Powstanie Habano Perfecto

Powstanie Habano Perfecto Cigar Review

If you are a fan of  the fine craft coming out of Skip Martin and his RoMa Craft Tobac  Nica Sueno Factory factory in Nicaragua, then you may have heard of Powstanie Cigars. If you have not, you may want to familiarize yourself with this brand that is made in collaboration with Skip and RoMa Craft.[…]

H. Upmann by A.J. Fernandez

H. Upmann by A.J. Fernandez – Old School meets New School

Last year A.J. Fernandez was all over the cigar map with collaborations with the largest to the smallest of brands, not to mention his own product releases. Today I would like to offer a review of one of those big box collaborations – H. Upmann. Now when you think about the H. Upmann cigar company you[…]

Cubanacan Heritage Gran Reserva 2016 Connecticut

Cubanacan Heritage Gran Reserva 2016 Connecticut Cigar Review

Last week I talked about the Cubanacan Heritage Gran Reserva 2016 Maduro which  was a delight to smoke with enticing nuances of flavor and aromas. Today I would like to introduce you to the lighter shade the Cubanacan Heritage Gran Reserva 2016 line – the Connecticut version. The Cubanacan Heritage Gran Reserva 2016 Connecticut sports[…]

JRE Tobacco Company Aladino Cigar

JRE Tobacco Company Aladino Cigar Review – It’s Familia

JRE Tobacco for those that may not be familiar with the name is company formed by Julio R. and Justo M. Eiroa. Ok,  I may have your attention here as the Eiroa should have caught your eye. Julio and Justo are the father and brother respectively, of Christian Eiroa, yes the man who helped make Camacho[…]

La Sirena Porthole Oscuro

La Sirena Porthole Oscuro Cigar Review – Worthy Value

Last year at the annual La Zona Palooza event in Miami, I received one of Arielle Ditkowich’s La Sirena Porthole cigars. This particular cigar line was released back in 2015 and was based on a challenge to Ms. Ditkowich to create a cigar for the value minded consumer. The result of that fan challenge was the creation[…]

Perdomo Double Aged 12 Year Connecticut

Perdomo Double Aged 12 Year Connecticut Cigar Review

So what is double aged tobacco you may ask? Perdomo Cigars has an answer for you. Back at the 2014 IPCPR Nick Perdomo and Team Perdomo releases what they called the Perdomo Double Aged 12 Year Connecticut Cigar. Now when it comes to whiskey, especially single malts, I know what a double aging is but with[…]

La Faraona Dala

La Faraona Dala Cigar Review

A number of years ago, my wife and I took a trip over to Ybor City, Florida to write an article on this iconic American cigar town. The main street of the city, La Septima, is dotted with a multitude of cigar shops and small factories,  one of which is La Faraona Cigars. The shop/factory[…]

Cubanacan Gran Reserve 2016 Maduro

Cubanacan Heritage Gran Reserva 2016 Maduro Cigar Review

I recently received some samples of Cubanacan cigars from a friend the other week and in that package was the Cubanacan Gran Reserva 2016 Maduro . According to the company’s website: “The name Cubanacan was chosen for it’s vibrant history and the story behind it’s meaning. Cubanacan means “where fertile land is abundant” and is derived[…]

Senorial by Jose Blanco 65th Anniversary

Senorial by Jose Blanco 65th Anniversary Cigar Review

October 27, 1949 – that is the day José Blanco was born. Señor Blanco started his long career at the age of 25 as a rum salesman in the Dominican Republic. After 6 years he moved over to Grupo León Jimenes as a salesman for Presidente beer and Marlboro cigarettes. He quickly moved up the ladder, taking on ever-increasing positions in the[…]

perla del mar

Perla Del Mar Broadleaf Maduro Cigar Review by Zach Riley

Greetings! First we did the Connecticut Shade, and I told Jim I had the Maduro in my humidor as well, so here’s the Broadleaf Maduro. This again is not my first time smoking this cigar. Hopefully this review will give you some insight on what this cigar is like and if you’d enjoy smoking it.[…]

Perla Del Mar

Perla Del Mar Cigar Review – By Zach Riley

This was not my first time smoking the Perla Del Mar cigar. I smoked this once before and really enjoyed it. I decided since we didn’t have a Perla Del Mar review on StogiePress, it was time to add them to the roster. This cigar was purchased at Tobacco Express in Florence, AL. – a[…]

MBombay Classic Torpedo

MBombay Classic Torpedo Cigar Review – Elegant and Pleasurable

Happy New Year everyone, and with the start of every year comes introductions of new cigar blends and line extensions. This year started early as I recently got some samples of the latest Mel Shah creation – the MBombay Classic Torpedo. As you may have read in the press release, a couple of weeks ago, this[…]

Esteban Carreras Chupa Cabra Hellcat

Esteban Carreras Chupa Cabra Hellcat Cigar Review

Back in 2016, Esteban Carreras introduced an extension to their wildly successful Chupa Cabra line that has been in existence since 2012. The new introduction was named the Chupa Cabra Hellcat which sported a new blend and comes in box pressed vitolas that were not available in the previous Chupa Cabra lineup. In case you are not[…]

CAO Fuma em Corda

CAO Fuma em Corda Cigar Review

CAO Cigars is at it again, searching for some of the most unique tobaccos to craft their latest incarnation of the Amazon Basin series of cigars. The latest rendition brings us 3 different blends, collectively called the CAO Amazon Basin Trilogy. They were rolled out in three phases in 2017 and represent the what the company[…]