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The 2018 Lancero Battle Results

Lanceros! Those long thin cigars made famous by Fidel Castro with the Cohiba Lancero have been an “on again – off again” vitola. Those that truly understand cigars know that the Lancero is the one that offers the truest flavor of the wrapper. In an article back in 2008, Cigar Aficionado asked Michael Herklots, general[…]

Cigar Review: Protocol Themis Lancero – Rated 93

This year at the IPCPR, Juan Cancel and Bill Ives doubled down in Vegas with their acclaimed Protocol Themis blend by extended the line with a Lancero vitola. Although lanceros are one of those sizes that can be hit or miss with consumers, the Protocol Themis lancero is the company’s third lancero offering. It follows[…]

Cigar Review: Protocol Official Misconduct – Rated 90

Let me say here and now that I have been guilty of misconduct  every now and then especially back in my younger days. As I matured, that crazy part of me toned down. As for many, I would think we were not all angels growing up, maybe some of you out there are and I[…]

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Cubariqueño Cigar Co. Announces Release of the Protocol Themis Lancero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pennsylvania (Thursday June 21, 2018)  – Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Themis Lancero for the 2018 IPCPR. This is the company’s third lancero offering. Following the success of their prior lanceros which both took #1 Cigar of the year for 2016 on Cigar Federation and 2017 on Tiny Tim’s[…]

Protocol Official Misconduct.

Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Official Misconduct

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pennsylvania (Monday April 30, 2018) Cubariqueño Cigar Co. the guys that brought you the award winning Protocol blends are starting to misbehave. Today they announced the release of the Protocol Official Misconduct.  As in all Protocol blends, the company is using Erik Espinosa’s LaZona Factory in Estelí, Nicaragua to produce the cigar.[…]

The Stogie Press 2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 1, 2018 What a year 2017 has been. Even with the FDA regulations there was a plethora of new releases and even though we didn’t smoke them all, those we did, showcased the amazing skill and craft of so many cigar makers and factories. This years competition was tight and making[…]

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[…]

Protocol Themis

Protocol Themis Cigar Review – Let there be justice!

Bill Ives and Juan Cancel from the Cubariqueño Cigar Company have made quite a name for themselves recently with the introductions of the Protocol and the Probable Cause cigar lines. If you are following this young brand closely,  you may have noticed a trend in the names of the cigar blends. If you sit back and think[…]

Protocol Themis

Cubariqueño Cigar Company National Protocol Themis Release

Cubariqueño Cigar Company National Protocol Themis Release Announced as well as a Probable Cause Line Extension. Cubariqueño Cigar Company is proud to announce that it is releasing its third blend, Protocol Themis, at the 2017 International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailer trade show in Las Vegas. “We are super excited to announce the Protocol Themis,”[…]

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[…]

Protocol Probable Cause

Protocol Probable Cause Cigar Review

It was back in May of last year when we posted the press release on the latest creation from Juan Cancel and Cubariqueño Cigar Company – the Protocol Probable Cause. I have wanted to treat my palate to this second creation from Juan Cancel and Bill Ives ever since. Lucky for me, there would be no more[…]

Cubariqueño Cigar Company Expands its Offerings

Cubariqueño Cigar Company Expands its Offerings Cubariqueño Cigar Company is proud to announce that it is releasing its second blend, Protocol Probable Cause, at the 2016 International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailer trade show in Las Vegas. “We are super excited to announce the Protocol Probable Cause,” stated Juan Cancel, co-founder of Cubariqueño Cigar Company.[…]