The Amazing Macassar Cigar from Cohiba !

Introducing Macassar, an exciting new release from the famous Cohiba Company. This ultra-premium masterpiece, handmade in the Dominican Republic by General Cigar, draws its name from the rare wood that is exquisite but difficult to procure. Just as … Read More

Pilotico Pepe Mendez –A New Gem from Montecristo!

Introducing Montecristo Pilotico Pepe Mendez, the latest premium handmade cigar from a legendary brand that certainly needs no formal introduction. The story began when Altadis U.S.A. introduced a rare strain of Dominican tobacco called Pilotico that they unveiled for … Read More

Romeo y Julieta Medallas de Oro— An Historical Smoke!

  Romeo y Julieta is undoubtedly one of the most recognized premium handmade cigar brands in the world. Founded in Cuba in 1875, the popularity of the brand kept increasing throughout the 19th and early 20th century. It soon … Read More

A HOT New Cigar from the Famous PDR Company!

A top contender in the premium small batch market, the famous PDR Cigar Company has been cranking out one great blend after another. With master blender Abe Flores at the helm, this should come as no surprise, because using the … Read More

A Very Different Cigar from Macanudo

The famous General Cigar Company has really outdone themselves with their latest release – the Macanudo Mao 2016. Waxing nostalgic, they have tapped into their vintage seed vault to reawaken a tobacco varietal found in the original Macanudo blend … Read More

So, What is an “Entubar” Style Cigar?

The oldest, most labor intensive, but best method for “bunching” cigars is the “entubar” method. This process involves rolling up to eight separate tubes of filler tobacco each forming a separate channel for smoke to pass through. Then, these tubes, … Read More

IPCPR 2016: Drew Estate

  Every year, I await with immense anticipation for the IPCPR tradeshow.  Yes, I enjoy the fact that I get to go to the show an interview the manufacturers and party and all that fun stuff.  Yet, my eagerness has … Read More

IPCPR – Day 3

I am so exhausted, but in the best way possible.  For 3 days I have been smoking some of the worlds best cigars and talking with some of the best minds in the industry.  At night, I get to go … Read More

IPCPR 2016 – Day 2

At first I thought there was no way that day 2 at this show could be as insane as its predecessor.  Let’s just say I was dead wrong.  It is great to say this industry coming out in full force … Read More

IPCPR 2016 – Day 1

This glorious event I snow underway and the crew here at JR Cigar is already buying up some of the hottest releases. To say that the shear amount of new cigars is staggering would be an understatement.   I’ve had the … Read More

IPCPR 2016 – General Cigar

General Cigars booth is always a wonder to see when attending the tradeshow.  They always have one of the biggest and most vibrant booths as well as some of the most anticipated releases of the year.  It took me a … Read More

IPCPR 2016

For many of the younger generation, there are very few things that seem to excite us anymore. We are able to access information at the blink of an eye and we have become numb to the passion and the … Read More

Introducing the Awe Inspiring- Inspirado Black from Macanudo

Macanudo Cigars, owned by the General Cigar Company, are one of the best-selling premium cigars in America, and billions of stogie enthusiasts have come to rely on this brand for its steadfast consistency, extraordinary construction, and fabulous taste. Starting … Read More

Cohiba Behike

This year, the cigar world was abuzz with the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Cohiba.  During the XVIII Habanos Festival, Cohiba released two highly exclusive lines to commemorate half of a century of luxury cigar making.  These two cigars … Read More

E.P.Carrillo Overruns- One Heckuva’ Deal!

When a premium handmade cigar is plucked from the factory-grading table because of a few minor blemishes and color inconsistencies, they are designated to be sold as factory seconds. Every so often, a manufacturer simply makes more top-quality sticks than … Read More

A Very Hot Arturo Fuente – The God of Fire!

If you are a true Arturo Fuente fan like me (and just about everybody else), God of Fire by Don Carlos is a premium handmade cigar that most likely, you have been itching to try. The problem is, they are made in … Read More

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