IPCPR 2018

Sin Compromiso Selección No. 2

If there has been a phrase that feels a bit overused when it comes to cigars, it’s long-awaited. In the case of Sin Compromiso from…

Factory Smokes Sun Grown by Drew Estate Robusto

Bundle cigars are very popular with a large segment of the cigar smoking public and it is a segment that Drew Estate has largely not…

H. Upmann Grupo de Maestros Connecticut Belicoso

In 2015, Altadis U.S.A. shipped a unique new creation with a very interesting backstory. The Montecristo Grupo de Maestros Private Batch was a cigar was reportedly produced…

Archetype Fantasy Miniseries Curses

At this year’s IPCPR Convention & Trade Show, Ventura Cigar Co. expanded its Archetype series with a trio of cigars under the Fantasy Miniseries name:…

Powstanie SBC 18

Two years ago, Powstanie entered the limited edition cigar arena with SBC 16, a barber pole design with a distinct look and bold band. After…

Nestor Miranda Collection 75th Anniversary

Miami Cigar & Co. is not known for releasing an abundance of new cigars; in fact, other than flavored cigars, the company had not announced…

HVC First Selection Broadleaf Toro

For the last five years, few factories have put as many highly-rated cigars by this website as Tabacos Valle de Jalapa S.A. (TABSA), a factory…

Saga Short Tales Tomo VI: The Sixth Element: El Tabaco

While many consumers may not be familiar with the De Los Reyes name, frequent readers of this site are likely to be familiar with the…

Cimarron Maduro Robusto

Cigars have been named after any number of things through the years: classic movie monsters, dances and even a component in nuclear weapons. However, a…

Romeo y Julieta 1875 Nicaragua Magnum

In 2016, Plasencia Cigars produced the first 100 percent Nicaraguan Romeo y Julieta brand for Altadis U.S.A., the Romeo 505 Nicaragua by Romeo y Julieta, the moniker of…

La Galera Connecticut Shorts

No, it’s not a Short Story Connecticut, but it does look like a lighter-wrapped version of the classic Arturo Fuente. Earlier this year, La Galera…