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The Forge – A Premium Beauty from Excalibur

The popular Excalibur series consists of a premium line of world-class cigars that include such favorites as the original Excalibur line, the Dark Knight, and the Cameroon.  Hand-rolled by the same makers as the famous Hoyo … Read More

La Perfecta- An Affordable Gem from the Quesada Family

For the last several decades, Manuel Quesada and family have been producing some of the finest premium handmade cigar on the planet, starting with the now famous Fonseca brand that almost instantaneously took the stogie world by storm. Read More

Felon Cigars – A Real Steal

Those looking for a good everyday smoke at a very affordable price will love the Felon Cigars. Although mixed filler in nature, these sticks come seamlessly crafted and smoke just as slow and even as many of our best … Read More

Jamon by Plasencia- A Uniquely Delicious Cigar

The famous Plasencia Family has been growing premium tobacco for five generations, own three major factories in Nicaragua and Honduras, and make cigars for more than 30 of the biggest names in the industry. Including the likes of such notables … Read More

Some Great Gift ideas For This Holiday Season

Once again, the holiday season is upon us, and, if you are reading this, most likely, there are several premium cigar smokers on your shopping list and you haven’t got a clue what to gift them! Now, unless they just … Read More

Fire and Ice- A Hot and Cold Cigar from Rocky Patel!

Today we have a nice HOT and COLD review about two premium cigars made exclusively for us by the legendary Rocky Patel, one of the founding fathers of the now thriving Boutique market. Why did we call it hot … Read More

The Exciting New Hoyo La Amistad by AJ Fernandez

The new Hoyo La Amistad by AJ Fernandez brand is a joint venture between the famous General Cigar Company and a man known for producing some of the very best tasting, and most highly sought after blends in the … Read More

US ban on Cuban Cigars comes to an end!

For centuries, premium handmade Cuban cigars have been considered the best in the world due to having the perfect environment for growing cigar tobacco, impeccable craftsmanship, and the intense, earthy flavors that the smoke provides. These top-quality sticks, although costly, … Read More

Coming In December !

For all of you folks struggling through this stressful Presidential campaign season, JR Cigar has a “HUGE” announcement to make that will surely to cheer you up! Coming in December 2016, a legendary brand and two gigantic industry titans will … Read More

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

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