Cigar Review: Ventura Cigars Archetype Chapter 3 – Dawn of Destiny Robusto – Rated 91

At this year’s Premium Cigar Association trade show, Ventura cigars introduced the 3rd chapter of the Archetype cigar series. New release included the Dawn of Destiny and Sacred Scales, both of which were created in collaboration with cigar maker Ernesto Perez -Carrillo and Ventura Cigars General Manager Michael Giannini. It was noted in an earlier Read more about Cigar Review: Ventura Cigars Archetype Chapter 3 – Dawn of Destiny Robusto – Rated 91[…]

Ventura Cigars Sacred Scales

Cigar News: Ventura Cigars Starts Shipping Archetype Chapter 3

The story continues. Ventura Cigar Company (VCC) announced today that two new Archetype Chapter 3 cigars, are now shipping and will soon be available at online premium tobacco retailers and fine tobacconists around the United States. These unique blends, named Sacred Scales and Dawn of Destiny, were crafted by Cigar Master Ernesto Perez-Carrillo in collaboration Read more about Cigar News: Ventura Cigars Starts Shipping Archetype Chapter 3[…]

Cigar News: Alec & Bradley Gatekeeper Shipping Worldwide

Second Generation Cigar Makers Alec and Bradley Rubin announced today that their sophomore release, Alec & Bradley Gatekeeper, is shipping to tobacconists worldwide. Alec & Bradley cigars is an offshoot of Alec Bradley Cigar Co. The subsidiary was founded by the brothers in 2018, when they funded their first release -Alec & Bradley Blind Faith. Read more about Cigar News: Alec & Bradley Gatekeeper Shipping Worldwide[…]

Cigar News: Ventura Cigars Partners with Ernesto Perez-Carrillo on the Archetype Chapter 3

Ventura Cigar Company (VCC) has announced the addition of Chapter 3 to its Archetype Cigars story, with two new tobacco blends set to release in June at IPCPR 2019. These unique cigars, named Sacred Scales and Dawn of Destiny, are crafted by Cigar Master Ernesto Perez-Carrillo in his award-winning factory in the Dominican Republic. Perez-Carrillo Read more about Cigar News: Ventura Cigars Partners with Ernesto Perez-Carrillo on the Archetype Chapter 3[…]

Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces Four Kicks Mule Kick LE 2019

Ever since its introduction in 2012, the Crowned Heads Mule Kick LE has been a sought after cigar by Crowned Heads fans and cigar enthusiasts nationwide. The company has been releasing variation of the LE over the years showcasing some of the best leaf money can buy. The original Mule Kick LE 2012, featured a Read more about Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces Four Kicks Mule Kick LE 2019[…]

Balmoral Serie Signaturas Dueto Gran Toro

Cigar Review: Royal Agio Balmoral Serie Signaturas Dueto – Rated 89

Royal Agio cigars, is a name which American cigar smokers are familiar with from their Balmoral brand of cigars. Specifically, the Balmoral Añejo XO, which, for the past 3 years, Drew Estate handled the U.S. Market distribution. That relation ended this year when Royal Agio announced they were going handle distribution on their own and expand Read more about Cigar Review: Royal Agio Balmoral Serie Signaturas Dueto – Rated 89[…]

Four Kicks Maduro

Crowned Heads Four Kicks Maduro Cigar Review

As we dig deeper into  the new releases for this year I would like to introduce you to the latest in the Crowned Heads Four Kicks line. Introduced at this years IPCPR the latest addition to the line is known as the Four Kicks Maduro. The original Four Kicks was released in late 2011 and Read more about Crowned Heads Four Kicks Maduro Cigar Review[…]

Macanudo Inspirado White

Macanudo Inspirado White Cigar Review – Not Your Pappy’s Cigar

In case you haven’t noticed the cigar industry has gone through a growth spurt again and that brings along with it merges, acquisitions, and collaborations. To understand the size one has to  look no further than the General Cigar Company that has operations in the Dominican Republic, Honduras, and Nicaragua. They also have a joint Read more about Macanudo Inspirado White Cigar Review – Not Your Pappy’s Cigar[…]

Dominion Confederation

Dominion Confederation Cigar Review – Oh Canada!!

Wow, it’s been 150 years since our northern neighbors gave birth to the Dominion of Canada. Officially, on July 1st 1867 the British Parliament passed the British North America Act in 1867 that gave them self-rule, though they are still  part of the British Commonwealth.  Canada has been preparing for this year since 2010 and has created Read more about Dominion Confederation Cigar Review – Oh Canada!![…]

Oliveros All Stars

Aging Room Oliveros All Stars – Rough Cut Cigar Review

While the big splash by Rafael Nodal and Aging Room cigars at this years IPCPR was the new Solera cigar line, another new cigar introduction was announced. In keeping with his musical themes for cigars. Rafael  rolled out the Oliveros All Stars cigar. Unlike the Oliveros “Flavors” cigar, the Oliveros All Stars is not flavored Read more about Aging Room Oliveros All Stars – Rough Cut Cigar Review[…]

E.P. Carrillo – La Historia Cigar Review

E.P. Carrillo – La Historia It’s not every day that I smoke a cigar and can honestly say the manufacturer’s description, if it is posted, lives up to what I sense upon my palate. Today I chose the E.P. CarrillLa Historia  6 7/8 X 54 E-III vitola. The La Historia is a boxed pressed cigar, constructed from Nicaraguan filler Read more about E.P. Carrillo – La Historia Cigar Review[…]