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CA Report: Top New Cigars (Jan. 21 2019)

Game day is nearly upon us: bets are placed, battle lines have been drawn, and you’re ready to watch commercials that cost more than your entire neighborhood. Before any of that can go down, you need to stock up on cigars. Rifling through your trusty humidor, you find a lot of familiar faces, but you want something shiny and new. Here are four more fresh, new smokes that are sure to score some extra points…


Joya de Nicaragua Cinco Décadas

Wrapper: Proprietary     Binder: Proprietary     Filler: Proprietary

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You finished the taxes early this year and you’re expecting a healthy return from Uncle Sam; time to splurge! It’s hard to think of a better way to spend it than on Joya de Nicaragua Cinco Décadas.  A super-premium smoker’s dream (and one of our Top 25 new cigar picks), this Cuban-esque smoke extends rich portions of earth, spice, and sweetness via vintage tobaccos that are sure to please your palate. Joya de Nicaragua may be keeping the recipe under their hat, but none of that matters when it’s this good; put a few of these babies in your humidor and smoke like a king!


Joya de Nicaragua Silver

Wrapper: Ecuador Habano     Binder: Mexican     Filler: Nicaragua

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Now if for you, that tax return wasn’t as glorious as you’d hoped, but the aforementioned Décadas got your mouth watering, fear not – Joya de Nicaragua Silver is here for the assist! Sweet notes of spices, pepper, and chocolate converge to dazzle your taste buds without making you shell out all of your hard-earned dough. Very humidor-worthy…


Drew Estate Factory Smokes

Wrapper: Connecticut Shade/Maduro/Sungrown/Sweet     Binder: Varies     Filler: Varies

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You know the deal. You have a viewing party coming up to watch the game and all your mooch buddies are at the ready to head over and klepto all your sticks. You could try (and fail) to convince them to bring their own, or you could just pick up some Drew Estate Factory Smokes. With Connecticut Shade, Maduro, Sun Grown, and Sweet options from which to choose, everyone will find something to love – and with prices just a hair north of $2/stick, you’ll have more than enough left over for the extra brews they’ll surely steal as well.


Herrera Esteli Brazilian Maduro

Wrapper: Mata Fina Maduro     Binder: Connecticut Broadleaf     Filler: Nicaragua

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It’s certainly no secret that Brazilian tobaccos are in vogue, so Herrera Esteli fans who find themselves enjoying the craze are sure to be excited about Herrera Esteli Brazilian Maduro’s debut. Willy’s masterful three-piece blend instills floral, earthy, and chocolaty ambiance. Considering that the price for these sticks is south of 10 bucks a stick, it’ll be sure to strike a chord in any Maduro lover.


There’s much more in the way of new cigars to come ahead. What did you think of the list? Is there a new cigar that blows you away? Let us know in the comments below. As always, keep watch for the next edition of Top New Cigars!


Jared Gulick

Jared Gulick


Jared Gulick is an avid cigar smoker, nerd of all things science, musician and serial abuser of the Oxford comma. He got his start in the cigar industry in 2013. A Certified Tobacconist, Jared made his way to the Famous Smoke Shop retail store in 2018 - then joined the Cigar Advisor team, when it was discovered that he could locate the shift key. Prior to his work in the cigar industry, he was a recording studio engineer, songwriter, and a journalism major at Northampton Community College.

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