“The Thoughts of a Good-Lifer and His Cigar” Black Powder Review

Black Powder by The Gunslinger Cigar Company R. Cardona "The Cigar Slayer"January 4, 2017 Good morning and welcome back to goodliferview.com where today I’ll give you my view of the Black Powder by The Gunslinger Cigar Company. Kendall Culbertson owns Gunslinger Cigar and is also the owner of The Outlaw Cigar Company in Kansas City. Wrapper: Mexican San Andres Binder: Nicaraguan Corojo and Criollo Filler: Nicaraguan Corojo and Criollo Size: 7 x 60 Super Gordo Box Press Big, dark and beautiful stick with few veins and seams showing and masterfully applied triple cap, it’s really an… Read More


Sign the CRA's Congressional Petition The Cigar Rights of America has started a petition asking Congress to exempt premium cigars from the FDA's over reaching regulations. You can sign that petition by clicking this link. WhiteHouse.gov Petition There is a White House.gov petition asking the President not to enact the FDA's Option 1 on Premium Handmade Cigars. You can sign that petition by clicking this link. The FDA has been mulling the regulations for the manufacturing, importing and sale of cigars since Congress passed the Family Smoking Prevention & Control Act in 2009. There has… Read More

Cigar Federation Interview and Perdition Review

The Gunslinger Perdition is Kendall Culbertson's take on a San Andrés wrapped cigar.  Kendall went into great detail about the San Andreas wrapper during his recent appearance on Cigar Chat.  If you haven't seen it, you should really check it out.  Kendall was a blast to chat with and he has a wealth of tobacco knowledge. We're hoping to have him do one of his blending seminars here on Cigar Federation in 2016, so stay tuned. For the full Cigar Federation review and video go here: Gunslinger Perdition Review Read More

Cigar Press Gunslinger Article

Cigar Press Magazine visited Kendall Culbertson this last Fall and put out a great 7 page article on Kendall and the making of Gunslinger Cigar! CP Volume VII Issue 1 not only covers this, but reviews two Gunslinger Cigars and includes an exclusive article on Gunslinger Cigars artist, Boris Vallejo. If you are a fan of The Outlaw, Gunslinger Cigars or the fantasy art of Boris Vallejo, this is a must read! Below are a couple of excerpts to wet your appetite. For the full read, grab a copy of Cigar Press Magazine or view… Read More

Rebels with a Cause!

Rebels with a Cause: The Culbertson Family Family-Owned Cigar Business Puts Family First Article Lisa Allen | Photography Christina Sandberg An outlaw is Defined as a person Who refuses to be governed by the established rules or practices of any group. One conversation with Kendall Culbertson and his wife, Leecil, is enough to understand how that word wound its way into the name of their hugely successful business, The Outlaw Cigar Company. Despite its cult status among cigar aficionados and its destination-vacation-esque appeal, the business thrives not only because of edgy marketing and stellar product,… Read More


From Cigarcyclopedia It’s almost impossible to believe, but a cigar store that pushed back hard against a local smoking ban was named “Business of the Year.” Strange but true, it’s happened to The Outlaw Cigar Company. It won the “Community Business of the Year” for Kansas City as part of the 18th annual Job Development Awards program of the Platte County Economic Development Council. Owner Kendall Culbertson has had a busy year, spending months working with the Kansas City Council to carve out an exemption for smokeshops after a voter-approved ban was adopted in April.… Read More

Attention Chiliheads! Cooks Wanted!

1st Annual Outlaw Chili Cookoff January 24! Think you make the most badass bowl of red in town ? It's time to put up or shut up as the Outlaw hosts the 1st Annual Outlaw Chili Cookoff. CASI (Chilii Appreciation Society International) will make this cookoff nationally sanctioned with points awarded towards the national championship. The Cookoff will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, an organization founded to raise awareness of the needs of returning, injured soldiers. All CASI cooks are invited as is anyone else that thinks their chili is the best around. Entry fee… Read More