Cigar News: Tarazona Cigars Announces Debut of La Tampeña

Tarazona Cigars announced today, the the debut of La Tampeña. La Tampeña pays homage to the women that worked the cigar factories of Tampa during its golden years especially the women in our family that came over from Cuba to Tampa in the late 1800’s due to the cigar trade. Expressed in a single (6 Read more about Cigar News: Tarazona Cigars Announces Debut of La Tampeña[…]

Cigar Review: Rock-A-Feller Cigars Art of Magic – Rated 95

The Vintage Rock-A-Feller Cigars Group (VRCG) Art of Magic, is a new and truly Limited Edition cigar release. This new release pays tribute to magicians the world over. Kevin Schweitzer, VRCG owner, has been practicing magic since he was eight years old and to this day he is a member of the Society of American Magicians which was Read more about Cigar Review: Rock-A-Feller Cigars Art of Magic – Rated 95[…]

Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Announces the Sir Robert Peel Corona Gorda

Let’s start with – this is Phenomenal… This new size is Juan Cancel’s favorite vitola! Protocol Cigars is proud to announce the first line extension in the Lawmen Series. The Sir Robert Peel, both natural and maduro, will be offered in a Corona Gorda 5-5/8 X 46 format. This time however, the company has gone Read more about Cigar News: Protocol Cigars Announces the Sir Robert Peel Corona Gorda[…]

Cigar Review: Echelon Cigars Veteran Series Robusto – Rated 90

Today I would like to offer a review of the the second in the series of Echelon Cigars, a Veteran owned cigar company. This time, it is the company’s flagship line – the Veteran Series – which is a Nicaraguan puro. The company described it as a medium bodied and not overbearing, with an unforgettable Read more about Cigar Review: Echelon Cigars Veteran Series Robusto – Rated 90[…]

Cigar News: Maya Selva Announces the Cumpay – Robusto Maduro

Maya Selva Cigars has officially launched a new “PURO NICARAGUA” to the Cumpay collection. The Robusto Maduro with its naturally-fermented Nicaraguan wrapper will stay true to the collection’s unique character. In the early 1999, and after the country´s peace accords, Maya launched Cumpay, captivating us with the volcanic highlands notes of Nicaragua’s Jalapa valley terroir. Read more about Cigar News: Maya Selva Announces the Cumpay – Robusto Maduro[…]

Cigar Review: Black Works (BLK WKS) Studio Hyena Corona Gorda – Rated 93

Thank goodness for the Underground Cigar Lounge in Fort Worth, Texas as if not for them, I may not have gotten my paws on the new Black Works Studio Hyena. As part of the Underground NFG21 event, all ticket holders received a fine collection of cigars, including the Hyena, as part of the package. James Read more about Cigar Review: Black Works (BLK WKS) Studio Hyena Corona Gorda – Rated 93[…]

Cuatro Cinco Edición Americana TAA Exclusive

Cigar News: JOYA DE NICARAGUA INTRODUCES CUATRO CINCO – EDICIÓN AMERICANA TAA EXCLUSIVE

From the beginning, Joya de Nicaragua has had close ties with the United States. The US was the first market Joya de Nicaragua explored and during the early 1970’s, became the official cigar of the White House. The United States continues to be one of JDN’s most influential markets, gaining many amigos and partners, several Read more about Cigar News: JOYA DE NICARAGUA INTRODUCES CUATRO CINCO – EDICIÓN AMERICANA TAA EXCLUSIVE[…]

Cigar Review: Amendola Signature Series Padrino Belicoso – Rated 92

Back in late 2020, Jeffrey Amendola, owner of Amendola Family Cigars, announced the company would be relocating the manufacturing of their cigars to different production factories. One of those was the company’s Padrino cigar which is now being produced at Tabacalera A.J. Fernandez. The Padrino falls under the Amendola Signature Series line of Cigars. Originally, Read more about Cigar Review: Amendola Signature Series Padrino Belicoso – Rated 92[…]

Cigar Review: Tarazona Cigars “The Benjamins” Caraballo 828 Silverback Edición Limitada – Rated 95

Back in early February, Tarazona Cigars announced a line extension to their Caraballo 828 Silverback known as the “The Benjamins”. The (6 x 52) Torpedo, joins The Sterling (5 x 50 Perfecto) in this limited edition line. When I spoke to company owner, Eddie Tarazona, he informed me that this particular cigar has been aging Read more about Cigar Review: Tarazona Cigars “The Benjamins” Caraballo 828 Silverback Edición Limitada – Rated 95[…]

Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces The Lost Angel-TAA 2021

Crowned Heads has announced its latest installment to the TAA ESP (Exclusive Series Product) line; ‘The Lost Angel—TAA 2021.’ The Lost Angel 2021 by Crowned Heads is the prequel to The Angels Anvil (2014-19) TAA Exclusive series, and explores the darker side of the Angels Anvil story’s protagonist. The company notes: “The original Angels Anvil Read more about Cigar News: Crowned Heads Announces The Lost Angel-TAA 2021[…]

Cigar Review: Alec Bradley Project 40 Maduro 05.50 – Rated 92

In October of 2020, Alec Bradley Cigars added an an extension to the Experimental Series Project 40 line – this time with a maduro wrapper. The project 40 Maduro continues to represent Alec Bradley founder, Alan Rubin’s belief that cigars create a positive impact on both mind and body. ‘Project 40’ is the name for Read more about Cigar Review: Alec Bradley Project 40 Maduro 05.50 – Rated 92[…]