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News: Jeremy Jack Cigars Begins Shipping JJ14 Lancero

March 20, 2018--Jeremy Jack Cigars has announced that the JJ14 Lancero, and that the cigars are ready to ship to retailers immediately.  The newest addition to the JJ14 lineup is a 7.5x40 Lancero, available in 20 count boxes and uses an Ecuadorian Connecticut Shade wrapper over Nicaraguan binder, with fillers from Aganorsa.  The MSRP is $9-$11, depending on state taxes.…


Added by Trippopolis on March 21, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments

Review: Alec Bradley Black Market Esteli

Alec Bradley Black Market Esteli

Size: 5 x 52

Vitola: Robusto

Wrapper: Nicaragua

Binder: Nicaragua / Honduras

Filler: Nicaragua…


Added by Captain America on March 18, 2018 at 6:21pm — No Comments

Review: Espinosa Murcielago

Brand: Espinosa Cigars

Line: Murcielago

Size: Toro (6 x 52)

Wrapper: Mexican San Andres



Added by Jason Meyers on March 12, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Press Release: TripAdvisor Names Mombacho's Casa Favilli Top Tourist Destination in Granada, Nicaragua

March 8,, a travel review website that boasts over 500 million traveler reviews, has ranked the Mombacho Cigars factory (Casa Favilli) as the top destination for tourists in Granada, Nicaragua. Casa Favilli also had the honor of being the most visited cigar factory in Nicaragua in 2017. In addition to these honors, Casa Favilli was also awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2017.…


Added by Trippopolis on March 8, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Press Release: Ezra Zion Enters The Whiskey Business

March 1st, 2018--Ezra Zion is pleased to announce it’s latest company venture: a partnership with Oak & Eden Inspired Whiskey.

Ezra Zion rounds out the ownership team which includes brothers Joe and Jamie Giildenzopf; who serve as CEO and Master Distiller, respectively. 

“We’re elated to bring innovative, small-batch, ‘boutique’ whiskeys to our friends in the cigar community.” stated Kyle Hoover, Ezra Zion co-owner. “Everyone knows there’s…


Added by Trippopolis on March 1, 2018 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Press Release: Henry Clay Cheroot Goes National This April

March 1, 2018--Altadis U.S.A. is expanding into national distribution the latest extension of the modern Henry Clay lineup— Henry Clay Rustic Cheroot -- this heritage brand’s third such entry.

Rustic Cheroot is a robust cigar that follows in the traditions set by the previous Henry Clay Tattoo and …


Added by Trippopolis on March 1, 2018 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Press Release: Joya De Nicaragua Cigars Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Feb 28th, 2018--50 years ago, Joya de Nicaragua pioneered the Nicaraguan cigar industry. In 1968, it became the first tobacco factory to craft premium handmade cigars in Nicaragua. Since day one, Joya has been committed to achieving the highest levels of excellence, and has therefore established itself as the standard for Nicaraguan cigar quality. 

Smoking a Joya de Nicaragua cigar means smoking the most Nicaraguan cigar. Not only the one that started it all, but also the one…


Added by Trippopolis on February 28, 2018 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Press Release: General Announces Macanudo Inspirado Red

February 26th, 2018--The evolution of Macanudo continues with Macanudo Inspirado Red, a fiery new addition to the top-rated Inspirado portfolio. This bold, full-bodied offering represents the marriage of rich volcanic soil and profound aging techniques to achieve unmatched strength and refinement.

