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Official PNW MegaHerf discussion thread

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trippopolis Feb 6, 2017. 29 Replies

Stefan and I talked a little about a PNW herf around Olympia.  I figured a thread to discuss the details would help with the visibility.I'm thinking early January would be a good time, and while…Continue

Movie Pass #91 - "Tripp Finally Picked a Stumper"-Edition

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stefan Lindblad May 27, 2016. 62 Replies

As always a quick reminder on the rules - Max of 2 guesses per person per 24 hours - Min of 2 Hints by host per 24 hours - Winner will receive pack of at least 4 cigars (no dog rockets) - Winner…Continue

Humidification help for a tower

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charlie Apr 25, 2016. 18 Replies

I started discussing this in chat with Cigar Surgeon yesterday, but I thought a thread would be better for pictures sake.I've got a Tower of Power with a Cigar Oasis Magna.…Continue

Movie Pass #55 Extra Hard Edition

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cigar Surgeon Aug 10, 2015. 58 Replies

As always a quick reminder on the rules - Max of 2 guesses per person per 24 hours - Min of 2 Hints by host per 24 hours - Winner will receive pack of at least 4 cigars (no dog rockets) - Winner will…Continue


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Cigar News: Toscano Joining TAA With Updated In-Store Displays

March 13, 2019--Manifatture Sigaro Toscano will attend the Tobacconists’ Association of America Meeting, happening March 17-21 at Casa De Campo in The Dominican Republic. MST will be present with the entire Toscano cigars portfolio and its new retail displays. The new modular displays, exclusive to the United States, will allow retailers to sell Toscano cigars individually, inside (or out) of the humidor.  The displays are stackable up to 3 units high and feature an optional base unit for a…See More
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Cigar News: Jas Sum Kral Announces Crna Nok Solomon

March  2, 2019--Ristefari ’19 Event Smoke Release – Crna Nok SolomonThe 2019 Ristefari cigar release will be sticking with the past trends to be a 7x56 Solomon. The 2017 blend was for the Red Knight series, the 2018 was the Zlatno Sonce, and to complete the core line of releases, the 2019 will be the Crna Nok. The event will be held on March 9th at Golden Leaf in Hobart, IN from 9am-closing.   We have International guests flying in this year. …See More
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Cigar News: Mombacho Cigars Restructures Marketing Team

February 11, 2019--The Granada based premium boutique cigar manufacturer announcedtoday a management restructuring after Mombacho Cigars, S.A. and Rob Rasmussen, Brand Manager, made the joint decision to end their work relationship effective February 11, 2019. Jaxsears Inc. will now lead Mombacho’s marketing activities while Rob Rasmussen will continue pursuing other professional interests.…See More
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Cigar News: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Hires Dave Lafferty as Vice President of Sales

February 6th, 2019--David Lafferty has been named the future Vice President of Sales at Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust (DTT). Lafferty spent eleven years employed with Drew Estate in a sales position. He began his career as the New England Sales Representative to be promoted to the East Coast Regional Sales Manager and then again, he worked his way up to become the Director…See More
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Cigar News: Atabey Updates Packaging In Response To Counterfeiting

United Cigar, distributor of premium cigars in the United States announced today that measures have been put into place to prevent counterfeiting of their premium line from Selected Tobacco; Atabey. “Over the last year we have heard whispers of counterfeit or unbanded Atabeys” said Oliver Nivaud of United Cigars. “Regretfully, these whispers have turned into a reality and a few mislead consumers have felt the effects. Atabey is hand-rolled in Costa Rica and every cigar adorns the highly…See More
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Cigar News: Benjamin Holt Purchases Dissident Cigars

January 29, 2019-- Benjamin Holt has purchased Dissident Cigars.Benjamin Holt states, “Over the past few years I have seen many cigar brands come and go. Some stopped operations due to fear of FDA regulations. Others because of failure to adapt to the changes in the market. My intent with Dissident is to learn from those lessons and utilize my experience from both the retail side and as a cigar representative to create a cigar brand for a new generation of cigar smokers.” …See More
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Cigar News: Smoke Inn Announces MoyaRuiz Hand Gripper As Next in Microblend Series

