Cigar Review: Black Label Trading Co. – Last Rites Viaticum – Rated 93

At the 2019 Premium Cigar Association trade show, James Brown, owner of Black Label Trading Company showcased a line extension to his famed Last Rites cigar. This latest release is known as the Last Rites Viaticum. Viaticum is a term used especially in the Catholic Church for the Eucharist (also called Holy Communion) administered, with or Read more about Cigar Review: Black Label Trading Co. – Last Rites Viaticum – Rated 93[…]

Cigar Review: Dissident Home -Rated 89

As part of the reintroduction of Dissident Cigars by Benjamin Holt , the company showcased a re-blended line of cigars that includes the “Home”, “Soap Box”, and “Bloc” names. I recently reviewed the Dissident Bloc and today I offer my review of the Dissident Home. The Dissident Home is a limited production cigar that is Read more about Cigar Review: Dissident Home -Rated 89[…]

Cigar Review: Line of Duty 470 – Rated 90

September 11, 2001 is a day that changed the world as we know it, especially here in the USA. On that bright cloudless Tuesday morning, countless American lives were lost for doing nothing but going to work. Yes, mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles, going to work like they did the days, Read more about Cigar Review: Line of Duty 470 – Rated 90[…]

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[…]

Black Works Studio S&R

Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) Announces Release of S&R

PRESS RELEASE January 31, 2018— Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) is pleased to announce the upcoming release of S&R: Hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragaua at Fabrica Oveja Negra. S&R will be available at select BLK WKS retailers for a limited time. This offering will add to the BLK WKS portfolio consisting of the Killer Bee, Read more about Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) Announces Release of S&R[…]

Tabaclera Neuvo Nica

Veritas Cigars to open Tabacalera Neuvo Nica in Esteli Nicaragua

December 21, 2017 Veritas Cigars announced today they have parted ways with Black Works Studio, the boutique cigar factory owned by James Brown from Black Label Trading Co. Veritas has been using the services of Black Works Studios since early 2017. Veritas Cigars is in the process of opening their own factory – Tabaclera Neuvo Nica Read more about Veritas Cigars to open Tabacalera Neuvo Nica in Esteli Nicaragua[…]

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Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) Shipping the BOONDOCK SAINT

PRESS RELEASE August 23, 2017— Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) is pleased to announce the shipment of the BOONDOCK SAINT to select retailers this week. “The Boondock Saint is a perfect example of a balanced cigar. The profile is rich, complex and bold, with tons of subtle flavors. The cigar is both strong and refined, Read more about Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) Shipping the BOONDOCK SAINT[…]

Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) Going Rural with the BOONDOCK SAINT

Black Works Studio (BLK WKS), the boutique cigar company that has brought us the Killer Bee, Green Hornet, NBK and Rorschach cigars  is adding a new Limited Edition blend to their lineup. Known as the BOONDOCK SAINT, it hails from Fabrica Oveja Negra in Esteli, Nicaragua  and will be available at select BLK WKS retailers in Read more about Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) Going Rural with the BOONDOCK SAINT[…]

Morphine 2017

Black Label Trading Company announces the fourth release of MORPHINE

PRESS RELEASE June 6, 2017 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce the fourth release of MORPHINE: Hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra. Black Label Trading Co. first released MORPHINE in June, 2014 as its first Limited Release. MORPHINE is produced by BLTC’s own factory, Fabrica Oveja Negra in Esteli. Read more about Black Label Trading Company announces the fourth release of MORPHINE[…]

Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) announces release of GREEN HORNET “KATO” and KILLER BEE LONSDALE

PRESS RELEASE February 16, 2017— Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) is pleased to announce the upcoming release of GREEN HORNET “KATO” and KILLER BEE LONSDALE: Hand crafted in Esteli, Nicaragua at Fabrica Oveja Negra. These cigars are available at select BLK WKS retailer events beginning March, 2017. “We are very excited to launch these new Read more about Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) announces release of GREEN HORNET “KATO” and KILLER BEE LONSDALE[…]

Black Works Studio - Killer Bee

Killer Bee by Black Works Studio – Rough Cut Cigar Review

James Brown, creator of Black Label Trading Co. (BLTC), and partner at Fabrica Oveja Negra, launched Black Works Studio (BLK WKS) in 2016 as a showcase for the boutique cigar factory in Estelí, Nicaragua. At this years IPCPR, BLK WKS announced the addition of S&R, Boondock Saint, and Sindustry to its lineup, as well as additional vitolas Read more about Killer Bee by Black Works Studio – Rough Cut Cigar Review[…]

Black Label Trading Company announces annual release of SANTA MUERTE

PRESS RELEASE August 1, 2016 — Black Label Trading Company is pleased to announce the annual release of SANTA MUERTE: Hand crafted in Esteli at Fabrica Oveja Negra. Santa Muerte is being released in small batches leading up to its official birth date of November 1st. “We have gone out of the box on the Read more about Black Label Trading Company announces annual release of SANTA MUERTE[…]