Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Updates Package Design

Southern Draw Cigars has been growing like wildfire over the last five years and as a result the company has stacks of used cigar boxes on its warehouse shelves, has noticed empty boxes piled in the corners of its valued retail partners, and even in the garages of its most supportive customers.  The growth has also attracted some unwanted attention and the company opted to address it with an updated Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Updates Package Design[…]

Cigar News: A New Rose of Sharon – is DESERT bound

Southern Draw Cigars’ blend with the iconic “pink band” will offer a perfect oasis in the scorching desert for the attendees of the IPCPR 2019.  The DESERT ROSE is a hearty sun-loving cigar that thrives in these hot temperatures, a perfect addition to the Rose of Sharon premium cigar line.    The Boss Lady herself, Sharon Read more about Cigar News: A New Rose of Sharon – is DESERT bound[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Celebrates 5 years with release of the Kudzu LUSTRUM

Once every five years, Southern Draw Cigars plans to release a special one-time blend to celebrate the family’s commitment to the growing brand.  To be known as the LUSTRUM– meaning a five year period, the limited production offerings will be very small batches of 25,000 – 75,000 total cigars.  The first special blend is scheduled Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Celebrates 5 years with release of the Kudzu LUSTRUM[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars adds 300 HANDS CONNECTICUT at IPCPR 2019

Southern Draw Cigars is adding the 300 HANDS Connecticut blend to its growing portfolio of premium cigars and has updated its rustic display to best share all three blends and “story cards” with the faces, names, roles and charitable needs of the 300 HANDS featured staff. “This is their story.” Announced a year ago we Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars adds 300 HANDS CONNECTICUT at IPCPR 2019[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Expands Cedrus Line

The award winning CEDRUS – THE HOGAN, Belicoso Fino 5.5 x 52 will now have shelf mates in humidors across the country as the Southern Draw Cigars family announced three new line extensions for IPCPR 2019.  Each release is part of the Southern Draw Anniversary releases the company will share throughout 2019. As part of the press release. Robert Holt. Founder of Southern Draw Cigars stated: “The CEDRUS blend once Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Expands Cedrus Line[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Announces the Jacobs Ladder Brimstone

Southern Draw Cigars’ boldest blend will rain down its vivid interpretation of wrath with the Jacobs Ladder –hail, fire and brimstone – the names applied to each of its triple ligero filler tobaccos.    Brimstone, a moniker referencing the Bibles’ passages about fiery torment, is the fifth size of the Jacobs Ladder and uses a patiently aged Pennsylvania Broadleaf USA wrapper. The complete bend is described as: Wrapper – Pennsylvania Broadleaf USA Binder – USA Maduro Filler – Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Announces the Jacobs Ladder Brimstone[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Announces IGNITE 2019

Happy Memorial Day, and on this day let us first take a moment to remember all the fallen men and women who fought valiantly to protect human freedom across the globe and keep our American way of life here in the homeland. In honor of the many brave US soldiers across the globe, Southern Draw Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Announces IGNITE 2019[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Announces Cigars International Exclusive – Fraternal Order Cigars

As we approach the 87th Annual International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) trade show this coming June, Southern Draw Cigars has announced they will be introducing a number of blends prior to the show. The first to be announced, are two Southern Draw private blends for Cigars International (CI) – the Fraternal Order White Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Announces Cigars International Exclusive – Fraternal Order Cigars[…]

Cigar Review: Southern Draw 300 Manos Habano Piramides – Rated 92

You have heard me report on these when they were announced at the IPCPR, you have seen me smoke a few, perhaps you were at an event where I donated a bundle to give away. We are talking about the Southern Draw Cigars – 300 Manos (Hands). It is time to talk more deeply about Read more about Cigar Review: Southern Draw 300 Manos Habano Piramides – Rated 92[…]

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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 Read more about The 2018 Lancero Battle Results[…]

2018 Boutique Cigar of the Year Candidates 11-16

Eights days to go before we ring in 2019 and another year of cigars reviews, lounge visits, lifestyle, and news. Before we do that we first have to announce what we feel were the best boutique cigars smoked here at Stogie Press.  Today I present the next 6 candidates for the Stogie Press Top 25 Read more about 2018 Boutique Cigar of the Year Candidates 11-16[…]

Southern Draw Cigars Cedrus - The Hogan

Cigar Review: Southern Draw Cigars Cedrus – The Hogan – Rated 97

When it comes to making a special cigar, there are many who have accomplished it but when it comes to making the cigar special, that is a little different. This year, Southern Draw Cigars accomplished “special” in many ways, when they introduced a cigar known as Cedrus – The Hogan at this years International Premium Read more about Cigar Review: Southern Draw Cigars Cedrus – The Hogan – Rated 97[…]

Southern Draw Cigars Jacobs Ladder Lancero

Southern Draw Cigars Jacobs Ladder Lancero – Rated 96

The Jacobs Ladder cigar was launched last year by Southern Draw Cigars as part of a bevy of launches for the small Texas company. The cigar climbed our ladder of top 25 cigars to clock in at #7 for the year and my Stogie Press associate, Steve Ajhar, aptly described it as “smooth strength“, a Read more about Southern Draw Cigars Jacobs Ladder Lancero – Rated 96[…]

Southern Draw Cigars announces the 300 Hands Line of Cigars

300 hands is what it takes to go from seed to palate when it comes to cigars. Everything from the planting and cultivation, picking and curing, fermenting, blending, and rolling, box design and creation, art and packaging, all the way to delivery of the final product.   Robert Holt and Southern Draw Cigars understand that Read more about Southern Draw Cigars announces the 300 Hands Line of Cigars[…]