Tom Poehler

JRE Tobacco Co. Adding Lancero to Aladino Cameroon Line

JRE Tobacco Co.’s Aladino Cameroon line is getting a lancero vitola, and for the next six months or so, it will be a limited release…

Aladino Cameroon Lonsdale

When it comes to the story behind a cigar, much of the time it comes from the head of the company, but in the case…

JRE Continues Aladino Maduro Soft Launch, Full Release Scheduled at IPCPR 2018

One day, you too might be able to try the Aladino Maduro, a cigar that wowed halfwheel’s reviewers enough to earn it 18th on our Top 25 for…

Foundry Parts Ways with Brokers, Will be Sold by General’s Reps

There was once a plan for Foundry Cigar Co. to have a national network of brokers selling its cigars across the country. Yesterday, that plan…

Acme Cigar Co. Debuting With Three Lines at IPCPR 2015 (Update)

The duo behind AKA Cigars, a Dallas retailer and a music industry executive are teaming up for a new cigar brand, Acme Cigar Co. While…

IPCPR 2014: AKA Cigars

AKA Cigar has grown-up, at least if you are determining life by where you get to sit at the lunch table. Jay Lundy went from…

AKA Nth Degree Optimal (Prerelease)

Last year, Dallas-based AKA Cigars introduced the Nth Degree, the company’s take on “a classic maduro.” It was offered in the standard wide array of…

AKA Introducing New Packaging, Nth Degree Lancero

Fans of AKA Cigars will begin to see a slightly updated version of the company’s lines with new bands and boxes. While the color schemes…