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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

The HOT New Fratello Cigars

Since their launch in 2013, Fratello Premium handmade cigars has been named “The Hottest New Cigar Brand” on the market, and has quickly climbed the ranks becoming  one of the fastest growing manufacturers. You would probably think that for… Read More

Nat Sherman 1930

Any cigar smoker who has ever set foot in New York City has always had one name on their mind.  It is the name of one of Americas most iconic tobacconists, a New York landmark, and a world-renowned cigar family. … Read More

Montecristo White Series Vintage Connecticut – The Best of the Best!

  Montecristo, one of the industry’s most renowned marques has been creating premium handmade cigars since the very first one left the rolling table in a small factory in Havana, Cuba in 1935. For those of you that enjoy… Read More

Alec Bradley Post Embargo Cigar- Reinventing the Past!

We all read about industry experts and brand manufacturers extolling the virtues of those fabulous pre-embargo premium handmade smokes of yesteryear, but unless you are older than dirt, most likely you have never tasted one. Moreover, if you have been… Read More

Two Great New Smokes Made Exclusively For JR Cigar!

In 1971, Lew Rothman opened up a small cigar store in Manhattan that had premium and handmade cigars piled all the way up to the ceiling. The now famous sign out front read “World’s Largest Cigar Store.” If just passing… Read More

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