Pappy Van Winkle Tradition

Drew Estate Pappy Van Winkle Tradition – It’s Pappy Day

Today is Oct 1, 2017 and this day is declared by Drew Estate cigars as Pappy Day. Today is the day that the new Pappy Van Winkle Tradition cigar is being released exclusively available to Drew Diplomat Retailers. Of course, if you attended the Kentucky Barn Smoker event this weekend, you got your hands on one[…]

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Half Priced Drew Estate Undercrown Shade Cigars

This past Wednesday, September 20, 2017, Drew Estate Cigars  announced that there was a recent truck heist of that contained Tabak Especial Dulce Robusto and Undercrown Shade Belicoso cigars. The company has asked that if anyone sees these cigars being offered for sale by non-Drew Estate authorized suppliers or being offered for sale by any suppliers at[…]

Todas Las Dias

Todas Las Dias Cigar Review – Any Day – Every Day

I assume everyone knows who Steve Saka is, and if you don’t, you may want to crawl out from under that old rock and join the 21st century cigar club. Steve is the owner of Dunbarton Tobacco and Trust, a cigar company he founded after parting ways as President of Drew Estate a few years[…]

Drew Estate Builds Across Northern Border

Drew Estate Partners with STG Canada for Exclusive Canadian Distribution Monday, August 14, 2017 — Miami, FL- Drew Estate announces today that it has appointed STG Canada as its exclusive distribution partner for both domestic and Duty-Free premium cigar markets in Canada. This partnership will be effective August 28st, 2017, Vice President of International Business[…]

Try the Green ACID! – Two Wrongs Make a Beautiful Right.

Every year in July, the cigar industry converges for a celebration of our lifestyle with brand owners, retailers, and media members. This event is known as the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) association convention. It is here where those responsible for creating the new blends introduce them to the those that sell them[…]

The Undercrown Takes in Some Sun – The Undercrown Sun Grown

Thursday, July 6, 2017 — Miami, FL – Drew Estate announces today the newest extension to the prized Undercrown Brand, the Undercrown Sun Grown. The new Sun Grown is the third Undercrown expression, complimenting Undercrown Maduro and Undercrown Shade. The Undercrown Sun Grown will be displayed in Drew Estate’s booth (Booth #2608) at the IPCPR[…]

Drew Estate Extends Acid Line

It seems like the Drew Estate team likes that candella leaf and what it does to a cigar. Last year the company sweetened up the Kentucky Fire Cured with it in the release of the Swamp Thang, and as we wrote in our review, it made for a sweeter and pleasurable smoke. Now the company[…]

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Antaño Gran Reserva to hit shelves in August

Let’s all  be honest here, if you like a bold, spicy, and strong cigar, and you walk into a shop and see the Antaño 1970 on the shelf, how many of you pick that up? I know I do more often than not. I have always enjoyed this blend from Joya de Nicaragua, with its rich,[…]

Debonaire Daybreak

Drew Estate and Debonaire House Announce the Debonaire Daybreak

As we get within days of this years IPCPR in Las Vegas, the press releases of new cigars keep coming. In this age of new FDA regulations one would not have imagined so many new blends to hit the market. The latest is the announcement from Debonaire House, an Ultra Premium brand distributed by Drew Estate.[…]

Ventura Cigars Archetype Axis Mundi

Ventura Cigars Archetype – Axis Mundi – Are You Centered?

When my son Dominic was a young boy, he and I began to study Tae Kwon Do together. It was my first experience at martial arts. It is called an art because it is not really about fighting but more about choreographed moves of kicks, strikes, punches, and jumps. You had to learn not only[…]

Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang

Drew Estate Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thang Cigar Review

Reaching deep  in the darkness of my humidor the other day, I pulled out the latest in the Drew Estate Kentucky Fired Cured line – The Swamp Thang. The little critter has been hiding in there since July of last year simmering and maturing, just waiting for a human hand to take it out into[…]

John Drew Brands

John Drew Brands Launch Party – A Masterful Mix of Cigars and Spirits

This past Wednesday, April 19th, I had the opportunity to trip on over to Corona Cigars in Orlando, Florida for the official John Drew Brands launch party. What is John Drew Brands you may ask? It is the latest disruptive creation from Jonathan Drew, famed cigar maker. This time it is not cigars that Drew[…]

Archetype Initiation

Archetype Initiation Cigar Review – Thank You May I Have Another!!

I finished chapter one of the Archetype series of cigars last year and had only good things to say about the latest work of Ventura Cigars. Throughout that first chapter I experienced Dreams, was Enlightened by the Sage, and finally entered a Strange Passage. That final passage has taken me today to he point of[…]

All Out Kings

All Out Kings Cigar Review – Patience Pays

At the 2016 IPCPR, Caldwell Cigars and Drew Estate announced a collaboration between Robert Caldwell, Willy Herrera, and Jonathon Drew. That collaboration would be known as the All Out Kings blend. There were limited pre-release samples at the show, but I was not lucky enough to have received one. In fact Willy Herrera, the master blender[…]