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 […]


“Smoked Up” No.64

“Never judge a book (or cigar) by its cover.” I found that out this week as I had a few cigars sort of threw me off. I had a few predetermined notions of how the smoke was going to be and it turned out quite the opposite and it worked out for the better in these […]


Partagas 1845 Introduces Two New Collections The Sequel That’s Second to None

Richmond, VA —General Cigar Company is proud to announce the expansion of the acclaimed Partagas® 1845 line with two unique, channel-specific collections debuting in mid-March.   Partagas 1845 Extra Fuerte was created exclusively for sale at brick and mortar cigar shops, and Partagas 1845 Extra Oscuro will be available only through internet and catalog retailers. Each […]


“Smoked Up” No.7

Continuing on with my cigar views and news, is “Smoked Up” No.7. You still got about two weeks to enter my Recluse Cigar Contest. I also got a review of the all new La Jugada Prieto from Moya Ruiz Cigars comming up thursday. The weather has finally taken its toll on me and been feeling down […]


Partagas 1845 Corona Extra

Partagas cigars have been around for over a century and a half. Founded in Havana, Cuba in 1845, The company has gone through a few changes. Wether it was the Cuban Embargo, General cigars/Swedish Match merger, or changing factories, Partagas stayed strong in the cigar world both Cuban & non-Cuban. I have enojyed Partagas cigars […]


General Cigar Introduces the Partagas 1845

Richmond, VA—General Cigar is proud to introduce Partagas 1845, a new, four-cigar collection which embodies 167 years of heritage and expert cigar making. This exciting new take on the venerable brand is a departure from the traditional Cameroon-wrapped expressions of Partagas®, and is set to make its retail debut on April 9, 2012.