Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars Rusted Revolver – Rated 90

It has been a while since I last spoke about Providencia Cigars, but that has not stopped the small Texas cigar company from hitting the market with more fine cigars. Although I was not able to attend the Underground Cigar Lounge, NFG20 event, I was sent a care package that included the Providencia Rusted Revolver. Read more about Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars Rusted Revolver – Rated 90[…]

Cigar News: 2019 Stogie Press Top 25 Boutique Cigar Candidates – 21 through 29

Well folks, this is it, the final candidates for the 2019 Stogie Press Top 25 Boutique Cigars. Yes, I know there is more than 25, that is because we will have some honorable mentions. In fact, going back through my reviews, I added one more to make a total of 29. Remember, these are not Read more about Cigar News: 2019 Stogie Press Top 25 Boutique Cigar Candidates – 21 through 29[…]

Cigar News: 2019 Stogie Press Top 25 Boutique Cigar Candidates – 6 through 10

Continuing with the unveiling of our 2019 Top 25 Boutique Cigars, today we present candidates 6 – 10. Remember, these are not yet ranked, they are only candidates, and like in the past, there will be 28 cigars finally listed with 3 getting honorable mentions. The final ranked list will be announced, as always, at Read more about Cigar News: 2019 Stogie Press Top 25 Boutique Cigar Candidates – 6 through 10[…]

Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars Infringement – Rated 91

The Infringement is a cigar offering from the little boutique cigar company in Keller, Texas – Providencia Cigars. The name was chosen due to an previous naming that was too close to another brand and would have resulted in a copy-write infringement. So the Providencia Cigars team decided to keep it simple, yet bold, and Read more about Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars Infringement – Rated 91[…]

Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars Nemo A534 – Rated 92

It was an interesting Sunday morning, waking up to the news that the United States conducted a raid on an ISIS compound in Syria, a raid that resulted in the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Big news for sure. As part of the news, it was also noted that the chase down of Read more about Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars Nemo A534 – Rated 92[…]

Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars – Trinitas Corona – Rated 96

This is my 3rd take on the Providencia Cigars Trinitas. The first two comprised of a pre-release review in 2017 and then a review of the production version in January of this year. Along the way, it seems the Trinitas has gotten a few more reviews and has been selling quite well according to Ray Read more about Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars – Trinitas Corona – Rated 96[…]

Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars Kill Shot – Rated 92

The little cigar company in Texas, Providencia Cigars has just shipped one of their latest creations, the Kill Shot. This cigar adds to the story of company founder Jim Faber, by taking us back to that fateful day on a youth soccer field in Honduras, where Jim was almost abducted at gun point. Though there Read more about Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars Kill Shot – Rated 92[…]

Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars Bloodshot – Rated 94

It was eight years, in 2011, when Providencia Cigars founder, Jim Faber was almost kidnapped at gunpoint while supporting a youth soccer program he set up in Honduras. The years seem to have flown by, but that memory never fades from Jim or those he is close to. Through the creation of Providencia Cigars, Jim Read more about Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars Bloodshot – Rated 94[…]

The Underground Cigar Shop and Lounge

Cigar Lifestyle: The Underground Cigar Lounge NFG19

Ahhh Yes!! The Underground Cigar Shop and Lounge NFG19 – a joining of brothers and sisters of the leaf nationwide that love boutique cigars. I have been hearing and reading about the NFG events for a few years, not to mention the host shop, the world famous Underground Cigar Shop. So this year, I took Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: The Underground Cigar Lounge NFG19[…]

Rock A Feller Cigars Vintage Nicaragua Maduro Lancero

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[…]

Cigar Review: Providencia Trinitas – Rated 95

Happy New Year! Today I offer the first review of 2019 here at Stogie Press. Back in late 2017, I reviewed the pre-release of the Providencia Cigars Trinitas and found it to be a very promising blend for this small, Texas based, boutique cigar company. Since that review, the company has been working to keep Read more about Cigar Review: Providencia Trinitas – Rated 95[…]

2018 Boutique Cigar of the Year Candidates 17-22

The list is almost complete as we count down the remaining days before 2018 comes to close. Today we release the next 6 candidates for the Stogie Press top 25 Boutique Cigars of 2018. This takes us to 22 candidates. The last group will include 8 more for a total of 30 cigars and then Read more about 2018 Boutique Cigar of the Year Candidates 17-22[…]

Providencia Cigars La Misión

Cigar News: Providencia Cigars Introduces La Misión – 15 Years of Honduran Love

The little Texas cigar company that keeps on chugging along, Providencia Cigars, has announced their 5th production cigar. Known as La Misión (The Mission), the cigar is a tribute to company founder, Jim Faber and his short mission to Honduras that turned into a 15-plus year, love affair, with the people and land of Honduras. Read more about Cigar News: Providencia Cigars Introduces La Misión – 15 Years of Honduran Love[…]

Providencia Cigars The Hostage

Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars The Hostage – Rated 92

The story has been told and The Hostage has been released. Freed from the farms and factory in Danli, Honduras it is now in select shops, so we enjoy all that it has to offer. Early sightings of the new Providencia Cigars Hostage have shown up across social media.  I am told the Hostages escaped Read more about Cigar Review: Providencia Cigars The Hostage – Rated 92[…]