Cigar Review: Rodriguez Cigars Reserva Privada Robusto – Rated 96

You know, every now and then I find myself smoking a Connecticut wrapped cigar and saying to myself, “Damn, this is a one fine cigar!” Today was one of those days. Now don’t get me wrong, there are some pretty good blondes on the market, but then there are a few that really stand out.[…]

Cigar Review: Plasencia Alma Del Campo Guaguiro – Rated 93

The Plasencia tobacco family has been known for generations for their quality tobacco cultivation but up until 2016, that tobacco was used to roll over 35 million cigars annually, under non-Plansencia brand banners. That all changed at the 2017 IPCPR when Nestor Plasencia Sr. and his son Nestor Jr. unveiled a line of premium cigars[…]

Cigar Review:Rolling Thunder .50 Caliber Pre-War Vintage Ligero Robusto – Rated 93

Back in 2017, I had the pleasure of reviewing the Rolling Thunder Cigar Co. .50 Caliber “Boot Camp” Habano robusto. The cigar offered some fine flavors and decent burn qualities. Now, Dave Cribbin, owner of Rolling Thunder Cigars has added another round to his .50 Caliber chamber. Known as the .50 Caliber “Pre-War” Vintage Double[…]

Plasencia Alma Fuerte

Plasencia Alma Fuerte Cigar Review – Strong Soul

Five generations of tobacco farming – over 150  years of cultivating the finest tobacco on the market – and 3 factories that produce cigars for some of the most notable brands in the cigar industry only means that when you finally decide to put your name on a cigar it will be outstanding. Of course I[…]

Hiram & Solomon Traveling Man

Hiram Solomon Traveling Man Cigar Review – A Second Take

As we noted in previous articles on Hiram & Solomon, they moved operations to the Plasencia factory in Nicaragua this year and worked with Master Blender David Blanco from Blanco Cigars to update the blend. That move has been paying pretty big dividends for the company as the cost of production has decreased and that[…]

Hiram Solomon Entered Apprentice

Hiram Solomon Entered Apprentice Cigar Review – The Plasencia Take

Back in June of 2016, I did a rough cut review of the Hiram Solomon Entered Apprentice cigar. i enjoyed that cigar and it delivered some interesting flavor notes. Back then, Fouad Kashouty and his  business partner, Nasir George Dakrat were doing well and with their line and were making them in the Dominican Republic. Well[…]

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New Crux Limitada Show Exclusive 2016 To Be Released

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Tuesday, July 12, 2016   New Crux Limitada Show Exclusive 2016 To Be Released as Company’s First IPCPR Exclusive (Miami, Fl.) – After releasing the Limitada PB5 earlier this year, Crux Cigars is announcing the addition of another cigar in the Limitada lineup that will be available exclusively during the 2016[…]

Crux du Connoisseur

Crux du Connoisseur Cigar Review

Last year  at this time, Crux cigars was new cigar company breaking into  the mix with 5 unique blends and interesting vitolas. They made the Stogie Press top 25 with their Crux Classic and they have rolling along ever since. This year the Crux cigar company has went all in with 3 additional blends including[…]

Famous Smoke - Immortal

Press Release – Famous Smoke Shop Announces the Release of their Newest Exclusive Cigar Immortal

Famous Smoke Shop Announces the Release of their Newest Exclusive Cigar Immortal Easton, PA — Famous Smoke Shop is a leading online distributor of discounted premium cigars. The company specializes in offering the web’s widest selection of cigars at the lowest prices. Famous has just released a new cigar line in collaboration with the esteemed[…]

Crux Cigars Limitada PB5

Press Release – Crux Cigars Announces the new Limitada PB5 To Be Released in November

Crux Limitada PB5 To Be Released in November (Miami, Fl.) – After announcing both the new Crux Guild and Crux du Connoisseur last week, Crux Cigars is proud to provide details on the final of three brand new lines that will be available in the second half of this year. The third brand for Crux[…]