January 25, 2019--Smoke Inn has collaborated with MoyaRuiz Cigars to introduce the 13th installment of their popular Microblend ™ Series.  For this unique collaboration Smoke Inn asked MoyaRuiz Cigars for something extremely creative and unique.  Some of their popular limited releases have been off the wall and even controversial , who better to ask!  Their answer was simple The Hand Gripper!  …See More
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Cigar News: Nestor Miranda Special Selection Returning This Spring

January 14, 2019--Miami Cigar & Company announced on Monday that Nestor Miranda will be reintroducing the ever popular Special Selection line to their Nicaraguan line of premium cigars, in conjunction with the celebration of their 30th anniversary of business in 2019. Originally introduced in the mid-2000's, Special Selection will once again be coming from My Father Cigars in Esteli, Nicaragua in the Habano Rosado blend. Nestor Miranda Special Selection will be offered in traditional…See More
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Cigar News: Selected Tobaccos Ships 2013 Vintage Byron Grand Poemas

January 11, 2019--  United Cigars began release of the 2013 vintage of the Byron 19th Century Grand Poemas on Friday. Allocations of the Grand Poemas were made as only 200 boxes were produced with this unique tobacco. All 200 boxes are offered in humidors designed by Nelson Alfonso of Selected Tobacco.“This is a beautifully blended cigar offering richer notes of cedar and…See More
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Cigar News: Drew Estate Ships Rerelease of Herrera Esteli Norteño Edicion Limitada Churchill

January 10, 2019--Drew Estate announces today it is shipping the Herrera Esteli Norteño Edicion Limitada to Drew Diplomat retailers nationwide. Originally released in 2015, the Herrera Esteli Norteño showcases extensively aged tobaccos from the Estelí and Jalapa growing regions of Nicaragua, coupled with a spicy Honduran binder and a rich, bold Mexican San Andrés maduro…See More
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Cigar News: Espinosa Launches Crema Rabito

January 9, 2019--Espinosa Cigars officially announced the Crema Rabito will become the fourth vitola, and first line extension within the Crema. The cigar was teased on Facebook Live, Tuesday, January 8, 2019 and is now available to retailers as of today.  The Espinosa Crema line was launched in 2016 with a milder profile in mind.  Made at the company’s La Zona factory,…See More
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Cigar News: Mombacho Announces International Tour

Posted on March 19, 2019 at 4:19pm 0 Comments

March 19, 2019--Mombacho Cigars, manufacturer of premium boutique cigars based in Granada, Nicaragua announced today five tastings in the Dominican Republic, which kick off its first international tour of 2019, always in its best interest to support the education of the culture of the tobacco and cigars globally.

Claudio Sgroi, Master Blender and President of Mombacho Cigars, will share valuable details of the history, science, culture and art that are hidden…


Cigar News: Diesel Follows Up Whiskey Row With "Hair Of The Dog"

Posted on March 18, 2019 at 6:54pm 0 Comments

March 18, 2019--Diesel is rolling out Hair of the Dog, a limited-edition release that’s hitting retail this month.


Developed by AJ Fernandez with Justin Andrews and handcrafted at Tabacalera AJ Fernandez in Esteli, Nicaragua, Diesel Hair of the Dog is a medium-to-full-bodied smoke with earthy flavor, notes of pepper and a…


Cigar News: Protocol and Cigar Dojo Team Up For The Night Stick

Posted on March 15, 2019 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

March 15, 2019--Cigar Dojo, the first and largest social cigar app, and Cubariqueño Cigar Company, a rapidly growing favorite in the craft cigar industry, have collaborated for the second time, introducing the Protocol Night Stick—a swift and just assault on the palates of die-hard cigar enthusiasts.

Following in the footsteps of 2018's Hit Release: Protocol K9—a limited edition project that proved to be among Cigar Dojo's most acclaimed and fastest selling cigar…


Cigar News: Drew Estate Releases ACID Croqueta Tubo

Posted on March 15, 2019 at 12:12pm 0 Comments

March 15, 2019--Drew Estate announces today the release of ACID Croqueta Tubo to Drew Estate retailers nationwide.  Attendees of the 2019 TAA Trade Show held March 17-21st in Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic will get the first look at this beautiful full ring gauge, short length expression.…


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At 8:01am on September 11, 2016, Sam C. said…
Tripp, send me your address on PM and I'll send out that three pack. I already know one smoke I think you'll be excited to see.

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