Cigar Review: Deadwood Leather Rose by Drew Estate – Rated 90

One the newest releases from Drew Estate in 2020 was the Deadwood Leather Rose. The cigar was showcased on showcased on the company’s Freestyle Live: Special Edition – June 11th and was met with great anticipation from the many Deadwood cigar fans. In a press release about the new cigar, Jonathan Drew Founder and President Read more about Cigar Review: Deadwood Leather Rose by Drew Estate – Rated 90[…]

Cigar Review: Oliva Master Blends 3 Torpedo – Rated 95

Back in 2003, Oliva Cigar Co. introduced a special limited edition cigar known as the Master Blends. The idea was to use some of the finest tobacco cultivated and do an annual release showcasing what can be done with the best you have. The company followed up with a Masters Blends 2 in 2005 and Read more about Cigar Review: Oliva Master Blends 3 Torpedo – Rated 95[…]

Cigar News: Jas Sum Kral Releases Sweden Exclusive Sota Kator

According to Riste Ristevski, owner of Jas Sum Kral Cigars, the most anticipated release since ABBA in Sweden, has just been shipped. We ain’t talking music, we are talking about cigars – the JSK Sota Kator! KindCigars Dealer Box is a double stacked 6 count tray. Piano grade finished box. Contact Kind Cigars for MSRP. Read more about Cigar News: Jas Sum Kral Releases Sweden Exclusive Sota Kator[…]

Cigar Review: Black Bird Cigar Co. Cuco Criollo Robusto – Rated 90

Today I offer you a review of yet another fine Blackbird Cigar Co. creation. This time is it the Cuco Criollo. The Spanish word “Cuco” translates to “Cuckoo” in English. Following with the theme of the company, the Cuco is type of bird. In case you wanted to know, the Cuco (Cuckoo) is defined by Read more about Cigar Review: Black Bird Cigar Co. Cuco Criollo Robusto – Rated 90[…]

Cigar Review: Crux Limitada 2019 The Show – Rated 95

At the 2019 Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show, Crux Cigars introduced a fresh new look to their packaging that is eye catching on a shelf. Though they did not have any new blends, they did showcase their annual release of their Limitada line. Introduced back in 2015, the Limitada line grew over the years, Read more about Cigar Review: Crux Limitada 2019 The Show – Rated 95[…]

Cigar Review: Pichardo Reserva Familia Habano – Rated 90

It seems like only yesterday, but the 2019 Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show was a year ago. It was during that show, Luciano Meirelles got on stage and introduced the cigar world to a new cigar distribution company known as ACE Prime. The company also joined forces with Tabacalera Pichardo in Nicaragua to announce Read more about Cigar Review: Pichardo Reserva Familia Habano – Rated 90[…]

Cigar Review: Amendola Family Cigars Cannoli – Rated 94

Earlier in June, we broke the news that Jeffrey Amendola and his Amendola Family Cigars company was parting ways with Tabacalera G. Kafie y Cia and moving manufacturing to Erik Espinosa’s La Zona factory in Esteli, Nicaragua. The first product planned to be released from this new collaboration was going to be called the Cannoli, which Jeffrey Read more about Cigar Review: Amendola Family Cigars Cannoli – Rated 94[…]

Trinidad Espiritu Series No.1 Toro

Cigar Review: Trinidad Espiritu Series No.1 Toro – Rated 90

Introduced in 2019, the Trinidad Espiritu Series No.1 was a new Nicaraguan Puro, that once again has been a collaboration between Altidas USA and A.J. Fernandez. This is one of three blends released by the company that has A.J.’s craft behind it. As far as the blend, as stated, it is a Nicaraguan puro, meaning Read more about Cigar Review: Trinidad Espiritu Series No.1 Toro – Rated 90[…]

Stogie Press “Must Try” Series – Nicaraguan Cigars

I was thinking the other day, that over the past six years, I have sampled and reviewed a boat load of cigars on Stogie Press. So I decided to start a small series of the “must try” cigars in different categories. Today I will focus on Nicaragua, the largest exporter of cigars to the United Read more about Stogie Press “Must Try” Series – Nicaraguan Cigars[…]

Cigar Review: The King Is Dead Nicaragua Super Toro – Rated 95

What do you do in the cigar industry when you have an amazing cigar that helped to launch your company? Well, If it ain’t broke don’t fix it! Of course, in the case of Robert Caldwell and A.J. Fernandez, you take what worked and make it new and even better, which is exactly what the Read more about Cigar Review: The King Is Dead Nicaragua Super Toro – Rated 95[…]

Dapper Cigars Siempre Sun Grown

Cigar Review: Dapper Cigars Siempre Sun Grown Gordo – Rated 88

Over the past few months I have reviewed two Dapper cigar products to date and as noted in the the review of the review of the company’s El Borracho, Dapper Cigars founder Ian Reith had one goal, “Make just one Great Cigar“. Well that cigar was the second fine cigar I reviewed from the young Read more about Cigar Review: Dapper Cigars Siempre Sun Grown Gordo – Rated 88[…]

Cigar Review: Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real Nicaragua Toro – Rated 93

Earlier this year, Altidas introduced a new Nicaraguan puro known as the Romeo y Julieta Real Nicaragua. It was officially showcased at TPE 2020 in January and started shipping in March. This is the third time Altidas has created a Nicaraguan puro for Romeo y Julieta. The other two were Romeo y Julieta 1875 Nicaragua Read more about Cigar Review: Romeo y Julieta Reserva Real Nicaragua Toro – Rated 93[…]

Cigar Review: Tre-J Cigars Vicarias The Negotiator – Rated 91

During the 2020 Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) Trade Show, I met up with Tre-J Cigars CEO Jay Clark. We had a fun and engaging conversation that started with him handing me a sample of his company’s newest blend, The Negotiator, which was also shown at the 2019 PCA trade show. Our conversation got into depths Read more about Cigar Review: Tre-J Cigars Vicarias The Negotiator – Rated 91[…]

Cigar Review: Maya Selva Villa Zamorano Reserva Soberano – Rated 92

Building on the success of the Villa Zamorano Reserva line, Maya Selva Cigars introduced a new 6 x 60 vitola in that line at last years InterTabac trade show in Dortmund, Germany. The new vitola, named “Soberano“, which means “Sovereign”, was also showcased at the 2020 Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) trade show in January of this Read more about Cigar Review: Maya Selva Villa Zamorano Reserva Soberano – Rated 92[…]