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The Big Smoke NYC

This is for this years Big Smoke at Pier 92. I know for the last few months I have been talking about it and now I am posting it and this will remain on the board till Dec. If you are interested in going, you must purchased your ticket from Cigar Aficionado site. You must purchased online. Tickets are $240 which includes taxes and handling. You then print out your own ticket. Sounds like a lot of money, it really isn't. You will be given over 25 premium cigars, each in a seperate packaging. They will have a food buffet table setup in a seperate room. You will be offered the best premium spirits, beers and wine (no limit). Some of tables will have special activities such as tastings or roll your own cigar. There will be models all over the place that will take pictures with you. They will be given away freebies such as steins, hats,tote bag, etc. You will meet the actual people associated with each brand cigar including Rocky Patel. There will be celebrities including Rudy Giuliani and last year, Dan Aykroyd. Plus, much more. The last time I went, when it was at the Marriot, I total up the stuff I did that night and it added up to over $700. You will feel like a little kid in a toy store. The best part you can light up as soon as you enter and join the largest gathering of cigar smokers. The doors open at 6:00 and you have til 9:30. Please, RSVP if you are serious about purchasing tickets. I will make arrangements with those a week ahead of time, on how we will meet, etc. If you have any questions email me or asked me on our next meet.

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    The Big Smoke was like a cigar lovers orgy !! The drinks and cigars were awesome ( I stocked up my humidor with about 35 premium cigars ). A bit too commercialized and crowded ( they could have had set up some lounging areas so we could hang out and enjoy a cigar or two with friends ). Sorry that I didn't have time to hang out with the group as I had to leave a bit early.
    Wishing a Merry Christmasand a Happy New Year to all enjoy the Holiday season and let's have a Grrreat 2014 with plenty of Cigar meet-ups !!!

    December 6, 2013

  • Bob D.

    By the way, I want to thank our newest members in joining us John & Rob. We hope to see them again soon.

    December 6, 2013

  • Bob D.

    A sensational time with plenty of cigars, booze and food. A bit crowded and smokey but what the heck, this is a cigar event. Check out the pictures and see that everyone had a good time. The cigar loot was a fantastic assortment. I came back with 34 cigars. By the way this was our last event for the year and we will resume again in early Jan with 2 events that month. Everyone have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

    3 · December 6, 2013

  • Anthony N.

    Awesome time.

    1 · December 6, 2013

  • laidback327

    When I came home, my son said... dad, you Reek! It was a good night.

    2 · December 5, 2013

  • Rob B.

    Had a great time.

    1 · December 5, 2013

  • Bob D.

    This is a list of the some of the brands of liquor at the Big Smoke:
    Crown Royal
    George Dickel
    Makers Mark
    Plus many more. Each one will have their own booth setup. There will also be wines and beers including Guinness.

    1 · November 21, 2013

  • Rob B.

    Looking forward to meeting some new people and having a great night. Hopefully there's a booth with Cubans lol

    November 15, 2013

  • Bob D.

    ***UPDATE*** More cigars were added too the list. Nat Sherman, PDR & UnderCrown were put back on the list. My Fathers Cigars & Juan Lopez were also added. This means you will walk away with no less then 30 cigars. Great stockup for the holidays!

    1 · November 13, 2013

    • Sam

      Drew estate and my father are back on the list!!! Excellent news!! Thanks Bob...

      November 13, 2013

  • Bob D.

    Please remember to order your tickets if you did not do so before they run out.

    November 13, 2013

  • Geary

    Would love to go but have a prior family commitment.

    October 31, 2013

  • Anthony N.

    Just Bought my Tickets!!!!!!! going to be a great night!!! Keep me posted on where we can all meet up.

    1 · October 13, 2013

  • Bob D.

    This is an update on the Big Smoke cigar list. Nat Sherman, PDR and UnderCrown were removed. Acid, Joya de Nicaragua and Casa Fernandez were added. Remember to order your tickets.

    1 · October 11, 2013

  • laidback327

    I've missed this event every year! But not this year, I'm in.

    September 21, 2013

  • Bob D.

    These are some of the cigar brands that will be here.

    Aging Room A. J. Fernandez

    Alec Bradley

    Arturo Fuente



    Casino Gold

    CLE Cuarenta

    Diamond Crown H.Upmann Legacy


    La Aroma de Cuba

    La Flor Dominicana

    La Gloria Cubana Serie R


    Monte by Montecristo

    Oliva Serie O

    Padilla Padrón

    Partagas 1845


    Rocky Patel



    Villiger Talanga

    A partial list...

    September 14, 2013

    • Sam

      No drew estate? What?! Lol that's a nice list, can't wait!

      September 14, 2013

  • Sam

    Bought my ticket a month ago...looking forward to having a smoke with some of the group members...

    1 · August 14, 2013

    • Bob D.

      Fantastic! Tried to make one of our regular meets before and get to meet some of the ladies & gents of the group.

      1 · August 14, 2013

    • Sam

      Bob I will try to be at one of the regular meets soon the one one the 29th I can go to (going to week!) I'm hoping to have one every month?

      August 16, 2013

  • Bob D.

    Unbelieveable 28 hits in one day and 14 signups.

    1 · August 13, 2013

  • Bob D.

    Your tickets are safe to purchased now. If you change your mine, you can get a complete refund by Nov 28th. A 50% refund after that date til Dec. 4th.

    August 12, 2013

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