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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: 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[…]

Cigar News: Fratello Camo Bundles Start Shipping

Omar de Frias announced today that the Fratello Camo Bundles that showcased at this year’s TPE trade show are heading to stores this week.  Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic that halted operations in the Dominican Republic and placed the US on a “Stay At Home” order for several weeks, the original March release was delayed. Omar Stated: Read more about Cigar News: Fratello Camo Bundles Start Shipping[…]

Cigar Review: Tabac Trading Co. Saciar – Rated 90

This is our 4th cigar review of a Tabac Trading Co. product. Today we feature the company’s Saciar cigar. Patrick Potter of Tabac Trading Co. describes the Saciar offering as: “Saciar: (English: To Saciate) Is one of the more unique blends offered by Tabac Trading Company. Blended by Patrick Potter under the supervision of Guillermo Read more about Cigar Review: Tabac Trading Co. Saciar – Rated 90[…]

Cigar Review: Southern Draw Cedrus Lancero – Rated 89

Back in January of this year, Southern Draw Cigars rolled out their latest extension to their famed CEDRUS bland at the TPE 2020 Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV. The latest in this line is a box pressed vitola. The CEDRUS Lancero is expressed in a 7.5 x 40 box pressed vitola and comes packaged Read more about Cigar Review: Southern Draw Cedrus Lancero – Rated 89[…]

Cigar Review: La Sirena Aniversario Especial – Rated 87

The La Sirena brand has been on the market for ten years, and like all established cigar brands, they had reason to celebrate. As part of the 10-year celebration, the company released an anniversary edition cigar known known as the La Sirena Aniversario Especial. The company actually went one step further and decided to partner Read more about Cigar Review: La Sirena Aniversario Especial – Rated 87[…]

Cigar Review: Dapper Cigars El Borracho Edmundo – Rated 92

This is our second review of a Dapper Cigar Co. Product. The first was the Cubo Sumatra Toro. Dapper Cigars was founded by Ian Reith and according the Dapper Cigar website, he is “The Glue” that keeps the pulse on all the small things and when he founded the company he had one goal, “Make just one Read more about Cigar Review: Dapper Cigars El Borracho Edmundo – Rated 92[…]

Cigar Review: Jas Sum Kral Kralot 7 x 44 – Rated 96

By now , most of us have heard of Riste Riatevski, the owner of Jas Sum Kral cigars. It seems like only yesterday when he hit the market with his famed Red Knight cigar over 5 years ago. He made waves with his innovative CBD infused Nuggs cigar last year and though that was special, Read more about Cigar Review: Jas Sum Kral Kralot 7 x 44 – Rated 96[…]

Cigar Review: JM Tobacco Española 1996 Maduro Robusto – Rated 92

At this years TPE 2020 trade show, I met up with the JM Tobacco team and they introduced me to their line of cigars. The company’s story is told on their website as follows: “A birthday gift from a 17 year old to his father, California jeweler John Mahroukian, led to the creation of Los Read more about Cigar Review: JM Tobacco Española 1996 Maduro Robusto – Rated 92[…]

Cigar Review: Blackbird Cigars Rook Colorado – Gran Toro – Rated 94

Last week I reviewed the Blackbird Unkind Cubra. Today I offer a review of another blend in the Blackbird Cigar Co. line-up – the Rook. For those that may not know, a rook is a bird that has black feathers that often show a blue or bluish-purple sheen in bright sunlight. The bird is part Read more about Cigar Review: Blackbird Cigars Rook Colorado – Gran Toro – Rated 94[…]

Cigar Review: Drew Estate Undercrown Shade Corona Pequena – Rated 95

Make no bones about it, ever since I smoked my first Undercrown Shade from Drew Estate about 4 years ago, I was impressed with what the Willy Herrera and the DE team did with a shade wrapper and a properly blended set of fillers and binder. I absolutely love this cigar in the morning, especially Read more about Cigar Review: Drew Estate Undercrown Shade Corona Pequena – Rated 95[…]

Cigar Review: Blackbird Unkind Cubra Robusto – Rated 90

The year was 2019 and the event was the Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show. Things were fairly calm, until ….the sound of Birds started to spread across the event floor. It was another one of those trade show buzzing sounds, where friends and colleagues come up to you, asking if you saw the newest Read more about Cigar Review: Blackbird Unkind Cubra Robusto – Rated 90[…]

Cigar News: Vintage Rock-A-Feller Cigars Group to Unveil Dominican Blue Extension at TPE 2020

Vintage Rock-A-Feller Cigars Group (VRCG) is pleased to announce the Dominican Blue Box Pressed Churchill. This line extension to the VRCG Dominican Blue will be showcased and available to sample at TPE 2020 taking place this January 29-31 at the Las Vegas Conventions Center. Using Dominican Piloto and Seco HVA fillers bound with a Sumatra binder, the VRCG Dominican Blue Read more about Cigar News: Vintage Rock-A-Feller Cigars Group to Unveil Dominican Blue Extension at TPE 2020[…]