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[…]

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[…]

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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[…]