Gran Habano Persian King

Gran Habano Persian King Cigar Review

Last month I received some samples of the Gran Habano Persian King for review. I recall speaking to George Rico, owner of Gran Habano, at last years IPCPR about this unique cigar. He explained there were two blends of this cigar; the original, which was released over 8 years ago and a maduro which was[…]

Dos Hombres Cabinet Dominican

Dos Hombres Cabinet Dominican Cigar Review – Just when you thought good cigars are too expensive

LAst year at the IPCPR in Las Vegas, I picked up a Dos Hombres Cabinet Dominican cigar from the United Cigar booth. In case you may not have heard of the United Cigar Group they are the company that brought us the highly acclaimed,  actually 100-rated ,  cigar the Atabey cigar. The Dos Hombres brand is[…]

Casa Fernandez Miami Aganorsa Corojo

Casa Fernandez Miami Aganorsa Corojo Cigar Review

Ah yes; the storied Aganorsa Leaf, highlighted by Casa Fernandez. For those that are not familiar with this leaf, let me take you on a short journey back to 1997. It was then that a young and successful New York financier and entrepreneur, Eduardo Fernandez, decided to take a chance and purchase land in Condega and Jalapa, Nicaragua to[…]

QuickDraw Habano

Southern Draw QuickDraw Habano Cigar Review

Wow. it’s hard to  believe it has been over two  years since I reviewed the first Southern Draw Cigars – QuickDraw. I think Robert Holt’s hair was darker back then but then again, this amazing cigar man has been pushing hard, criss-crossing the country, preaching the word of Southern Draw.  During one of those trips, Robert[…]

Cigar Obsession Final Third

Cigar Obsession Final Third Cigar Review

Here at Stogie Press, we believe in being fair and with that fairness in mind, we removed the previous opening statement that basically warned followers of Cigar Obsession & Bryan Glynn that I didn’t enjoy this cigar. Some of the feedback I am receiving asks why I feel this cigar is overpriced. Here’s my reasoning:[…]

Flatbed cigars Pennsyltucky

Flatbed Cigars Pennsyltucky Cigar Review – By Zac Riley

Our man Zac Riley, out in Muscle Shoals, Alabama is falling in love with Flatbed Cigars. Here’s his latest review of the Pennsyltucky blend from the company. This is another Rainey Day special today. We’ve got the Flatbed cigars Pennsyltucky. I thought this was going to be a really interesting concept, so I thought why not[…]

CAO Zócalo

CAO Zócalo Cigar Review – Viva la Mexico

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting CAO Master Blender, Ricky Rodriguez at an event at my local  shop – Executive Cigar Shop and Lounge. By now you should have read the short article on Ricky and as promised, I will now review the new and limited CAO Zócalo . Before we get into[…]

Panacea Green

Flatbed Cigars Panacea Green Cigar Review – By Zach Riley

My friend and colleague Jon Rainey is the Southeastern Rep for Flatbed Cigars, and he is the one that turned me onto this cigar, and the Flatbed cigar brand all together. I really looked forward to reviewing it, so when Cigar Room Shoals got them in I picked up several from the lineup.  Being a[…]

Flatbed Cigars Panacea Blue (Azul)

Flatbed Cigars Panacea Blue (Azul) Cigar Review – By Zach Riley

If you thought Zach Riley was taking a break from cigars you would be seriously wrong. He has been working hard doing his best to find time to enjoy some fine cigars when he can. Of course smoking and enjoying vs. smoking and reviewing are two different things and Zach has been doing his best[…]

Flatbed Cigars Track 7

Flatbed Cigars Track 7 2:46 Cigar Review – By Zach Riley

The infamous Rainey strikes again in this review of the Track 7 2:46,  and HOLY COW. I won’t even say anymore. Hold on to your butts and enjoy this. I sure as heck did. Today we take a look at the Flatbed Cigars Track 7 2:46 cigar. Who is the Flatbed Cigar Company you ask? Their website[…]

EQ Premium Cigars Habano

EQ Premium Cigars Habano Blend Torpedo Cigar Review

Ahhh, EQ cigars, that small company that has been posting heavily in social media these days. We recently reviewed their Maduro blend the other week and found it to be a flavorful and pleasant smoking experience with perfect construction and burn. Today we are taking a look at a lighter shade of the EQ Premium[…]

Debonaire Daybreak

Debonaire Daybreak Cigar Review

Just before the 2017 IPCPR, Drew Estate and Debonaire House announced the release of a new Connecticut shade cigar named the Daybreak. This introduction would be the third addition to the now familiar Debonaire Ultra Premium Cigars lineup. As part of the press release, Phillip S. Zanghi III, owner of Debonaire House, stated: “I have always wanted[…]

La Palina Bronze label

La Palina Bronze Label Cigar Review – A Unique Flavor Journey

Late last year, Bill Paley and his La Palina team got together with Rocky Patel and released another TAA only blend to the market. TAA stands for Tobacconists’ Association of America, which is a group of large and influential retail cigar shop and lounge owners along with a select group of brand owners. Together, the[…]

Tabacú Maduro

Tabacú Maduro Robusto Cigar Review

This past February, I took a trip over to Cigarz on the Avenue in Winter Park, FL do meet up with Mel Shah from MBombay Cigars. During that visit I took the opportunity to do a review of the this fine lounge which you may have already read. As I was getting to leave, I[…]