June 24, 2013 (Miami, Fla.) — Drew Estate, Inc. announced today that they have acquired the Heavenly Cigar Company with headquarters in Naples, FL. As a result of the acquisition, Drew Estate will take ownership of all Heavenly Cigar brands, it’s current inventory and will take responsibility for all future sales and marketing activities. No changes are currently planned for Heavenly Cigar’s assortment of premium cigar products.
“We are extremely excited about this acquisition and…Continue
Wrapper: Brazilian Arapirica
This is not my first run around with RoMa Craft, and they actually can be attributed as to why I write for…Continue
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The East India Trading Company is proud to announce the much-anticipated launch of 'Prize Fighter', that will unveil at this summer's IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas, NV. Named after historic boxing fighters from the 1900's, Prize Fighter brings another meaning and a new dimension to the hand-made cigar category by offering a premium smoking experience at an affordable price-point.
Made under the blend masters from K Hansotia & Co, Prize Fighter is a consistent, mild-medium bodied…Continue
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MIAMI, FL – June 18, 2013 – Padilla Cigars will be introducing a new cigar to the successful Padilla line; Padilla Vintage Reserve. As with the other Padilla premium cigars; Padilla Reserva, Padilla Reserva Maduro, Padilla Connecticut, Padilla Miami, and Padilla 8 & 11, the Oliva Cigar Company will be manufacturing as well as distributing the Padilla Vintage Reserve both in the United States and internationally.
Vintage Reserve offers the most select and well aged…Continue
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Washington, D.C.-H.R. 792, also known as the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2013, has officially passed 100 cosponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives with the addition of Jeff Duncan (R-SC-3), Mike Kelly (R-PA-3) and Fred Upton (R-MI-6).
The bill, along with its counterpart S. 772 in the Senate, seeks to protect the premium cigar industry from potentially harmful government regulation.
The FDA seeks to regulate the premium…Continue
Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on June 21, 2013 at 8:39am — No Comments
Santiago, Dominican Republic – June 11th, 2013. Newly independent boutique cigar manufacturer Hendrik Kelner,…Continue
What better to smoke during CigarChat with 7-20-4, than a 7-20-4 Hustler. I weaseled this particular one off Logan a couple weeks ago and he had gotten it at IPCPR 2012. So it was plenty rested and ready to go. And you couldn't ask for a more well crafted cigar. The barber pole was done exceptionally well. I…Continue
Join us for a seminar on Social Media by Logan Lawler. Logan is a Social Media Offer Development Consultant at Dell where he develops social media listening services and consulting for end clients. Prior to starting his career at Dell, Logan graduated from Mizzou with his BSBA in Marketing in ’06.
Logan is a passionate cigar lover who is active in social media cigar community. Logan co-founded CigarChat, a weekly live-streaming show which interviews manufactures and…Continue
I know a lot of people love their Stinky Ashtrays. The normal sized ones I have used have been solid. They typically have four or eight fingers, and a deep bowl. I swooped up on the Stinky Jr. a while back since it was cheaply priced and I needed a new outdoor ashtray.…Continue
Other than the "305", I have dug most of the Room 101 stuff. Looks like Matt Booth is going to release another cigar right before IPCPR.
Introducing the NEW Serie HN, the latest edition to the Room101 core line of cigars. Following the success of our most recent core offering, the Room101 San Andres, we’ve decided to take yet another unique journey with this new blend. Honduran Criollo is widely-known for it’s signature taste; rich, rugged and…
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262 Cigars is gearing up for the 2013 IPCPR Annual Tradeshow in Las Vegas, July 13-17. This will mark 262’s second year to exhibit at the show. Located at booth #861/961, Clint and the guys will be unveiling the new Revere Lancero, scheduled to start shipping to retailers this Fall.
262 On Tour Updates
Clint Aaron is burnin’ it up all across the country this Summer and Fall with the 262 Revere Tour. Below are some upcoming tour dates. Visit …Continue
Was a great week for me in terms of smoking! The past few weeks, I've only gotten in about 5 smokes a week, but this week the weather, my schedule, and Father's Day all produced a fantastic week of smoking and I got to enjoy 8 great smokes! Lots to discuss, so let's dive right in:
Miami, FL (06/17/2013): Along with the opening of the new Aladino Cigar Factory, Christian Eiroa is also releasing two new cigar lines made entire ly by the Aladino Factory. EIROA and CLE Plus will be available in late June/early July 2013 and bring something new to the Fabricas Unidas family and to the cigar industry as a whole.
“I am making the introduction of this new factory with two new blends that are representative of my passion for bold and full bodied cigars,” say Eiroa.…Continue
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According to Cigar Coop it looks like Viaje is going to be releasing a 2013 version of the TNT and C-4. Both of these will be summer releases and model the previous releases of this cigars, which was confirmed by Viaje.
Below is directly from Cigar Coop's website.
The Viaje TNT was introduced in 2010. The cigar has been a 6 1/4 x 54 Toro with a long…
Added by Smokin Logan (Man Angel #1) on June 18, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
According a press release today on Cigar Aficionado Glen Case, owner of Kristoff Cigars, is planning to launch the Kristoff Galerones Series. There will be four cigars in Galerones Series, which will come in different sizes and use different tobaccos. The Galerones Series will be made by Abe Flores at his PDR Factory in Tamboril, Dominican Republic.
Below are quotes from Glen via…Continue
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Wrapper: Nicaraguan Cuban seed Jalapa
Binder/Filler: Nicaraguan from Jalapa, Condega, Ometepe, and Estili regions
If you have not heard of Regius Cigars, you will. How do I know this? Because quality is objective, and while the brand was recently only available in the UK, I have perfect confidence success in the US is not far behind. I am no cigar expert or aficionado, just a collector honing his palate and skills at…Continue
Kurt Kendall and Rick Ardito have good thing going with 7-20-4 Cigars! I recently smoked the 7-20-4 Lancero was was quite impressed. The Brazilian mata fina wrapper is a gorgeous thing. I’ll have a review up later today.
We will be live with Rick tonight at 7PM EST. You can watch the show on…Continue
I’ll be honest until this review I haven’t heard much about or smoked a 7-20-4. I found out more information about 7-20-4 after looking at their website.
““Quality Still Impels its Growth”—R.G. Sullivan understood this when he created the famed 7-20-4 cigar and built it into one of the largest cigar manufacturers in the world. From its beginning in 1874, until the Cuban Embargo in 1963, Roger G. Sullivan manufactured the 7-20-4 in…