Golden Ash Awards-Steve Saka
Steve Saka has been a leading industry figure for decades. He was one of the originators of online cigar forums and helped bring Drew Estate into the modern, premium cigar era during his tenure as President. In 2015 he set out on his own and created Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust, which has created several of the highest rated cigars each year. This year saw the release of a mellow version of his debut smoke, known as the Sobremesae Brulee, as well as a juiced up version of the Mi Querida known as the Mi Querida Triqui Traca. Steves IPCPR booth this year was guarded over by a mysterious figure. I didn’t get the best look at it, but it stood between 2 feet and 12 feet. It weight somewhere between 10-500 pounds. It moved like the wind, but also stood incredibly still. It was yet another sighting of the mysterious, Sakasquatch.