The American

The American Double Robusto

There have been some ambitious projects in the cigar industry, but in the decade-plus that I have been actively covering the premium cigar industry, few…

J.C. Newman Adding The American Double Robusto

J.C. Newman’s all-American cigar will be getting a sixth size next month. The company is adding The American Double Robusto, a new 5 1/2 x…

J.C. Newman Adds The American President as Factory Exclusive

Those who stop by J.C. Newman Cigar Co.’s factory in the Ybor neighborhood of Tampa can purchase some exclusive cigars offered only at the factory,…

The American No. 2

There are very few cigars made in America these days relative to the total number produced around the world every year, and for very good…

J.C. Newman’s The American Launching Later This Month

The American, one of the most unique and ambitious cigars of recent memory, is finally heading to stores, four of them for now. On May 31,…

IPCPR 2018: J.C. Newman

There’s technically nothing new at the J.C. Newman booth this year. The American — the company’s new release — was actually shown off last year,…

J.C. Newman’s The American Nears Release

Last year, J.C. Newman Cigar Co. showed off the first cigar from its new sister company, Fourth Generation Cigar Co. Now, the all-American cigar is…

Portraits: Drew Newman

Drew Newman’s been working for the family business for over two decades, but he didn’t become a full-time employee of J.C. Newman Cigar Co. until…

IPCPR 2017: J.C. Newman

After missing an appointment, I made a third trip to the J.C. Newman booth to finally cover the company’s new products just before the company…