Reading Time: 3 minutes “Let all things be done with charity,” is Southern Draw Cigar’s motto for its annual IGNITE program that helps those in need. This Fall, three cigars have been added to help organizations representing U.S. Special Forces and fallen Border Patrol officers. Learn more here.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If you enjoy cigars by Excalibur and Illusione your ship has come in. The Excalibur Illusione No.1., a limited-edition collaboration cigar from Dion Giolito & Justin Andrews is the first Nicaraguan Excalibur puro and Gary’s got the full report in this review.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Named for family patriarch, Eduardo Plasencia, the Plasencia Alma Fuerte Natural Eduardo I is a box-pressed Nicaraguan puro that boasts a 10-year aged Colorado Claro wrapper. Weighing in at 6¼”x54 the boxed Toro is presented in a box of 10. Learn more here.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Using a 1998 Cameroon leaf twisted with a 2013 Connecticut Shade leaf, Partagas Añejo barber pole cigars return for a second release this year. The 4½” Petit Robusto and Esplendido shapes are back promising an intricately layered and complex smoke. Learn more here.
Reading Time: 2 minutes E.P. Carrillo Cigars’ Pledge cigars selection, which earned them 2020’s Cigar of the Year announced that they’re adding the Lonsdale Limitada to the Pledge line based on the brand’s followers’ request for a smaller ring gauge cigar. Read all about it.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Hamlet Paredes, master roller for Rocky Patel Cigars, has taken a consultant position for Bond Roberts, the “Aged, Rare & Vintage Cigar Exchange” which hosts an online cigar auction platform for private and retail Cuban cigar sales.
Reading Time: 5 minutes H. Upmann has broken free of the ‘old man’s cigar’ label – and these reviews prove it.
Reading Time: 4 minutes One of the more anticipated releases in the PCU (the Premium Cigar Universe) are the Muestra de Saka cigars from Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust. Here Gary reviews ‘The Bewitched.’ So, did it captivate his palate? Check it out now and find out.