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Team Cigar Review: Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder Lancero

Team Cigar Review: Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder Lancero

The Southern Draw Jacobs Ladder Lancero was a pleasurable smoking experience. The chalky cocoa and milk chocolate finish giving just the right accented spice was the key takeaway for me. Would absolutely smoke this again.

Team Cigar Review: Jeremy Jack JJ14 Lancero

Team Cigar Review: Jeremy Jack JJ14 Lancero

While this is not a true lancero, and it is classified as a lancero, it was an enjoyable super corona. The flavors were fairly consistent from start to finish, but it was a nice flavor profile that had depth. The Jeremy Jack JJ14 Lancero was rich and spicy with the wonderful qualities of AGANORSA tobacco.

Cigar News: Crowned Heads Creates Juarez as Thompson Exclusive

Cigar News: Crowned Heads Creates Juarez as Thompson Exclusive

Crowned Heads announces "Juarez," a cigar inspired by 'Jericho Hill' and made exclusively for Thompson Cigar Co. Like 'Jericho,' 'Juarez' features a dark Mexican (San Andres} wrapper, but the blend departs from there, as the binder is Ecuadorian (Sumatra) and the filler tobaccos are a mix of tobaccos from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic.

Cigar News: IPCPR Hires Lisa Cox as Senior Director of Trade Show & Events

The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) has announced the hiring of Lisa Cox, CMP as its new Senior Director of Trade Show & Events. Cox brings significant trade show experience to the position, serving most recently as the Vice President of Events at the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions, where she oversaw 13 meetings and the annual trade show.

Team Cigar Review: Davidoff Chefs Edition 50th Anniversary

Team Cigar Review: Davidoff Chefs Edition 50th Anniversary

The Davidoff Chefs Edition 50th Anniversary is a great cigar and a fantastic use of Yamasa tobacco in the filler blend and wrapper. It is complex in flavor profiles being delivered and with that is some depth and transitioning. As to be expected, Davidoff created a well constructed cigar with high quality tobacco to make for a great smoking experience.

Cigar Editorial: When is a 90 not a 90 – 1 Year Later

This article is revisiting the sites a year later and tracking their scores over that year to see what changes, if any, have occurred. We've also included some new sites that weren't in the previous articles. This article will be a mix of collected data and opinion.

Cigar News: Herrera Esteli Brazilian Maduro Begins Shipping

Cigar News: Herrera Esteli Brazilian Maduro Begins Shipping

Drew Estate announces the shipping of the Herrera Esteli Brazilian Maduro. The Herrera Esteli Brazilian Maduro features a dense Plantation Grown Mata Fina wrapper, over a Connecticut River Valley Broadleaf binder with fillers from Nicaragua.

Team Cigar Review: Southern Draw 300 Manos Habano Petit Edmundo

Team Cigar Review: Southern Draw 300 Manos Habano Petit Edmundo

The price point on the Southern Draw 300 Manos Habano Petit Edmundo is attractive and I could see this being quite popular as the flavor profile would appeal to a large number of smokers. I'd have no problem smoking more of these in the future.

Team Cigar Review: San Pedro de Macorís Ecuador Robusto

Team Cigar Review: San Pedro de Macorís Ecuador Robusto

The San Pedro de Macorís Ecuador Robusto is really an enjoyable Connecticut and one of my favorite new Ecuadorian Connecticut offerings. It has a nice flavor profile that is fairly complex and while it is not showing a lot of transitioning from start to finish, it does have some depth to it.

Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces New Additions to Tin Collection and Displays

Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces New Additions to Tin Collection and Displays

Drew Estate announces today that the newest additions to the 4 x 32 Tin Collection along with 4 varieties of custom displays are now shipping nationwide. From this day forward, all Drew Estate Tins will feature Boveda Active Humidification inside the individual packaging to allow for placement anywhere in the retail environment.

Team Cigar Review: Byron Serie Siglo XXI Aristócratas

Team Cigar Review: Byron Serie Siglo XXI Aristócratas

Overall, I enjoyed my experience with the Byron Serie Siglo XXI Aristócratas. For fans of softer and more subtle notes (think a more traditional Connecticut shade or Cuban cigar), this will be a good fit. The only gripe I have is, for such a long (3 hour) smoking time, there weren't enough transitions and build ups as I'd like it to have.

Aaron LoomisHome