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Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces Herrera Esteli Ho’ala Tienda Exclusiva

Cigar News: Drew Estate Announces Herrera Esteli Ho’ala Tienda Exclusiva

The Herrera Esteli Ho’ala Tienda Exclusiva is a 4 7/8” x 46 petite corona wrapped in a toothy Mexican San Andres capa, with undisclosed binder and filler leaves hand selected by Willy Herrera for their strength and exquisite taste. The Ho’ala was inspired by a trip to the island of Maui where Willy watched the sun rise over the clouds on top Haleakala Crater.

Personal Cigar Review: Cuban Cigar Factory Benji Menendez Robusto

Personal Cigar Review: Cuban Cigar Factory Benji Menendez Robusto

The Cuban Cigar Factory Benji Menendez Robusto started on a down note with the burning paper and just went downhill from there. Having smoked both versions from this line, I have to say they are a failure. Putting two legends names on these cigars and then delivering these blends at a high price point has me scratching my head. I have no interest in smoking this again.

Cigar News: Plasencia Alma Del Campo Travesia Box Press Begins Shipping

Cigar News: Plasencia Alma Del Campo Travesia Box Press Begins Shipping

Smokers of the Alma del Campo Travesia Box Press will experience an even creamier and smoother version, of the Alma de Campo series. This blend is a Nicaraguan puro created with tobaccos curated from the vast Plasencia tobacco portfolio. The Alma del Campo series of cigars is known for its perfect balance, complex flavors, delivering notes of coffee and nuts. It is a very creamy cigar, with a hint of spice.

Cigar News: Gurkha San Miguel Begins Shipping

Gurkha Cigar Group’s latest premium cigar offering, San Miguel has begun to ship to stores this week. San Miguel marks the third recent offering made at Aganorsa Leaf in Estelí, Nicaragua.

Cigar News: CIGARFest 2020 to Occur Virtually

Cigar News: CIGARFest 2020 to Occur Virtually

Cigars International (CI) announced today that the company will host “Virtual CIGARFest 2020,” a weekend of entertaining events, special guests, informative interviews and over-the-top raffle prizes on Friday, October 16th and Saturday, October 17th.

Team Cigar Review: Tatuaje Anarchy KAOS

Team Cigar Review: Tatuaje Anarchy KAOS

The Tatuaje Anarchy KAOS is a cigar that started out great and slowly deteriorated. That first third was great, giving way to sweetened condensed milk, roasted peanuts, zesty minerality, subtle red pepper spice and cedar. But as the cigar progressed, the sweetness dramatically dropped, and eventually led to undesirable char and burnt notes. I'd like to revisit the cigar in 5 to 6 months to see if the cigar will smooth out its rougher edges. But as of now, it's a soft recommend.

Cigar News: El Artista Fugly Claro Announced

Cigar News: El Artista Fugly Claro Announced

Dubbed the Fugly Claro, the new blend stays true to the Fugly concept of the freehand cowboy-style cigar and features El Artista’s own Dominican Corojo Claro wrapper, no binder, and a combination of strong long-leaf ligero tobaccos from the USA and Dominican Republic.

Cigar News: El Artista Buffalo TEN Natural Announced

Cigar News: El Artista Buffalo TEN Natural Announced

The new Buffalo TEN Natural features El Artista’s own Ecuadorian-grown Habano wrapper, an Indonesian Sumatra binder, and a proprietary blend of Nicaraguan, Dominican, and USA filler tobaccos. Offered in a single size of 50x6 Soft-Box-Pressed Toro as a 5-Pack for $22.50 SRP or as a Single in a 40-CT Tray for $5.00 SRP.

Cigar News: Protocol Jane Doe 2.0 Announced

Cigar News: Protocol Jane Doe 2.0 Announced

This installment in the series is a true limited release with only 200 bundles in a 6X50 vitola, with an unidentifiable plain white cigar band. Jane Doe 2.0 will be available for purchase one time only, never to be released again. Once they are gone, they will be gone forever.

Team Cigar Review: La Aurora TAA Exclusivo

Team Cigar Review: La Aurora TAA Exclusivo

The La Aurora TAA Exclusivo represents the type of quality that all TAA cigars should deliver. A complex assortment of flavors, with each third delivering a consistently good experience, with construction to match. I would happily smoke more of these at the earliest opportunity.

Cigar News: Liga Privada Unico Serie Pancetta Returns as Shop Exclusive to Two Locations

Cigar News: Liga Privada Unico Serie Pancetta Returns as Shop Exclusive to Two Locations

Drew Estate announces today the 2020 release of the limited-edition Liga Privada Unico Serie Pancetta, an exclusive cigar to the two Liga Privada Lounges, Wooden Indian Tobacco Shop in Havertown, PA and Barrister Cigars in Union, NJ. The Pancetta will be available beginning on September 25th, when each of these exclusive retailers will be hosting a special virtual launch event.

Team Cigar Review: Córdoba & Morales Finca Santa Fe FSG Toro

Team Cigar Review: Córdoba & Morales Finca Santa Fe FSG Toro

The Córdoba & Morales Finca Santa Fe FSG Toro was a consistently good experience from start to finish, illustrating some of the best aspects of Florida Sun Grown tobacco. The list of flavors included hay, cedar, baking spices, vegetal, cocoa, mustiness, sour citrus and musty cedar. I'm lookong forward to smoking more Finca Santa Fe FSGs in the near future. The draw and construction were both perfect.

Cigar News: The Cigar Culture Culture Blend No. 3 Announced

Cigar News: The Cigar Culture Culture Blend No. 3 Announced

A cigar that was imagined and created to be enjoyed by family and friends around the world, that is a harmonious blend of tobacco selected and prepared by artisanal masters. The *Culture Blend No.3* is an extremely complex medium to full bodied cigar using well processed and aged tobacco from Dominican Republic, Nicaragua and Ecuador, the result is a unique and exquisite cigar.

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