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Review: Fratello Navetta Inverso

Brand: Fratello

Line: Navetta Inverso

Size: Robusto (5.5 X 54)

Wrapper: Nicaraguan

Binder:…

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Added by Jason Meyers on April 10, 2019 at 11:02am — No Comments


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Booze News: Heavy Reel Brewing Co. Releasing The Space in Cans

Another day, another can release in the planning stages for Seaside Heights, NJ's Heavy Reel Brewing Co.  According to a filing with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), Heavy Reel received approval on April 5th or a can label for The Space.

The Space is a 7.5% ABV Double Dry Hopped India Pale Ale that debuted on draft in the…

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Added by Matt Ross on April 9, 2019 at 8:08am — No Comments


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Booze News: Heavy Reel Brewing Co. Planning Ukiyo Can Release

In preparation for their first Anniversary, Seaside Heights, NJ's Heavy Reel Brewing Co has gone all-in on their can release approach.  According to a filing with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) on March 30th, Heavy Reel received approval for a can label for Ukiyo.

Ukiyo is a 4.5% ABV Japanese-Style Lemongrass Rice Lager. …

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Added by Matt Ross on April 8, 2019 at 9:01am — No Comments


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Cigar News: Espinosa Releases Laranja Reserva Escuro

April 4, 2019--Espinosa Premium Cigars today released its long awaited Laranja Reserva Escuro.  The Escuro is the 2nd release in the Laranja Series.

Said Erik Espinosa, “We teased the Escuro, at our annual La Zona Palooza event this past November 2018. I was just overwhelmed with…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 4, 2019 at 4:58pm — No Comments


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Cigar News: United Cigar Announces El Tallo

April 1, 2019--United Cigar is introducing a first-of-its-kind cigar that has been in the works for over 5 year now and we believe its time has finally come.  A five tobacco blend surrounded by a Sumatra binder and an Ecuadorian wrapper might not sound that different but El Tallo is the first cigar to use all stems as the filler. 

El Tallo is handmade in the Dominican Republic at Tabacalera Magia Cubana by master blender Jose Dominguez. …

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Added by Trippopolis on April 1, 2019 at 4:00pm — No Comments


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Booze News: Icarus Brewing Company Debuting Yacht Shake This Week

Contrary to a well-timed post on Facebook this morning, Lakewood, NJ's Icarus Brewing Company isn't eliminating "hazy IPAs" from their lineup - infact, there are more coming out very soon! Jason Goldstein, Owner and Head Brewer at Icarus, tell us, "Starting this weekend we'll be sending kegs of Yacht Juice all over…

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Added by Matt Ross on April 1, 2019 at 1:41pm — No Comments


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Review: Alec Bradley Magic Toast

Brand: Alec Bradley

Line: Magic Toast

Size: Robusto (5 X 52)

Wrapper: Honduran

Binder: Honduran,…

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Added by Jason Meyers on April 1, 2019 at 1:28pm — No Comments


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Cigar News: Rob Rasmussen Joins Cigar Dojo!

March 22, 2019--Cigar Dojo announces the addition of Rob Rasmussen to the writing and contribution team.

Starting today, Rob will begin contributing to Cigar Dojo's cigar reviews, with the future potential of expanding into the space of live content, news, and more.…

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Added by Trippopolis on March 25, 2019 at 11:15am — No Comments


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Booze News: Heavy Reel Brewing Co. Adding The Wake Of Isolation to Anniversary Release Plans

Last week, we broke news of Seaside Heights, NJ's Heavy Reel Brewing Co.'s anniversary plans and the release of Drowning Clown.  Today we learn that Heavy Reel doesn't plan to stop there!

According to a filing…

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Added by Matt Ross on March 25, 2019 at 9:01am — No Comments


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Booze News: Icarus Brewing Company Releasing DDH Power Juicer 10416 and First Leap

Fresh on the heels of the release of On The Job and a fundraiser at the taproom to coincide with its release, Lakewood, NJ's Icarus Brewing Company is planning two new can debuts this week.

The first new beer is a variant of the previously released Power Juicer - Double Dry Hopped Power Juicer 10416.  Double Dry Hopped Power Juicer 10416 is a…

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Added by Matt Ross on March 25, 2019 at 8:30am — No Comments


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Booze News: Heavy Reel Brewing Co. Releasing Drowning Clown Cans to Celebrate First Anniversary

Last April, Heavy Reel Brewing Co in Seaside Heights, New Jersey opened its door.  To celebrate its first anniversary, the brewery plans to release its first canned offering. On March 17th, Heavy Reel received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for a can label for Drowning Clown.

Drowning Clown is a 7% ABV DDH…

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Added by Matt Ross on March 21, 2019 at 2:57pm — No Comments


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Booze News: Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Preparing Release of For Amusement Only

According to a filing with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), Cherry Hill, NJ's Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing received approval on March 15th for can art for For Amusement Only, an American Pale Ale.

Coming in at 5.3% ABV, For Amusement Only profiles with "Sweet Orange, Pineapple and Impressions of…

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Added by Matt Ross on March 21, 2019 at 10:48am — No Comments


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Booze News: Conclave Brewing Registers Skullflower Label with TTB

In December 2018, Conclave Brewing continued its streak of amazing IPA offerings when it debuted Skullflower. Now, according to a filing with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), it appears the Flemington, NJ brewery is considering distributing Skullflower in cans.…

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Added by Matt Ross on March 21, 2019 at 9:34am — No Comments


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Cigar News: Mombacho Announces International Tour

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…

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Added by Trippopolis on March 19, 2019 at 4:19pm — No Comments


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

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…

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Added by Trippopolis on March 18, 2019 at 6:54pm — No Comments


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Booze News: Icarus Brewing Company Planning Two Releases This Week

Another week, and it appears another sought-after release coming from Lakewood, NJ's Icarus Brewing Company.  Or should we say TWO sought-after releases.

In their typical release slot on Wednesday, Icarus will be releasing Carrington Event for the first time in cans. Carrington Event is a 10.4% ABV Triple IPA with Lactose that debuted on draft…

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Added by Matt Ross on March 18, 2019 at 2:47pm — No Comments


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Booze News: Hidden Sands Brewing Company Planning First Labeled Can - Strawberry Wheat

Hidden Sands Brewing Company has made a name for itself through its "use of a local freshwater aquifer with a 650’ well tapping directly into the 800’ source itself" in its Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey location.  Now, it appears Hidden Sands will make a name for itself by soon releasing their first canned offering.…

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Added by Matt Ross on March 18, 2019 at 7:30am — No Comments


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

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…

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Added by Trippopolis on March 15, 2019 at 4:30pm — No Comments


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Cigar News: Drew Estate Releases ACID Croqueta Tubo

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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Added by Trippopolis on March 15, 2019 at 12:12pm — No Comments


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Cigar News: Villiger Cigars Brings La Meridiana To US Market

March 14, 2019—With much excitement, Villiger Cigars will introduce a European favorite, the Villiger La Meridiana to the U.S. consumer. Recently obtaining a 92 rating by Cigar Journal, the Villiger Meridiana was released in 1998 and has gained a loyal following, among full-flavored cigar enthusiasts in Europe. The Villiger Meridiana was conceived by Heinrich Villiger, as a way to pay tribute to some…

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Added by Trippopolis on March 14, 2019 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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