Aaron Loomis

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.

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.

Cigar News: Ventura Now Shipping Limited Edition Case Study 13

Cigar News: Ventura Now Shipping Limited Edition Case Study 13

First announced at IPCPR 2018, Case Study CS/13 is now shipping, and will soon be available via select online retailers and premium tobacconists nationwide. This full-bodied cigar is a special blend from Drew Estate, made at their factory in Nicaragua. Only 200 boxes of this ultra-exclusive cigar were made, making it a true collector’s cigar.

Team Cigar Review: Aging Room Pura Cepa Mezzo

Team Cigar Review: Aging Room Pura Cepa Mezzo

The Aging Room Pura Cepa Mezzo is a pretty good offering from the company and an interesting project being a Nicaraguan puro. I think this would be approachable to any level smoker as there are lots of things to like here. I would have no problem revisiting this cigar although the price point is a bit high.

Personal Cigar Review: RoMa Craft CroMagnon Firecracker 2018

Personal Cigar Review: RoMa Craft CroMagnon Firecracker 2018

The RoMa Craft CroMagnon Firecracker 2018 is my second experience with a Firecracker offering and they have both been positive. If you're a fan of the CroMangnon line, then smoking this is a no brainer, if you can still find them. For those that bought these, they are great shorter smokes that give you the profile you're accustomed to. I would have no problem smoking more of these.

Cigar News: Isabela Announces Shape-Shifter

Cigar News: Isabela Announces Shape-Shifter

Created with multiple various strains of high-priming Nicaraguan Tobaccos, wrapped in aged Ecuadorian Connecticut and Nicaraguan Habano Prieto. Each and all of the tobaccos used , aged at different lengths, then blended with an added sliver of fresh Pennsylvania Ligero