Apostate Cigars is adding a fourth brand to is lineup, but the Feathered Serpent is the first release from the company to incorporate a candela wrapper.
Jochy Blanco and his son, José Manuel, blended two different cigars for the La Galera 85th Anniversary release. Both Blancos turned to their fathers for help: Jochy used notes from his father, José Manuel gave Jochy whiskey in exchange for help.
Released to commemorate the 85th anniversary of Tabacalera Palma—the Dominican factory owned by José “Jochy” Blanco which was founded in 1936—the La Galera 85th Anniversary is made up of two different blends. The first was blended by José Blanco while the other was blended by his son, José Manuel Blanco.
A pair of retailers from Salt Lake City are getting into the cigar manufacturing business, as Kendrick Woolstenhulme and Brandon Oveson of Beehive Cigars have…