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La Flor Dominicana Mickey Blake’s Edición Exclusiva

In November 2013, La Flor Dominicana announced a single store exclusive for Southington, Conn.-based retailer Mickey Blake’s. Appropriately named Mickey Blake’s Edición Exclusiva, the new…

Mi Querida Triqui Traca No. 764

The story of the massive cigar being reviewed today starts with a relatively tiny cigar that was released in mid-2018. Technically, the story begins in…

Asylum 13 70 x 7 Box-Pressed

While many companies create new blends as exclusive releases for retail members of the Tobacconists’ Association of America (TAA), Asylum took an easy way out…

La Gloria Cubana Rival Twin Chapter 1

In October of 2013, General Cigar’s La Gloria Cubana brand released the first cigar in a series called Rival Twin. Each box of the release…

Foundry Europium

First introduced at the 2012 IPCPR show, the Foundry Tobacco Company started off as a way for General Cigar Company to show off some of its more…

La Flor Dominicana Mickey Blake’s Edición Exclusiva

On December 4, 2013, Connecticut-based Mickey Blake’s started selling the final La Flor Dominicana single store exclusive blend for 2013. Named the La Flor Dominicana Mickey…

Fonseca 150 Texas Edition

In June of this year, SAG Imports announced it would be releasing one of the largest cigars in its history, the Fonseca 150, a 9…

La Flor Dominicana Meaner Digger

Taking things to ever bigger and longer extremes in the cigar world, the La Flor Dominicana Meaner Digger was created as a store exclusive for Tobacco…

Review: Ortega The Wild Bunch Big Bad John Jackhammer (Preproduction)

News of a new limited run batch of cigars from Eddie Ortega started to surface on Facebook in late July, just a few weeks before…

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 Aurora 107 Maduro Gran 107 (2011)

The La Aurora 107 Maduro was formally announced shortly after IPCPR 2010. After a fairly successful La Aurora 107 launch, Guillermo León, José Blanco and…