Trippopolis's Blog (25)

Review: Archetype Axis Mundi Corona

The Archetype Series B was originally released in very limited quantities in July of 2016, and the second release, dubbed ‘Chapter 2’, started shipping nation wide last month.  Archetype Series B consists of 2 blends, the Axis Mundi, and Initiation, both produced by Drew Estate.…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 28, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Espinosa Cigars announces Eminent Domain

April 27, 2017-- Espinosa cigars has announced the Eminent Domain as the second installment of their Backroom Series.

Hector Alfonso from Espinosa describes the new cigar as "A medium bodied 6x50 Toro, wrapped in a rustic Habano wrapper."…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 27, 2017 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Drew Estate Ships Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang & Swamp Rat

April 26, 2017 – Drew Estate announced today that the Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang & Swamp Rat will start shipping in April 2017. Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang and Swamp Rat were formally introduced at IPCPR 2016 and soft released at the 2016 Kentucky Barn Smoker. …

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Added by Trippopolis on April 26, 2017 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Global Premium Cigars Ends Distribution with Boutiques Unified

Boutiques Unified, one of the cigar industry’s largest boutique cigar distributor, is implementing a restructure and modernization effort.      
                                                                                                          
Our goal has always been to utilize the latest technology to serve our retail partners well; to deliver great cigars as efficiently as possible. With the FDA regulations pending, all companies must do everything they…
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Added by Trippopolis on April 21, 2017 at 11:10am — 2 Comments

Black Label Trading Company Announces Box-Pressed Last Rites Robusto for R. Field Wine Co.

April 13, 2017 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce the release of Last Rites Box Press Robusto as an R. Field Wine Co. exclusive.

I’m very excited to see the return of the Last Rites Box Press Robusto. R. Field Wine Co. does a great job promoting boutique cigars in Hawaii and the Last Rites will be a great addition to their exclusive portfolio. This cigar is robust, rich and earthy with tons of complexity. Many of our customers have been…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 13, 2017 at 10:33am — No Comments

Review: Byron Serie Siglo XX Londinenses

Byron Serie Siglo XX 5 Anos

Size: 5 1/2 x 54

Vitola: Londinenses

Wrapper: Undisclosed

Binder: Undisclosed

Filler:…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 11, 2017 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Black Label Trading Company Shipping Bishop's Blend This Week

April 10, 2017 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce they are shipping Bishops Blend vintage 2017 to select retailers this week.

“It’s great to get Bishops Blend back in the market. This is a very special cigar. It is a representation of how I have grown…

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Added by Trippopolis on April 10, 2017 at 9:00am — 7 Comments

Review: Fratello Oro Robusto

Fratello Oro

Size: 5 x 50

Vitola: Robusto

Wrapper: Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade

Binder: Cameroon

Filler: Dominican and…

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Added by Trippopolis on March 29, 2017 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

What are you smoking this weekend? CONTEST!!

Quick contest  for the weekend.  Post a pic of what you're smoking on CigFed this weekend, and we'll dig something out of the war chest for one lucky winner on Monday.

Rules:

- One entry per day will be counted

- Entries will be closed Sunday, March 26th at midnight PST

- Winner will be randomly selected on Monday, March 27th

- Winner gets a 5 pack from the CigFed war chest

Added by Trippopolis on March 24, 2017 at 1:30pm — 15 Comments

March 2017 Stogie of the Month Contest!

The Stogie of the Month is back.  This month, it's Joya De Nicaragua and to celebrate, we're giving away a 5 pack of cigars!

The Rules:

1. Post a picture of yourself smoking a Joya de Nicaragua using the hashtag #March2017COTM…

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Added by Trippopolis on February 28, 2017 at 10:30am — 14 Comments

Mombacho Cigars Celebrates 11th Anniversary

The annual festivity celebrated the Mombacho team, retailers, friends and family of Mombacho Cigars.

February 23, 2017--The annual festivity celebrated the Mombacho team, retailers, friends and family of Mombacho Cigars.Hosted on a private island in Lake Nicaragua last month, the 11th Annual Mombacho Cigars Anniversary Party celebrated the continued growth of the Mombacho family. Mombacho…

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Added by Trippopolis on February 23, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Review: Illusione Haut 10



Illusione Haut 10

Size: 5.5 x 52

Vitola: Robusto Extra

Wrapper: Nicaraguan…

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Added by Trippopolis on February 17, 2017 at 10:00am — 6 Comments

Black Works Studio Announces Green Hornet KATO and Killer Bee Lonsdale as Event Exclusives

February 16, 2017— Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) is pleased to

announce the upcoming release of GREEN HORNET “KATO” and KILLER BEE

LONSDALE: Hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra.

These cigars are available at select BLK WKS retailer events beginning

March, 2017.…

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Added by Trippopolis on February 16, 2017 at 10:34am — No Comments

A Week at Puro Sabor 2017

 

Maybe I'm kind of basic, but I don't think I've ever gotten off a plane, and had someone waiting with a sign with my name on it, which was kind of nice.  More importantly, rather than wait in line for customs like usual, we were escorted…

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Added by Trippopolis on February 6, 2017 at 10:00am — 8 Comments

Drew Estate Announces Jonathan Drew as President of Drew Estate in Multi-Year Deal

January 30th, 2017– Drew Estate announces that Company Founder, Jonathan Drew will return to an executive operating role, following a two-year period since the sale of the company. In a multi-year agreement, Drew Estate has named the entrepreneur, market disrupter, and art curator as “President and Founder” with oversight for the entire portfolio of brands.…

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Added by Trippopolis on January 30, 2017 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

The JW Marshall is BACK

January 24th, 2016 — Black Label Trading Company (BLTC) is pleased to announce the upcoming release of J. W. MARSHALL: Hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra.

Black Label Trading Co. is releasing the J.W. Marshall, a cigar exclusive for Cigar Federation, today on January 24, 2016.…

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Added by Trippopolis on January 24, 2017 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Toraño releasing Vault E-021 and W-009

January 23rd, 2017--Toraño is launching two lines developed from recipes in the family blend archives and named according to a special system of codes contained within the Toraño blend book. Called E-021 and W-009, the new collections are additions to the growing Vault portfolio.



Brand Ambassador Jack Toraño said, “Our blending team in Nicaragua re-envisioned a couple of dynamic blends from my family’s original recipes. Both new lines round out the sizes…

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Added by Trippopolis on January 23, 2017 at 3:08pm — No Comments

General Cigar Announced Punch Gran Puro Nicaragua

January 10th, 2017-- General Cigar announces the debut of Punch Gran Puro Nicaragua, a four-cigar collection that features a rich and savory Nicaraguan-forward blend.…

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Added by Trippopolis on January 11, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments

Crux Cigars Limitada PB5 Second Release Heads to Retailers

January 9, 2017 Crux Cigars announces the highly anticipated 2016 Second Release of the Limitada PB5 will begin arriving at retailers this week.

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Added by Trippopolis on January 10, 2017 at 1:05pm — No Comments

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