Warped Cigars is one of the cigar companies we keep returning to since IPCPR 2014. We were very impressed with not only their sense of marketing and style, but also the quality cigars they’re putting out.
Rob has been raving non-stop since we returned, and we jumped on this opportunity to review the El Oso MaMa before he had a chance. You can check out our reviews of the…Continue
Tarazona Cigars launched the Guerrilla 305 in late June of 2014, and had samples at the IPCPR 2014 in Las Vegas. Tarazona Cigars is run by Eddie Tarazona and rolled out of the Tabacelara William Ventura factory in the Dominican Republic.
The initial vitola release is the Shrapnel (Corona, 4-1/2” x 42), Propaganda (Robusto, 5” x 52), El Jefe Flaco (Lonsdale, 6-1/2” x 42),…Continue
The D’Crossier was a new brand to me at the IPCPR 2014. A brand under Pure Aroma Cigars, they are based out of Miami and manufactured in Costa Rica under Isaias Santana Diaz.
The L’Forte is planned for a September release which will be annually limited to 2,000 boxes. Available in four vitolas; Robusto…Continue
Warped Cigars was one of the new exhibitors at IPCPR 2014 and it was also one of the booths that I was looking forward to checking out. I didn't know much about Warped before the show. I knew they were very active on …Continue
We had a chance to chat with Matt Booth of Room 101 at IPCPR 2014. Matt had to step away for a meeting so we waited at his booth until he got back. Of course being the fat blob I am, I found his pimp chair and rocked it like I owned it.…Continue
First booth Jerad and I went to when we walked into IPCPR, was the Quesada booth, about 30 minutes before the floor opened for the first day. Without fail, Manolo recognized me from last year and came up to say hello. I was surprised honestly, that he…Continue
I was able to chat with Skip Martin (aka Chief Hava or aka Weasel) co-owner of Roma Craft Tobac during IPCPR 2014. Roma Craft had two new things for IPCPR this year. You can watch the video below to get all the details. I think the video is better because Skip gives me…Continue
Crux Cigars has been taking the social media community by storm all year. So, if you have not heard the name and can't name at least one of their blends, I would be surprised. They are constantly sharing photos of cigars in the factory, new blends and new…Continue
Viaje Cigars had a "no nonsense" kind of set up at IPCPR this year. While several booths employed beautiful young ladies to lure in customers, Andre Farkas…Continue
You may be asking, why is Catfish writing about a cigar app when there are tons of cigar apps out there that are completely useless and we want to know about cigars! Personally, I use a scanner app on my phone as a consumer all the time. I use it for…Continue
Another year down at IPCPR, and another year of good times and memories. This year the IPCPR team was all business honestly, and we had very little time to relax. As each day ended, I was looking forward to taking a nap, instead of going out. We learned a ton…Continue
Drew Estate had a lot going on at their booth during IPCPR 2014. Let me break it down for you. Before I do, this is a picture of JD and I after the interview we had with him. Not my best picture. JD was on point, as usual.…Continue
Estelí, Nicaragua (July 18, 2014) – Nomad Cigar Company is pleased to announce the release of the Nomad C-276 at this year’s IPCPR in Las Vegas.
The C-276 is a full flavored complex blend featuring five different filler tobaccos (with two Ligeros).
It also marks the second full production cigar that Nomad has done in Estelí at…
Miami, FL (07/18/2014) Drew Estate, Inc. announced today the “Drew Diplomat” Consumer Loyalty Program, which includes a mobile application for all smart devices, as well as a desktop version. This exclusive new program provides members with the ability to earn Points by checking-in Drew Estate Cigars and attending events at retail locations throughout the world, as well as social networking functions and unparalleled access to La Gran Fabrica Drew Estate.
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Miami, FL – Drew Estate announced today that they would be releasing new extensions in their ACID, Kentucky Fire Cured, Herrera Estelí and MUWAT lines at the 2014 IPCPR tradeshow in Las Vegas, NV next week. The new cigars will include the following:
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(Miami, Florida) July 17, 2014— Roberto P. Duran Premium Cigars, after a successful 2013 launch with the Azan Line of cigars and the recent announcement of the Roberto Duran Premium Cigar Brand is ready to introduce two additional cigar brands: Neya and the Baracoa Line.
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Heralding a new era in artisanal cigar craftsmanship, we are proud to introduce L ’Forte, the newest addition to the D ’Crossier Cigar family. One of the most exclusive premium cigars available anywhere in the world, this exclusive new line, L’Forte, will be a limited production run of only 2000 numbered boxes each year. Carefully and meticulously produced in every aspect, these handcrafted cigars are fashioned as a result of the most demanding and comprehensive sorting process…
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Miami, FL, July 11, 2014– Cubanacan Cigars is proud to announce a new addition to the family. HR the initials of Hirochi Robaina, grandson of the late legendary Don Alejandro Robaina is the name of the brand brought to life to pay tribute to the Robaina family. Hirochi is currently in charge of the Vegas Robaina farm located in Pinar del Río, Cuba which has been in the family since the 1800s.…
Continue(Miami, Florida) July 11, 2014— A.J. Fernandez Cigars, known for producing consistently highly rated and sought after cigars is proud to unveil “New World” at the 2014 IPCPR in Las Vegas. New World will be showcased as a value brand featuring the same quality, consistency, and workmanship that is expected from A.J. Fernandez. The New World Cigar brand is the first blend in where A.J. Fernandez and father Ismael Fernandez come together…
Hialeah Gardens, Florida (July 10, 2014) – Espinosa Cigars is proud to announce that they will debut a new line at the upcoming IPCPR convention and trade show called Laranja Reserva.
“I wanted to release something different for the show, we had started working with this orange Brazilian Laranja wrapper last year and we are very excited with the end result. I have always liked the color orange (laranja which is the Portuguese word for orange) and the positive…Continue