Cigar Review: C.L.O.U.T. Cigars Select Toro – Rated 94

C.L.O.U.T. Cigars is one of the newest small brands I recently came upon and like all brands they have a story to tell. The name C.L.O.U.T stands for “Cigar Lovers Openly Uniting Together”. Founded in 2018, by four brothers of the leaf, Kevin “KAP” Purnell, Jamonicus “JT” White, Brandon “BG” Goins, and Rodney “Pipp” Young, Read more about Cigar Review: C.L.O.U.T. Cigars Select Toro – Rated 94[…]

Cigar News: Venture 1492 Revives the Chogüí Cigar Brand

Kyle Gellis owner of Warped Cigars and Venture 1492, Kyle’s distribution and consultation company have reached out to Victor Nicolá to bring back his famed Chogüí brand of cigars. The brand had left the market in 2018 due FDA regulations, but now it is back thanks to Kyle. The revamped brand is named Chogüí Dos77 Corojo Read more about Cigar News: Venture 1492 Revives the Chogüí Cigar Brand[…]

Cigar Review: Big Boyz Cigar Co. Luxio Toro – Rated 88

Today I bring a review of another new brand that came across my mailbox recently – Big Boyz Cigar Co. According to the company’s website: “Although our new journey started in January 2019, we bring to the table for more than 5 years of experience in the cigar industry. Perfection and Innovation are the two Read more about Cigar Review: Big Boyz Cigar Co. Luxio Toro – Rated 88[…]

Cigar News: Vicarias Cigars Announces The Red Label Edicion Limitada

Vicarias Cigars has announced their latest cigar – the Red Label Edicion Limitada. The new cigar was borne out of necessity, as pandemic-related supply chain issues made the Brazilian Cubra wrapper leaf of the original Red Label temporarily unobtainable. Luis Cuevas, Sr., recommended the Ecuador Habano wrapper that graces the new edition which, like all Read more about Cigar News: Vicarias Cigars Announces The Red Label Edicion Limitada[…]

Cigar Review: Apostate Cigars Deseret Robusto – Rated 96

Every now and then, I come across a new cigar brand that peaks my interest, first with their story and then wows me with their craft. At this years Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) I met the founders of Apostate Cigars based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. The company founders, Brandon Oveson and Kendrick Woolstenhulme, Read more about Cigar Review: Apostate Cigars Deseret Robusto – Rated 96[…]

Cigar News: Casa Cuevas Limited Edition Flaco Maduro and Habano Now Shipping to Retailers

Casa Cuevas Cigars announces that the Casa Cuevas Limited Edition Flaco Maduro and Habano are now shipping to retailers. The blends were unveiled at the Tobacco Plus Expo this past January. Originally released in December 2018, the brand was well received by the public and then tragedy struck as the Casa Cuevas Cigars’ distribution center Read more about Cigar News: Casa Cuevas Limited Edition Flaco Maduro and Habano Now Shipping to Retailers[…]

Cigar News: Fratello Cigars and CigarClub Announce the Balancing Act Part 1

Fratello Cigars has forged a relationship with CigarClub one of the best cigar subscription sites out there. Together they reached out to La Aurora in the Dominican Republic to create the first of a new line of cigars called the Balancing Act. The first in the series will be known as “Act 1” David from Read more about Cigar News: Fratello Cigars and CigarClub Announce the Balancing Act Part 1[…]

Cigar News: Welcome the Behemoth La Gloria Cubana Serie R No. 8

La Gloria Cubana Serie R, a collection best known for its beefy ring gauges and refined, full-bodied palate, is getting a new vitola that marks the brand’s largest size to date. Called La Gloria Cubana Serie R No 8, the powerhouse cigar measures 7” x 70 and delivers a bold, piquante experience derived from its Read more about Cigar News: Welcome the Behemoth La Gloria Cubana Serie R No. 8[…]

Cigar News: Kafie 1901 Cigars Moves All Production to La Aurora Factory

Effective immediately the Kafie Trading Company, LLC owners of Kafie 1901 Cigars will be moving all premium cigar production to La Aurora Cigars, located in Santiago, Dominican Republic.  A strategic move which will allow for the growth of the company without compromising the quality and consistency that Kafie 1901 connoisseurs have become accustomed to.  In a press release, Dr. Gaby Kafie noted: I am grateful to the country and the Read more about Cigar News: Kafie 1901 Cigars Moves All Production to La Aurora Factory[…]

Cigar News: Macanudo Inspirado Green Gigante Launches February

Macanudo Inspirado Green will launch its fourth frontmark in February with a large format cigar called “Gigante.” At 6” x 60, Gigante will round out the Inspirado Green line which debuted 2020 and currently consists of a Robusto, Toro and Churchill. Laurel Tilley, brand ambassador of Macanudo said: “Macanudo Inspirado Green Gigante brings together the Read more about Cigar News: Macanudo Inspirado Green Gigante Launches February[…]

Cigar News: Hiram & Solomon Cigars to Showcase Three New Lines at TPE 2022

It is not every day that we hear about a cigar company introducing 3 different lines of cigars at the same time. Taking in consideration and account the supply problems, box manufacturing delays and shipping, combined with other issues that impacted the Cigar industry and caused back ordered problems with many of the company’s core Read more about Cigar News: Hiram & Solomon Cigars to Showcase Three New Lines at TPE 2022[…]

Cigar Review: Hiram & Solomon Chabal Toro – Rated 89

I got my first glimpse and taste of the new Hiram & Solomon, limited production cigar, known as the Chabal at this years Ybor City Heritage Cigar Festival. The Chabal is hand crafted at PDR Cigars in the Dominican Republic. Hiram & Solomon Cigars owner, Fouad Kashouty, explained to me the name “Chabal” translates to Read more about Cigar Review: Hiram & Solomon Chabal Toro – Rated 89[…]

Cigar News: Casa Cuevas Cigars Announces Return of the Casa Cuevas Limited Edition Flaco Maduro and Habano at TPE 2022

Casa Cuevas Cigars announced today, the return of the Casa Cuevas Limited Edition Flaco Maduro and Habano (both 7 X 43) at the 2022 Tobacco Plus Expo, taking place this January at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Originally released in December 2018, the brand was well received by the public and then tragedy struck as Read more about Cigar News: Casa Cuevas Cigars Announces Return of the Casa Cuevas Limited Edition Flaco Maduro and Habano at TPE 2022[…]