Mombacho Cigars S.A. releases Liga Maestro to select US retailers
GRANADA, NICARAGUA – April 28, 2015 – Granada based Mombacho Cigars S.A. (Mombacho) announced today that it has released a highly limited quantity of its Liga Maestro line in the US. Originally developed for the Italian market, Liga Maestro will be sold through a select number of US retailers in the…Continue
The La Palina Collection Goldie Laguito No. 5 ended up ranking #3 in my top cigars of 2014. When the La Palina Black Label, a full bodied blend, was announced, I was eagerly anticipating their arrival.
The Singulare is an annual limited edition release from illusione cigars. The first Singulare was released in 2009 and we have seen one every year since. Each year we see a new blend and a new size. The 2014 iteration is a Nicaraguan puro which measures in at 5 1/2 x 54 and features a Nicaraguan Corojo 99 Cafe Rosado wrapper. It features the familiar white band with silver text which is damn near impossible to photograph on a sunny day.…Continue
Peter Stokkebye Blakan Supreme is a bulk pipe tobacco which can be purchase at many places. It is made in Denmark and is reporting to have many similarities to the fabled Balkan Sobranie.
I picked up an ounce of this from P&C’s a while back because of its popularity.
Fun Fact: Depending on where you look some sources quote this blend has having Burley while some quote it has having Black Cavendish.
On my recent trip down to Cuba for the Partagas festival, a good friend of mine Tom, dropped a Cohiba Robusto Supremo in my lap for me to enjoy. Not wanting to waste this opportunity I waited until I got home to do a proper review.
The Cohiba Robusto Supremo is the latest Edición Limitadas for 2014 along with a Partagas and a Bolivar. In the past the Edición Limitada cigars have been unusual production sizes, and the decision to go to a very large ring gauge…Continue
Over the past several weeks/months, the online cigar world has been going crazy about the new venture from Tony Bellatto of La Barba Cigars and Robert Caldwell & Jaclyn Sears of Caldwell Cigar Company - Lost & Found. The concept behind Lost & Found is interesting, but it has taken awhile to be told. In February, we posted this Press Release announcing…Continue
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With the 15 Days of Giveaways over, I wanted to congratulate all the winners one final time, and thank everyone for entering. Now that the contest is over, I ask all the winners to please PM me with their mailing address. You have until 11:59pm on April 21st to send me your address or you will forfeit your prize.
Thank you for participating and congratulations again to the winners.
Wednesday, April 1st…
April 16, 2015 (Berkeley Heights, NJ) – Cubariqueño Cigar Company announces the release of Protocol, the debut line from the newest cigar brand on the market.
Protocol will be made at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. The cigars will be a small batch production presented in classic boxes of 20 and available in two different vitolas, Toro (6 × 52) and…
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So, I just really wanted to smoke a cigar named Spam Artist, which I did last week HERE. But this time, I am smoking the Le Pigeon because, lets face it. We all need to smoke something with such a seemingly random name. The Spam Artist was a tasty, FULL-bodied smoke. Lets see how the Le Pigeon stacks up.
Le Pigeon by Lost &…Continue
Miami, FL – Drew Estate announced today that their new Pappy Van Winkle Barrel Fermented Cigars would be shipping to the Pappy & Co. headquarters in Louisville, KY on April 15.Continue
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GRANADA, NICARAGUA – April 14, 2015 – Granada based Mombacho Cigars S.A. (Mombacho) announced today that Mr. Shahriar (Shar) Broumand has joined the company as President, effective April 1. Broumand will oversee all operations of Mombacho with a primary focus on international and US market development.
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I stumbled across Ten Russians while reading some pipe forums. I was doing some research looking for a good crumble cake English blend and kept seeing people talk about Ten Russians. I figured I shouldn’t fight fate and purchased a can from P&C’.
Ten Russians pipe tobacco made by Hermit Tobacco Works Co. and is distributed by Laudisi.
Fun Fact: The brand of Ten Russians is inspired from the true story of Captain Earle rescuing ten Russian sailors…Continue
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For whatever reason Viaje is not a brand that has been on my review rotation for some time. A good friend of mine from Texas, Derek, hit me up with an epic Viaje sampler pack when he found out.
The Viaje Full Moon 2014 follows their 2013 release with the only change of adding a closed foot. They are released in a single Robusto Gordo (5”x58) vitola in unique Halloween themed boxes of 24.
The Ruins on Isengard is one five pipe tobaccos featured in the Middle Earth Pipeweed series created by Just for Him. The series pays homage to the Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkien and features five different blends. The Ruins of Isengard is my first review and I plan on tackling the others soon.
Just for Him - Middle Earth Pipe Weed Series
April 13, 2015 (Ridgefield, NJ) – MoyaRuiz Cigars Inc. announce the release of The Rake, a new line of cigars from the makers of the La Jugada cigar brand.
With an intended launch of spring 2015, The Rake will be made at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. The cigars will be presented in classic cabinet-style boxes of 20 and available in 4 different…Continue
It seems that Lost and Found is all the rage these days, prying old cigars out of factories and rereleasing them to the public with slick marketing tactics and names that bring attention to the consumer. For instance, as I am writing this review, I have a cock in my hand. Not just any cock mind you, a Swollen Cock, one of the latest releases from Lost and Found, sent to me by Logan to give my thoughts on. Before I begin the review, I must say that the response to these releases seems to be…Continue
Wilson Adams Cigar Company is set to debut their first limited edition cigar, the Mr. Wilson. The official release date is May 19th, which also happens to be the birth-date of company owner, Brandon Wilson.
"This cigar is what I believe to be the excellence of execution. If you are familiar with Wilson Adams Cigars, you know I take pride in blending each cigar to be elegant, smooth, balanced and full of flavor. This cigar has all that with the added bonus of being full-bodied and…
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