Protocol Night Stick

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[…]

themis lancero

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[…]

Last Weeks Social Media News and Questions – May 11, 2018

This is the first of a weekly series where each Friday, Boston Jimmie from  Stogie Press will post new worthy discussions that he has scraped from a weeks worth of posts across cigars groups on Social Media channels. This week we check out The Wild Fire Cigar Society Veritas and Atomic Cigars Steve Saka in Read more about Last Weeks Social Media News and Questions – May 11, 2018[…]

Protocol Official Misconduct.

Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Official Misconduct

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pennsylvania (Monday April 30, 2018) Cubariqueño Cigar Co. the guys that brought you the award winning Protocol blends are starting to misbehave. Today they announced the release of the Protocol Official Misconduct.  As in all Protocol blends, the company is using Erik Espinosa’s LaZona Factory in Estelí, Nicaragua to produce the cigar. Read more about Cubariqueño Cigar Co. announces the release of the Protocol Official Misconduct[…]

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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 Read more about The Stogie Press Top Connecticut Cigars of 2017[…]

2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars – Candidates 1-5

It’s that time of the year when we at Stogie Press start dripping out the candidates for our selection of the Top 25 Boutique cigars of the year. To be a candidate the cigar had to be released in 2017 and not a big box player. I know that can be controversial but that is Read more about 2017 Top 25 Boutique Cigars – Candidates 1-5[…]

La Zona Palooza 2017

La Zona Palooza 2017 – A Celebration of Family

In case you missed the social media explosion of posts this weekend, it was La Zona Palooza weekend in Miami! What is La Zona Palooza you ask? It is a celebration of the love of Espinosa Cigars and brands that are made at the La Zona cigar factory. La Zona is owned by Mr. Erik Read more about La Zona Palooza 2017 – A Celebration of Family[…]

Protocol Probable Cause Lancero

Protocol Probable Cause Lancero Cigar Review

Lanceros, you either like them or you don’t. As for me, I love a well made lancero. It is the one vitola where you get the maximum amount of wrapper flavor and if rolled properly, a prefect burn. So is the case with the Protocol Probable Cause Lancero, the latest line extension to the Cubariqueño Cigar Company Read more about Protocol Probable Cause Lancero Cigar Review[…]

Protocol Themis

Protocol Themis Cigar Review – Let there be justice!

Bill Ives and Juan Cancel from the Cubariqueño Cigar Company have made quite a name for themselves recently with the introductions of the Protocol and the Probable Cause cigar lines. If you are following this young brand closely,  you may have noticed a trend in the names of the cigar blends. If you sit back and think Read more about Protocol Themis Cigar Review – Let there be justice![…]