Cigar Review: Flor de Gonzalez 90 Miles 1980 Edition Churchill – Rated 90

Most of you have heard of Flor de Gonzalez cigars a boutique cigar company based out of Miami, Florida. The Gonzalez family has roots back to Cuba and is now run by third generation owner Yadi Gonzalez. The company has been doing it’s best to navigate the unpleasant waters of the FDA rules and regulations,[…]

Cigar Review: C.L.E. Wynwood Hills Mayhem – Rated 96

Christian Eiroa and CLE Cigars have been teasing us for a while with the possibility of bringing back the Wynwood line that he created with Robert Caldwell back in 2012. The line went defunct back in 2013 when Caldwell left the brand but Eiroa maintained the brand rights. Now as we speed the film up[…]

El Viajante Edicion XXXV

Cigar News: El Viajante Edicion XXXV Cigar Coming to Brick and Mortar Shops

Viajante’s Stogie Road owner Kerr Viajante and Tabacalera G. Kafie y Cia. owner Dr. Gaby Kafie have announced today their collaboration on a new premium cigar line; El Viajante Edicion XXXV. EL Viajante’s Stogies Road owner, Kerr Viajante is best known for his video blog traversing the United States visiting cigar lounges and talking cigars[…]

Great Smoke 2019

Cigar Lifestyle: Smoke Inn Great Smoke 2019

Close the book, the 2019 Smoke Inn Great Smoke is officially complete and once again Abe Dababneh has put on a stupendous event. I have said it before and will say it again. The Great Smoke is, by far, the best cigar event in the state of Florida. Prior to the main event, there was[…]

Cigar Review: DBL Cigars – Derame III – Rated 95

At the 2018 IPCPR, Francisco Almonte, owner of Dominican Big Leaguer (DBL) Cigars, showcased the third release of his limited edition Derrame Series cigar. Known as the Derrame III, it was displayed in a beautiful 49 count humidor that housed 40 box-pressed vitolas and 9 round vitolas. The humidor is as stunning as the cigars[…]

Cigar Review: Recluse Amadeus Los Cabos Toro – Rated 88

Iconic Leaf Cigars – known to most of you as Recluse Cigars has been crafting and selling cigars since the 2012 IPCPR Show in Orlando, FL. At their inaugural appearance in Orlando, the company did something unique and showcased their opening act, the Recluse OTG to the public. That may not have been so special[…]

Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces Four Kicks Mule Kick LE 2019

Ever since its introduction in 2012, the Crowned Heads Mule Kick LE has been a sought after cigar by Crowned Heads fans and cigar enthusiasts nationwide. The company has been releasing variation of the LE over the years showcasing some of the best leaf money can buy. The original Mule Kick LE 2012, featured a[…]

Cigar News: Jessi Flores to Leave Drew Estate to Pursue New Business Ventures

Drew Estate has announced today, Subculture Studios Director Jessi Flores will be leaving the company to pursue new business ventures. Ever since Jonathan Drew discovered Jessi’s unique street art in Esteli, Nicaragua back in 1999, Mr. Flores has been a driving force of the company’s Subculture Studios. Jonathan Drew himself noted in a press release[…]

Cigar Review: Gran Habano Gran Reserva #5 2012 Gran Robusto – Rated 93

At last years IPCPR, George Rica and his Gran Habano Cigar Company expanded their portfolio with the introduction of the Gran Habano Gran Reserva #5 2012. This was a natural addition to the Gran Reserva #5 line which previously used leaf from 2011. The new 2012 line refers to the year that the cigar was[…]

Jus Sum Kral Tyrannical Buc

Cigar News: The Latest on the Tyrannical Buc

As we continue moving through 2019, Riste (Buc) Riatevski has provided a deeper glimpse into the Jas Sum Kral Tyrannical Buc cigar. As we reported two weeks ago, we knew very little about this new blend. Today there is new info. This is like trying to see what the new Corvette looks like if you[…]

Cigar News: Casa Cuevas Cigars Warehouse Robbed

It was a rough weekend for Casa Cuevas Cigars and its owner Luis Cuevas. It has been reported that the company’s Miami warehouse was broken into yesterday and the complete inventory of cigars were stolen. The burglary is currently under investigation by the Miami Dade Police Department. In a press release, Casa Cuevas owner, Luis[…]

Cigar Review: Artesano Del Tobacco – Viva La Vida Pre-Release – Rated 94

A few weeks ago I was contacted by Artesano Del Tobacco, a small boutique cigar brand based out of NYC. You may not have heard this name before, but they have a 25 year cigar history in the greatest city on earth. They started in the cigar business 25 years ago in New York as[…]

Cigar News: Micallef Cigars to Expand the Legacy Line

Micallef Cigars, LLC announced, through an Email blast to their fans, they are expanding 3 of their existing lines.  The company plans a total of 6 new vitolas to be introduced across the Legacy lines of the Migdalia, Connecticut, and the Experiencia La Crema. The vitolas are in robusto, toro and gordo formats.  The new[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate ACID 20th Anniversary starts at Tobacco Plus Expo – Las Vegas

20 Years in the Making!! Has it been 20 years already. It was 1999 when a young Jonathan Drew first launched the ACID cigar line that has grown into one of the most successful cigar in the world. He left his hometown of Brooklyn, NY and moved to Esteli, Nicariagua living and sleeping in the[…]