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Team Cigar Review: H. Upmann Connecticut by Grupo de Maestros Toro

Team Cigar Review: H. Upmann Connecticut by Grupo de Maestros Toro

The H. Upmann Connecticut by Grupo de Maestros Toro carried a fairly traditional Connecticut shade profile with a slightly amped up strength level. While the flavor profile is pretty typical of many other Connecticut shade cigars, the price point for the vitola is attractive.

Cigar News: Jessi Flores Leaving Drew Estate

Jessi is a twenty-year veteran, having joined Drew Estate in 1999 after founder Jonathan Drew discovered his unique style of street art on the walls of Estelí, Nicaragua. During his tenure, Mr. Flores has been a driving force behind the growth of Subculture Studios, the well-recognized and often-awarded art studio of Drew Estate.

Personal Beer Review: Modern Times City Of The Dead Nitro

Personal Beer Review: Modern Times City Of The Dead Nitro

The Modern Times City Of The Dead Nitro sets a reliable benchmark for what a good nitro stout should be. Coffee, almonds, chocolate, salt, all balanced, along with an enjoyable sweet creamy mouthfeel that anchors everything together. This one is sure to be in my regular rotation.

Team Cigar Review: Providencia Hostage

Team Cigar Review: Providencia Hostage

The Providencia Hostage delivered a bold and at times, medium plus flavor experience that I found enjoyable. With notes of cedar, baking spices, leather, chocolate, earth, minerality and sweetness, there is a lot going on.

Cigar News: Quesada Announces Quesada 1974 for Spain

Cigar News: Quesada Announces Quesada 1974 for Spain

Quesada Cigars, celebrating the ProCigar festival 2019, is presenting the Quesada 1974 cigar. This creation represents the company’s ongoing history, strong tradition, and fresh innovation. The 1974 blend features an aromatic Ecuadorian wrapper combined with a Dominican binder and Dominican and Nicaraguan fillers.

Cigar News: Mombacho Announces Restructuring of Marketing Department

The Granada based premium boutique cigar manufacturer announced today a management restructuring after Mombacho Cigars, S.A. and Rob Rasmussen, Brand Manager, made the joint decision to end their work relationship effective February 11, 2019. Jaxsears Inc. will now lead Mombacho’s marketing activities while Rob Rasmussen will continue pursuing other professional interests.

Team Cigar Review: Tatuaje 15th Anniversary Habano Rosado Oscuro Belicoso Fino

Team Cigar Review: Tatuaje 15th Anniversary Habano Rosado Oscuro Belicoso Fino

In terms of the actual smoking experience, overall, I enjoyed the profile Tatuaje 15th Anniversary Habano Rosado Oscuro Belicoso Fino. Bolder, more rustic notes of cayenne pepper, white pepper, minerals, sharp oak and cream. Not typically the type of cigar that reminds me of Tatuaje but one worth checking out.

Cigar News: ACID and Tabak Especial Release “Frenchies”

Cigar News: ACID and Tabak Especial Release “Frenchies”

The ACID and Tabak Especial Frenchies are 3 1/4” x 20 small cigars. ACID Frenchies are packaged in both 5 and 10 count packs, while the Tabak Especial Frenchies are sold in 10 count packs only. Each is shipped in a shelf merchandising sleeve of 10 packs for retailer convenience, with each pack individually humidified with Boveda for placement both inside the humidor or at the register.

Team Cigar Review: Davidoff Luke Bryan

Team Cigar Review: Davidoff Luke Bryan

The Davidoff Luke Bryan was a very pleasurable smoking experience. Not only did it deliver great balance, the profile was also transitional. Even with such a high price point, it is well worth experiencing for yourself.

Cigar News: Cohiba Connecticut Announced

Cigar News: Cohiba Connecticut Announced

The artisans of Cohiba are proud to unveil Cohiba Connecticut, a super-premium release that marks an important milestone for the brand, as this is the first Cohiba to be wrapped in Connecticut Shade.

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