Archive for April, 2014

“Smoked Up” No.67

It has been sort of an off week for me. I didn’t smoke too many cigars this past week. The weather got real sketchy as you may have seen on the news earlier this week. Was planning to get a review out on Monday, but it was too humid outside and the weather forecast was […]


LA SIRENA Acquires Old School Cigars

The newly independent La Sirena Cigars announced the acquisition of Old School Cigars. Old School is best known for their three lines: Stix, Jaxx & Jaxx LT. Both Companies are New York Based and will be a good fit together. Looking to grow, Arielle Ditkowich said the Old School milder profiles would fill the void […]


Herrera Esteli Lancero Announced

Herrera Esteli Lancero – Edicion Limitada 2014   Size: 7×38 Vitola: Lancero Box:  Flat 15 count boxes Total Production Qty: 2,000 Boxes MSRP: $180.00 ($12/stick) Blend (same as other Herrera Esteli sizes) Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano Binder: Honduran Filler: Nicaraguan


“Smoked Up” No.66

Getting back the somewhat usual smoking routine this past week. I enjoyed a few more cigars and didn’t have to help my buddy move (again) this past weekend. I had planned to take the family to an Easter event, but the Misses’ hip was bothering her and there was no sense in aggravating it anymore […]


Iconic Leaf Cigar Announces E.L.F. (Eight Legged Freak)

Iconic Leaf Cigar is announcing the release of The E.L.F. PACK  (Eight Legged Freak) This release will be available in two offerings: The E.L.F. PACK SIDEWINDER series assortment. The E.L.F. PACK KANU’ series assortment. The E.L.F. PACK SIDEWINDER series assortment will enclude each of the three Sidewinder vitolas which consists of a 5×57, 6×57 and 7×57 in […]


“Smoked Up” No.65

This installment of “Smoked Up” is a double installment. I didn’t smoke a whole lot of cigars over the last two weeks, so I decided to combine them all into one. I was enjoying the nice spring weather by playing with my daughter out in the yard, working in the garden, doing some much needed yard […]


Recluse Cigar Announces Amadeus

PRESS RELEASE:   We at Iconic Leaf Cigar are pleased to announce the newest addition to our Recluse family of cigars. RECLUSE AMADEUS Blend specs: Wrapper: Conn. Seed, Ecuadorian shade  (Grade A) Binder: MBC (Propriotary) Filler: Dominican Ligero, Dominican Viso, Dominican Seco, Conn. Broadleaf   The Recluse Amadeus blend will be in keeping with our […]


D’Crossier Golden Blend Aged 10 Years

The revolutionary D’Crossier Golden Blend Series was introduced in 2010, a mild to medium blend of select tobaccos aged for seven years, with a distinctive profile and profound aromas that quickly established a coveted place among the other D‘Crossier lines. Now, three years later, we have taken this Series to the next level in an […]


Partagas 1845 Extra Oscuro Robusto Gordo

General Cigar had a nice hit with the release of the Partagas 1845 in 2012. Extending the fame of the line comes two new versions of the 1845; the Extra Oscuro & Extra Fuerte. Today I will be taking a look at the Extra Oscuro. I don’t too many oscuro cigars, but when I tried […]


La Palina debuts three sizes of the La Palina Collection Mr. Sam

Samuel Paley founded La Palina cigars in 1896, and Mr. Sam was the moniker bestowed upon him by the workers in his factory. The La Palina Collection Mr. Sam was initially released as an 850-box limited edition at the 2013 IPCPR Trade Show. Due to the overwhelming positive response, this spring the La Palina Collection […]