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Cigar Lifestyle: Eleven Cigars Most Talked About in 2019 – Mike Holmes

A note from Boston Jimmie Alright now – 2019 is over, cigar media have posted their top lists and the debates have begun. You may agree or disagree with the ratings, rankings, and selections on them, or then again you may not even care, but one thing every consumer should pay attention to is what Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: Eleven Cigars Most Talked About in 2019 – Mike Holmes[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Declares no Price Increase for 2020

In a press release today, Southern Draw Cigars has declared they will not have any price increases on their cigars for 2020. Sharon Holt a.k.a. The Rose of Sharon shared the company’s thought process: “We wish to avoid spending too much time on price increase (and justification) discussions with our staff and current valued retailer Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Declares no Price Increase for 2020[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw to Showcase the CEDRUS Lancero at TPE 2020

Southern Draw Cigars announced today they will be showcasing a lancero extension to their famed CEDRUS blend at the TPE 2020 Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV being held later this month. In the press release, Robert Holt, owner of Southern Draw Cigars stated: “Southern Draw Cigars has been quietly enjoying this size for several Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw to Showcase the CEDRUS Lancero at TPE 2020[…]

Cigar News: Stogie Press 2019 Top 25 Boutique Cigars

Happy New Year to everyone. I hope you enjoyed ringing in a new decade as much as I have. This past year has seen some amazing cigars and this years list includes not only those released in 2019 but some from 2018 that did not make it into the review cycle the year they were Read more about Cigar News: Stogie Press 2019 Top 25 Boutique Cigars[…]

Cigar News: 2019 Stogie Press Top 25 Boutique Cigar Candidates – 16 through 20

Here is hoping everyone had a fine Christmas, Hanukkah, Festivus, Kwanza time with your family and friends. As we continue with the unveiling of our 2019 Top 25 Boutique Cigars, today we present candidates 16-20. Remember, these are not yet ranked, they are only candidates, and like in the past, there will be 28 cigars Read more about Cigar News: 2019 Stogie Press Top 25 Boutique Cigar Candidates – 16 through 20[…]

Cigar Review: Southern Draw Kudzu LUSTRUM – Rated 99

You have read about, heard about, maybe even enjoyed one, but today I am here to present the Stogie Press review of the Southern Draw Kudzu LUSTRUM. This is not your run of the mill cigar, it is an anniversary cigar to celebrate 5 years in the cigar business. That’s right, Robert Holt has been Read more about Cigar Review: Southern Draw Kudzu LUSTRUM – Rated 99[…]

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IPCPR/PCA News: Southern Draw Cigars

This year, Robert Holt and his Southern Draw Cigars family were celebrating 5 years in the premium cigar business and they did it in grand style, as they showcased an array of products at the Premium Cigar Association trade show. Starting with the new Jacob’s Ladder Brimstone, which is the boldest fullest strength cigar the Read more about IPCPR/PCA News: Southern Draw Cigars[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Updates Package Design

Southern Draw Cigars has been growing like wildfire over the last five years and as a result the company has stacks of used cigar boxes on its warehouse shelves, has noticed empty boxes piled in the corners of its valued retail partners, and even in the garages of its most supportive customers.  The growth has also attracted some unwanted attention and the company opted to address it with an updated Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars Updates Package Design[…]

Cigar News: A New Rose of Sharon – is DESERT bound

Southern Draw Cigars’ blend with the iconic “pink band” will offer a perfect oasis in the scorching desert for the attendees of the IPCPR 2019.  The DESERT ROSE is a hearty sun-loving cigar that thrives in these hot temperatures, a perfect addition to the Rose of Sharon premium cigar line.    The Boss Lady herself, Sharon Read more about Cigar News: A New Rose of Sharon – is DESERT bound[…]

Must See and Try – Small Brand Cigars at the 2019 IPCPR

If you are attending the 87th annual IPCPR Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV this month, you may want to reserve a percentage of your purchasing budget for some small, yet growing, boutique cigar brands that offer quality and flavor that rivals the biggest brands in the industry. As the one cigar media website that Read more about Must See and Try – Small Brand Cigars at the 2019 IPCPR[…]

Cigar News: Southern Draw Celebrates 5 years with release of the Kudzu LUSTRUM

Once every five years, Southern Draw Cigars plans to release a special one-time blend to celebrate the family’s commitment to the growing brand.  To be known as the LUSTRUM– meaning a five year period, the limited production offerings will be very small batches of 25,000 – 75,000 total cigars.  The first special blend is scheduled Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Celebrates 5 years with release of the Kudzu LUSTRUM[…]

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Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars adds 300 HANDS CONNECTICUT at IPCPR 2019

Southern Draw Cigars is adding the 300 HANDS Connecticut blend to its growing portfolio of premium cigars and has updated its rustic display to best share all three blends and “story cards” with the faces, names, roles and charitable needs of the 300 HANDS featured staff. “This is their story.” Announced a year ago we Read more about Cigar News: Southern Draw Cigars adds 300 HANDS CONNECTICUT at IPCPR 2019[…]

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[…]

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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[…]