José de Castro, vice president of marketing for General Cigar’s Macanudo brand said, “As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Macanudo, we created Macanudo…


Added by Trippopolis on February 26, 2018 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Press Release: Mombacho Cigars Launches Online Merch Store

February 19, 2018--Mombacho Cigars announced the launch of its online merchandise store

 today. The store will feature Mombacho branded merchandise for its fans to purchase. The store will not sell any tobacco products.…


Added by Trippopolis on February 19, 2018 at 6:14pm — 2 Comments

Review: La Aurora ADN

Brand: La Aurora

Line: ADN

Size: Robusto (5 x 50)

Wrapper: Cibao valley (Dominican Republic)…


Added by Jason Meyers on February 16, 2018 at 1:16pm — 1 Comment

Press Release: Macanudo Turns 50

February 12, 2018--The year is 1968 and General Cigar Company has just purchased the Temple Hall Cigar Factory in Kingston, Jamaica.  With Temple Hall, the company acquired Macanudo, a small handmade cigar brand made just for the British market. If the then-owners of General Cigar had a crystal ball, would they have predicted that in 50 years, this small brand would have evolved to become a global icon? The answer is, without question, yes.  



Added by Trippopolis on February 13, 2018 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Review: Line of Duty Maduro

Line of Duty Cigars

Size: 6 x 60

Vitola: C.O. - Gordo

Wrapper: Nicaragua

Binder: Nicaragua

Filler: Honduras / Nicaragua…


Added by Captain America on February 11, 2018 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Review: Muestra De Saka Nacatamale

The first entry in the Muestra De Saka series was the most elegant, refined and understated cigar in the DTT lineup.  For the second release, Owner and Master Blender Steve Saka created almost the exact opposite.  A strong, flavor bomb with layer after layer of complex flavors.

Brand: Muestra De Saka Nacatamale

Size: 6x48…


Added by Trippopolis on February 8, 2018 at 5:42pm — No Comments

News: BLK WKS S&R Shipping This February

January 31, 2018--Black Works Studios(stylized as BLK WKS), has announced that the 2018 release of the BLK WKS S&R will be shipping to select retailers this February.  As with all of BLK WKS and Black Label Trading Company's limited edition releases, the S&R is expected to re-release annually, in limited production.  S&R stands for "Serpents & Rainbows", though we haven't got any official word on the meaning behind it.…


Added by Trippopolis on January 31, 2018 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Review: Gran Habano La Conquista

Gran Habano La Conquista

Size: 6 x 54

Vitola: Toro Extra…


Added by 007MI6 on January 27, 2018 at 8:33pm — No Comments

News: Villiger Cigars Announces La Vencedora

January 24, 2018--Villiger Cigars has announced that they will be releasing the Villiger La Vencedora this year as a follow up to 2017's La Flor De Ynclan, which landed on multiple top 25 lists last year.  The La Vencedora is slated to be Villiger's first entry into the full-bodied segment.  La Vencedora translates to 'The Victor', and the name signifies Villiger's move into the premium cigar market over the last few years.…


Added by Trippopolis on January 24, 2018 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Review: Cohiba Blue

Brand: Cohiba

Line: Blue

Size: Robusto (5.5 x 50)

Wrapper: Honduran Olancho San Agustin…


Added by Jason Meyers on January 22, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

News: Southern Draw Rose of Sharon Lancero Available at Famous Smoke Shop NOW!

January 15, 2018--Southern Draw Cigars have announced that the Rose of Sharon Lancero is launching exclusively with Famous Smoke Shop today, but will be available from other retailers in the future.  Buy the cigars HERE, or read the full press release below.…


Added by Trippopolis on January 15, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Secret Santa Match Made In Heaven!

Before I can say anything about this truly epic package from my Secret Santa, Harley Holmes, I have to first apologize for being being MIA this holiday season. Despite have nearly 2 full weeks off from work, I somehow managed to mostly reflect quietly on the highlights and memorable moments of 2017 and…


Added by Captain America on January 2, 2018 at 4:09pm — 1 Comment

Press Release: Providencia Cigars Announces The Trinitas

Jan 2, 2018--Providencia Cigars is pleased to announce the launch of it's third premium cigar blend - the Trinitas on January 8th, 2018. This blend is being released following Providencia's two inaugural blends - the El Padre and the El Santo.

The Trinitas is a bold approach to the cigar design. It delivers a powerful punch as a triple ligero consisting of a San Andres wrapper with fillers including a Honduran leaf paired with the renowned Nicaraguan leaf. The Trinitas…


Added by Trippopolis on January 2, 2018 at 12:31pm — No Comments

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