Micallef Connecticut

Micallef Connecticut Cigar Review – A One and Only

Today I would  like to offer a review of another cigar in the Micallef Cigars lineup. Over the past few months we introduced you to the bolder more fuller bodied cigars from Dr. Al Micallef and the Gomez Sanchez family including the 1RA Generacion Leyenda and the Herencia Maduro. This time we are stepping it over[…]

La Faraona Connecticut

La Faraona Connecticut Double Robusto Cigar Review – A Beautiful Blonde for Sure

A couple of months ago I introduced you to the fine craft of Odelma Matos and her boutique cigar shop/factory, La Faraona Cigars in Ybor City, FL. That was the review of their Dala Cigar which I described as a “magnificent smoke with a balanced set of palate pleasing notes and aromas“.  Today, I have the pleasure[…]

EQ Premium Cigars maduro

EQ Premium Cigars Maduro Cigar Review

You may have seen EQ Premium Cigars on social media lately and wondered what is the deal with this small boutique company owned by Henry Cruz. They are based out of the Dominican Republic and their cigars are manufactured at Tabacalera El Hoyito. Sadly, the brand is not currently distributed in the US but you can[…]

camacho candela 2018

Camacho Candela Cigar Review by Zac Riley

This cigar was purchased at my local Brick and Mortar, The Cigar Room Shoals. This was my first time smoking this cigar. I typically am not crazy about Camacho Cigars, but this one was very different to me, so sit back, relax, and enjoy another rendition of a review by none other than Zac Riley.[…]

David P. Ehrlich PLM Series

David P. Ehrlich PLM Series National Release Set for June 9th at the Underground Cigar Shop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30,  2018 West Bridgewater, MA,– MLB Cigar Ventures, the boutique cigar company with the highly touted cigar brands, Imperia and David P. Ehrlich, today announced the National Release of it’s second cigar blend under the David P. Ehrlich brand name. The David P. Ehrlich PLM Series will be formally released at the[…]

Jonathan Drew

Drew Estate Announces 2018 Barn Smoker Dates

For all you Drew Estate Fans and others that are interested, the company has announced the 2018 Barn Smoker dates and venues.  According the press release this week there will be 5 Barn Smoker events this year: Florida Barn Smoker in Clermont, FL on May 19th, 2018 Pennsylvania Barn Smoker in Strasburg, PA on June[…]

FDA Alert!!

From the International Premium Cigars and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) Association The FDA has finally published its long awaited notice on premium cigars. The Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making (ANPRM) was released earlier today, and as anticipated, seeks input from industry, other stakeholders and the public on if and how the agency should define and regulate premium cigars differently[…]

Fratello Cigars Announces German Distribution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Springfield, VA (March 27, 2018) – Omar de Frias is proud to announce Fratello Cigars newest distribution partner in Germany Klaus Kleinlagel.  The Kleinlagel family has been in the cigar industry since 1916 and headquartered in Bruchsal Germany since 1946. “We are very excited to be partnering with Klaus & Martina Kleinlagel. […]

Esteban Carreras Mr. Brownstone

Esteban Carreras Mr. Brownstone Cigar Review – By Zac Riley

This was not my first time smoking the Esteban Carreras Mr. Brownstone. My local  shop got these several months ago before I was reviewing for Stogie Press and I smoked several of them. Boston Jimmie and I were talking, and I found out we had yet to do this limited release cigar, so here we[…]

Golf and Cigars Contest – Swinger Cigars and a Stage V Clinger

Spring is almost here, and I know it has been a brutal winter in most of the country but that cold and snowy weather will end soon.  Daylight savings has started and with the warmer weather coming that means more daylight to enjoy time after work smoking cigars and enjoying outdoor activities like golf. Golf[…]

Hiram and Solomon Veiled Prophet

Hiram and Solomon Veiled Prophet Cigar Review – This no Joke!

Released in 2016, the Veiled Prophet is Hiram and Solomon Cigars limited release that brings to their portfolio a large format cigar. It weighs in at 7 x 60 and is the result of master blender David Blanco and Plasencia Cigars. The name is a tribute to the Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm[…]

1502 XO Lancero

1502 Cigars Announces the XO Lancero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March, 12 2017 For all  you Lancero fans out there, Enrique Sánchez, founder of Global Premium Cigars the 1502 Cigar brand has announced today that the company will be shipping the next vitola in the limited 1502 XO line. The latest release of the 1502 XO, will be a 7 x 40 box pressed[…]

1502 Nicaragua

1502 Nicaragua Robusto Cigar Review

Back in 2014, Enrique Sánchez introduced his first Nicaraguan Puro under the 1502 cigar line. That cigar was aptly named the 1502 Nicaragua and it is a tribute to the Enrique’s home country – Nicaragua. It should also be noted that the year 1502 is when Nicaragua was first “discovered” by Europeans when Christopher Columbus invaded from Honduras and[…]