Cigar Review: Nat Sherman Timeless Prestige Robusto – Rated 88

Originally Released back in 2011, the Nat Sherman Timeless has lived up to its name and has survived close to a decade since its introduction. The look of the branding has changed since its inception, but the cigar, which was originally called the Timeless Dominican (now the Timeless Prestige), is still made at the Quesada Read more about Cigar Review: Nat Sherman Timeless Prestige Robusto – Rated 88[…]

Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces – Four Kicks Capa Especial

In the middle of 2011, Crowned Heads began working with Ernesto Perez-Carrillo on what would become the inaugural cigar from the Nashville-based company, “Four Kicks” Close to a decade later, the Four Kicks brand thrives as a cornerstone to the Crowned Heads premium cigar portfolio. During those latter stages of the original Four Kicks blend Read more about Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces – Four Kicks Capa Especial[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 4 – The Chaffiot Collection & COVID19

This week we had special guest Justin Chaffiot from the Chaffiot Collection. Justin cigar line is special in that he donates 10% of profits to fight Human Trafficking. We also had Terry Mayben who runs our local cigar group (Sticks and Spirits). This was a great show we not only dove into Justin’s mission, but Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 4 – The Chaffiot Collection & COVID19[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Unveils Herrera Esteli TAA Exclusive for 2020

Drew Estate unveiled today the 2020 Herrera Esteli TAA Exclusive release. The Herrera Esteli TAA Exclusive is a 6 x 52 toro featuring a rich Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper, bold Brazilian Mata Fina binder, and lush Nicaraguan fillers. Blended by Drew Estate Master Blender Willy Herrera exclusively for the TAA, this cigar is a testament to the Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Unveils Herrera Esteli TAA Exclusive for 2020[…]

Cigar News: Dissident Shipping Partial Allocations of HOME 2020 to Assist Retailers During COVID-19 Crisis

Originally intended for a full release next month, Dissident is releasing a partial allocation of its limited edition HOME 2020 to select retailers this week in an attempt to support some of its retail partners. Dissident Cigars Owner, Ben Holt stated: “I was waiting until next month when the whole of the shipment was stateside Read more about Cigar News: Dissident Shipping Partial Allocations of HOME 2020 to Assist Retailers During COVID-19 Crisis[…]

Cigar Review: Casa Cuevas Habano Toro – Rated 93

The Casa Cuevas family and their Tabacalera Las Lavas S.R.L. factory in the Dominican Republic have been hand crafting cigars for large and small brands for a long time with family roots going back to 19th century Cuba. After decades in the business, Tabacalera Las Lavas made a bold move in 2017 and started to Read more about Cigar Review: Casa Cuevas Habano Toro – Rated 93[…]

Cigar News: Drew Estate Postpones Florida Barn Smoker From May 16th to November 14th

Drew Estate announced today it is postponing the Florida Barn Smoker until November 13th-14th, 2020 out of an abundance of caution due to ongoing health concerns surrounding COVID-19. On March 15th, the CDC issued the following statement, “CDC, in accordance with its guidance for large events and mass gatherings, recommends that for the next 8 weeks, organizers Read more about Cigar News: Drew Estate Postpones Florida Barn Smoker From May 16th to November 14th[…]

Cigar Review: Kristoff Shade Grown Matador – Rated 86

Introduced in 2019, the Kristoff Shade Grown is a cigar most sites have noted as a re-branding of the original Kristoff Britannia Reserva. Regardless, it fills out the company’s portfolio with Honduran Shade grown Connecticut wrapper that offers a mild to medium body. Kristoff describes this cigar as: “The Shade Grown is a mild-medium bodied Read more about Cigar Review: Kristoff Shade Grown Matador – Rated 86[…]

Taking it to the Nub – Season 1:Episode 3

In this week episode of Taking It To The Nub, with Shirtless Mike and Boston Jimmie. This episode features Luigi Lucente, Owner of CigarMedics on along with his CigarMedics team. Luigi is the inventor of the HumidiMeter device that I reviewed last year. He was kind enough to join Mike and I to talk about Read more about Taking it to the Nub – Season 1:Episode 3[…]

Cigar News: DAV Cigars Releases Limited Lancero Box Set

DAV Cigars has announced they are extending their Mestizo and Aristocrat blends with a 7 x 38 Lancero Vitola. This new extension will be offered in limited, custom crafted, 10-count boxes, that include five of each blend. The boxes will retail for $80.00 and be limited to a 200 box run for a total of Read more about Cigar News: DAV Cigars Releases Limited Lancero Box Set[…]

Cigar Review: Black Star Line Cigars “War Witch” – Rated 90

Earlier this year, I reviewed a couple of cigars from a small boutique cigar company based out of Chicago. Known as Black Star Line Cigars, their inaugural blend, the El Milagro was a pleasant smoking experience and was hand crafted by El Titan de Bronze in Miami, FL. Last month I received some new samples Read more about Cigar Review: Black Star Line Cigars “War Witch” – Rated 90[…]

Cigar News: Alec & Bradley Cigars Announces Third Full Scale Production Line: ‘Kintsugi’

Alec & Bradley Cigars, founded by brothers Alec and Bradley Rubin in 2018, announced today their third full line release- Alec & Bradley ‘Kintsugi’ (pronounced Kint-Su-Gee). Alec & Bradley created an elegant, multifaceted medium bodied cigar for ‘Kintsugi‘. A silky-smooth Habano wrapper is set atop a blend of Nicaraguan and Honduran binder and filler tobaccos. Read more about Cigar News: Alec & Bradley Cigars Announces Third Full Scale Production Line: ‘Kintsugi’[…]

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Lifestyle: Useful Cigar Retorts – Use as Needed!

So, you are tired of hearing those words everywhere you go? You know the ones; that stinks, can you move away, your cigar smoke is bothering me, that is offensive, etc. Well, we at Stogie Press are here to help you retort those comments. We know sometimes you have to be diplomatic about responding, so Read more about Lifestyle: Useful Cigar Retorts – Use as Needed![…]

Lifestyle: Casa De Montecristo by Prime Cigar to Host Inaugural Mombacho Diplomatico Rum Cigar Event

Casa de Montecristo by Prime Cigar & Whisky Bar located in Miami, will serve as ground zero for a national touring event featuring the Mombacho Diplomatico and the award-winning Diplomatico Rum. This special event will take place on Thursday March 12, 2020 at 1106 S Miami Ave #202, Miami, FL 3313. The Mombacho Diplomatico cigar Read more about Lifestyle: Casa De Montecristo by Prime Cigar to Host Inaugural Mombacho Diplomatico Rum Cigar Event[…]