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IPCPR: AJ Fernandez – Bellas Artes Maduro

AJ Fernandez has been quite busy the past few years.  Not only does he have his own, name brand cigars, but he has also been doing a massive amount of work Read More

IPCPR: My Father – La Gran Oferta

The 2018 IPCPR trade show showcased more new cigars than I can even keep track of.  This has been one of the best years in recent memory for cigar releases. Read More

IPCPR: The Crowned Heads – Court Reserve XVIII

Since 2011, Jon Huber and his team at the Crowned Heads have dazzled us with innovative cigars, enticing blends and a retro, Americana theme.  Each one of their releases, from their first cigar, the Four Kicks, to their … Read More

Top Cigar Releases From IPCPR 2018

The IPCPR is the biggest cigar tradeshow of the year showcasing the newest cigars. 2018 was a special year with some amazing cigars. Read More

Joya de Nicaragua Clasico

Being not only the oldest cigar factory in Nicaragua but one of the oldest in the world, it is safe to say that Joya de Nicaragua is among the most knowledgeable and distinguished cigar manufacturers in the industry.  They … Read More

Romeo y Julieta 1875 Nicaragua – An Awesome New Cigar!

Hot off the rolling table, the core Romeo y Julieta 1875 brand by Altadis U.S.A. now has a Nicaraguan cousin and it’s made by the famous Plasencia Cigars in Nicaragua. This is not the first time that Altadis … Read More

5 Things You Won’t Find Real Cigar Smokers Doing

Whether you’re new to smoking cigars or consider yourself a cigar aficionado, there are a few things that you won’t find real cigar smokers doing – and most are for good reason. Here are the top five to be aware … Read More

The Latest Craze for Fat Cigars: Are They Really Better?

Considering the current consumer mania for all things super-sized, it was probably inevitable; but fat cigars have now become the latest trend for smoking aficionados — and the fatter, the better. Forget about the elegant, thin-tipped panatelas beloved of 1930s … Read More

The New Beat the Dealer

Everyone’s favorite app for cigars is back and better than ever.  Beat the Dealer provides our customer to play to win some of the worlds best cigars.  Now, the game is accessible in an updated version from the … Read More

Macanudo Heritage Cigars – A top-quality JR Exclusive!

For many decades our JR Exclusive line has been bringing our customers some of the best blends from the biggest names in premium handmade cigars, all made just for yours truly.  Legendary brands like Maria Mancini, Special Jamaicans … Read More

Consuegra Cigars – The World’s Most Popular Factory Seconds

Now in their 25th year of production, Consuegra cigars remain the most popular line of factory seconds ever produced.  “Connies” as they are referred to by their throngs of loyal minions, are factory seconds from the makers of … Read More

Some Great Cigar Gift Ideas for Dad for Father’s Day

At JR, we know that Dad is often someone’s favorite cigar connoisseur, but the task of buying him his favorite brand can be a difficult one, especially if you don’t know exactly what brand he smokes or if he likes … Read More

Alec Bradley Medalist Cigars – The Return of a Mellow Classic!

If you were a premium cigar smoker in the mid- 1990s, you may recall the Alec Bradley Medalist brand. It was a popular mellow to medium body smoke, and one of the first brands to put this now famous … Read More

Macassar— A truly Different Type of Cohiba Cigar

General Cigar Company, one of the largest manufacturers of premium cigars in the world, and home to such famous brands as Macanudo, Partagas, Punch, and Hoyo de Monterrey, just to name a few, proudly introduces … Read More

Slaughterhouse Bundles Cigars – A Great Everyday Value!

Realizing that smoking premium cigars can become an expensive hobby, here at JR, we like to review the everyday affordable cigars as much as higher end offerings to appeal to every segment of the consumer market. That said, today we … Read More

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