Archive for February, 2012

RoMa Craft releases new Intemperance

RoMa Craft announced the release of their new Intemperance line featuring two different wrappers:  a Brazilian Arapiraca and an Ecuadorian Connecticat wrapper.  Released in both parejo and figurado sizes, the retail prices range from $5.00 to $7.00.  Sampler packs are available for order now at their online store at Hava Cigar Shop with 5 and [...]


EP Carrillo New Wave Connecticut Short Run 2012 Reinados

The New Wave Connecticut was released last year and garnered many accolades from us cigar bloggers. It was hard not to find it on many of our Top Cigars of the Year list, including mine. A very flavorful, medium bodied Connecticut, was a huge hit. Now, EP Carrillo released this years Short Run in the [...]


Rocky Patel to release exclusive “Burn” cigar to Rocky Patel cigar lounges

Rocky Patel announced today the release of an exclusive cigar for their cigar lounges called “Burn”. The cigar will make its first appearance at the Cigar Cave in Palm Harbor, FL with releases to all other Rocky Patel cigar lounges shortly thereafter. The cigar features an Ecuadorian Sumatra wrapper with a proprietary blend of tobaccos [...]


Illusione 68

There is quite a following of the Illusione line of cigars. I tried a few here and there when I first got into cigars. I jumped head first and wasn’t quite ready for this flavor profile of cigar just yet in the larger ring gauges. I was smoking mainly the larger ring gauge Illusione and [...]


Paul Stulac Phantom

The Paul Stulac line of cigars started off with Paul Stulac, a B&M owner from Canada. Paul was on vacation in Miami, FL a few years back and went to the Cuban Crafters factory and started talking with Enrique “Don Kiki” Berger. One thing led to another and eventually they came up with the Paul [...]


Gran Habano GAR Opium STK

Another release from Gran Habano under the STK series this year is the Opium. The Opium is a limited release cigar with only 1000 boxes released. Coming in at $9.00, that’s not bad at all for such a limited release. The Opium exhibits a very unique hybrid wrapper of corojo and habano seed tobacco that [...]


Sosa Underground Delphic

The Sosa Underground is a new cigar that is part of the new wave of edgy/urban cigar lines that seem to be so popular as of late. Overseen by Arby Sosa, Sosa’s Sales Manager, at the Sosa cigar factory in Little Havana, FL, this cigar has many difference that set it apart from the other [...]


General Cigar Kicks off Super Bowl Weekend in Indy

GENERAL CIGAR KICKS OFF SUPER BOWL WEEKEND IN STYLE General Cigar will be the toast of Indianapolis this weekend, with sampling events that are on par with the Big Game itself. In fact, two of the three events that General Cigar is participating in have been named to BleacherReport.com’s highly-publicized ranking of the “10 Best [...]


CAO Debuts New La Traviata Frontmark

CAO La Traviata will introduce the popular “Luminoso” frontmark in a new Maduro version, making its retail debut later this week.   Following in the footsteps of the highly successful Ecuadoran-wrapped CAO La Traviata Luminoso, the new Maduro version features a Connecticut Broadleaf wrapper to lend a touch of sweetness to the critically-acclaimed blend. At [...]


Macanudo, America’s best-selling premium cigar brand, is adding two new large-ring frontmarks to its lineup

 Making their retail debut this week are Macanudo Café Gigante and Macanudo Maduro Gigante. Created in response to consumer demand for large-ring offerings, both the Macanudo Café and Macanudo Maduro Gigante cigars measure 6” x 60.  Each will be packed in a 20-count box and sold for an SRP per cigar of $7.99, or $159.80, [...]