Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Announces the Jacobs Ladder Brimstone

Southern Draw Cigars’ boldest blend will rain down its vivid interpretation of wrath with the Jacobs Ladder –hail, fire and brimstone – the names applied to each of its triple ligero filler tobaccos.    Brimstone, a moniker referencing the Bibles’ passages about fiery torment, is the fifth size of the Jacobs Ladder and uses a patiently aged Pennsylvania Broadleaf USA wrapper. The complete bend is described as: Wrapper – Pennsylvania Broadleaf USA Binder – USA Maduro Filler – Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Announces the Jacobs Ladder Brimstone[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Announces IGNITE 2019

Happy Memorial Day, and on this day let us first take a moment to remember all the fallen men and women who fought valiantly to protect human freedom across the globe and keep our American way of life here in the homeland. In honor of the many brave US soldiers across the globe, Southern Draw Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Announces IGNITE 2019[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Announces Cigars International Exclusive – Fraternal Order Cigars

As we approach the 87th Annual International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) trade show this coming June, Southern Draw Cigars has announced they will be introducing a number of blends prior to the show. The first to be announced, are two Southern Draw private blends for Cigars International (CI) – the Fraternal Order White Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Announces Cigars International Exclusive – Fraternal Order Cigars[…]

Cigar Review: Southern Draw 300 Manos Habano Piramides – Rated 92

You have heard me report on these when they were announced at the IPCPR, you have seen me smoke a few, perhaps you were at an event where I donated a bundle to give away. We are talking about the Southern Draw Cigars – 300 Manos (Hands). It is time to talk more deeply about Read more about Cigar Review: Southern Draw 300 Manos Habano Piramides – Rated 92[…]

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 Candidates 11-16

Eights days to go before we ring in 2019 and another year of cigars reviews, lounge visits, lifestyle, and news. Before we do that we first have to announce what we feel were the best boutique cigars smoked here at Stogie Press.  Today I present the next 6 candidates for the Stogie Press Top 25 Read more about 2018 Boutique Cigar of the Year Candidates 11-16[…]

2018 Boutique Cigar of the Year Candidates 6-10

Time ticks away for 2018 and I have to say it has been an amazing year of cigar sampling and reviewing. Today we would like to introduce the next 5 candidates for our top 25 Boutique cigars of 2018.   Don’t forget to tune in at the stroke of midnight December 31 to see the final Read more about 2018 Boutique Cigar of the Year Candidates 6-10[…]

Southern Draw Cigars Cedrus - The Hogan

Cigar Review: Southern Draw Cigars Cedrus – The Hogan – Rated 97

When it comes to making a special cigar, there are many who have accomplished it but when it comes to making the cigar special, that is a little different. This year, Southern Draw Cigars accomplished “special” in many ways, when they introduced a cigar known as Cedrus – The Hogan at this years International Premium Read more about Cigar Review: Southern Draw Cigars Cedrus – The Hogan – Rated 97[…]

Southern Draw Cigars Jacobs Ladder Lancero

Southern Draw Cigars Jacobs Ladder Lancero – Rated 96

The Jacobs Ladder cigar was launched last year by Southern Draw Cigars as part of a bevy of launches for the small Texas company. The cigar climbed our ladder of top 25 cigars to clock in at #7 for the year and my Stogie Press associate, Steve Ajhar, aptly described it as “smooth strength“, a Read more about Southern Draw Cigars Jacobs Ladder Lancero – Rated 96[…]

Southern Draw Cigars announces the 300 Hands Line of Cigars

300 hands is what it takes to go from seed to palate when it comes to cigars. Everything from the planting and cultivation, picking and curing, fermenting, blending, and rolling, box design and creation, art and packaging, all the way to delivery of the final product.   Robert Holt and Southern Draw Cigars understand that Read more about Southern Draw Cigars announces the 300 Hands Line of Cigars[…]

Discover CEDRUS by Southern Draw Cigars – only at IPCPR 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2018 Austin Texas -A cigars ability to be different things to different people – and to be – in effect, the cornerstone of a tribute – was the starting point for the fifth core blend from Southern Draw Cigars. We continue the Southern Draw Cigars tradition of sharing our faith, Read more about Discover CEDRUS by Southern Draw Cigars – only at IPCPR 2018[…]

Southern Draw Code Duello Firethorn

Southern Draw Cigars announces general business updates and price increase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2018 Austin, Texas – Southern Draw Cigars will inform its valued retail partners of a price increase that will take effect on August 1, 2018. The little brand from Texas, says that the increase is due to the cost of FDA compliance, most notably the necessity to update package design to Read more about Southern Draw Cigars announces general business updates and price increase[…]

Last Weeks Social Media Cigar News and Questions – May 18, 2018

Welcome  to  the second installment of Last Weeks Social Media Cigar News and Questions, where your’s truly, Boston Jimmie, scrapes through Cigar Social Media Channels, Groups, and individual posts to find topics of interest for the week. Of course, once I write this, my friend Kap Kaplowitz will take it all in and shred it; like Read more about Last Weeks Social Media Cigar News and Questions – May 18, 2018[…]

QuickDraw Habano

Southern Draw QuickDraw Habano Cigar Review

Wow. it’s hard to  believe it has been over two  years since I reviewed the first Southern Draw Cigars – QuickDraw. I think Robert Holt’s hair was darker back then but then again, this amazing cigar man has been pushing hard, criss-crossing the country, preaching the word of Southern Draw.  During one of those trips, Robert Read more about Southern Draw QuickDraw Habano Cigar Review[…]