Cigar Review: Caoba Cigars Diamante Torpedo – Rated 92

I was recently contacted by a cigar distributor about a small Dominican cigar company that is looking to break more into the US market. The company is Caoba Cigars, a name I was totally unfamiliar with prior to a Facebook text message. They asked if I would be willing to review some of the company’s Read more about Cigar Review: Caoba Cigars Diamante Torpedo – Rated 92[…]

Cigar News: Jas Sum Kral Teases The Tyrannical Buc

Riste (Buc) Riatevski, the owner of Jas Sum Kral Cigars and master of the phrase “Boutique as Fuck”, teased the media today with the announcement of his latest cigar – The Tyrannical Buc. Being the unique and interesting person that Riste is, the Jas Sum Kral press release did not disclose all the details of Read more about Cigar News: Jas Sum Kral Teases The Tyrannical Buc[…]

Cigar Review: Hiram & Solomon Traveling Man Lancero – Rated 97

The Traveling Man, a name that holds deep meaning to brother Masons worldwide. The Traveling Man, a name that fits so many cigar brand owners that are road warriors, zig-zagging across the country, and at times the world, to ply their craft. The Traveling Man, a highly successful cigar blend from Hiram & Solomon Cigars. Read more about Cigar Review: Hiram & Solomon Traveling Man Lancero – Rated 97[…]

Traveling Man Lancero

Cigar News: Hiram & Solomon Cigars Extends Traveling Man Line

Hiram & Solomon Cigars, one of the fastest growing boutique cigar companies, has joined the Lancero train. Kicking off 2019 after a wave of success the prior year, the company has announced they are expanding their award winning and immensely successful Traveling Man blend to include a 7 x 38 Lancero vitola. Hiram & Solomon Read more about Cigar News: Hiram & Solomon Cigars Extends Traveling Man Line[…]

Oscar Valladares Ciseron Edition

Cigar Review: Oscar Valladares Ciseron Edition – Rated 94

Oscar Valladares, the man that may be best known for the Leaf by Oscar cigar, a brand that is owned by and was made popular by Island Jim Robinson, has branched out over the past few years and brought to market some new and interesting blends of his own. At the 2018 IPCPR, Oscar was Read more about Cigar Review: Oscar Valladares Ciseron Edition – Rated 94[…]

Cigar Review: Rodriguez Cigars Reserva Privada Robusto – Rated 96

You know, every now and then I find myself smoking a Connecticut wrapped cigar and saying to myself, “Damn, this is a one fine cigar!” Today was one of those days. Now don’t get me wrong, there are some pretty good blondes on the market, but then there are a few that really stand out. Read more about Cigar Review: Rodriguez Cigars Reserva Privada Robusto – Rated 96[…]

Cigar Review: Foundation Cigars Wise Man Maduro Lancero – Rated 97

This time last year, we were wrapping up our selection for the best Boutique Cigar of 2017, and when all was said and done it was the Foundation Cigars Wise Man Maduro Torpedo that took the top slot. There were numerous other accolades given to Foundation Cigars owner Nick Melillo for his Wise Man Maduro Read more about Cigar Review: Foundation Cigars Wise Man Maduro Lancero – Rated 97[…]

Cigar Review:Rolling Thunder .50 Caliber Pre-War Vintage Ligero Robusto – Rated 93

Back in 2017, I had the pleasure of reviewing the Rolling Thunder Cigar Co. .50 Caliber “Boot Camp” Habano robusto. The cigar offered some fine flavors and decent burn qualities. Now, Dave Cribbin, owner of Rolling Thunder Cigars has added another round to his .50 Caliber chamber. Known as the .50 Caliber “Pre-War” Vintage Double Read more about Cigar Review:Rolling Thunder .50 Caliber Pre-War Vintage Ligero Robusto – Rated 93[…]

Cigar Review: Gran Habano Corojo No. 5 Maduro Lancero – Rated 93

I noted last year that it was “raining lanceros” with brand owners filling out their portfolios with line extensions including the lancero vitola. George Rico, owner of Gran Habano Cigars also joined the party as he released a 50-count sampler box of his famed Corojo No. 5 Maduro Limitado 2011. As part of La Colección Read more about Cigar Review: Gran Habano Corojo No. 5 Maduro Lancero – Rated 93[…]

Cigar Review: The Leaf by James – Rated 91

Unless you are hiding in a barn or living under a rock, you most certainly have heard of Island Jim Robinson and probably set your eyes on his acclaimed Leaf by Oscar series of cigars. You know, the ones that are wrapped in a tobacco leaf instead of being packaged in cellophane. The ones that Read more about Cigar Review: The Leaf by James – Rated 91[…]

The Most Read Cigar Reviews of 2015

January is a great time to look back & reflect on what has happened in the year that just passed. To that end, we at Stogie Press, wanted to review what were the most read cigar reviews for 2015. Looking at this list gives us an idea of what has sparked people’s interests. So without Read more about The Most Read Cigar Reviews of 2015[…]

Boutique Cigars and the Start of the Stogie Press 2015 Top 25 Cigars

Well here we are again, nearing the end of the year and of course that means preparation for the Stogie Press 2015 Top 25 Cigars featuring boutique and small batch brands. I have been giving hints since July as to who might make the cut and of course the final countdown list is top  secret, Read more about Boutique Cigars and the Start of the Stogie Press 2015 Top 25 Cigars[…]

December Editorial

Happy Holidays everyone.  It has been a spectacular year here at Stogie Press. Growth in viewership, subscriptions, and social media “likes” have excelled beyond our expectations. We would like to thank all our readers for their support. We have also gained additional sponsorship along the journey and thank our sponsors for supporting us, we know Read more about December Editorial[…]