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CA Report: Top New Cigars (Oct 14 2019)

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Looking for a way to brown nose your way into your supervisor’s good graces? This list of Top New Cigars comes just in time for National Boss’s Day (October 16) to help you pick the right cigar, hopefully ensuring that you land that long overdue promotion. And if you work for yourself, why not smoke like a CEO to celebrate your own success? In either case, a little token of appreciation can go a long way.

Cigars and business have gone hand-in-hand for centuries and the best way to show your appreciation to the person who signs your paychecks (thanks, John) is the gift of a stress-free smoking session. So, if you know that the head muckety-muck to whom you report is a lover of the leaf, there are few better ways to make him forget about all of the times you’ve been late this quarter.

In this edition, we have the latest smokes to grace the Famous Smoke Shop humidor from big names like My Father, Camacho, Baccarat, and more!

My Father La Promesa

Wrapper: Ecuador Habano
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Nicaragua

top new cigars oct 14 2019 cigars for your boss My Father La Promesa cigars at Famous Smoke Shop

If your manager is a smoking connoisseur, the latest from My Father, La Promesa, will be right up his alley. The cigar is a tribute (even the name means the promise) to the vow Jose “Pepin” Garcia made, to the family he left behind in Cuba, to be successful in the cigar industry. You can’t speak of cigar legends without naming him, so it’s safe to proclaim that he made good on his word. La Promesa is full-bodied, spicy, and packed to the gills with echoes of pepper, leather, cream – all with a woody finish. Present a few of these on Boss’s Day and your next salary negotiation is bound to go in your favor.


Camacho Scorpion Fumas

Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut Shade/Ecuador Sun Grown
Binder: Ecuador
Filler: Honduras, Nicaragua

top new cigars oct 14 2019 cigars for your boss Camacho Scorpion Fumas cigars at Famous Smoke Shop

If you’re looking for a cigar offering that’s more symbolic than pricey, you can’t go wrong with Camacho Scorpion Fumas. Since Camacho is steered by the steady hands of Davidoff, you know that you’re getting great sticks whether or not you spend a good chunk of coin. These tasty little treats are offered in two options:

With a core grown from a trifecta of cigar-bearing countries, you can expect notes of nuts, coffee, and decadent spices from both varieties. And even though they’re cheap, the boss-man will likely be too satisfied with his smoke to bother with looking into the price.


Baccarat Nicaragua

Wrapper: Nicaragua Habano
Binder: Sumatra
Filler: Nicaragua

top new cigars oct 14 2019 cigars for your boss Baccarat Nicaragua cigars at Famous Smoke Shop

Baccarat is among the most popular cigars on the market. Period. Its name brings a hefty amount of clout, and that’s why fans of fuller-bodied smokes are so enamored with their newest creation, Baccarat Nicaragua. Sweet cedar and a silky smoothness team up with the perfect pinch of spice to make your supervisor’s evening cigar one that will leave a lasting impression – one that’s synonymous with your name – the next time he’s ready to give a recommendation to his superiors on who’s most qualified to be his right hand.


Camacho Scorpion Sweet Tip

Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut Shade
Binder: Mexico
Filler: Honduras

top new cigars oct 14 2019 cigars for your boss Camacho Scorpion Sweet Tip cigars at Famous Smoke Shop

If your stogie-smokin’ director also has a sweet tooth, you might be able to win some favoritism with Camacho Scorpion Sweet Tip. Featuring the same blend as the original Scorpion, the addition of a sweetened cap adds the allure of a sugary treat to boost the cigar’s mellow character. Cream, butter, leather, and cedar complement this blend’s aromatic room note with mouthwatering appeal that’s sure to leave him counting the minutes until he can light one up again. And who knows…maybe he’ll be more than happy to approve your next impromptu vacation.


Pelones by HR

Wrapper: Ecuador Connecticut Shade/Ecuador Habano/Ecuador Maduro
Binder: Proprietary
Filler: Proprietary

top new cigars oct 14 2019 cigars for your boss Pelones by HR cigars at Famous Smoke Shop

What if the owner of your biz likes a little bit of everything? If so, let Pelones by HR take the guesswork out of the equation. You might not know it, but the blender of these gems comes from a lineage of Cuban cigar royalty. Hirochi Robaina, grandson of the legendary Alejandro Robaina, has offered three wrapper selections from which you can choose:

  • Plush Ecuador Connecticut
  • Zesty Ecuador Habano
  • Sweet and chocolaty Ecuador Maduro

Set up your grand poo-bah with one of each, and he’ll have his morning, noon, and night cigars planned for a day that will be all about flavor. Maybe now he’ll forget that time he saw you at the movie theater when you called in sick.


What cigars are you getting for your boss this year? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jared Gulick

Jared Gulick

Features Editor, Jared Gulick, is a Certified Tobacconist, nerd of all things science, musician and serial abuser of the Oxford comma. He made his way to the Famous Smoke Shop retail store in 2018 and joined the Advisors 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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