Nicaragua

Padrón 1964 Aniversario Serie Diplomatico

Continuing with our Padrón week today we have a blast from the past, a Padrón 1964 Diplomatico Maduro from the late 1990s. It is unclear…

Padrón B.O.T.L. Estelí 2010 (Preproduction)

In November of 2010, a group  from BOTL.org visited Nicaragua to tour some of the factories where tobacco and cigars are produced. During their trip, Jorge…

Padrón 1964 SI-15 Natural (Prerelease)

This year will mark 15 years Smoke Inn has been in business. If you aren’t familiar with Smoke Inn you really should check them out….

Weekly News (April 4, 2011)

Apologies for this late edition of cigar news. Another somewhat quiet week as far as new products go. TAA went on in Cabo this past…

Tatuaje La Vérité 2009 (Prerelease)

In early 2009, it was announced that Pete Johnson of Tatuaje Cigars would be incorporating a somewhat unique idea from the wine industry into the cigar world….

San Lotano Habano Robusto

The San Lotano brand is blended and manufactured by none other than the tobacco whiz himself Abdel Fernandez at his factory Tabacalera AJ Fernandez Cigars…

Review: My Father Limited Edition 2011 (Prerelease)

Today we will be taking a look at a highly anticipated cigar, the My Father Limited Edition 2011. It’s no secret that Brooks was not…

Review: Tatuaje Tattoo

For those of you that don’t know…

For one of the first times that I can remember, a Limited Edition Tatuaje cigar was released with almost NO (as in, about 12 hours) notice or warning (for most people)…

Tatuaje Federal Cigar 90th Anniversary 109 Rosado

Yesterday we posted the review of the Reserva with the Connecticut broadleaf wrapper that was limited to 100 boxes of 25. At the time of…

Tatuaje Federal Cigar 90th Anniversary 109 Reserva

A year ago I attended a Tatuaje event at Federal Cigar and spoke with Rick Gadway, owner of Federal Cigar, about an Exclusive Series Pete Johnson…

Tatuaje Black Label Petite Lancero (Prerelease)

About six months ago,  Tobacco Grove contacted Tatuaje Cigars owner Pete Johnson about having a special cigar release for the Minnesota-based store. The problem, as with…