Señor Esugars

Cornelius and Anthony Señor Esugars Cigar Review – Two Paws Up

Cornelius and Anthony, a brand, that in a short few years, has become synonymous with fine quality cigars. Officially launched back in 2015 the brand is the premium cigar side of S&M Brands, a 150+ year old tobacco company headed by the Bailey family based out of Virginia. Cornelius and Anthony hit the ground running[…]

La Zona Palooza 2017

La Zona Palooza 2017 – A Celebration of Family

In case you missed the social media explosion of posts this weekend, it was La Zona Palooza weekend in Miami! What is La Zona Palooza you ask? It is a celebration of the love of Espinosa Cigars and brands that are made at the La Zona cigar factory. La Zona is owned by Mr. Erik[…]

IL Ridotto

Moya Ruiz IL Ridotto Cigar Review – Enjoy Some Privacy!

We have been talking about it, other cigar bloggers have been talking about it, but now it is time to review it. The Moya Ruiz IL Ridotto which was announced at last years IPCPR and is now ready for review.It has been sitting in my humidor now for 3 months and has been calling out to[…]

Protocol Probable Cause Lancero

Protocol Probable Cause Lancero Cigar Review

Lanceros, you either like them or you don’t. As for me, I love a well made lancero. It is the one vitola where you get the maximum amount of wrapper flavor and if rolled properly, a prefect burn. So is the case with the Protocol Probable Cause Lancero, the latest line extension to the Cubariqueño Cigar Company[…]

Cubariqueno Protocol Lancero

Protocol by Cubariqueno Cigar Review – A New Revolution

Back in May of 2015, a small boutique cigar company created a wave in the US market with the release of their inaugural blend, the Protocol. This company was the Cubariqueno Cigar Company founded by Bill Ives,  Juan Cancel and Bill Agathis. The company partnered with Erik Espinosa and the La Zona cigar factory to[…]

Espinosa Alpha Dawg

Espinosa Alpha Dawg Cigar Review – Let the Dawgs out!

Who let the Dawgs Out! Erik Espinosa – that’s who. Once an event only cigar, the Alpha Dawg by Espinosa Cigars has been let out to the public for all to enjoy. Of course the cigar had to have a packaging design, if it was to be sold in production. Enter the Espinosa fan base.[…]

Cornelius & Anthony Meridian

Cornelius & Anthony Meridian Cigar Review

Back in the fall of 2015, I received a cigar from a new boutique cigar company to review. That cigar was the Meridian and the company was Cornelius & Anthony cigars. When I finally broke it out to review I contacted the brand owner, Steven Bailey, and asked about the blend so I could complete[…]

Moya Ruiz La Jugada Claro

Moya Ruiz La Jugada Claro – Rough Cut Cigar Review

Say it! “La WHO gah dah”. That’s  right, by now consumers should know how to pronounced it. Moya Ruiz announced the original La Jugada in Late October of 2012 and the line has increased over the years.  At this years IPCPR the company introduced the latest in the La Jugada line up, the La Jugada Claro. In the words of Danny[…]

MoyaRuiz The Rake “Fix” Cigar Review

The Rake – named after the term for what a casino or house takes in a gambling game. “You gotta pay to play.” In their press release Danny Moya of MoyaRuiz cigars stated: The Rake pays homage to the company’s love of “the game”… It was a nice August evening in Michigan and I had just[…]

Catelli Cigars – Modella Habano Bombshell – Cigar Review

I took a trip down to south Florida this past weekend to visit my friend Brian’s cigar shop – The Mancave Fort Lauderdale. It has been awhile since I have been there. It is always good to make your face seen now and then and of course it was good to have had the day off from work so[…]

Press Release – ESPINOSA PREMIUM CIGARS TO RELEASE THE BACKROOM SERIES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESPINOSA PREMIUM CIGARS TO RELEASE THE BACKROOM SERIES Hialeah Gardens, Florida (December 5, 2014) Erik Espinosa of Espinosa Premium Cigars proudly announces the release of The Backroom Series, an Espinosa Lounge Exclusive. The Backroom Series will feature cigars exclusive and limited only to Espinosa Lounges. Its first release, “The Alibi”, is a[…]

Espinosa – 601 La Bomba Warhead II – Cigar Review

Kaboom!!    Erik Espinosa does it again, This time it is the limited edition 601 La Bomba Warhead II, a followup to the original 601 La Bomba. This new edition is of limited supply and I found some at my local brick and mortar. It is nice to have at least one store in your[…]

Espinosa Habano La Zona Toro – Cigar Review

Espinosa Habano La Zona Toro A long week of work and I decided to relax this evening with a Espinosa Habano La Zona cigar. These cigars were the first to be manufactured in Erik Espinosa’s new “La Zona” factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. The tribute to which is adorned with a label at the foot of the stick. Now of course we[…]

arandoza cigars

Arandoza completes the Red, White, and Blue

Arandoza Cigars has announced they will release their third line, the Arandoza Red. The new Arandoza Red joins the Arandoza White and Arandoza Blue as the latest cigar from the company.  The “red” is expected to be a full bodied stick and it will be wrapped with San Andres leaf. It seems this is the[…]