2018 Boutique Cigar of the Year Final Candidates

We have just a day and and a half before the stroke of midnight to ring in the new year. As part of the bell tolling, comes the announcement of the annual Stogie Press Top 25 Boutique Cigars of the year. Today we offer the final list of candidates that have made the cut for[…]

Cigar News:Crux Cigars Introduces Short Salomone Series

This week, Crux Cigars announced they will be adding to their existing Epicure, Guild, and Limitada lines. Each line will get a new 6 x 54 Short Salomone vitola added. Together these will make up what Crux Cigars  describes as, the Short Solomone Series.  Initial production of the Short Solomone Series will be extremely limited,[…]

Cigar Review: Crux Epicure Maduro – Rated 91

Back in June of this year, we covered the announcement of the Epicure Maduro by Crux Cigars. The original name was Galant but the company had to change the name to just Epicure Maduro due to naming issues. Five years in business and this company has not skipped a beat, as they continue to put[…]

Cigar News: Crux CigarsBegins Shipping Limitada PB5 Fourth Edition

Crux Cigars has announced the fourth release of their highly successfulLimitada PB5 limited edition cigar begins shipping next week to retail partners across the country. Consistent with previous editions, the Crux Limitada PB5 (PB54 – 2018 fourth edition) will be in a single 5.75 x 54 vitola featuring the proprietary Nicaraguan Engañoso wrapper leaf. The[…]

Cigar News: Crux Cigars Starts Shipping the Crux Limitada IPCPR Show Exclusive

It’s that time of the year when we get an opportunity to pick up one of the most exclusive cigars showcased at the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) trade show. I am talking about the Crux Cigars Limitada IPCPR Show Exclusive. In a press release, Crux Cigars noted that this years  Limitada IPCPR Show[…]

Crux Cigars Announces Epicure Galant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2018 Crux Cigars the company that has brought you palate pleasing, premium cigars, since its inception 5 years ago, has announced their latest creation – the Crux Epicure Galant. This cigar follows on the heels of the acclaimed and successful Crux Epicure that was released last year. The Crux Epicure Galant[…]

Crux Cigars is Planning a Double Cruxing at the 2018 IPCPR

For Immediate Release June 25, 2018 (Miami, Fla.) – Crux Cigars is adding two new vitolas to our highly sought after Limitada Series at the upcoming 2018 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show: The Limitada RedLine and the Limitada Gunner. As with the Limitada PB5 and the Limitada IPCPR, the two new releases will each be[…]

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The Stogie Press Top Connecticut Cigars of 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MELBOURNE, FL – I know the lists just seem to keep flowing out the media. But as you know, and as I promise, every year we like to offer our list of the top Connecticut wrapped cigars for that year. The list always comes out in mid January after most have digested[…]

Crux Limitada PB5

Crux Cigars Begins Shipping It’s Third Release of the Crux Limitada PB5

You have read about them, maybe even smoked a few from previous years and this year they are on the Stogie Press Top 25. We are talking about the the Crux Limitada PB5. Once again, the Crux team has succeeded at releasing an absolutely beautiful, 5.75 x 54 Cuban box pressed cigar that is loaded[…]

2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars Final Candidates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 30,  2017 Well, as promised, here are the final candidates for the 2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars here on Stogie Press. It has been an amazing year in light of the looming FDA regulations but even so there plenty of amazing cigars that hit the market. The fact that the FDA has[…]

Crux Bull and Bear

Crux Bull and Bear Cigar Review -Scrumptiously Tasty

Over the past few years I have had the pleasure of introducing you to the wonderful team of Jeff and Casey Haugen from  Crux Cigars. The cigars coming out of Crux have been awarded numerous awards year after year including top 25 placings in Stogie Press since the first year I got Cruxed in 2014.[…]

2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars Candidates 16 – 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 26, 2017 We hope everyone had a splendid Christmas break and now that Christmas is behind us, it is time to announce the next 5 candidates for the Stogie Press 2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars. Before we get into it, and you scream back, we have included the Villiger Flor de[…]

Crux 2017 Limitada PB5

Crux 2017 PB5 Limitada Cigar Review – 12 Years in the Making

Twelve Years! That is what we are talking about today. The Crux 2017 Limitada PB5 uses a Engañoso wrapper that what sourced in 2012 and was aged 7 years before the company got it. So simple math (no calculus involved) will equal 12 years that this wrapper has been aging for this 3rd release, of[…]

Crux Epicure

The Crux Epicure Cigar Review – Patience Grasshopper Patience

Hello to all you Crux Cigar fans out there. By now you should be starting to get your hands on the new Crux Epicure cigar and I can assure you it is a quite the smoking experience. I have personally enjoyed a handful of these delectable cigars and have shared some with friends of mine.[…]