Better Cigar Plan

OH WTF CANADA!? From the ‘How Stupid Is This?’ News Desk, please welcome Canada’s Federal Department of Health.  So all the smart people that know how the world works, and work for the Dept of Health, decided that the way to cut down on all the...

BLK WKS Yellow Jacket Release

BLK WKS: YELLOW JACKET PRESS RELEASE June 27, 2018— Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) is pleased to announce the release of YELLOW JACKET: Hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra. YELLOW JACKET will be available at select BLK WKS retailers for a limited...

Good Cheer Trail

The Good Cheer Trail: The First Stamp   Hey Noise Makers! We are jumping into the best time of the year to be a cigar lover, the summertime!! So crank up that Will Smith, burn your socks, get the beer fridge stocked, and start lighting those sticks you have been...

Going Full Hipster Pairing

Going Full Hipster I am always looking for new and interesting things to pair with cigars. So, I thought I would give kombucha a try. I have been seeing various kombacha beverages more and more around Instagram and I have a couple of friends that love it, so I thought...

Post Workout Cigars

Post Workout Cigars This is going to be more of a lifestyle blog today. I am sure anyone that smokes cigars on the regular runs into friends or family that challenge the healthiness of making that choice. Most of the people in my life have given up that argument with...

Patina Habano and a Dark and Stormy Pairing

Patina Habano and Dark and Stormy Pairing Is this your homework, Larry? Finally! Finally it stopped snowing. It’s been 5 days since I’ve been able to have a cigar because in the Canada we are in 3rd winter. It’s part of our 11 seasons, which includes...

What do you give to a First Time Cigar Smoker?

Sharing is Caring Who among you is known as the ‘Cigar guy’ or ‘Cigar gal’ within your friend or work groups? I know that I definitely am. For me, it’s a source of pride that my cigar enthusiast-ness is out there. In my part of the Canada, cigar smoking is not...

Drew Estate Undercrown Sun Grown Pairing

Episode One: A New Blog So, I am not a cigar reviewer. When I was asked to start writing for the Noise I wasn’t quite sure how I could match the outstanding reviews of the current team. I still consider myself quite a noob when it comes to cigars. What I have been...