Rocky Patel’s bid for an independent campaign for President, Arthur Zaretsky – Famous Smoke Shop owner and CEO – has officially announced his support, and the backing of his heritage company, for Patel’s run:…

A Fine Vintage (Rocky Patel Vintage 1990 Toro)

For my 41st birthday, a truly special cigar was called for, and so I went back to my Rocky Patel Luxury Toro Sampler from Holt’s Cigar Company, this time for the Rocky Patel Vintage 1990 Toro.  This lovely six and a half inch long, 52 ring gauge, box-pressed cigar had a beautiful wrapper note of…

Tan Velvet (Rocky Patel Velvet Edition Toro)

Sorry that I missed you all last week!  It was a very busy week, with a new job starting and a lot of errands to run.  In addition to picking up extra hours at the bookstore I may soon be working part-time in a temporary position with the Canadian Census, so I may have to…

Sailing Into Adventure (Rocky Patel Ocean Club Toro)

I’ve been really ill for a few weeks.  You know how people say they have a flu?  And then there’s the real flu?  Actual genuine influenza that affects pretty much every body system and knocks you flat for weeks?  Well, I had that.  Then, having been diagnosed with asthma as a child (though it’s usually…

Another Winner! (Rocky Patel Nicaraguan Torpedo)

I am a confirmed fan of Rocky Patel.  Thus far I’ve loved absolutely everything I’ve tried that they’ve made.  So when I received a Rocky Patel I’d never seen before — the Nicaraguan Torpedo — to review from Famous Smoke Shop, I was excited.  I saved it for a time I could savour and enjoy…

Rocky Patel Nicaraguan Torpedo Review

Brand: Rocky Patel Line: Nicaraguan Size: 6″ x 52 Shape: Torpedo Wrapper: Habano Binder: Nicaraguan Filler: Nicaraguan Origin: Nicaraguan Machine or Hand-rolled: Hand-rolled Age: N/A Price: $5.20 USD Where to Purchase: Famous Smoke Shop Rocky Patel cigars are one of those brands that’s you hear a lot of people talk about, and usually they fall under the Gurkha paradigm of a love or hate relationship. This is…