Cigar Review: Cubariqueño Cigars – Protocol Sir Robert Peel Natural – Rated 91

The second blend in the Cubariqueño Cigars Protocol Sir Robert Peel introduction is known as the natural. Introduced at this years PCA trade show, the Protocol Sir Robert Peel Natural blend is described as: Wrapper – Ecuadorian Rosado Binder – Nicaraguan Filler – Nicaraguan Like its sibling the maduro, it is expressed in a single 6 x 52 box press format and Read more about Cigar Review: Cubariqueño Cigars – Protocol Sir Robert Peel Natural – Rated 91[…]

Cigar Review: Cubariqueño Cigars – Protocol Sir Robert Peel Maduro – Rated 88

The team from Cubariqueño Cigars, (the Protocol Cigar guys) showcased their latest craft, the Protocol Sir Robert Peel at this years PCA trade show. The cigar is offered in a natural & maduro format and are produced at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona Factory in Estelí, Nicaragua. Juan Cancel – Co-Owner of Cubariqueño Cigar Co, stated: Read more about Cigar Review: Cubariqueño Cigars – Protocol Sir Robert Peel Maduro – Rated 88[…]

Cigar News: Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Confidential Informant

Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announced today, the release of the Protocol Confidential Informant (CI) as a Cigars International Exclusive. According to today’s press release: “The Protocol CI keeps to the company’s law enforcement theme. In police jargon a Confidential Informant is known as a C.I. which happens to be the nick name for Cigars International, hence: Read more about Cigar News: Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Confidential Informant[…]

Cigar News: Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Sir Robert Peel

Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Sir Robert Peel as a regular production release for the 2019 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas. The Cigars will be offered in a natural & maduro format. The Protocol Sir Robert Peel is produced at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona Factory in Estelí, Nicaragua. The cigars Read more about Cigar News: Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Sir Robert Peel[…]

Cigar News: Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the Protocol Official Misconduct Corona Gorda

Cubariqueño Cigar Co. has announced the release of the Protocol Official Misconduct Corona Gorda as a new size & regular production release for the 2019 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas. The Official Misconduct will continue to be produced at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona Factory in Estelí, Nicaragua. This second size in the line – Read more about Cigar News: Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the Protocol Official Misconduct Corona Gorda[…]

Cigar News: Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Themis Corona Gorda

Cubariqueño Cigar Co. has announced the release of the Protocol Themis Corona Gorda as a regular production release for the 2019 IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas. The cigar was originally introduced as a Famous Smoke Shop exclusive on September 8, 2018. The cigars will continue to be produced at Erik Espinosa’s La Zona Factory Read more about Cigar News: Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Themis Corona Gorda[…]

Cigar News: Pennsylvania and New Jersey Authorities trying to Identify Jane Doe

Back in January of 2019, an unidentified cigar hit the market in the Pennsylvania area and without any identifiable markings or blend information it was named John Doe. That cigar was eventually declared an offspring from the Cubariqueño Cigar and now is officially a “unicorn”. If you have one you are lucky. Now, cigar authorities Read more about Cigar News: Pennsylvania and New Jersey Authorities trying to Identify Jane Doe[…]

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Cigar News: Cigar Dojo, Cubariqueño Cigar Company, and La Zona Introduce the Protocol Night Stick

Cigar Dojo and Cubariqueño Cigar Company are at again as they have joined forces to collaborate on a yet another cigar blend. Known as the Protocol Night Stick it will be a swift and just assault on the palates of die-hard cigar enthusiasts. In a press release today, the two companies stated: Following in the Read more about Cigar News: Cigar Dojo, Cubariqueño Cigar Company, and La Zona Introduce the Protocol Night Stick[…]

Rock A Feller Cigars Vintage Nicaragua Maduro Lancero

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 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 Read more about 2018 Boutique Cigar of the Year Final Candidates[…]

Cigar Review: Protocol Themis Lancero – Rated 93

This year at the IPCPR, Juan Cancel and Bill Ives doubled down in Vegas with their acclaimed Protocol Themis blend by extended the line with a Lancero vitola. Although lanceros are one of those sizes that can be hit or miss with consumers, the Protocol Themis lancero is the company’s third lancero offering. It follows Read more about Cigar Review: Protocol Themis Lancero – Rated 93[…]

Cigar Review: Protocol Official Misconduct – Rated 90

Let me say here and now that I have been guilty of misconduct  every now and then especially back in my younger days. As I matured, that crazy part of me toned down. As for many, I would think we were not all angels growing up, maybe some of you out there are and I Read more about Cigar Review: Protocol Official Misconduct – Rated 90[…]

Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – September 28, 2018

With this being the last week of the regular season of Major League Baseball, I welcome you to the 15th installment of the Stogie Press “Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions”, where Boston Jimmie scours the world-wide web of cigars and summarizes relevant news and questions of the past week. On the following Read more about Last Weeks Cigar Social Media News and Questions – September 28, 2018[…]

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Cubariqueño Cigar Co. Announces Release of the Protocol Themis Lancero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pennsylvania (Thursday June 21, 2018)  – Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Themis Lancero for the 2018 IPCPR. This is the company’s third lancero offering. Following the success of their prior lanceros which both took #1 Cigar of the year for 2016 on Cigar Federation and 2017 on Tiny Tim’s Read more about Cubariqueño Cigar Co. Announces Release of the Protocol Themis Lancero[…]