Southern Draw Cigars Cedrus - The Hogan

Cigar Review: Southern Draw Cigars Cedrus – The Hogan – Rated 97

When it comes to making a special cigar, there are many who have accomplished it but when it comes to making the cigar special, that is a little different. This year, Southern Draw Cigars accomplished “special” in many ways, when they introduced a cigar known as Cedrus – The Hogan at this years International Premium[…]

Southern Draw Cigars Jacobs Ladder Lancero

Southern Draw Cigars Jacobs Ladder Lancero – Rated 96

The Jacobs Ladder cigar was launched last year by Southern Draw Cigars as part of a bevy of launches for the small Texas company. The cigar climbed our ladder of top 25 cigars to clock in at #7 for the year and my Stogie Press associate, Steve Ajhar, aptly described it as “smooth strength“, a[…]

Southern Draw Cigars announces the 300 Hands Line of Cigars

300 hands is what it takes to go from seed to palate when it comes to cigars. Everything from the planting and cultivation, picking and curing, fermenting, blending, and rolling, box design and creation, art and packaging, all the way to delivery of the final product.   Robert Holt and Southern Draw Cigars understand that[…]

Discover CEDRUS by Southern Draw Cigars – only at IPCPR 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2018 Austin Texas -A cigars ability to be different things to different people – and to be – in effect, the cornerstone of a tribute – was the starting point for the fifth core blend from Southern Draw Cigars. We continue the Southern Draw Cigars tradition of sharing our faith,[…]

Southern Draw Code Duello Firethorn

Southern Draw Cigars announces general business updates and price increase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2018 Austin, Texas – Southern Draw Cigars will inform its valued retail partners of a price increase that will take effect on August 1, 2018. The little brand from Texas, says that the increase is due to the cost of FDA compliance, most notably the necessity to update package design to[…]

QuickDraw Habano

Southern Draw QuickDraw Habano Cigar Review

Wow. it’s hard to  believe it has been over two  years since I reviewed the first Southern Draw Cigars – QuickDraw. I think Robert Holt’s hair was darker back then but then again, this amazing cigar man has been pushing hard, criss-crossing the country, preaching the word of Southern Draw.  During one of those trips, Robert[…]

Southern Draw Cigars & Famous Smoke Shop to release Rose of Sharon Perfecto – IGNITE project release #2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Austin, Texas – APRIL 30, 2018. IGNITE project release #2 will be an exciting new size for the award-winning Rose of Sharon. The medium bodied blend was blessed as: 2017 #1 Cigar of the Year by Stogie Geeks (Joe D.) 2017 #1 Cigar of the Year by Tuesday Night Cigar Club 2017[…]

Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder IGNITE

Jacobs Ladder Lancero to Debut as First IGNITE Cigar

The other day we brought you the news of the Southern Draw Cigars IGNITE Charitable Strategy. In that news, the company noted they will be releasing their first release for this program and today we are reporting that release will be the Jacobs Ladder Lancero. Yes, my friends, the Smooth Strength, Stogie press Top 25[…]

Southern Draw Cigars Launches the IGNITE Charitable Strategy

This past weekend, I had the distinct pleasure of hanging out with Robert Holt, owner of Southern Draw Cigars.  I spent Saturday night with him at one of my local Brick & Mortar shops and all day Sunday. It was a good break for him  to just relax and enjoy some time here in Melbourne,[…]

rose of sharon lancero

Southern Draw Cigars Announces Exclusive Rose of Sharon Lancero with Famous Smoke

Oh what a few years in the cigar business does when you have a consistently great and award-winning product.  I remember meeting Robert Holt a few years in a small shop in Austin, Texas and like all good brothers of the leaf, we have been friends ever since. This year was a spectacular year for[…]

The Stogie Press 2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 1, 2018 What a year 2017 has been. Even with the FDA regulations there was a plethora of new releases and even though we didn’t smoke them all, those we did, showcased the amazing skill and craft of so many cigar makers and factories. This years competition was tight and making[…]

2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars Candidates 6 – 10

We have just 13 days before the big announcement of the 2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars here on Stogie Press. Today I would like to  present the next 5 candidates for our list. The first 5 candidates were published last week here. The Yayabo Series 04 Admiral The Crowned Heads Four Kicks Maduro  The Micallef Cigars Experiencia[…]

Southern Draw QuickDraw

Southern Draw Cigars & Famous Smoke Shop Partner for the New Cigar Release

NEW QuickDraw Corona Gorda Gets a Famous Introduction November 29, 2017 AUSTIN, TEXAS – Two American, family-owned cigar businesses have partnered for an exciting new cigar release. Southern Draw Cigars, a Veteran-owned premium cigar brand, proudly announces a new addition to their QuickDraw line of cigars: a Corona Gorda (5×46), now available in 25-count boxes protected by[…]

Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder

Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder Cigar Review – Smooth Strength

You have heard of smooth operators, sharp dressed men, and smooth jazz. Today I am going to talk to you about Smooth Strength. That is how we at Stogie Press ultimately describe the new Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder, a cigar as unique as the man who created it. As you read the reason will become clear. The Jacobs[…]