stogiepress top 25

2014 Top 25 Cigars – Boutique – Small Batch

It has been a fun and exciting year here at Stogie Press. Although there was over 1274 new cigars that hit the market in 2014 we were not able to smoke them all. We have ranked those we smoked and the following are  our top 25 cigars for 2014. A key criteria was that the[…]

Rocky Patel Royale

Rocky Patel Royale – Cigar Review

Rocky Patel has had a busy 2014 releasing quite a few new blends. Today we review the Royale, suitable for a King or Queen but in this case attainable by everyone. The new Rocky Patel 2014 introduction, the Royale is a cigar I would highly recommend you try at least once. The Royale is a […]

Espinosa 601 La Bomba Warhead II

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[…]

90 Miles RA

90 Miles R.A. Nicaragua Lancero – Cigar Review

90 Miles, so close yet so far. That is the slogan for the Flor De Gonzalez 90 miles line of cigars. 90 miles signifies the distant from the southern most point of the United states in Key West Florida to Cuba and the distance Arnaldo Gonzalez traveled when he fled his homeland to start a[…]

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Crowned Heads Jericho Hill – Cigar Review

It was 1968 when Johnny Cash sang Cocaine Blues at Folsom State Prison. Now, 46 years later, the Crowned Heads cigar company, based in Nashville,  released their tribute to Johnny Cash, the Jericho Hill. Crowned Heads are known for using musical references for their cigars. The Headley Grange is a reference to the old English[…]

AJ Fernandez New World

AJ Fernandez New World – Cigar Review – Get Some Satisfaction

We just got home from a big Greek dinner at Niki’s in Melbourne FL. We were sending my step daughter off to her junior year of college and the celebration took us all the way through dessert. I told my wife I needed a good after dinner stick after that meal. When we got home,[…]

E.P. Carrillo La Historia

E.P. Carrillo – La Historia Cigar Review

E.P. Carrillo – La Historia It’s not every day that I smoke a cigar and can honestly say the manufacturer’s description, if it is posted, lives up to what I sense upon my palate. Today I chose the E.P. CarrillLa Historia  6 7/8 X 54 E-III vitola. The La Historia is a boxed pressed cigar, constructed from Nicaraguan filler[…]

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My Father Cigars – La Antiquedad – Cigar Review

LA ANTIGUEDAD The following review of the My Father Cigars LA ANTIGUEDAD is from a friend of mine Eric Gauthier from the Facebook group Cigar Club Lounge. I gifted Eric a couple of sticks from a box I purchased last month. Eric is a disabled Marine veteran and artist. He paints cigar related art and has[…]

Warped Cigars - Flor Del Valle

Warped Cigars – Flor Del Valle

Warped Cigars  – Flor Del Valle  Kyle Gellis   This years IPCPR has been great and there were new releases of blends from the manufactures at the show. But today, I am quite pleased to report that Warped Cigars introduced, by invitation only, their new Flor Del Valle (Flower of the Valley) cigar. This stick[…]

Cordoba & Morales

Cigar Review – Cordoba & Morales Clave Cubano Etiqueta Blanca Toro Gorda

Remember when you first smoked your first high strength cigar. You know the one, it lit you up and made you want to stay in your comfortable smoking chair or stool. Well I am here to report that after years of smoking cigars and finding but a few that have that effect on me I have discovered another.