Aaron Loomis

Cigar News: Black Star Line Dark War Witch Released

Handcrafted by Aganorsa Leaf, Dark War Witch uses a Corojo '99 Wrapper with a Nicaraguan binder and filler. The original War Witch is a Connecticut Shade wrapper with a Nicaraguan binder and filler. The blend has been made in a singular size 6x46 Corona Box Press.

Cigar News: Powstanie Wojtek Limited Edition 2021 Announced

Powstanie has created a new limited edition. The 2021 edition of Wojtek, a.k.a The War Bear, is a 6 x 52 Box Press Toro cigar that is made in the Nica Sueno factory in Nicaragua. Only 500 boxes were produced. The wrapper is an Ecuadorian Habano and San Andreas barber pole. The binder is Indonesian and the filler is Dominican and Nicaraguan.

Cigar News: The Davidoff Gastronomy Series: The Miami Edition Dates Announced

Davidoff Cigars, proudly announces that their “Gastronomy Series” will return during Miami Art Week, when close to 100,000 art lovers and eventgoers will once again descend all over Miami. The weeklong event in collaboration with Sunny’s at Lot 6 will be located at 7357 NW Miami Ct., in the Little River area of Miami from Wednesday, November 30th through Saturday, December 4th, 2021.

Cigar News: Casa Fernandez Aniversario Corojo Rebranded

Aganorsa Leaf is proud to announce the core line Casa Fernandez Aniversario Corojo will be rebranded as Aganorsa Leaf Aniversario Corojo. Just as the Maduro version of Aniversario was repackaged this past summer, boxes and bands will also be updated to emphasize the Aganorsa Leaf logo and the Casa Fernandez name will be eliminated.

Cigar News: Dunbarton Tobacco & Trust Stillwell Star Begins Shipping Nationwide

The initial release includes four unique expressions, each representing a particular pipe tobacco genre custom blended by the famed head blender, Jeremy Reeves, of the legendary American pipe tobacco maker Cornell & Diehl® (C&D). Our master ligador, Steve Saka, then crafted four different independent cigar blends to best showcase each of these pipe tobacco styles to cigar smokers.

Personal Cigar Review: Fonseca by My Father Cosacos

Personal Cigar Review: Fonseca by My Father Cosacos

Initially when planning to review this cigar, the Fonseca by My Father Cosacos was the one I was the most interested in, but in smoking this and the Cedros, I found the Cedros to perform better. I don't see myself coming back to this vitola, but might be interested in checking out others to see if they perform more like the Cedros or if there is an even better vitola in the line.

Cigar News: Plasencia Cosecha 149 Begins Shipping

The Plasencia Cosecha 149 is a Box-Pressed Honduran puro using tobacco from the Plasencia family’s various Honduran farms. This medium to full-bodied blend features plenty of spice and toasty crispness (which is unique to Honduran tobacco). The smoking experience changes to a smoother, balanced middle finish. Housed in 10-count boxes the Cosecha 149 boasts a beautifully designed copper foil band.

Cigar News: Drew Estate 20 Acre Farm Announced

During its Nov. 11th “Freestyle Live: Special Edition” broadcast, Drew Estate revealed the mystery cigar contained within its Freestyle Live Event Packs … the all-new and super-premium 20 Acre Farm.

Personal Cigar Review: Deadwood Leather Rose

Personal Cigar Review: Deadwood Leather Rose

The Deadwood Leather Rose just gave the flavor from the wrapper at the beginning and once that mellowed, the flavors from the actual tobacco weren't that great. For the audience this is geared towards, it probably works as they may not be smoking the whole thing and the flavoring gives a possible non-smoker something to enjoy while they're puffing on a cigar.