The Camacho Shellback is the first cigar released in the Brotherhood series. The Shellback is available in one vitola (6 x 50 toro) and is limited to 4,000 20-count boxes.
We recently had Dylan Austin, Dir. of Marketing for Davidoff Geneva, on CigarChat and we talked in depth about the Shellback. The video is below. Please excuse the connection issues. The interwebs were angry that day, my friends.…Continue
The Mederos brand has been around for about five years, but Cubanacan (celebrating their 10th year) is bringing it back with new bands and packaging. The line is named for Robert Mederos, the owner of Cubanacan. The Mederos is also available in a Habano and an…Continue
In 2013, Davidoff released a groundbreaking cigar. The cigar was the Davidoff Nicaragua, and it was the first cigar from the company that did not include Dominican tobacco since the company left to the Dominican Republic. The cigar showed the skills from the company in creating a blend that did not revolve around their Dominican tobacco, but rather from a country whose tobacco they rarely used. It was a big deal for the company, no doubt about it, but for the consumer it was Davidoff's way…Continue
Added by Seth's Humidor on November 26, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments
While it is not technically winter for another month, it has gotten cold for most of us. Why just this morning, I actually had frost on the rooftops at 41 degrees. And yea, that is quite cold for us here. Especially, if you realize that it is almost back up to 80 already! So, I figured it was close enough to time to try out Tsuge’s winter aromatic blend from the Seasons Collection, Winter’s Embrace.…Continue
Added by 007MI6 on November 25, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments
We are proud to announce our second Rake poker room location. Cigar Room Davie 6341 Stirling Rd. Davie, FL is located in the heart of Broward county Florida. Retailer store owner Ray Benitez is a great friend and when he approached us with the idea we couldn’t have been happier. The entire store is being remodeled to bear the MoyaRuiz cigar brands. A launch party will be held in the near future. Earlier this year Cigar Emporium owned by Richard Yanuzzi in Lyndhurst, NJ was the first…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on November 24, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
One of the cigar companies that made a big impact for us last year was D’Crossier. When Santana Diaz started talking about a new line and new packaging we were very excited to talk with him at the IPCPR 2015 in New Orleans.
An important thing to note is that the D’Crossier Selection No. 512 Lancero is a different blend and is packaged in boxes.
The new line is packaged in what looks like an oversized peanut jar with a…Continue
The Gunslinger Perdition is Kendall Culbertson's take on a San Andreas wrapped cigar. Kendall went into great detail about the San Andreas wrapper during his recent appearance on CigarChat. 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 CigarFederation in 2016, so stay tuned.
Check out the interview…Continue
(Miami, Florida) November 23, 2015— Miami Cigar & Company, one of the originators of the flavored premium cigar is ready to ship Coffee Break by Tatiana, which was introduced this past July at the 2015 IPCPR in New Orleans.
The Coffee Break by Tatiana is a 100% handmade premium cigar, made in the Dominican Republic. The Coffee…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on November 23, 2015 at 1:29pm — No Comments
The Mederos brand has been around for about five years, but Cubanacan (celebrating their 10th year) is bringing it back with new bands and packaging. The line is named for Robert Mederos, the owner of Cubanacan. The Mederos is also available in a Connecticut, Habano (which, I reviewed last week) and an Oscuro, which I will be…Continue
Added by 007MI6 on November 20, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments
Tamboril, Dominican Republic (November 18, 2015) – Nomad Cigar Company and Stogies World Class Cigars are pleased to announce the release of the Nomad H-Town San Andres Lancero exclusively for Stogies World Class Cigars in Houston,…Continue
Springfield, VA (November 18, 2015) – The long waited first seasonal release from Fratello “The Boxer Series” ships today. Presented at W. Curtis Draper Tobacconist in a great event for its national launch in Washington D.C.
Born after the Boxer great debut in 2014, The Fratello Boxer Series will be available in five box pressed sizes:
The Boxer (6 ¼ X 52)
Boxeador (6 X 54)
Boxero (5 ½ X 50)
Boxista (5 X 48)
Boxerito (4 ¾ X 40)
With a suggested retail…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on November 19, 2015 at 7:42am — No Comments
In early summer, Warped Cigars announced that they would be releasing a single vitola line at the trade show that would be regular production for one year. After that one year, the vitola would be changed and the new vitola would be regular production for one year. It is a release that will be showcased at the annual trade show and while it is limited to one year, it is regular production for that year. The cigar is called Corto, and it is the sixth release between Warped and Casa Fernandez.…Continue
Scandinavian Tobacco Group sets new management for its handmade cigar business.
Regis Broersma becomes new President of General Cigar Company which is a leader in the US market for handmade and premium cigars. He succeeds Dan Carr who has stepped down and leaves the Group.
Regis Broersma (38) is Dutch born and has a comprehensive, international…Continue
Added by Matt Ross on November 18, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
Esoteric Penzance is another one of those elusive tobaccos. It has an aura about it, and it’s reputation precedes it. If you can even find it (it is out of stock 90% of the time-everywhere) most stores also limit you to one bag per person. Luckily, I have friends in high places. ;) So, I was able to luck upon some to smoke.…Continue
Added by 007MI6 on November 18, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments
For the second year the Rocky Mountain Smokeout, the largest cigar event in Canada, was hosted just outside of my city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
One of the cigars that was provided from the Alec Bradley rep was the Coyol Robusto. I had not previously had the opportunity to smoke one, so it seemed the perfect opportunity to post a review.
The Alec Bradley Coyol was launched back at the 2014 IPCPR in Las Vegas.…Continue
The Tatuaje H-Town Lancero was made exclusively for Stogies World Class Cigars in Houston. I've never been there, but from what I hear they have an impressive selection of lanceros. And over the last few years they have added several "store exclusive" lanceros to their inventory. The Tatuaje H-Town Lancero is the latest addition to what is becoming an impressive list.
Below is a list of all of the H-Town exclusives:
The Mederos brand has been around for about five years, but Cubanacan (celebrating their 10th year) is bringing it back with new bands and packaging. The line is named for Robert Mederos, the owner of Cubanacan. The Mederos is also available in a Connecticut and an Oscuro, which I will be reviewing later.
Mederos Habano by Cubanacan
Size: 5 x 50…Continue
Added by 007MI6 on November 13, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments
At this year's IPCPR, La Flor Dominicana showcased a handful of new and/or returned offerings that were in line with what La Flor Dominicana has released in the past, but with those releases was a cigar that was truly new and different to the company. The cigar differs with the tobacco being used and above all else, the packaging. A departure from what many know La Flor Dominicana to be, I believe La Nox is one of the more interesting an exciting releases from the show. Enough with the…Continue
At the 2015 IPCPR in New Orleans we didn’t get much of a chance to smoke at the show. Our hectic schedule had us running from booth to booth getting out as many interviews as we could. One of the few cigars we did have a chance to smoke was the Tortuga 215 Reserva Connecticut from Victor Vitale. Rob, Jared and I all found it to be excellent with great construction and burn.
The Tortuga 215 Reserva Connecticut is releasing in three sizes. The Suave (5x52), Elegante (6x54) and the Regio…Continue
The Hyde is seventh release in the Tatuaje Monster Series. It is tied in with the No. 7 release which was the Jekyll in honor of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The Tatuaje Monster series started back in 2008 and includes all the following releases: