November 2015 Blog Posts (26)

Press Release: Black Works Studio Launches

November 5, 2015 — Black Works Studio is pleased to announce the launch of this new premium small-batch cigar line hand made in Esteli, Nicaragua.  

James Brown, creator of Black Label Trading Co. (BLTC), and partner at Fabrica Oveja Negra, is launching Black Works Studio as a showcase for the boutique cigar factory in Estelí, Nicaragua.

“Part of the…


Added by Matt Ross on November 5, 2015 at 9:13am — No Comments

Review: Matilde Oscura

In 2012, the great José Seijas retired from Altadis U.S.A. Inc. He was the man behind many brands for Altadis and had over 40 years of experience. When he retired, he retired as the vice president of Altadis's Tabacalera de Garcia Ltd. in La Romana, Dominican Republic, and was in charge of Montecristo, Romeo y Julieta and H. Upmann to name a few. His retirement was short though, and in November of 2013 it was announced that he would be returning to the industry with his own company. The…


Added by Seth's Humidor on November 5, 2015 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Press Release: Drew Estate Announces ACID Chi-Town, Arango Cigar Co Subculture Exclusive

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 — Miami, FL – Drew Estate has announced that they will be releasing a new Subculture cigar through Arango Cigar Co in Northbrook, IL. The new cigar will be called ACID Chi-Town, and will be available exclusively through Arango.…


Added by Matt Ross on November 4, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Review: Balkan Sobraine

Balkan Sobranie has been around for quite some time, dating back to the 1920's, and has definitely made a name for itself. Although, the original blend has gone through many changes over the years, so smoking some today will be different from years ago. But, this is my first time having it. So, there is no expectation from me here.…


Added by 007MI6 on November 4, 2015 at 8:23am — 2 Comments

Review: Dissident Home

A few weeks ago I reviewed the Dissident Soapbox Lancero. In an unfortunate twist of events the departure of Gordon Crippen & Ryan Johnson from Dissident was announced just a day prior. Ultimately what this will mean for the Dissident brand is…


Added by Cigar Surgeon on November 3, 2015 at 8:10am — 2 Comments

Review: Tatuaje TAA 2015

The annual TAA release from Tatuaje has become a cigar that I look forward to and the Tatuaje TAA 2015 was no exception.  Tatuaje started their yearly TAA releases back in 2011 and has been met with much success.  The 2014 edition wasn't a high scoring cigar for me, but I had high hopes for the 2015.

Here is a look at the specs on all the Tatuaje TAA releases:

  • Tatuaje…

Added by RobbyRas on November 2, 2015 at 10:00am — 9 Comments

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