Aging Room Solera

Aging Room Solera – Dominican Sun Grown – Rough Cut Cigar Review

At the 2016 IPCPR, Rafael Nodal of Boutique Blends introduced the newest cigar in the Aging Room family – the Solera. During the event Rafael held a press conference to describe the unique and innovative concept to this cigar. You can watch Rafael explain his creation and the process used here: The Aging Room Solera is available[…]

Aging Room Pelo de Oro Scherzo – Rough Cut Cigar Review

It seems everywhere we look this year, the name AJ Fernandez  comes up in the cigar world. This time it is with famed cigar maker Rafael Nodal and his latest release the Aging Room Pelo de Oro. I picked one of these beauties up at my local brick and mortar shops – Paradise Cigarz in Rockledge,[…]

Stogie Press 2015 Top 25 Boutique Cigars Candidates

Ok, we are getting down to the wire with the candidate selections for the 2015 Top 25 Boutique Cigars here at Stogie Press. We have announced 15 of the 25 candidates and today we add the next 5. As noted the official countdown will be announced on New Years day as we always do. The[…]

Aging Room F59 Quattro

Have you been watching Rafael Nodal from Boutique Blends and Aging Room Cigars on social media? He has been globe-trotting and working extra hard selling his brand. It is what he does as a passionate cigar man. The success of his brand is spectacular. As a fan of the Quattro line I was more than pleased, when Rafael presented me the new F59 Quattro, in[…]

Boutique Cigars and the Start of the Stogie Press 2015 Top 25 Cigars

Well here we are again, nearing the end of the year and of course that means preparation for the Stogie Press 2015 Top 25 Cigars featuring boutique and small batch brands. I have been giving hints since July as to who might make the cut and of course the final countdown list is top  secret,[…]

Cigars that are Making our Mouths Water

Last year there were well over 1200 new blends of cigars that hit the market, many of which were represented at the IPCPR.  Stogie Press had received a fraction of those new blends to sample as there are more suppliers than there is time to meet and greet. The same of course held true for[…]

Swag Puro Dominicano – Cigar Review

Doing cigar reviews takes time and even though I wright down my notes and snap the photos, the reviews tend to get backlogged in the process. I have decided to start catching up on some of my past reviews and today we review the Boutique Blends – Swag Puro Dominicano. I got these cigars as[…]

Boutique Blends – Aging Room F55 Quattro – Cigar Review

Sitting in my local brick and mortar shop here on the Space Coast of Florida I was looking for something new to try. My tobacconist,  Brook from Paradise Cigarz in Rockledge FL suggested I give the F55 Quattro from Boutique Blends Aging Room Small Batch Blends a spin. Brook knows my palate well and this[…]

Boutique Blends La Boheme Mimi – Cigar Review

  It is said that good things come in small packages and that is all  but  true with the new Boutique Blends La Bohéme Mimi cigar. This small corona 3.5 x 46, is not to be taken lightly.  Boutique Blends known for the brands Aging Room and Swag  released the La Bohéme at this years IPCPR. The[…]