General Cigar Co.

Macanudo Estate Reserve No. II

At the IPCPR show in July 2013, General Cigar Co. announced a new release to commemorate the 45th Anniversary of the Macanudo brand which was…

CAO La Traviata Maduro Evil Snowman

CAO’s La Traviata line was a boom almost as soon as it was released in 2009 at the industry’s annual trade show which was held…

Bolivar D’Oro

In the 1950s before the embargo with Cuba, Nat Sherman was the exclusive importer and distributer of the Bolívar brand, and one of only three…

CAO Hurricane

Last April, General Cigar Co. announced a new promotion for its CAO brand, Last Stick Standing. Three different 5 1/2 x 54 cigars—labeled C, A…

Review: La Gloria Cubana Piramide Supra

In November of this year, La Gloria Cubana released its latest regional edition, the Piramide Supra. La Glora, alongside fellow General Cigar brand CAO, has…

La Gloria Cubana Gorda Gorda

With so many new cigars coming out in super-sized ring gauges, it shouldn’t be a surprise that we see this new one coming from the…

Review: La Gloria Cubana Trunk Show Liga LR-1 (Prerelease)

Since being selected as one of the brands in the General Cigar portfolio to get a significant amount of focus and attention, La Gloria Cubana…

Foundry Wells (Prerelease)

One of the most interesting releases of the IPCPR show in Orlando was a new line from General Cigar called Foundry. It is described as…

Review: El Credito El Perrito War of Flavors

For those of you that don’t know… With the economy not showing many signs of making a full recovery any time soon, there’s been more…

Review: Macanudo Café Portofino

Say what? Macanudo makes a Lancero? And it comes in a tube? Well… sort of. It’s not a true El Laguito No. 1, it’s actually…

Partagas 150 C

In 1995, General Cigar Co. released the Partagas 150 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Partagas brand. The cigar sported a 18-year-old…